First-year Service High head football coach Kevin Kern, left, and former head coach and current Service athletic director Jason Caldarera watch the Cougars practice Monday, August 12, 2013. The Cougars play Colony on Friday at Anchorage Football Stadium.
The Service High football team listens to former NFL player Riki Ellison give a talk during practice Monday, August 12, 2013. Ellison was born in New Zealand and has won a high school state football championship, a national collegiate championship with USC in 1978, and three Super Bowl titles as a linebacker for the San Fransico 49ers in 1984, ’88 and ’89. Ellison was in Alaska doing work with the missile defense system at Fort Greely.