Meeting of football state champions set
The Coeur d’Alene football team’s 2012 schedule already was going to be the toughest in school history.
Now it’s been amped up another notch.
The 2011 Idaho and Washington big-school state champions will face off when the Skyline Spartans of Sammamish take on the Coeur d’Alene Vikings as part of a quadrupleheader at the Kibbie Dome on Sept. 15. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
CdA athletic director Todd Gilkey received an email from Skyline’s administration Wednesday confirming the game pending final approval from its school board.
Skyline is led by senior-to-be, 6-foot-5 Max Browne, who has given an oral commitment to the University of Southern California. Browne is rated the nation’s No. 2 recruit.
“I don’t know if it’s congratulations or condolences,” CdA coach Shawn Amos said of landing the game against Skyline. “We’re really excited about it. It’s a great opportunity for our kids to play another high-profile team.”