Make it gold

Make it gold

  Returning Monday from the 2012 Special Olympics Alaska Bowling Tournament in Anchorage, and showing off their trophy, are Homer athletes, bottom row from left:… Continue reading

Make it gold

Mariners take fourth in Wasilla ice tourney

The Homer Mariners traveled to Wasilla last weekend where they took fourth place in the Curtis C. Menard II Memorial Tournament. The Mariners started the… Continue reading

Divas take Soldotna, 5-2, in adult hockey

By INGRID HARRALD It was a busy weekend at the Kevin Bell ice rink. With the high cchool hockey team up the road for a… Continue reading

Mariner mat men face Panthers Saturday

Homer High joined 36 other wrestling teams last weekend at the Palmer Invitational. The Mariners placed 18th overall with fifth place showings by junior Calvin… Continue reading

HoWL holds fundraiser Saturday

Homer Wilderness Leaders (HoWL) has organized the Reel Rock 7 Tour Saturday at the Alaska Island and Oceans Center from 6-9 p.m., with a silent… Continue reading

Riptide undefeated in b’ball action

As Homer Community Schools City League Basketball finished its fifth week of action, the Best Western Riptide holds the only undefeated record. Nick Finley scored… Continue reading

Cross country skiers don’t wait for snow to fall

As the Mariners’ cross country ski team waits for snowflakes, the team begins their season practice on dry land with high hopes for big snow… Continue reading

Homer takes dual meet at Soldotna on Tuesday

The Homer wrestling team had the upper hand in a dual meet against Soldotna on Tuesday evening, beating the Stars 48-30 at Soldotna. Soldotna Head… Continue reading

Kenai’s Matt Aho wrestles Homer’s Jaret Cole at 160-pounds during the Nikiski Duals on Saturday.-Photo by M. Scott Moon, Morris News Service - Alaska

Colony wins Peninsula Duals championship

The Mariner mat men wrestled seven duals last weekend, taking eigth place in the 2012 Peninsula Duals at Nikiski.  This 16-team tournament showed Homer defeating… Continue reading

Kenai’s Matt Aho wrestles Homer’s Jaret Cole at 160-pounds during the Nikiski Duals on Saturday.-Photo by M. Scott Moon, Morris News Service - Alaska
Mariner Carson Duggar prepares to score in the End of the Road Shootout game against Glennallen.-Photo by Wendy Wayne

Mariners sweep End of the Road hockey shootout

The Mariners hosted Kenai, Hutchison, Glennallen, Bartlett, Delta and Houston in the 2012 End of the Road Shootout last Thursday through Saturday.  Homer proved to… Continue reading

Mariner Carson Duggar prepares to score in the End of the Road Shootout game against Glennallen.-Photo by Wendy Wayne

Mariner grapplers head to Nikiski for weekend action

The Best Western Bidarka Inn sponsored the Round Robin Rumble last Saturday. The Mariners hosted this tourney, featuring schools from all over the state.  Juniors… Continue reading

Homer’s Jasmine Lewis smiles after finishing fourth in diving at the state meet Nov. 3 at Bartlett.-Photo by Mike Nesper, Morris News Service - Alaska

Rowe, Lewis take third, fourth in diving in State competition

A small group of the Mariners Swim and Dive Team returned from State Championships last weekend with personal victories to carry them into next season.… Continue reading

Homer’s Jasmine Lewis smiles after finishing fourth in diving at the state meet Nov. 3 at Bartlett.-Photo by Mike Nesper, Morris News Service - Alaska

Lady Mariners end VB season 1-2 in Regions

The Lady Mariners began travel last Thursday up to Whittier, where they then caught a ferry across Prince William Sound to Cordova where the Wolverines… Continue reading

Mariner wrestlers Johnson, Ochoa score points at ACS Invitational

By Norm Anderson For the Homer NewsThe Mariner wrestlers were on the road again last weekend competing in the ACS Invitational, the largest wrestling tournament… Continue reading

Lady Mariners fall to Skyview, Seward right before Regions

The Lady Mariners finished their last two games of the regular season last week. They traveled to Skyview to play the Panthers last Thursday and… Continue reading

Mariner James Nagle swims in the preliminary rounds at last week’s Regions III Swim and Dive Championships. Nagle qualified to compete in the State championships in the 200M IM and 100 butterfly.-Photo by Shawn E. Biessel, Homer News

Three HHS divers, one swimmer head to State

School buses lined Homer High School’s parking lot last week, trucking 274 athletes in and out for the Region III Swim and Dive Championships. The… Continue reading

Mariner James Nagle swims in the preliminary rounds at last week’s Regions III Swim and Dive Championships. Nagle qualified to compete in the State championships in the 200M IM and 100 butterfly.-Photo by Shawn E. Biessel, Homer News

Big splash starts today

The pool at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center will be making a lot of splashes this weekend for the Region III Swim and Dive Championships.… Continue reading

Lady Mariners defeat alumni

Mariner volleyball alumni, as well as a community member, took on the current Lady Mariners last Saturday for the 2012 Alice Witte Challenge Game.  The… Continue reading

Wrestler Wells makes it to finals in Seward

The Mariner mat men were on the road again, wrestling last Friday and Saturday in Seward. First, wrestlers were put in two pools for each… Continue reading

City basketball league starts play

The City of Homer Community Recreation Basketball League scores/standings as of Oct. 15:  Bullet Proof Nets defeated Educators/K12: 48-40 Home Run Oil Titans defeated Alaska… Continue reading