The state of Alaska joins into the fun of the 2016 high school football season this weekend with a slate of 14 games to open the regular season. Last weekend, Hawaii kicked-off the 2016 season.
The biggest match-up is in Soldotna where the four-time defending Medium School state champs with a 39-game win streak will play defending Big School champ West High School from Anchorage. It’s the second year in a row that the Stars have opened against Alaska’s defending Big School champ. Last year, the Stars beat South 21-17.
Both teams begin the season #1 in their respective polls in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network preseason rankings.
Below is the list of Week 1 games:
West at Soldotna, 6 p.m.
Houston at Kodiak, 6 p.m.
Thunder Mountain at Juneau, 6 p.m.
Colony at Bartlett, 7 p.m.
Wasilla at Eagle River, 7 p.m.
East at Palmer, 7 p.m.
Service at West Valley, 7 p.m.
Monroe at Redington, 7 p.m. (Wasilla High)
Nikiski at Valdez, 11 a.m.
Ketchikan at Seward, 1 p.m.
Homer at Eielson, 1 p.m.
Kenai at South, 2 p.m.
North Pole at Lathrop, 5 p.m.
Chugiak at Dimond, 7 p.m.
Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network Preseason Polls
#2 North Pole
#5 North Pole