Homer Invite races a go despite poor conditions

Volunteers flocked to the Ohlson Mountain Lookout Trails last weekend to prep the ski trails for the Homer Invitational ski meet, hosting 13 teams from… Continue reading

Sports in Brief

Last place Teachers beat Riptide In week 9 of city league basketball, the Best Western Riptide lost its first game to the last team in… Continue reading

Mariners qualify one state finalist

By Norm Anderson  For the Homer News The Homer Mariner Mat team sent seven qualifying wrestlers to the State Tournament at Nikiski High School last… Continue reading

SoHi, Homer hockey game ends in rare tie

There’s nothing quite like a tie in sports. The final horn sounds and nobody raises their arms. Nobody lowers their heads. Players head to the… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk takes 2nd place in Mixed 6 volleyball action

The gym was rocking at Nikolaevsk Saturday as the second day of action in the 2012 Southwest Conference Mixed 6 Volleyball Tournament narrowed down to… Continue reading

Seven Mariner mat men qualify for try at State title

Last year's state wrestling finalist Mark McGregor has wrestled all season at 170 pounds but decided to drop to 160 in time for last weekend's… Continue reading

Lack of snow doesn’t stop cross-country ski season

Lack of snow on the trails didn't deter the Mariner Nordic ski team from competing in the first meet of the season at Headquarters Lake… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk student wins Wendy’s Heisman

Nikolaevsk High School student Blake Klaich has been named one of two students in the state to be awarded the Wendy’s High School Heisman.Begun in… Continue reading

Riptide dominates with 49-point win

The Bulletproof Nets had a chance to tie the Homer Community Schools City League Basketball standings for first place Monday, but Best Western Riptide had… Continue reading

Grapplers defeat Stars, but fall to Kenai, Skyview

The Mariners took on three Kenai Peninsula opponents last week in Soldotna, Kenai and Skyview. The Mariners went to Kenai Nov. 20 to dual both… Continue reading

Kachemak Ski Club heralds new season with Ohlson Mt. rope tow improvements

The Homer Rope Tow is getting a new face this season with a new braided eight-strand rope to replace the previous twisted three-strand rope. “There… Continue reading

Best Western still undefeated

The Best Western Riptide remain undefeated as they crushed the Gregoire Construction Smooth Operators (74-38) in Homer Community Schools City League Basketball action. Austin McAvoy… Continue reading

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

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