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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...
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...
Momentum swings trip up the Bears

...with the high school four years and this is my third loss to an Alaska opponent," Crimson Bears defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "It's not pleasant." While the Palmer tandem of Tanner Grover and Haaken Bohman combined for more than 200...
Crimson Bears show ability to bounce back

...was all Juneau-Douglas. "We turned it into a positive on both offense and defense," JDHS defensive coordinator Eddie Brakes said. "We still have to go hard. We had a momentary lapse and it was one play that fired up the whole team." Juneau's...
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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