Hockey: The Mariner Hockey team will travel this weekend for games at West Anchorage High School on Friday at 6:30 p.m., and against Service High School at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Wrestling: The Homer wrestling team will compete in the Kachemak Conference Championships this Friday and Saturday at Joe Redington Senior JR/SR High School.
Cross-country skiing: The ski team is scheduled to participate in the Lynx Loppett at Kincaid Park in Anchorage this Friday and Saturday.
Basketball: The Homer basketball program has added a three-on-three basketball tournament to its annual “Meet the Mariners” fundraising event.
Teams of three or four players can play in the Community Division, double-elimination event this Saturday. The games start at 2 p.m.
The entry fee for each team is $100. Each team will get at least two games, plus three season passes that are good for entry to all of Homer’s home games. “Meet the Mariners” also will have silent and live auctions of desserts made by the players, plus a taco bar at about 5 p.m. All proceeds go to the Homer basketball program.
Individuals or teams interested in playing should email Weston Carroll (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chad Felice (email@example.com) or Mike Steen (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Thursday.
Hockey: The Mariner hockey team was scheduled to have a weekend full of games against Anchorage area competitors, but ended up only seeing one of those opponents on the ice at the Kevin Bell Arena last Thursday.
Eagle River skated over Homer for an 8-0 win in the nonconference matchup.
Tucker Lien and Brooks Christian each had hat tricks for the Wolves, while Eagle River goaltender Ryan Gray stopped all 20 shots in net.
For Homer, Hunter Warren had 42 saves.
Wolves: 8, Mariners: 0
Eagle River: 3, 4, 1 — 8 total
Homer: 0, 0, 0 — 0 total
First period — 1. Eagle River, Lien (Bender), 7:26; 2. Eagle River, Dudinsky (McEnaney), 8:47; 3. Eagle River, Christian (un.), 14:05. Penalties — Eagle River 1 for 2:00; Homer 1 for 2:00.
Second period — 4. Eagle River, McEnaney (un), 3:26; 5. Eagle River, Lien (Rachow), 4:21; 6. Eagle River, Christian (Demma), 6:29; 7. Eagle River, Lien (Rachow, Newman), 10:17. Penalties — Eagle River 2 for 4:00; Homer 2 for 4:00.
Third period — 8. Eagle River, Christian (Silance), 5:51. Penalties — Eagle River 2 for 7:00; Homer 2 for 7:00.
Shots on goal — Eagle River: 15-22-13—50; Homer: 4-10-6—20.
Goalies — Eagle River, Gray (20 shots, 20 saves); Homer, Warren (50 shots, 42 saves).
Friday’s scheduled game against South Anchorage was canceled due to the 7 magnitude earthquake that rocked Alaska, with the most damage occurring in Anchorage. Saturday’s game with Bartlett had already been canceled.