Homer High School

Homer’s Rylee Doughty tries to block Tessa Binder from Grace Christian School during a Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 game in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events Practice has started for spring sports including track and field, softball, baseball and soccer. Basketball: Both basketball teams will travel to Nikiski for… Continue reading

Homer’s Rylee Doughty tries to block Tessa Binder from Grace Christian School during a Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 game in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Eric Pedersen, principal of Paul Banks Elementary School, speaks during a budget meeting hosted by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Eric Pedersen, principal of Paul Banks Elementary School, speaks during a budget meeting hosted by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Mariners on the Move announced

This quarter’s Mariners on the Move award winners have been announced. Each Homer High School faculty member is tasked with selecting one outstanding student per… Continue reading

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

The Homer Husky girls at the starting line during a Friday, Feb. 16, 2019 ski meet near Homer, Alaska. Left to right: Leah Dunn, Lawson Alexson-Walls, Sidney Flora, Hannah Stonorov, Bryce Glidden, Elsa Otis, Alana Houlihan, Eryn Field, Elena Badajos, Frida Renner and Ireland Styvar. Homer High School skier and the sweeper for the race, Katia Holmes, is in the background. (Photo courtesy Mike Gracz)

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events Basketball: The boy’s basketball team will play Grace Christian School at 8 p.m. at home on Friday. The girls will play Grace at… Continue reading

The Homer Husky girls at the starting line during a Friday, Feb. 16, 2019 ski meet near Homer, Alaska. Left to right: Leah Dunn, Lawson Alexson-Walls, Sidney Flora, Hannah Stonorov, Bryce Glidden, Elsa Otis, Alana Houlihan, Eryn Field, Elena Badajos, Frida Renner and Ireland Styvar. Homer High School skier and the sweeper for the race, Katia Holmes, is in the background. (Photo courtesy Mike Gracz)
Galena’s Kevin Bergman looks for a way around Homer’s Seth Adkins on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 during the Winter Carnival Basketball Tournament in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events Basketball: The girls’ team will compete in the Grace Hardwood Classic this weekend starting today and continuing Friday and Saturday. The boys will… Continue reading

Galena’s Kevin Bergman looks for a way around Homer’s Seth Adkins on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 during the Winter Carnival Basketball Tournament in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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

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 area sports in brief

Upcoming events Basketball: Both high school basketball teams will participate in the Homer Winter Carnival basketball tournament this weekend, starting today. Homer varsity girls play… Continue reading

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’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)

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

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events Basketball: The Lady Mariners will play in away games against Mt. Edgecumbe High School today, and Sitka High School on Friday and Saturday.… Continue reading

Homer area sports in brief

Upcoming events Basketball: The girls’ basketball team hosts Nikiski in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The boys’ team hosts Nikiski at… Continue reading

Homer’s Hannah Hatfield wins a loose ball from Soldotna High School’s Morgan Bouschor during a Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 game in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Mariner basketball roundup

Homer’s basketball teams found mixed success at home and on the road over the last week, ultimately both falling to Soldotna High School in Southcentral… Continue reading

Homer’s Hannah Hatfield wins a loose ball from Soldotna High School’s Morgan Bouschor during a Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 game in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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)
<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo courtesy Paul Story</span>
                                Pictured left to right are Homer High School students Shyanne Sallee, Brianna Wise, Rebecca Wythe, Karmyn Gallios, James Campbell and Timmy Hatfield, winners of this quarter’s Mariners on the Move awards. Winners not pictured are Katie Lane and Alex Miller.

Mariners on the Move winners announced

The latest installment of Mariners on the Move have been announced. The award is given out quarterly to Homer High School students. Each Homer High… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo courtesy Paul Story</span>
                                Pictured left to right are Homer High School students Shyanne Sallee, Brianna Wise, Rebecca Wythe, Karmyn Gallios, James Campbell and Timmy Hatfield, winners of this quarter’s Mariners on the Move awards. Winners not pictured are Katie Lane and Alex Miller.
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)

Mariners navigate to victory at Grace Grizzly Grappler Tourney

All things seemed just fine, like any other tournament. The final wrestler was about to weigh in, in what looked like a heck of a… Continue reading

Paul Banks students reflect on Turkey Day

With Thanksgiving over and gone, but more feasting to come at Christmas, some local students are reflecting on one of the most basic traditions of… Continue reading

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