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

Mariner skiers continue to improve

The Mariner Nordic ski team got to test-run new trails last weekend at the Colony Invite, held at the newly opened Government Peak Trail at… Continue reading

Mariners defeat Kards on ice

The Homer Mariners took to the road for their final hockey game of the regular season on Saturday, defeating the Kenai Kardinals in varsity action… Continue reading

Mariner Barae Hirsch wins sprint races in Besh Cups

Driving home from Soldotna last weekend, Barae Hirsch’s feeling of accomplishment filled the car. The Homer High freshman just took her second Besh Cup win… Continue reading

Kenai Klassic involves speed, agility, waxing

By Angelina Skowronski For the Homer News The Kenai Klassic takes the stress and seriousness out of traditional racing. For a mid-season race, the laughter… Continue reading

Hockey team’s senior night ends in scoreless tie against Soldotna

By Norm Anderson For the Homer News The Homer Mariners hosted their final home game of the hockey season against the Soldotna Stars Tuesday night… Continue reading

Skyview Invite offers lights, ice

For the Mariners Nordic ski team, the highlight of last weekend’s Skyview Invite on the Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna was not the good trail conditions… Continue reading

Mariners skate over Moose, but fall to Colony, Wasilla in other games

The Mariners played host to Palmer, Colony and Wasilla in an action-packed weekend at Homer’s Kevin Bell Arena. Homer lost two of the three games,… Continue reading

Local skier heads to South Korea competition

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer Kinna Ledger, 22, of Anchor Point isn’t one to sit around. Strap on her cross-country skis and she’s off. Now… Continue reading

Rain on top of snow doesn’t deter skiers

Mother Nature blanketed the Kenai Peninsula with a perfect 29 inches of snow just in time for the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club’s Fourth Anual Ski… Continue reading

Soccer offers opportunities to 3 area teens

It all started with Little Feet according to Homer siblings Drew and Lyndsay Brown. The two Homer High School students’ soccer talents are taking them… Continue reading

Offensive alumni game gives goalies work

Homer Mariner Hockey hosted its annual alumni game last Friday at the Kevin Bell Arena. The alums won 4-2 as former Mariner goalie Luke Eckert… Continue reading

Once a Mariner, always a Mariner

The Mariner Basketball Alumni game acts as Homer’s winter homecoming each year as Homer’s past meets present. This being my third consecutive year participating in… Continue reading

Sports in Brief

  Skiing season heats up Kachemak Nordic Ski Club holds a three-Saturday adult beginner skate clinic Saturday, Jan, 5 and 12. Late registration of $25… Continue reading

Area skiers compete at Besh Cup races

Sunday races: Soldotna graduate Brent Knight led skiers with Kenai Peninsula connections at the Besh Cup 2 at Chugiak High School on Sunday. The races… Continue reading

Grizzly Classic bodes well for Lady Mariners

Both Homer Mariners basketball teams took part in the 2012 Grace Christian Grizzly Basketball Classic in Anchorage last weekend. The four-team tournament featured Homer, Grace,… Continue reading

Mariners net two wins on road against Juneau

By  For the Homer News and Klas Stolpe Juneau Empire The Homer Mariners took their talent to the road last weekend as they traveled to… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2012
  • By Norm Anderson For the Homer News and Klas Stolpe Juneau Empire
  • JuneauYouth Sports

Divas take second in Palmer tourney

Homer’s women’s hockey team, The Divas, headed to Palmer the for the first tournament of the year to challenge three teams for the C-cup title.… Continue reading

Lady Mariners take 2nd at Tip-Off

By Norm Anderson  for the Homer News Mariner JV Coach Doug Waclawski led his Lady Mariners to a second place finish at last weekend’s Powerade/Al… Continue reading