Softball

The Homer Mariner softball team celebrates after winning the Northern Lights Conference in an 18-17 win over Kodiak. At far left, back, is Coach Bill Bell, and at far right is Assistant coach Mary Hana Bowe. (Photo courtesy Homer Mariner Softball team)

Homer softball takes 4th straight NLC crown

The Homer softball team defeated Kodiak 18-17 on Saturday for the Northern Lights Conference championship. The Mariners win the tournament for the fourth-straight time. Homer… Continue reading

 

Youth softball program ends season, continues to develop

Youth softball program ends season, continues to develop

In an abnormal time, a burgeoning youth softball program in Homer grew into some normalcy in its second season this summer. The USA Softball sanctioned… Continue reading

 

Eve Brau, Ivy Bloom, Maggie LaRue, Kenneth Schneider, Mary Bowe, Flynn Bloom, Elsie Smith, Hannah LaRue, Ryan Eckert, Melanie Fay, Tommy Bowe, Joe Ravin, Douglas Dean, Michael Swoboda, Jordan Raymond and James Reid celebrate their victory as the winners of the Homer Softball League’s championship tournament the weekend of July 25-26, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Heath Smith)

Nadpoles win Homer Softball League championship tourney

The Nadpoles team came away victorious this past weekend as the winners of the Homer Softball League’s championship tournament. “Homer softball lore is rarely shared… Continue reading

 

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.
Members of the Tsunami youth softball team pose for a photo on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2019 after a round robin tournament last weekend at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Monica Anderson)

Homer youth softball performs well in weekend tourney

The newly formed Homer Tsunami youth softball team is forging ahead into a season of play against other similar youth teams in the state. Last… Continue reading

Members of the Tsunami youth softball team pose for a photo on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2019 after a round robin tournament last weekend at Jack Gist Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Monica Anderson)
Homer’s season ends at DII state softball

Homer’s season ends at DII state softball

The mood in the Homer Mariners dugout was somber Saturday morning after a 9-1 loss to Ketchikan ended the Mariners’ season at the Division II… Continue reading

Homer’s season ends at DII state softball
Homer takes 3rd-straight NLC tourney crown

Homer takes 3rd-straight NLC tourney crown

The Homer softball team won a third straight Northern Lights Conference title in convincing fashion Saturday at the Soldotna Little League fields. The Mariners topped… Continue reading

Homer takes 3rd-straight NLC tourney crown
Senior Brianna Hetrick, left, and foreign exchange student Claudia Fernandez, right, were honored prior to the Mariners’ softball game against Kenai at the Jack Gist field on Saturday. (Photo by McKIbben Jackinsky )

Homer clips Kenai’s wings, heads to regions

Less than a week after claiming a 19-0 softball victory over the Kenai Central Kardinals in Kenai on May 14, the Homer Mariners racked up… Continue reading

Senior Brianna Hetrick, left, and foreign exchange student Claudia Fernandez, right, were honored prior to the Mariners’ softball game against Kenai at the Jack Gist field on Saturday. (Photo by McKIbben Jackinsky )
Homer softball takes down Kenai

Homer softball takes down Kenai

Without head coach Bill Bell, the Homer softball team didn’t miss a beat. The Mariners topped Kenai Central 19-0 on Monday, invoking the mercy rule… Continue reading

Homer softball takes down Kenai
<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo provided</span>                                The Homer men’s softball team Best Western poses after winning the Men’s Division D State Tournament in Anchorage. Back, from left to right: Sam Buenting, Patrick Cashman, Robert Toner, Brandon Bertsch, Danny Stanislaw, Trey Taylor and Heath Smith. Front, left to right: Phillip Jones, Doug Johnson, Joel Pietsch, Tim Hatfield, Kenny Ciccoli, Travis Smith.

Best Western win’s Men’s Division D softball tournament

The Best Western men’s softball team won the Men’s Division D State Tournament last weekend in Anchorage. Fourteen teams played from across Alaska. Homer competed… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo provided</span>                                The Homer men’s softball team Best Western poses after winning the Men’s Division D State Tournament in Anchorage. Back, from left to right: Sam Buenting, Patrick Cashman, Robert Toner, Brandon Bertsch, Danny Stanislaw, Trey Taylor and Heath Smith. Front, left to right: Phillip Jones, Doug Johnson, Joel Pietsch, Tim Hatfield, Kenny Ciccoli, Travis Smith.
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