Sports in brief

General announcements

Girls on the Run is an eight-week after school empowerment program for third-fifth grade girls promoting confidence and self respect. The program combines physical training, community service, health education, life skills, goal setting and mentoring relationships. It inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Homer’s spring Girls on the Run will start the week of March 22, with days of the week to be announced. The program may meet outdoors. Organizers are seeking both participants and coaches for this spring 2021 season. Contact Marcee Gray at 907-756-3536 or, or South Peninsula Haven House at 907-235-7716. Coaches and participants may register online at

Upcoming events

Soccer, Track and Field, Baseball and Softball

Practice for the girls and boys soccer teams, track and field, baseball and softball teams begins on Monday, March 22.

In review


The Homer High cheerleading team for basketball season had several members named to the all-conference team after this past weekend’s Southcentral Conference basketball tournament, held in Nikiski and Kenai.

Leah Evans, Ally High and Sameah McGhee were named to the all-conference cheer team, while Goldie Hill was named to the good sport team, according to a release from Kenai Athletic Director Jesse Settlemyer.

Here are the full Southcentral Conference cheer team results:

1. Kenai Central High School

2. Anchorage Christian High School

3. Homer High School

Coach of the Year: Briana Force – Kenai Central High School

All-Conference Cheer Team:

Rileigh Pace, Kenai Central High School

Karley Harden, Kenai Central High School

Kyrie Medina, Kenai Central High School

Nia Calvert, Kenai Central High School

Carissa Houck, Anchorage Christian High School

Kate Carroll, Anchorage Christian High School

Rebekah Dunfee, Anchorage Christian High School

Leah Evans, Homer High School

Charlotte Pankion, Anchorage Christian High School

Ally High, Homer High School

Sameah McGhee, Homer High School

Good Sport Team:

Goldie Hill, Homer High School

Katie Stockton, Kenai Central High School

Katelyn Beaujean, Anchorage Christian High School