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Week 8: Kenai-SoHi leads list of rivalry games

...Southeast Conference, which will be either Juneau or Thunder Mountain. However, it's not the seeding that SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. and Kenai coach John Marquez are concerned with. For them, and all of the players, it's about adding another...
SoHi football handles Lathrop for 36th straight win

...It certainly wasn't the plan to kick it to their fastest kid in the middle of the field," Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. said about the opening kick touchdown return. "That was a mistake on our part."SoHi quarterback Brandon Crowder...
Week 7: A break from conference action

...3-2) at Soldotna (6-0), 2 p.m. Saturday For an eighth straight year - his entire career as a head coach - Galen Brantley Jr. has guided the Soldotna Stars to a playoff berth. Brantley Jr. downplayed his role in getting the Stars to the...
SoHi clinches playoff spot with win over Eagle River

...They've been behind me all the way, supporting me, letting me know they're behind me."With head coach Galen Brantley Jr. and offensive coordinator Phil Leck calling the plays, Crowder finished the day with two touchdown passes and...
Week 6 features big clashes for Nikiski, Kenai

...come down to our front five."Even Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. vouched for the Kards, saying that Kenai brings...Now, the marbles are all in play.Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. said when a team faces an opponent that is struggling...
Week 4 football preview: SoHi returns from the land of the giants

...compete with the big dogs of the state. SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. said he was confident that his Stars could pull...aren't the only ones taking notice. SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. grouped Kenai into the mix of schools he sees as...
SoHi handles Kodiak on gridiron

...It's easy to see in years to come they're going to be a team to be reckoned with," said Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. of the Bears.The Stars also suffered an unusual number of penalties - by their standards - with eight yellow...
Week 5 football preview: It's time for midseason grades

...For a team that has proven to be as dominant on the large-schools scene as the Soldotna Stars have been, coach Galen Brantley Jr. still gives his squad a B. "We certainly have a ton of things to work on, but we've also survived three large...
Week 3 football preview: Teams delve deeper into action

...Systematically, we run a system that spreads the ball between a few different players," explained SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. "As long as we share the load and the burden, we'll be fine." Saturday's nonconference game against Service...
Conference action to pick up in Week 2 of football

...the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament."It's been a tough week," said Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. "It's certainly been bittersweet. "It was exciting to win, but to every man and every kid on the team, they...


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