Homer girls, Colony boys swimmers take Soldotna Invitational

The Homer girls and Colony boys swim teams won the Soldotna Invitational on Saturday at Soldotna High School. After Friday night’s Pentathlon, the schools got… Continue reading

Daigle, Dunham, SoHi girls and boys nab borough XC crowns

Add the prep cross-country season to the many thing that were indelibly marked by the chaotic, extended wildfire season in Southcentral Alaska. The Soldotna girls… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Ethan Evans competes in the 50-yard breaststroke Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in the 2019 SoHi Pentathlon at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer girls swim team takes SoHi Pentathlon

Soldotna junior Ethan Evans proved once again that he has no rival, while Seward sophomore Lydia Jacoby and Homer junior Madison Story renewed their rivalry,… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Ethan Evans competes in the 50-yard breaststroke Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in the 2019 SoHi Pentathlon at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Mariner football blasts past Valdez

The Homer football team stormed past Valdez last weekend in a nonconference Division III game hosted by Homer. The Mariners ended the night 52-6 and… Continue reading

Photos by Megan Pacer / Homer News
                                Homer’s Katlyn Vogl digs the ball out of the net during a game against Palmer High School on Thursday, Sept. 12.

Homer area sports and recreation

Upcoming events Football: Varsity football plays at 2 p.m. this Saturday against the Seahawks at Seward High School. Cross-country running: The cross country team will… Continue reading

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                                Homer’s Katlyn Vogl digs the ball out of the net during a game against Palmer High School on Thursday, Sept. 12.

Nikiski volleyball ekes out win over Mariners

The Nikiski volleyball team managed to stay just ahead of the host Mariners last weekend to pull out a win after a five-set match at… Continue reading

Houston continues undefeated streak with win over Homer

The Houston High School football team kept its winning streak going last weekend and rolled over the Mariners 20-8 in a home game at Homer… Continue reading

Homer’s Eyoab Knapp runs to the finish line of the boys Division II cross country race Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Palmer Invite in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

Homer area sports and recreation

Upcoming events: Football: The Mariner football team will host Valdez High School at 6 p.m. this Friday at Homer High School. Cross-country running: The cross-country… Continue reading

Homer’s Eyoab Knapp runs to the finish line of the boys Division II cross country race Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Palmer Invite in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

Homer girls, Colony boys win Homer swim invite

The Homer girls swim team blasted past the competition to claim first place at their own invitational meet last weekend at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic… Continue reading

Homer volleyball takes down Kenai

The digs, kills and lengthy rallies that punctuated Tuesday night’s Southcentral Conference clash at Kenai Central High School seemed to perfectly encapsulate the type of… Continue reading

Mariner volleyball ekes out win over Kodiak

The Mariner volleyball team came out victorious after a hard fought battle last week against Kodiak, a 4A team in the Northern Lights conference. Homer… Continue reading

Homer area sports and recreation

Upcoming events: Football: The Mariner football team will play a home game against Houston Junior Senior High School at 6 p.m. this Friday. Cross-country running:… Continue reading

Homer football swamps Nikiski in the rain

Now this finally looked like fall. Yellow speckling through the trees. Football. And rain. Homer defeated host Nikiski 50-18 Friday in a contest that had… Continue reading

Mariner volleyball takes second at Homer Jamboree

Homer team off to strong start under direction of former assistant coach

Homer area sports and recreation

Upcoming events: Football: The Mariner football team will play an away game against Nikiski at 7 p.m. on Friday. Cross-country running: The cross-country running team… Continue reading

Forrest, Swisher, Rose win at Kenai Peninsula Open

Beau Forrest and Halycon Swisher finally got the big prize for which they were looking Sunday at the Kenai Peninsula Open at Birch Ridge Golf… Continue reading

Kenai Central High School senior Zach Burnett breaks away from the Homer defense to make a 62-yard run and touchdown for the Kardinals during a Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 football game at the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer football falls to Kenai in season opener

The Kenai Central football team has once again established itself as one of the teams to beat on the Kenai Peninsula, though the Kards are… Continue reading

Kenai Central High School senior Zach Burnett breaks away from the Homer defense to make a 62-yard run and touchdown for the Kardinals during a Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 football game at the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Stars take 3 of 4 team titles at Nikiski Class Races

The smoke was mildly annoying. The hills were anything but. The cross-country season on the Kenai Peninsula kicked off Monday with the Nikiski Class Races… Continue reading

Homer area sports and recreation

Upcoming events: Football: The Mariner football team will travel for an away game at 7 p.m. this Friday against Redington Jr./Sr. High School near Wasilla.… Continue reading

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                                Chugiak’s Tyler Huffer stiff-arms Soldotna’s Hudson Metcalf during a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna.

Simmering scrimmages: Prep football teams get ready for opening weekend

The Kenai Peninsula’s prep football programs scrimmaged Saturday in temperatures in the 70s to get ready for next weekend’s season openers. Soldotna hosted Chugiak in… Continue reading

Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion 
                                Chugiak’s Tyler Huffer stiff-arms Soldotna’s Hudson Metcalf during a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna.
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