Kenai Central’s Emily Moss takes the victory in the girls race at the Kenai Nordic Trails on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Kenai Golf Course. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak)

Kenai, SoHi ski teams take dual meets

Kenai Central’s Jack Laker and Emily Moss were the top skiers in a dual meet between the Kardinals and Seward on Saturday at the Kenai… Continue reading

 

Homer’s Bergen Knutson (left) and Toby Nevak (right) try to fend off Dimond’s Kaden Daniels during a Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 game at the 2020 ASAA First National Cup Division I Hockey State Championship at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Middle, high school sports resume

Middle and high school sport programs started back up this week as the Kenai Peninsula School District allowed a resumption of onsite education starting Monday.… Continue reading

 

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High school ski practice was able to start on Monday

According to an email from Soldotna High School Athletic Director Kyle McFall, high schools will be able to start ski practice Monday. Cross-country skiing is… Continue reading

 

Homer senior Adeline Berry signs her National Letter of Intent to swim at University of Alaska Fairbanks with her dad, Jack Berry. (Photo courtesy Adeline Berry)

Homer students sign to collegiate teams

Two Mariners athletes head to college for swim, rowing

Homer senior Adeline Berry signs her National Letter of Intent to swim at University of Alaska Fairbanks with her dad, Jack Berry. (Photo courtesy Adeline Berry)
Jessica Sonnen signs her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Simpson University. (Photo courtesy Karin Sonnen)

Homer High athletes sign letters of intent

Even though the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted sports seasons at home, local high school student athletes have their sights on the big leagues next… Continue reading

Jessica Sonnen signs her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Simpson University. (Photo courtesy Karin Sonnen)
Kenai’s Rachel Pitsch swims the girls 500-yard freestyle on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 during the Kenai Peninsula Swimming Championships at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kenai’s Rachel Pitsch swims the girls 500-yard freestyle on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 during the Kenai Peninsula Swimming Championships at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kenai Central's Bethany Morris attacks Soldotna's Sierra Kuntz on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai volleyball caps undefeated season with district title

Homer gets nods for coach of the year, most valuable player

Kenai Central's Bethany Morris attacks Soldotna's Sierra Kuntz on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Volleyballs at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Sports in brief

Swim meet on deck

Volleyballs at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer football nabs coach of the year, offensive player of the year awards

Homer came away with big recognitions when athletic directors and coaches released the All-Peninsula Football awards late last month. The results for the first and… Continue reading

A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Kenai, SoHi to host borough volleyball tourney

Kenai Central and Soldotna high schools will team to host a Kenai Peninsula Borough volleyball tournament Thursday and Saturday. Homer, Kenai Central, Soldotna, Nikiski and… Continue reading

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Seamus McDonough competes in the boys' Division II state cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Catriona Reynolds)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Football: The playoff football game scheduled at Redington Jr./Sr. High School has been canceled. All state championships have been canceled for fall sports… Continue reading

Seamus McDonough competes in the boys' Division II state cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Catriona Reynolds)
Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Nestor Kalugin (No. 48) tackle Soldotna’s Austin Escott during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Soldotna football tops Homer on homecoming

The Homer football team fell to the Soldotna Stars 61-14 on homecoming night. The Stars had been scheduled to play Kenai last weekend, but the… Continue reading

Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Nestor Kalugin (No. 48) tackle Soldotna’s Austin Escott during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kenai Central’s Jayna Boonstra runs to victory at the Region III/Southern Division meet Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai Central’s Jayna Boonstra runs to victory at the Region III/Southern Division meet Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer's Gracie Gummer and Kenai's Erin Koziczkowski meet across the net during a Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kenai netters defeat Homer

The Homer volleyball team fell to the visiting Kardinals on Tuesday night while Kenai continued their winning streak this season. The Mariners won the first… Continue reading

Homer's Gracie Gummer and Kenai's Erin Koziczkowski meet across the net during a Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Madison Story swims the breaststroke leg of the girls 200 yard medley relay Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 during a dual meet against Seward High School at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Madison Story swims the breaststroke leg of the girls 200 yard medley relay Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 during a dual meet against Seward High School at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Soldotna’s Jordan Strausbaugh runs to victory in the Kenai Peninsula Borough cross-country meet Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai, SoHi runners split up borough honors

Championships require overcoming adversity

Soldotna’s Jordan Strausbaugh runs to victory in the Kenai Peninsula Borough cross-country meet Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Volleyballs in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Game and event schedules are subject to change. Homer sporting events are live streamed to the school’s YouTube page for those who cannot… Continue reading

Volleyballs in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Soldotna’s Sarah Rice digs the ball during a Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 volleyball game against Homer High School in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Volleyball roundup: Homer falls to Kenai, tops SoiHi

The Kenai Central volleyball team avenged a loss to Homer in the Class 3A state championship match last season by sweeping the Mariners last Friday,… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Sarah Rice digs the ball during a Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 volleyball game against Homer High School in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer football defeats Kenai on senior night

Homer football defeats Kenai on senior night

Another strong performance from sophomore quarterback Carter Tennison helped propel the Homer football team to victory over the Kenai Kardinals on Saturday, the Mariners’ senior… Continue reading

Homer football defeats Kenai on senior night
Kenai boys sweep Frank D. Invite

Kenai boys sweep Frank D. Invite

Boonstra, Pfeiffenberger take individual titles

Kenai boys sweep Frank D. Invite
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