Thursday, October 26, 2006

Alaska All-State Teams

Colony lost Saturday's Big Schools High School Football Championship, but its three top players won the Alaska Coaches Association's Big Schools Player of the Year honors. Running back Chebon Jimenez is the Offensive Player of the Year after leading the state in rushing. Justin Beauchamp is the Lineman of the Year, while George Percak-Dennett is the Defensive Player of the Year.

The entire all-state teams are listed below

Alaska Coaches Association
All-State Football Teams

Large School

State lineman of the year -- Justin Beauchamp, Colony.
Offensive player of the year -- Chebon Jimenez, Colony.
Defensive player of the year -- George Percak-Dennett, Colony.
Coach of the year -- John Lewis, South.
Assistant coach of the year -- Jeff Trotter, South.

First Team

Quarterback --Teddy Babcock, Colony.
Fullback -- Kyle Johnston, Chugiak
Running Backs -- Leeanthony Jenkins, South; Brian Hunsicker, South; Chebon Jimenez, Colony; Haakan Bohman, Palmer.
Wide Receivers -- LeTheo Proctor, West; Tanner Grover, Palmer.
Tight End --George Percak-Dennett, Colony.
Center --Jordan Clarke, Bartlett
Guards -- Jim Crawford, Chugiak; Gavin Graham, South; Justin Beauchamp, Colony.
Tackles -- Sam Wells, South; Kelly Devon, Palmer; Wade Bowen, Colony; Spenser O'Neal, West.
Kicker -- Vladimir Dahl, Wasilla.
Long Snapper -- Chris Cuff, Chugiak.
Utility Player -- Terrence Anthony Jr., Bartlett.
Return Specialist -- Terrence Anthony Jr., Bartlett.

Second Team

Quarterback -- Sven Solberg, West.
Fullback -- Kevin Kornack, North Pole
Running Backs -- Mike Hunsicker, South; Terrence Anthony Jr., Bartlett; Dustin Baxter, West Valley; Kenny Lewis, Lathrop.
Wide Receivers -- Andrew Mosby, Service; Andy Musgrove, West Valley.
Tight End -- Brian Niedermeyer, Chugiak.
Center -- Chris Hollet, North Pole.
Guards -- Jordan Fomai, East; Max Collins, North Pole; Kris Dixon, Lathrop.
Tackles -- David Garness, Bartlett; Edan Ulukivailoa, East; Everest Moore, Palmer.
Kicker -- Joe Wilson, East.
Long Snapper -- Ian Heindal, Palmer.
Utility Player -- Ricky Culvet, North Pole.
Return Specialist -- Jeff Champion, Wasilla.

First team

Punter -- Sven Solberg, West.
Defensive Backs -- Mike Melendez, Dimond; Zach Sterling, South; Willie Bell, East; Ryan Coffman, Colony.
Linebackers -- Devon Anderson, South; Paris Butler, Bartlett; Shawn Pili, East; Chebon Jimenez, Colony; Nathan Kowalczk, Colony; Zach Orr, Wasilla.
Interior Lineman -- Edan Ulukivaiola, East; James Savage, Colony; Justin Beauchamp, Colony; Kevin Kornack, North Pole.
Defensive Ends -- Brian Niedermeyer, Chugiak; George Percak-Dennett, Colony.

Second Team

Punter -- Dominic Smith, Juneau.
Defensive backs -- Jake Lester, Chugiak; Kaanan Bausler, Juneau; Tanner Grover, Palmer; Robin Minoza, Colony.
Linebackers -- John Wills-Baptist, West; Nathan Jawarski, Dimond; Ryan Henderson, Bartlett; Garrett Jackson, West Valley; Alex Robinson, Juneau; Jeremy Fulk, West Valley.
Interior Linemen -- Jaytee Naea, West; Aramis Motley, Bartlett; Jordan Fomai, East; Donovon Wilson, Juneau.
Defensive ends -- Bryce Humphries, Dimond; Duane Folger, Lathrop.

Small Schools

Lineman of the year -- Austin Roberts, Soldotna.
Offensive players of the year -- Stuart McFarland, Kodiak; Nick Rogers, Eielson.
Defensive player of the year -- Greg Bosick, Skyview.
Coach of the year -- Todd Cook, Kodiak.
Assistant coach of the year -- Dave Jones, Kodiak.


Quarterback -- Stuart McFarland, Kodiak.
Fullback -- Mike Reed, Soldotna.
Running Back -- Greg Bosick, Skyview; Nick Rogers, Eielson.
Wide Receiver -- Curtis Catt, Kodiak; Travis Pew, Eielson.
Tight End -- David Gilbert, Kodiak.
Center -- Les Baker, Soldotna.
Guard -- Austin Roberts, Soldotna; Ben Watkins, Kodiak.
Tackle -- Eric Rasmussen, Homer; Jaramiah Hundley, Nikiski.
Kicker -- Matt Gardner, Houston.
Long Snapper -- Richie Shirnberg, Skyview.
Utility Player -- Collin Hagen, Homer.
Return Specialist -- Greg Bosick, Skyview.

Second team

Quarterback -- Cory Smith, Nikiski.
Fullback -- Tyler Payment, Nikiski.
Running Back -- Bryce Gardner, Soldotna; Israel Morales, Nikiski.
Wide Receiver -- None.
Tight End -- Josh Vance, Nikiski.
Center -- Hunter Gallien, Nikiski.
Guard -- Caleb Adelmann, Seward; Dan Serfass, Eielson.
Tackle -- Josh Denna, Soldotna; Mike Brown, Eielson.
Kicker -- Jake Bauer, Skyview.
Long Snapper -- Elliot Tuttle, Nikiski.
Utility Player -- Kenny Fagan, Nikiski.
Return Specialist -- Kenny Fagan, Nikiski.


