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

Fifth ice race of the season starts at noon Sunday

The Homer Ice Racing Association is gearing up for its fifth race of the season on Sunday. Races start at noon on Beluga Lake and… Continue reading

Popeye wrestlers earn 32 medals in freestyle tourney

Last Saturday, the Popeye Wrestling Club hosted its annual Freestyle Tournament in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at Homer High School. Sixteen teams from as far… Continue reading

Hockey wins

The Homer Mite D team, coached by Charlie Johnson, poses for a picture after winning the Mite D “ Round-Up” Tournament last weekend. The championship… Continue reading

Broomballers preparing for End of Road tourney

  In the final week of Broomball League play, Alice’s Scoundrels and the Beluga Lake Bombers tied for the top score with two goals apiece… Continue reading

Heidi Herzog, Aubrey Smith and Megan Spurkland ski up to the second checkpoint in the Homer Epic.-Photography by Pat Irwin

Great scenery, northern lights make Homer Epic dazzling ultra race event

For those of us who saw the northern lights electrify Homer’s sky early Sunday morning, those lights of emerald green and vivid violet could not… Continue reading

Heidi Herzog, Aubrey Smith and Megan Spurkland ski up to the second checkpoint in the Homer Epic.-Photography by Pat Irwin
Hope Strohmeyer of Anchorage rounds a turn in the Kachemak Nordic Ski Marathon.

Out-of-town skiers challenge residents during KNSC event

A grueling 26-mile marathon ski race, known to be the most difficult in the state with its big steep hills and backcountry feel, took place… Continue reading

Hope Strohmeyer of Anchorage rounds a turn in the Kachemak Nordic Ski Marathon.
Fun run lives up to its name

Fun run lives up to its name

The annual Fun Run held by Snomads lived up to its name Saturday, with more than 100 adults participating and another 30 youngsters joining the… Continue reading

Fun run lives up to its name

Lady Mariners play strong at Regions

The Lady Mariners made it into the consolation bracket last weekend after winning one game during the South Central Conference Regional Tournament in Seward. The… Continue reading

Losses to ACS, Skyview complete boys’ season

The Mariner Men started the Region tournament with a tough matchup against the top-ranked and eventual South Central Region 3A Champion ACS Lions March 7.… Continue reading

Young wrestlers travel to two away tourneys

Young wrestlers from Homer and Anchor Point took part in two tournaments last weekend: the Tanana Middle School Tournament held in Fairbanks and the United… Continue reading

Sports Briefs

Alice's wins, ties in Broomball This week in Broomball, Alice's Scoundrels scored four goals against the Beluga Lake Bombers and one against the Down East… Continue reading

Seahawk cagers sweep Mariners during Senior Appreciation Night

The Homer Mariners hosted the Seward Seahawks last Friday at the Alice Witte gymnasium for the last home game of the basketball season. Both varsity… Continue reading