Cross-country skiing

SoHi boys, Homer girls win borough ski meet relays

Saturday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Nordic ski championships offered a small dose of redemption for the Soldotna boys team and a clutch victory for the Homer… Continue reading

 

Palmer girls, Colony boys take Region III ski meet

The 19-year streak of at least one peninsula team winning a Region III nordic ski championship was broken Saturday when the Palmer girls and Colony… Continue reading

 

Homer’s Autumn Daigle skis to the finish line of the varsity girls’ classic race just ahead of Kenai’s Maria Salzetti on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. Daigle took first place. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer girls win ski invite at Lookout Mountain Trails

The Homer’s girs skiers swept both events at their own invitational meet over the weekend, while Soldotna scored the team win for the boys. The… Continue reading

 

Skiers young and old take off at the start of the annual Ski for Women, which benefits South Peninsula Haven House, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Ski for Women puts fun above fast

There are no points for speed, only for creativity. This, perhaps not surprisingly, is the mantra of Homer’s Ski for Women. While events that take… Continue reading

Skiers young and old take off at the start of the annual Ski for Women, which benefits South Peninsula Haven House, on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Seasoned ski coach steps into head position for Homer’s team

Alison O’Hara is technically the new head coach for Homer’s cross-country ski team, but she’s no stranger to the sport or teaching it to young… Continue reading

Daigle 10th, Homer 5th and 6th at Regions

Mariner senior captain Aspen Daigle led her team with a 10th place personal finish at the Region III cross-country skiing championships last weekend at the… Continue reading

Making tracks

Annie Ridgely practices turns with roller skis on New Year’s Eve on the Homer Spit Trail. Ridgely is a member of Homer Women’s Nordic ski… Continue reading

KNSC appreciates support

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club would like to thank the Jenson, Willow, Schroer, and Lentfer Funds, all donor advised funds at the Homer Foundation, for… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Worried that Homer had settled into a nice, calm stable weather pattern? Did you fear that our reputation as the banana belt of Alaska had… 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

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

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

Annual ski and winter gear swap set for Nov. 14

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and the city’s Community Recreation office will sponsor the annual Ski and Winter Gear Swap beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov.… Continue reading