Riptide repeats City League history; wins championship for second year

The Best Western Riptide took home the City League Championship after winning all three games in last weekend's tournament. The team defeated the Bulletproof Nets… Continue reading

Mariners host last home games of basketball season on Friday

The Homer Mariners hosted the Kenai Kardinals for a rivalry endowment game on Tuesday night in basketball action.Although they are now in separate conferences, this… Continue reading

Nordic Skiing Regions Meet Lookout Trails, Ohlson Mountain

Total team scoresBoys — 1. Soldotna, 2 hours, 22 minutes, 55 seconds; 2. Kenai, 2:27:42; 3. Colony, 2:28:06; 4. Grace, 2:30:02; 5. Homer, 2:36:24; 6.… Continue reading

Glacier Kings Peewee team wins tourney

The Homer Glacier Kings Peewee Tier 3 team beat Fairbanks 4-2 Sunday for its third Presidents Day Invitational Hockey Tournament championship in four years. In… Continue reading

Mariners split in rematch with Nikiski

After a canceled Thursday night game against Seward, the Mariners had an extra day of rest before Friday's conference game opponents, the Nikiski Bulldogs. Lady… Continue reading

Lady Mariners ski to third in Regions meet

The Mariners young small team showed the competition whose home course it was at the Nordic skiing Regions meet last weekend at the Lookout Mountain… Continue reading

Family, friends celebrate Special Olympian’s win

A medal-wearing Kinna Ledger, 22, of Anchor Point was surrounded by family, friends and her coach at a party in her honor Thursday afternoon. Ledger… Continue reading

Husky ski team to host ski-a-thon; lessons to be offered by coaches for $25

What's a ski-a-thon? A fun-filled event used to promote skiing among youth by supporting the funding of getting to the trails, wax and assorted other… Continue reading

Sports Briefs

High school pool reopensAfter managers discovered a "fecal incident" at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center at Homer High School, the swimming pool was closed on… Continue reading

Lady Mariners ski to top honors at Boroughs

The Lady Mariner Nordic ski team smoked the competition last weekend at the Borough ski meet held at Lookout Mountain. The boys team held strong,… Continue reading

Lady Mariners take second place during winter carnival tourney

The Lady Mariners took home some hardware after going 2-1 this weekend and taking second place in Homer's fourth annual Winter Carnival Basketball Tournament held… Continue reading

Mariner ski team hosts Boroughs this weekend

In the last meet of the regular season, the Mariners Nordic ski team dominated the top 10 at the Seward Invite last weekend in the… Continue reading

Sports Briefs

Huskies win three firsts during Homer InviteThe Homer Huskies hosted Nikiski, Kenai and Soldotna Feb. 1 for the 2013 Homer Invite.The 3K state ski race… Continue reading

Mariners end hockey season just one win short of State

The Homer Mariner co-op hockey team was in Wasilla last weekend for the Region 3 hockey tournament held at the Menard Sports Center. The Mariners… Continue reading

Ski for Women benefits Haven House, provides fun way to enjoy winter

Homer's 10th annual Ski for Women event brought skiers of all ages clad in spandex, paper-maiche, and wigs to Ohlson Mountain's Lookout Ski Trails on… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk Lady Warriors win Nenana tourney title

The Nikolaevsk Lady Warriors took home the crown in the Nenana Invitational Tournament on Saturday, defeating the home team Lynx 53-42.Up until the fourth quarter,… Continue reading

Mariners end hockey season just one win short of State

The Homer Mariner co-op hockey team was in Wasilla last weekend for the Region 3 hockey tournament held at the Menard Sports Center.  The Mariners… Continue reading

Sports in Brief

Riptide still on top The Best Western Riptide fell to Alaska Bible Institute 59-56 in City League basketball on Monday. Mike Ross and Eric Rozeboom… Continue reading

Coach Wolfe to be inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Former Popeye, Homer High School and Voznesenka High School Wrestling Coach Steve Wolfe will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Mariners fall to Nikiksi

The Nikiski boys notched a 55-52 overtime win over Homer on Tuesday in Nikiski in Southcentral Conference play. Homer controlled most of the game, leading… Continue reading