Central peninsula sport programs start back up

Central peninsula sport programs start back up

Sports jumped back into action Monday at the central peninsula’s schools, while an announcement about those same schools returning to on-site learning would be coming… Continue reading

Central peninsula sport programs start back up
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Sports in brief

High school sporting events schedule

A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Seward’s Gaia Casagranda digs the ball during a game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Homer-hosted jamboree scheduled for Saturday was pared down to a matchup between Homer and Seward teams after sports were canceled for central peninsula schools last week. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer victorious in pared down volleyball jamboree

Event changed after central peninsula sports got canceled

Seward’s Gaia Casagranda digs the ball during a game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Homer-hosted jamboree scheduled for Saturday was pared down to a matchup between Homer and Seward teams after sports were canceled for central peninsula schools last week. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Sports in brief

High school sporting events schedule

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Community Spit Run: This Spit run will take place at 11 a.m. this Saturday from the park at Bishop’s Beach to the end… Continue reading

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Coaches look ahead at fall sports season

Coaches look ahead at fall sports season

Homer fall sports are forging ahead with their respective seasons, even though there is no clear picture of what those seasons will look like just… Continue reading

Coaches look ahead at fall sports season
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Game and event schedules are subject to change. Football: The Homer Football team will participate in a jamboree at 11 a.m. this Saturday… Continue reading

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Homer News file photo                                 Homer High School.

School district staff continue to plan for fall sports

While schedules and the reality of what fall sports will look like in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has yet to take shape,… Continue reading

Homer News file photo                                 Homer High School.
Alaska 20 player Mose Hayes pitches during an Alliance Baseball League game against Dimond on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Karen Hornaday Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer splits July Fourth games with Dimond

In a rare appearance in Homer, Alaska 20 split an Independence Day doubleheader with Dimond on Saturday. Alaska 20 moved to 3-2 in the Alliance… Continue reading

Alaska 20 player Mose Hayes pitches during an Alliance Baseball League game against Dimond on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Karen Hornaday Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Klaiches step away from Nikolaevsk basketball

Klaiches step away from Nikolaevsk basketball

Steve Klaich is retiring after teaching in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District for 32 years.

Klaiches step away from Nikolaevsk basketball
Post 20 first baseman Seth Adkins tags out Axel Shanks of Napoleon (Ohio) Post 300 on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. Twins pitcher Mose Hayes picked off Shanks. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Peninsula will have high school summer baseball

By JEFF HELMINIAK Peninsula Clarion There will be high school baseball this summer. Only it will have nothing to do with American Legion, and the… Continue reading

Post 20 first baseman Seth Adkins tags out Axel Shanks of Napoleon (Ohio) Post 300 on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. Twins pitcher Mose Hayes picked off Shanks. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer’s Mose Hayes pitches during the Mariners’ game against Soldotna High School on May 10, 2018 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

The seniors of spring sports: Baseball

This is the third in a series of stories highlighting the seniors who would have been playing their final sports seasons this spring. When the… Continue reading

Homer’s Mose Hayes pitches during the Mariners’ game against Soldotna High School on May 10, 2018 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)
Rayana Vigil, left, celebrates a victorious bout during the 2019 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Wrestling State Championships in Anchorage, Alaska. Vigil was crowned the women’s state champion for the 189-pound weight class. (Photo courtesy Alaska School Activities Association)

Homer’s Rayana Vigil commits to Southern Oregon University wrestling team

Rayana Vigil, a soon-to-be Homer High School graduate and Alaska state champion wrestler, has committed to wrestling at Southern Oregon University in the fall. Vigil… Continue reading

Rayana Vigil, left, celebrates a victorious bout during the 2019 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Wrestling State Championships in Anchorage, Alaska. Vigil was crowned the women’s state champion for the 189-pound weight class. (Photo courtesy Alaska School Activities Association)
The Homer girls soccer team celebrates its 4-3 win over Kenai Central High School in the semi-final match of the Peninsula Conference Soccer Tournament on May 17, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

The seniors of spring sports: Girls soccer

“Missing out on so much more than winning and losing”

The Homer girls soccer team celebrates its 4-3 win over Kenai Central High School in the semi-final match of the Peninsula Conference Soccer Tournament on May 17, 2019 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Photo courtesy Bill Bell                                 Kaitlyn Johnson plays with her teammates on the Homer softball team in this undated photo.

The seniors of spring sports: Softball

This is the first in a series of stories highlighting the seniors who would have been playing their final sports seasons this spring. When the… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Bill Bell                                 Kaitlyn Johnson plays with her teammates on the Homer softball team in this undated photo.
ACS sweeps Southcentral titles

ACS sweeps Southcentral titles

Both Homer basketball teams placed third in the Southcentral Conference Championships this past weekend in Anchorage. Homer girls coach Chad Felice was named coach of… Continue reading

ACS sweeps Southcentral titles
Sports in brief

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Mike Dunleavy, working with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, has ordered the suspension of classes and after-school activities from March… Continue reading

Sports in brief
Nikolaevsk girls, Lumen boys win Peninsula Conference titles; CIA girls, Nikolaevsk boys also nab state berths

Nikolaevsk girls, Lumen boys win Peninsula Conference titles; CIA girls, Nikolaevsk boys also nab state berths

The Lumen Christi boys and Nikolaevsk girls won Peninsula Conference titles Friday night at Cook Inlet Academy. Lumen Christi defeated Ninilchik 51-28, while Nikolaevsk defeated… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk girls, Lumen boys win Peninsula Conference titles; CIA girls, Nikolaevsk boys also nab state berths
Sports in brief

Sports in brief

Upcoming events Spring break practice schedule: Spring sport practices will be held in the high school gym during spring break. Thursday and Friday practices: 8… Continue reading

Sports in brief
Homer basketball teams sweep Nikiski on senior night

Homer basketball teams sweep Nikiski on senior night

Capping off their last home game of the season — and the last home game ever for a handful of seniors — the Homer girls… Continue reading

Homer basketball teams sweep Nikiski on senior night
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