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Homer’s Isaiah Nevak celebrates a late game-tying goal on Palmer goalie Tiernan O’Rourke Saturday night at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Palmer defeats Homer in state hockey final

Hockey can be a cruel sport. The Homer Mariners learned that Saturday night. A wild three minutes of frantic hockey punctuated the end of Saturday… Continue reading

 

Homer hockey reaches state final

One word defined the Homer Mariners’ state semifinal win over Juneau-Douglas on Friday. Redemption. Having lost two tough road games to Juneau earlier in the… Continue reading

 

Homer seniors have victorious last weekend of home hockey

It would have been hard for Homer seniors on the hockey team to have a better last weekend of games played on their home ice.… Continue reading

 

Juneau-Douglas’ Kyler Alderfer, right, moves the puck in front of Homer’s Casey Otis at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS won 4-3 in overtime. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire)

Juneau hockey prevails in overtime against Homer

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cully Corrigan wisely held off celebrating what appeared to be a game-winning goal on Friday night at Treadwell Arena. Standing six… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas’ Kyler Alderfer, right, moves the puck in front of Homer’s Casey Otis at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS won 4-3 in overtime. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire)
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Homer hockey tops SoHi in tight contest

The loss of eight key Homer seniors coupled with the returning cast of rising Soldotna skaters left the debate of who would stand as the… Continue reading

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Homer skater Tyler Gilliland, having lost his stick, kicks the puck out of a scuffle with two Kenai Central High School players during a Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 game at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer hockey skates over Kenai

The visiting Kenai Kardinals fell in a Southcentral Conference match-up with the Homer Mariners on Tuesday, though not without a fight. Homer started off strong,… Continue reading

Homer skater Tyler Gilliland, having lost his stick, kicks the puck out of a scuffle with two Kenai Central High School players during a Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 game at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Lee Lowe scoops the puck away from the wall during a Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 game against Soldotna High School at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. The Stars swept the Mariners 4-0 in the fundraiser game that raised money for a Mat-Su Valley ice rink damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

SoHi sweeps Homer in fundraiser game for damaged valley rink

The Big Lake Rec Center came out the big winner of Friday’s hockey match up between Soldotna and Homer. After the Nov. 30 earthquake damaged… Continue reading

Homer’s Lee Lowe scoops the puck away from the wall during a Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 game against Soldotna High School at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. The Stars swept the Mariners 4-0 in the fundraiser game that raised money for a Mat-Su Valley ice rink damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Lee Lowe skates in front of Talyn Meyer to foil a breakaway the Eagle River skater got during their game Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. The Wolves beat the Mariners 8-0. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming Hockey: The Mariner Hockey team will travel this weekend for games at West Anchorage High School on Friday at 6:30 p.m., and against Service… Continue reading

Homer’s Lee Lowe skates in front of Talyn Meyer to foil a breakaway the Eagle River skater got during their game Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena in Homer, Alaska. The Wolves beat the Mariners 8-0. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kenai goaltender Jackson Cross stops a shot from Homer forward Ethan Pitzman (left) Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at the Kenai Multi Purpose Facility in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer hockey blasts Kenai

Fans that came expecting another shootout between Homer and Kenai Central like last Friday’s 7-5 score at the End of the Road Shootout tournament were… Continue reading

Kenai goaltender Jackson Cross stops a shot from Homer forward Ethan Pitzman (left) Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at the Kenai Multi Purpose Facility in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer’s Ethan Pitzman skates with the puck during the last game of the End of the Road Shootout, against Wasilla, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Service sweeps End of the Road Shootout

Service High School dominated the End of the Road Tournament last weekend in Homer, claiming victory with a 3-0 sweep. The Homer hockey team hosted… Continue reading

Homer’s Ethan Pitzman skates with the puck during the last game of the End of the Road Shootout, against Wasilla, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kevin Bell Arena, shown here on Nov. 14, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer hockey launches into season with Palmer Showdown

Homer’s hockey team came out of the Palmer Hockey Showdown with a 1-2 showing last weekend at the MTA Events Center. The team started off… Continue reading

Kevin Bell Arena, shown here on Nov. 14, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)