A standout football star from Grace Brethren High in Simi Valley is competing for the starting job as running back this year at the University of New Hampshire. Here is how one sportswriter describes him–the full article may be seen at http://www.concordmonitor.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060816/REPOSITORY/608160350/1007/SPORTS
• Chad Kackert, fr., 5-8, 190. Kackert was at UNH last year but didn’t play after a benign tumor was discovered in his right leg. He’s fully healed now and his speed and quickness have impressed. He gained a stunning 6,700 yards at Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, Calif., including 3,447 yards and 56 touchdowns as a senior.