High School Bears football team got off on the right foot in Northern Lights
Conference play Saturday, by downing the Skyview Panthers 18 to 2.
Panthers, one of two teams from Soldotna, got on the scoreboard first with a
safety late in the second period, in a game that was shaping up to be a
defensive battle. When the Bears regained possession, they marched down the
field with under two minutes to go in the half and got a touchdown run by Riley
McFarlin from the 11. The ensuing point after resulted in two points after a
broken play. That was all the scoring until the fourth quarter when the Bears
added a touchdown and a field goal.
are on the road three of the next four weeks, starting with Soldotna on
Saturday, and followed a week later by Houston. The homecoming game is against
the red-hot Kenai Kardinals, followed by the regular season finale' in Homer.
Letch and Steve Rounsaville have the call at the end of the game:
-- (Bears 1 44 sec "First
and 10 and Kodiak ... like we had last week.")
Up next for
Kodiak is another conference game against their arch-rivals, the Soldotna
-- (Bears 2 20 sec "They're
hoping this is ... see how they do next week.")