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Panthers use loss to fuel desire against Kards

...way out of a 17-0 third-quarter hole and even had the ball at the Bears' 40-yard line when time expired. Coach Jerry Byrne believes his team can build off that late-game momentum. "I think our offense is starting to solidify. It started...
SkyHi edges Buccaneers

...defense was tough. Our defense was tough. We were just hammering it at each other," said first-year Skyview coach Jerry Byrne. "I think we just had a little bit more power with Eddie and Conrad and just kept punching away, doing dives and...
Kodiak edges SkyHi

...overall. "This was a huge game for us," Skyview coach Jerry Byrne said. "It was kind of a do or die thing for us because...comeback. "That kind of turned the tide," Skyview coach Jerry Byrne said. Byrne said he had decided to go with a little...
SoHi looks to defend its Small Schools State Championship 6 p.m. today at the home of the Panthers, both teams consisting of roughly 45 players and first-year coaches Jerry Byrne at Skyview and Ted Riddall at Nikiski. "It will be a tough one ... They've got some really good kids over there...
Skyview handles Nikiski

...ready." Having watched the shifty RB in action last season and also in Pop Warner, first-year Panthers' coach Jerry Byrne didn't have a very difficult decision to make after inheriting the team. "I knew that he's just got the legs...
Never too early for playoff implications

...the most rushing yards in a game when he exploded for 294 in Week 1 against Nikiski. Now, according Panthers' coach Jerry Byrne, Buffington has his sights set on Bosick's single-season mark. "He's got a good start," he said. And while...
Stars root for rain against Kodiak

...the season after opening with four straight losses. "It's kind of a little bit of a break," said Skyview coach Jerry Byrne. "We got pretty beat up last game. Kids are healing and we've got a few kids sick. If there's a week we need...
SoHi tops Skyview

...been our guy all year and we've been able to hang our hat on him." Despite the lopsided score, Panthers' coach Jerry Byrne was impressed with his team's play. "Our kids were looking forward to the game and we knew they're big, they're...
Stars clicking on both sides of the ball

...sidelined for this week and maybe next could deflate a team that's coming off a 6-0 victory at Valdez. However, coach Jerry Byrne said that's not the case. "I think the other kids are going to step up," he said. "The team still has pretty...
To have chance at playoffs, Nikiski must go through Ravens

...Stars can pile up the points, and fast. "It's kind of like David and Goliath," said first-year Panthers' coach Jerry Byrne. "It's pretty basic but they run it so well. They've got the timing right and I've seen them play about three...


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