Soldotna opens 2017 Alaska high school football season with 50th straight win

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The years change, but the wins haven’t.  Five-time Medium School champ Soldotna opened the 2017 high school football season in Alaska with a 21-0 shutout of 2016 Big School runner-up West Friday night.

According to the Alaska Dispatch News, the Stars outgained the Eagles 285 to 40 in total offense in a game that was played in a persistent rain.

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Soldotna has not suffered a defeat since losing to Palmer in its 2012 season opener. The Stars’ win streak is the third longest active 11-man streak in the nation.

Related: Soldotna finishes No. 1 in final 2016 High School Football America Top 5

West has won three state championships under head coach Tim Davis and has played in the last four Big School state title games.

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