KENTS HILL — The Kents Hill School will honor its 1962 football team with a ceremony Saturday at Alfond Stadium as part of Homecoming festivities.

Members of the 1962 team — which finished undefeated — will also speak to the current Huskies prior to their game against Hyde School of Bath.

“I like it when the kids can see how long the program has been around,” Kents Hill coach Steve Gritti said. “They get a real sense of history.”

About a dozen members of that team are expected Saturday, including John Huard, a Waterville native.

Huard, who was a senior on that team, played for the University of Maine before he was selected by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of what was then the American Football League draft in 1967.

Huard played three seasons for the Broncos and later another with the New Orleans Saints. He also would go on to coach at UMaine under Walt Abbott. Huard and others will be honored on the field at 1:45 p.m.

“They will be part of the coin toss and everything,” Gritti said. “Those guys love to come back. The kids can see that they are part of something big.”

Bill Stewart — 621-5640

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