Football: The Mariner football team will play an away game against Nikiski at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Cross-country running: The cross-country running team will compete on the Homer Spit on Friday at 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Volleyball: The Lady Mariners will host Kodiak High School for a game tonight at 6:30 p.m. at home. The game scheduled against Seward at Homer High School for Saturday has been postponed.
Swimming: The Homer swim and dive team will host the Homer Mariner Triathlon at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 for the community. Participants register as teams of two to three or as individuals to complete the challenging course consisting of a 1,000-yard swim in the Homer High School pool; a 15-mile bike ride up East Hill Road, across Skyline Drive and down West Hill Road to the Homer Spit; and a 5-mile run back up to Homer High School.
All proceeds of this event benefit the swim and dive team. Participants receive a commemorative t-shirt (courtesy of sponsor Cycle Logical) and the opportunity to compete for custom Mariner wheel medals (courtesy of Desperate Marine LLC) awarded to the top three Ironmen/women in each age group.
For more information or to register, visit www.facebook.com/HomerMarinerTri. There will be a race bib pickup from 4-6 p.m. the evening before the event, Friday, Aug. 30, at Cycle Logical. For answers to other questions or for help finding another person to fill your team, contact race director Paul Story at firstname.lastname@example.org or 299-3523.