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Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...varsity program.According to the two coaches, they had worked out an agreement since both Sjoroos and defensive coach Eddie Brakes were retiring after this past season. It was expected Hamrick would take over the team in 2015."I made all my plans...
Crimson Bears crush Patriots 55-20

...34-6 advantage. Dorian Isaak ran in from four yards out."We just continued to man up," JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "Marking on the numbers. It is kind of like Nintendo action out there sometimes, all these five or four receivers...
Thunder Mountain Falcons get new head football coach

...defensive coordinator for the Crimson Bears and coached current head coach Rich Sjoroos ('87) and former assistant Eddie Brakes (89)."What you get in Jeep is a guy who knows what it takes to run a football program in Juneau," Sjoroos commented...
Crimson Bears' special teams conquer Viewpoint Patriots

...teams had one bad snap on a punt attempt resulting in good field position for the opposition. Sjoroos credited coaches Eddie Brakes and Al Fenumiai for implementing a solid defensive mindset."Coach Al is great with the technique and working with...
Inside the Crimson Bears' huddle

...Wagnor plays 30 pounds heavier than his frame and Chase Logan gets the run blocking started.JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes, however, could have one of the most impressive units Adair Kennedy Field has held up."I think Kenai plays to our...
The 50-yard line: Juneau-Douglas vs. Soldotna the semifinal games ended last weekend."Saturday night I started reviewing video," JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "I just started looking at how amazing their offensive line is. The running backs get all the glory but the...
Soldotna tops Juneau-Douglas 56-49 in state football championship

...and the defensive units battling in the trenches."I really feel for the seniors," JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "I just told them that they should have no regrets."The win gave Soldotna (11-0) their sixth state championship...
Intense start brings success for the Bears

Juneau-Douglas High School defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes was interested to see how his team would react immediately following Saturday's 41-0 win over Kodiak. Sound off on the important...
JYFL heads south for Glacier Bowl II

...Bowl. The two played for the Juneau Youth Football League's junior division Broncos last fall. When Broncos coach Eddie Brakes made an Internet connection with the Hanford Youth Football League, both players made the trip. Now that the two leagues...
Sharp focus and execution propel JDHS

...I wish this game was at home so everyone could appreciate the effort," Juneau-Douglas defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "All you had to do was look in the eyes of the defensive unit and they had absolute determination. They were...


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