Kenai goal keeper Kailey Hamilton knocks the ball out of a pack of players during a Thursday, May 9, 2019 soccer game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer girls defeat Kenai; boys lose in close call

Homer’s Laura Inama netted the lone goal in Thursday night’s varsity girls soccer game between Homer and Kenai Central High School, propelling the Lady Mariners… Continue reading

Kenai goal keeper Kailey Hamilton knocks the ball out of a pack of players during a Thursday, May 9, 2019 soccer game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer baseball defeats Soldotna

The host Homer baseball team defeated Soldotna 7-3 on Wednesday in nonconference action. The teams will play their Southcentral Conference game May 15. Homer moves… Continue reading

Prep soccer roundup: Homer sweeps Palmer; SoHi, Kenai lose in Valley

On a road trip last weekend, the Homer soccer teams had mixed results, with the boys winning two games and the girls winning one and… Continue reading

Stars sweep Kenai Invite track meet

With the borough, region and state track and field meets all upcoming in the next three weeks, Saturday’s Kenai Invitational provided local prep teams a… Continue reading

The Homer Mariners softball team poses for a photo with Coach Bill Bell, center, on May 4, 2019, after winning the Rally in the Valley softball tournament last weekend at Redington High School, Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo provided)

Homer softball wins Rally in the Valley

The Homer Mariners pulled off a softball sweep last weekend at the Rally in the Valley tournament at Redington High School in Wasilla, starting with… Continue reading

The Homer Mariners softball team poses for a photo with Coach Bill Bell, center, on May 4, 2019, after winning the Rally in the Valley softball tournament last weekend at Redington High School, Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo provided)
Nikiski sophomore Bailey Epperheimer (right) hands off to her sister Sidney Epperheimer Saturday afternoon in the girls 400-meter relay at the SoHi Region III Preview Invite at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

SoHi boys, Grace girls claim team titles at SoHi preview meet

The sun was shining, the wind stayed down, down jackets were replaced by T-shirts and Soldotna’s Justin Maile Field provided the perfect venue for Saturday’s… Continue reading

Nikiski sophomore Bailey Epperheimer (right) hands off to her sister Sidney Epperheimer Saturday afternoon in the girls 400-meter relay at the SoHi Region III Preview Invite at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Mariner soccer teams defeat Grace Christian

The Mariner boys and girls soccer teams both won games last Friday against the Grace Christian School Grizzlies. In a game last Thursday against Voznesenka… Continue reading

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Mariners cruise to 13-4 victory over SoHi after loss to Kodiak Bears

In Homer High School Mariners softball, the girls redeemed themselves in a 9-6 loss last Saturday against the Kodiak Bears to a double-digit victory of… Continue reading

Pitcher Annalynn Brown winds up to send a ball over the plate during the Homer Mariner’s Saturday, April 27, 2019, game against the Kodiak Bears at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Homer soccer teams sweep Nikiski

The hosting Homer soccer teams rolled over both teams from Nikiski Middle-High School on Tuesday in Peninsula Conference action. Still recuperating from a full weekend… Continue reading

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events General: Kids are invited to join Native Youth Olympics in Homer. Native Youth Olympics (NYO) is a collection of games that mimic the… Continue reading

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events General: Kids are invited to join Native Youth Olympics in Homer. Native Youth Olympics (NYO) is a collection of games that mimic the… Continue reading

Homer’s Daniel Reutov (right) wins the ball during a game against Kenai Central High School on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Tuesday soccer: Homer girls, boys play to ties against Kenai

Boy soccer players from Homer and Kenai ended a high-paced struggle in a tie Tuesday night on the Mariner home field. The game ended 1-1,… Continue reading

Homer’s Daniel Reutov (right) wins the ball during a game against Kenai Central High School on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Soccer: Homer girls tie Soldotna in season opener

In their first effort of the season, Homer’s Lady Mariners stayed even with Soldotna’s soccer team for a 3-3 tie Tuesday night. The home game… Continue reading

Homer’s Henry Russell and Soldotna’s Cameron Johnson battle for the ball Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna boys soccer tops Homer

Tuesday’s Peninsula Conference soccer game between the Soldotna and Homer boys at Soldotna High School provided a lesson in early season vs. postseason. In the… Continue reading

Homer’s Henry Russell and Soldotna’s Cameron Johnson battle for the ball Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events General: Kids are invited to join Native Youth Olympics in Homer. Native Youth Olympics (NYO) is a collection of games that mimic the… Continue reading

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events General: There will be a Slush Cup & Rowan Springer Day held Sunday, April 7 from 1-3 p.m. at the Ohlson Mountain Rope… Continue reading

Homer hosts first NYO Games invitational

For the first time since the lower Kenai Peninsula organized a Native Youth Olympics Games program, it hosted its own invitational over the weekend at… Continue reading

Greer, Kornfield take top spots in Sea to Ski Triathlon

Dozens of outdoor enthusiasts from both the Homer area and beyond took advantage of one of the last weekends of skiing on Sunday for the… Continue reading

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events General: Minni Soccer Camp to be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 in the Homer High School Gym. This is a fundraiser… Continue reading

Anglers return in their boats to the Homer Harbor from Kachemak Bay at the end of the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament held Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Eagle River woman is first to win Winter King Salmon Tournament

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to note that in 1999 a woman won the Homer Elks Winter King Tournament. Eagle River resident Shayna… Continue reading

Anglers return in their boats to the Homer Harbor from Kachemak Bay at the end of the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament held Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)