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Week 6 prep football preview: Getting down to crunch time in the medium-schools championship on October 18. But of course, that's if they get there, and coach Galen Brantley Jr. is never one to look past an opponent. "You know, you never wanna overlook anybody," Brantley Jr. said...
Week 5 prep football preview: Grading the teams

...Soldotna gets back to action Saturday afternoon with its first conference game of the year in Kodiak. SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. says after three dominating wins to start the year, he would give his team a "C+." "We've not progressed...
Soldotna defeats Thunder Mountain to open new turf field

...first quarter. "We missed a couple of assignments, but we answered the bell in the second quarter."SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. was proud to see his alma mater open what he called one of the best facilities in the state, but he didn't...
2014 football season preview: SoHi, Nikiski seek to defend crowns

...the game don't have much to complain about now. "Juneau certainly made it more competitive," said SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. "It certainly brought way more legitimacy to our program. I think for many years people thought it was the...
Week 2 prep football preview: Big conference, nonconference matchups loom

...weekend, and it just so happens that the last loss SoHi had came against the Palmer Moose in August 2012. SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. said going up against a team that lost a large-schools state semifinal in overtime in 2013 will be a challenge...
Week 3 football preview: SoHi ready to open new turf field

...opponent from the Southeast Conference. "We're excited to finally get the community in on it," said SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. The Soldotna football team is familiar with the new field with all the practices they've had on it, but now...
SoHi football tops Palmer

...yards out. After a blocked point-after attempt, Soldotna went into halftime up by two scores.Soldotna head coach Galen Brantley Jr. said he was pleased with his quarterback."I thought Brooks managed the game well tonight. He's going to...
A look at the Soldotna-Skyview co-curricular consolidation

...look at how the merger will affect each program:FootballIt should be full speed ahead on the new turf field, as Galen Brantley Jr., who took over the program in 2007 and has won five state titles since then, remains the head coach. Former...
Support makes SoHi prom Gatsby-esque

...James Knoebel, Matt Johnson, Megan Murphy, Margaret Griffin, Troy Minogue, Mikala Walkden, Cheryl Brown, Galen Brantley, Erin Neisinger, and Tracy Silta. Thank you to Stephanie Cox for organizing clean-up. The efforts of all of...
Former Soldotna coach Devenney dies at 69, put it best when he said that everything Devenney did was about serving kids.Soldotna head football coach Galen Brantley Jr. was Devenney's first state champion at Soldotna, winning the shot put in 1992 and again as a senior in 1993...


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