Junior Olympics athletes, clockwise from top left, are Remi Nagle, Theodore Castellani, Lauren Kuhns, Leo Castellani, Mark Nagle, Cyrus Cowan, James Nagle and Griffin Downey. Not pictured are Clayton Ardnt and Emmett Wilkinson.-Photo provided

Homer’s top 10 heading for Junior Olympics

Nine months of serious swimming has paid off for 10 of Homer’s best swimmers who leave next weekend for Anchorage to compete in the biggest… Continue reading

Junior Olympics athletes, clockwise from top left, are Remi Nagle, Theodore Castellani, Lauren Kuhns, Leo Castellani, Mark Nagle, Cyrus Cowan, James Nagle and Griffin Downey. Not pictured are Clayton Ardnt and Emmett Wilkinson.-Photo provided

2013 Homer running, walking activities

Through April: Friday Night Fives, a noncompetitive 5k, begins at Two Sisters Bakery, 233 E. Bunnell Ave., 5:30 p.m., free. May 18: Special Olympics Torch… Continue reading

Walkers, runners and a few canine companions set off on a Friday Night Five, a 5K noncompetitive event sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Running Club and organized by club member Rachel Lord, center. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Runners, walkers support Boston

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer Shock from the bombings at the end of Monday’s Boston Marathon has swept around the world. Homer is no exception.… Continue reading

Walkers, runners and a few canine companions set off on a Friday Night Five, a 5K noncompetitive event sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Running Club and organized by club member Rachel Lord, center. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Kevin Bell Day includes free public skate at arena

Sunday is Kevin Bell Day at the Kevin Bell Arena on the Homer Spit. There will be a free public skate from 2-3:30 p.m. Other… Continue reading

Run, walk on Fridays

The Friday Night Fives began last Friday, with more than a dozen walkers and runners, and a few canine companions, braving the chilly evening temperatures… Continue reading

HoWL hosts climbing competition Saturday

The Homer Climbing Competition will be Saturday at the Bay Club. It is open to all ages. The annual event is hosted by HoWL, Homer… Continue reading

Homer’s Popeye wrestlers travel to Matmen tourney

A group of Popeye wrestlers traveled north to Palmer last Friday to take part in the Matsu-Matmen Tournament.  Popeye Wrestling’s William Roth won both of… Continue reading

Beluga Lake Divas win Fools on Ice championship

Beluga Lake Divas win Fools on Ice championship

Homer’s Diva hockey took three teams to the 13th Annual Fools on Ice Tournament in Anchorage last weekend and took first in the intermediate division, second… Continue reading

Beluga Lake Divas win Fools on Ice championship
Homer High Mariner Abby Brant, No. 3432, participates in the Big C Relays in Anchorage last week.-Photos by Connor Browne, Homer High School track and field student manager

HHS to host track event April 19-20

The Homer Mariner Track and Field team took to the Dome in Anchorage last Friday and Saturday for The Big C Relays.  In the midst… Continue reading

Homer High Mariner Abby Brant, No. 3432, participates in the Big C Relays in Anchorage last week.-Photos by Connor Browne, Homer High School track and field student manager

Mariners prepare for soccer season

The Mariners boys soccer team has started the season with a few injured limbs, but the hope is the healing will finish before the snow… Continue reading

Popeye Wrestlers place fourth in 18-team tourney

The Popeye Wrestling Club traveled to Nikiski last weekend to compete in the Nikiski Wrestling Club Freestyle Tournament. Homer’s wrestlers took fourth place as a… Continue reading

Mariner track-field team heads to relay

A new track. A new element to the training program. And more than 25 student athletes trying out for various events in track and field.… Continue reading

Racers launch the annual Sea to Ski Triathlon with a 5K run beginning at Mariner’s Park on Sunday. The event drew 55 participants.-Photo by Angelina Skowronski

Runners, bikers skiers welcome warmer weather

In a celebration of spring, the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club’s Sea to Ski Triathalon rang in the warm weather with a wet run, a muddy… Continue reading

Racers launch the annual Sea to Ski Triathlon with a 5K run beginning at Mariner’s Park on Sunday. The event drew 55 participants.-Photo by Angelina Skowronski

Whitehorse team wins broomball tourney

The End of the Road Broomball tournament was a huge success March 29-30. The Bethel Fighting Pikes, Bethel Beavers and Whitehorse Capital Towing were uncannily… Continue reading

Winner of the 2013 Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, Leszek Kuligowski of Anchorage claims his first-place trophy and plaque for being captain of the boat with the winning fish following the Saturday event. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Anchorage angler nets catch worth $41,247

Make that a three-point win for Anchorage angler Leszek Kuligowski, top angler in Saturday’s 20th annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament. Kuligowski claimed a $15,372… Continue reading

Winner of the 2013 Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, Leszek Kuligowski of Anchorage claims his first-place trophy and plaque for being captain of the boat with the winning fish following the Saturday event. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Sports Briefs

Sea to Ski Triathlon Sunday The Sea to Ski Triathlon will be Sunday at 1 p.m. Registration is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the… Continue reading

Popeye Wrestlers bring home six medals in ‘Ultimate Challenge’

The Popeye Wrestling Club sent 12 wrestlers to Wasilla last Saturday to compete in the Arctic Warriors Ultimate Challenge. The grapplers brought home six medals… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk falls to CIA for 1A title

The Cook Inlet Academy girls basketball team outlasted the Nikolaevsk Warriors in a thrilling triple-overtime game to win the Class 1A state championship 43-39 March… Continue reading

Homer Broomball League hosts tourney; opening ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday

The Homer Broomball League is hosting the End of the Road Broomball tournament this weekend. With teams from as far away as Bethel and Whitehorse,… Continue reading

Young racers provide plenty of action on Beluga Lake ice

Young racers provide plenty of action on Beluga Lake ice

In the fifth ice race of the season, the youngest drivers provided plenty of exciting action Sunday on Beluga Lake. While Teddy Handley in car… Continue reading

Young racers provide plenty of action on Beluga Lake ice