First team

Punter -- Donovan Parker, Houston.
Defensive Backs -- Travis Pew, Eielson; Bill Chimphalee, Kenai; Gerg Bosick, Skyview.
Outside Linebacker -- Nick Rogers, Eielson; Kelly Seggerman, Soldotna.
Inside Linebacker -- Ben Watkins, Kodiak; Tyler Payment, Nikiski.
Interior Linemen -- Karl Thistle, Houston; Michael Dormady, Kenai; Austin Roberts, Soldotna; Nate Rogers, Valdez.

Second Team

Punter -- Anthony Griglione, Soldotna.
Defensive backs -- Donovan Parker, Houston; Beau Calderwood, Nikiski; Taylor Layland, Homer.
Outside linebackers -- Israel Morales, Nikiski; Andy Dittman, Kodiak.
Inside linebackers -- Stuart Stretch, Kenai; Seth Grove, Houston.
Interior lineman -- Dan Serfass, Eielson; Steve Kohout, Homer; Caleb Adelmann, Seward; Michael Holden, Kodiak.

South Anchorage Wins Alaska's Big School High School Football Championship

South Anchorage High School has only been around three years, but that didn't stop it from winning Alaska's Big Schools High School Football Championship. The Wolves beat Colony 26-16 on Saturday. South ends the season with a perfect 11-0 record, while Colony, which was also playing for its first state title finishes 9-2.

To read a complete game wrap, please click on our headline "South Anchorage Wins Alaska's Big School HIgh School Football Championship".

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Soldotna Wins Alaska Small Schools Football Championship

It took seven tries, but the seventh time was the charm for the Soldotna Stars. Soldotna beat Kodiak 29-20 Saturday in the Alaska Small Schools State Football Championship game.

Soldotna's first state football championship came via a strong ground attack that rolled-up 301 yards on 61 attempts. Soldotna finishes the season 9-1 and with a nine game win streak. The Stars opened the season with a 41-6 loss to Colony, which will play next Saturday for Alaska's Big Schools title.

To read a complete recap of the country's first high school football championship game, please click on our headline "Soldotna Wins Alaska Small Schools Football Championship".

South To Face Colony For Big Schools Title

It took South Anchorage High School only three short years to make a mark on Alaska's high school football scene.

South, which opened in 2004, advanced to next week's Big Schools title game with a 27-6 win over defending champ Juneau in Saturday's state semfinals. It's the fastest any program has advanced to a championship game.

South, which is now 10-0 will play Colony (9-1) next Saturday at 1pm at Anchorage Football Stadium.

To read a recap of South's win over Juneau, please click on our headline "South To Face Colony For Big Schools Title".

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Kodiak Battles Soldotna For Small Schools Title

Kodiak or Soldotna will have the honor Saturday of being the first high school football champion of the 2006 high school football season. The two will battle at Alaska's Anchorage Football Stadium for the state's Small Schools Championship. Both teams enter the game with 8-1 records. Back on August 26th Soldotna beat Kodiak 14-13.

Neither school has ever won a state championship, and Soldotna leads the all-time series between the two 4-0.

For a complete preview, please click on our headline "Kodiak Battles Soldotna For Small Schools Title ".

Colony Shuts Out Chugiak To Advance To Big School Championship

For the second time in school history, Colony will play for Alaska's Big Schools High School Football Championship. Colony (9-1) advanced to next week's championship game with a 12-0 win over Chugiak (5-4).

For a complete game wrap-up, please click on our headline "Colony Shuts Out Chugiak To Advance To Big School Championship".

Alaska High School Football Playoff Scores

Here are the scores from the opening night of the state playoffs:

Big Schools Quarterfinals

Chugiak 33 Anchorage East 14
Colony 54 West Valley 6
Anchorage South 42 Bartlett 13
Juneau 19 Palmer 14

Small Schools Semifinals

Soldotna 50 Houston 6
Kodiak 18 Eielson 13

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Chugiak Moves To Big Schools Semfinal

For the first time in five years, Chugiak is in the Big Schools state semfinals. Chugiak upset East 33-14 in the opening round of the Alaska high school football playoffs. Next week, Chugiak will play Colony in the semis.

For a complete game wrap-up, please click on our headline "Chugiak Moves To Big Schools Semifinal".

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Post-Season Is Here

Hard to believe, but the post-season is here in high school football!

2005 Big Schools state champ Juneau-Douglas is back to defend its title. On Saturday Juneau (5-3) will take on Palmer in the quarterfinals. Juneau beat Palmer 49-29 in the Big Schools title game last year.

Here are the Big School Quarterfinal Match-ups:


Chugiak vs. Anchorage East
West Valley vs. Colony


Juneau-Douglas vs. Palmer
Bartlett vs. Anchorage South

South finished the season as the only undefeated team in the state, and was voted #1 in the final Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network's Big Schools' High School Football Poll. South garned all eleven first place votes. Below is the final Large Schools Poll:

1. South (8-0)
2. Colony (7-1)
3. East (5-3)
4. Palmer (5-3)
5. Chugiak (5-3)

On the Small School side of things, four-time state champ Kenai will not be back to defend its 2005 title thanks to a 52-6 loss to Soldatna, which ended the season as the #1 team in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network's Small Schools High School Football Poll.

Here are the semifinal match-up in Small Schools:


Houston vs. Soldatna
Kodiak vs. Eielson

Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network Small Schools High School Football Poll
Regular Season Poll (Final)

1. Soldatna (7-1)
2. Kodiak (7-1)
3. Eielson (5-3)
4. Kenai (5-3)
5. Houston (5-3)
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