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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...
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 blocking...
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...
JDHS ready to air it out

...ball, the unquestioned leader of the defense will be linebacker Pat Kohan. The senior will lead defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes' defense and will direct a crew eager to make life miserable for opposing ball carriers. "I think we've got a really...
Ketchikan wins first game in football program's six-year history

...sure that the team's victory is given tribute. "Remember, this is the first one," Cropp said. Juneau JV coach Eddie Brakes said he is impressed with the work that Ashcraft has put into the Kayhi program. "I hate being on the losing end of...
Crimson Bears get aerial in Railbelt rout

...and everyone yelling, but they seem to execute." On the other side of the line of scrimmage, defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said he felt satisfied with his squad's performance. The Bears limited Lathrop to just one score in the first half...
Special teams shine as JDHS runs to 3-0

...dedicate the first hour (of practice) to warm-ups and then special teams every day," JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "It's a momentum changer, just like a defensive stop. Momentum is on your side and you take advantage of...
JDHS turns up the defense to defeat North Pole

...adjustment at halftime that helped eliminate the Patriots' outside rushing game. Juneau-Douglas defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes moved sophomore Faifo Levale from defensive tackle to end. Levale's emotional and physical play meant North Pole...


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