By Joseph Robertia
As two football titans — the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers — took to the field Super Bowl Sunday, fans near and far cheered for them, including many on the Kenai Peninsula.
“I’ve been a lifelong fan,” said Kathy Musick, co-owner and manager of Jersey Subs in Soldotna. “I used to watch the games with my dad. He had four girls, but I was a tomboy so I liked watching them because he did, and he liked watching them because the Packers are the only nonprofit, community-owned, major-league professional sports team in the United States.”
As Musick grew older, her interest in the Packers waxed rather than waned. She had hoped to one day attend a Packers home game with her father, but this was a difficult task to arrange due to the Packers’ popularity.
According to the NFL, every game at Lambeau Field has been sold out since 1960, and the average wait time for season tickets is said to be over 30 years. Currently there are believed to be more names on the waiting list than there are seats at Lambeau Field. Continue reading