High School Football America’s Sea to Shining Sea Tour

northern arizona university walkup domeOutside of Northern Arizona University's Walkup Dome.
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Greetings from Flagstaff, Arizona!

Trisha Hoffman and I are one day or 500 or so miles into our Sea to Shining Sea High School Football Tour that will also encompass a lot more, including a stop in Atlanta for Trisha’s youngest daughter’s wedding.

We left Los Angeles yesterday and arrived just in-time for the sunset at the Grand Canyon.  It definitely checked-off a Bucket List item for both of us.

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Tonight we will check-out my first-ever high school football game in Arizona, which will give me 14 different states that I’ve watched a game in.

This evening’s game will be VERY interesting as we head to Keams County’s Hopi High School.  When the school opened in 1987, it gave the Hopi Reservation its first high school.  The Bruins of Hopi High are 3-5 and will face Rock Point High School, which is a Navajo school, tonight.

In the meantime, we’re visiting to two schools in Flagstaff – Flagstaff High and Coconino High.

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Covered grandstands at Coconino High School

The Flaggstaff Eagles play at the Northern Arizona University‘s Walkup Skydome, which is a beautiful dome facility as you can see from the photo. The all-white dome does catch you off-guard in the beautiful green from all of the pine trees in Flagstaff.

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Northern Arizona University’s Walkup Dome is home to the Flaggstaff High School Eagles.

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About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.

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