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Updated: October 12, 2006, 11:35 AM ET

Editor's note: This is Part 2 of ESPN.com's series on high school football in Barrow, Alaska. To read Part 1: The Real Frozen Tundra.

BARROW, Alaska — The proud father, in his Barrow Whalers sweatshirt and Barrow Whalers ski cap, kneels on the gravel sideline, keeping a close watch on his son, a freshman lineman on the Barrow Whalers football team.

The ball is snapped. Running play. Right through his son's tractor-sized hole. Seven yards. First down.

"Atta boy," the ...

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