Sports in brief

Upcoming events Wrestling: The wrestling team heads to the Kachemak Conference Wrestling Tournament this Friday and Saturday at Redington Sr. Jr./Sr. High School. Hockey: The… Continue reading

 

Mariners skate over Juneau-Douglas

The Homer hockey team skated over fellow Railbelt Conference team Juneau-Douglas over the weekend, winning 8-0 Friday and 7-0 Saturday at the Kevin Bell Arena.… Continue reading

 

Afony Reutov wrestles with Soldotna’s Zach Burns during a dual wrestling meet between Soldotna and Homer High School on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Forfeits help SoHi to wrestling victory over Homer

A handful of forfeits on the part of the Homer Mariners helped the Soldotna wrestling team to victory Wednesday during a dual meet between the… Continue reading

 

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Wrestling: The Mariner wrestlers will compete Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7 in the Grace Grizzly Shakedown at Grace Christian High School in Anchorage.… Continue reading

Homer’s Austin Cline attempts to pin Nikiski’s Joey Yourkowski during a dual meet between the two schools Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Cecilia Fitzpatrick)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Community: Kachemak Bay Running Club and Community Recreaction are hosting the Thanksgiving morning “Sweating Gravy Turkey Trot.” The 5K Fun Run/walk starts at… Continue reading

Homer’s Austin Cline attempts to pin Nikiski’s Joey Yourkowski during a dual meet between the two schools Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Cecilia Fitzpatrick)
The Mariners celebrate a goal during a Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 hockey game against Kenai Central High School at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer hockey ties with Kenai

The Homer and Kenai hockey teams ended in a 4-4 tie last Saturday after battling their way through both regulation play and a period of… Continue reading

The Mariners celebrate a goal during a Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 hockey game against Kenai Central High School at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
The Homer hockey team celebrates a 4-3 overtime win over Soldotna, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Mariners defeat SoHi in overtime again

With the game on the line, the Homer Mariners received another dose of late magic from a familiar face Friday night at the Soldotna Regional… Continue reading

The Homer hockey team celebrates a 4-3 overtime win over Soldotna, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer hockey team wins End of the Road Shootout

The Homer hockey team lost eight seniors to graduation between last season and now, but you wouldn’t have known that by looking at the scoreboards… Continue reading

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Wrestling: The wrestling team will compete in a peninsula meet this Friday in Soldotna, against SoHi, Kenai and Nikiski. The meet starts at… Continue reading

Homer, Kenai punch state tickets with region volleyball semifinal wins

The Homer volleyball team swept Kenai Central in the Southcentral Conference championship game in Seward on Saturday, wrapping up the Mariners’ first conference title since… Continue reading

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Wrestling: The wrestling team will compete this weekend in the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament on Friday and Saturday at the Wasilla Sports Complex.… Continue reading

Homer girls take third at swimming regions

The Homer girls swim team raced to third place in the Northern Lights Conference regional championships last weekend at Kenai Central High School, and Homer… Continue reading

Homer’s Dakota Moonin grapples with Will Kretzschmar of Grace Christian School during a wrestling dual held Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer wrestlers best Grace, take third in Top Dog tourney

Thursday The host Mariners were triumphant against wrestlers from Grace Christian School in a dual match held Thursday in the Alice Witte Gymnasium. Homer racked… Continue reading

Homer’s Dakota Moonin grapples with Will Kretzschmar of Grace Christian School during a wrestling dual held Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer edges SoHi for Luke Spruill wrestling title

The spirit of the Luke Spruill Memorial Tournament at Kenai Central High School was on full display Saturday in the KCHS gym, where the Homer… Continue reading

Homer’s Karmyn Gallios dives for the ball during a Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 volleyball game against Kenai Central High School in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kenai Kards volleyball tops Mariners on senior night

The Homer Mariner volleyball team suffered an emotional loss to Kenai Central High School on senior recognition night Tuesday. The Kardinals won the Southcentral Conference… Continue reading

Homer’s Karmyn Gallios dives for the ball during a Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 volleyball game against Kenai Central High School in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Members of the Kenai boys soccer team dump water on their head coach, Shane Lopez, in celebration of their win over Juneau on Saturday, May 25, 2019 to claim the Division II state soccer championship title. The game was played at Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Prep sports programs feel effects of new teacher’s contract

The new teachers contract agreed to by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District last month touched many aspects on the peninsula, including sports programs and… Continue reading

Members of the Kenai boys soccer team dump water on their head coach, Shane Lopez, in celebration of their win over Juneau on Saturday, May 25, 2019 to claim the Division II state soccer championship title. The game was played at Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Homer wrestling wins Round Robin Rumble

The Homer wrestling team started off its season on a strong note by dominating the Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble tournament over the weekend.… Continue reading

Homer volleyball splits weekend games against Seward, Nikiski

The Lady Mariners defeated Seward High School 3-0 in a Southcentral Conference volleyball matchup Friday in Homer. The Mariners quickly silenced the Seahawks with set… Continue reading

Homer area sports and recreation announcements

Upcoming events Volleyball: The Lady Mariners host Seward High School this Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gymnasium. Then on Saturday, the team… Continue reading

The varsity Homer football team poses for a photo on the Homer High School turf field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Justin Zank named football coach of the year in conference

Homer football head coach Justin Zank was named coach of the year for the Peninsula Conference, along with Houston coach Glenn Nelson. The all-conference awards… Continue reading

The varsity Homer football team poses for a photo on the Homer High School turf field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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