Homer's Tonda Smude scores against Kenai Central on Friday, March 12, 2021, at the Southcentral Conference tournament at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer girls get berth to 3A state basketball

The Homer girls basketball team is going to the Class 3A state tournament, starting Thursday in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The Mariners were eligible for the… Continue reading

 

Dallas Seavey poses with his dogs after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race race near Willow, Alaska, early Monday, March 15, 2021. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod, matches most wins by a musher

ANCHORAGE — Ever since Dallas Seavey became the youngest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2012, he’s been bombarded by questions… Continue reading

 

The Homer Mariner hockey team celebrates back to back Division II state hockey championship wins, after defeating the Palmer Moose 3-2 in overtime Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman)

Mariners defend Division II state hockey title

Homer avenges 2019 loss by topping Palmer 2-3 in overtime

 

Homer senior Madison Story swims the breaststroke in the girls 200-yard IM 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)

Homer’s Story stars at state club meet

Homer senior Madison Story won two individual titles this past Saturday at the Alaska State High School Invite held at Bartlett High School in Anchorage.… Continue reading

Homer senior Madison Story swims the breaststroke in the girls 200-yard IM 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)
A row of footballs iat the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Fall sports playoffs, state championships canceled

ASAA wants schools to stay in geographic regions

A row of footballs iat the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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

Youth softball program ends season, continues to develop
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Alaska 20 sees season end

Alaska 20 saw its season end this past Sunday with a 4-3 loss to Chugiak at the Alliance State Tournament at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.… Continue reading

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State skiing: Homer’s Daigle, girls capture Division II crowns

State skiing: Homer’s Daigle, girls capture Division II crowns

The relentless snowflakes falling didn’t deter Alaska’s best high school skiers this weekend at the expansive Kincaid Park trails that line the west coast of… Continue reading

State skiing: Homer’s Daigle, girls capture Division II crowns
Homer goes 0-2 at DI state hockey championship

Homer goes 0-2 at DI state hockey championship

Fresh off a Division II state hockey championship title — the first in Homer High School history — the Homer Mariners got to see some… Continue reading

Homer goes 0-2 at DI state hockey championship
Homer’s Ethan Pitzman (26) and Matey Reutov (67) battle with Soldotna’s Dylan Dahlgren (left) for the puck during the second period of the Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 final of the ASAA/First National Cup Division II State Hockey Championships at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Ice Arena in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Danny Martin/News-Miner)

Homer wins first hockey state championship in school history

The Homer Mariner hockey team made school history last weekend when they secured the program’s first ever state championship win during the ASAA/First National Cup… Continue reading

Homer’s Ethan Pitzman (26) and Matey Reutov (67) battle with Soldotna’s Dylan Dahlgren (left) for the puck during the second period of the Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 final of the ASAA/First National Cup Division II State Hockey Championships at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Ice Arena in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Danny Martin/News-Miner)
State wrestling: Homer takes 3rd in DII meet; SoHi duo earns girls titles

State wrestling: Homer takes 3rd in DII meet; SoHi duo earns girls titles

The Homer wrestling team finished third in the team race to lead all peninsula schools in the Division II state wrestling championships this past weekend… Continue reading

State wrestling: Homer takes 3rd in DII meet; SoHi duo earns girls titles
Nikolaevsk volleyball takes 4th place at Mix Six state

Nikolaevsk volleyball takes 4th place at Mix Six state

The Nikolaevsk volleyball team took fourth place at the Mix Six state tournament Saturday at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Elizabeth Fefelov and Zachary Trail… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk volleyball takes 4th place at Mix Six state
Homer teammate Katlyn Vogl (left) and Tonda Smude celebrate Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, after winning the Class 3A state volleyball tournament at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer beats Kenai for 1st state volleyball crown in 30 years

The Homer Mariners hadn’t won a state volleyball championship in 30 years, but that didn’t stop them from writing some lofty goals on the whiteboard… Continue reading

Homer teammate Katlyn Vogl (left) and Tonda Smude celebrate Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, after winning the Class 3A state volleyball tournament at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
State swimming: Story ends 26-year title drought for Homer girls

State swimming: Story ends 26-year title drought for Homer girls

Growing up in a swimming family, Madison Story knew her mother had a history in the sport. But it wasn’t until an offhand comment made… Continue reading

State swimming: Story ends 26-year title drought for Homer girls
State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula

After falling short in her quest to defend her Division II state cross-country championship last year, Homer’s Autumn Daigle took solace in the fact that… Continue reading

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula
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
Soldotna’s Brittany Taylor competes in the girls’ 400 meters during the first day of the ASAA/First National Bank State Track and Field Championships Friday, May 24, 2019, at Palmer High School.

Homer girls nab fourth at state track

The Kenai Central girls won the Division II state track title Saturday at Palmer High School. “We finished first at regions, and we knew after… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Brittany Taylor competes in the girls’ 400 meters during the first day of the ASAA/First National Bank State Track and Field Championships Friday, May 24, 2019, at Palmer High School.
Boys state soccer: Kenai defends title, Homer nabs fourth

Boys state soccer: Kenai defends title, Homer nabs fourth

The dark sky and pouring rain made a fitting backdrop for a championship soccer game riddled with drama and high stakes as the Kenai Kardinals… Continue reading

Boys state soccer: Kenai defends title, Homer nabs fourth
Juneau’s Eva Goering (left) and Soldotna’s Ryann Cannava battle for the ball during the final game of the Division II state soccer championships Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Girls state soccer: SoHi finishes second to Juneau

After making it farther than they ever have before, the Soldotna girls soccer team finished second at the Division II state soccer championships in a… Continue reading

Juneau’s Eva Goering (left) and Soldotna’s Ryann Cannava battle for the ball during the final game of the Division II state soccer championships Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Ketchikan’s Jake Taylor (left) and Kenai’s Tucker Vann race to the ball during a Friday, May 24, 2019 semifinal match in the Division II state soccer championships at West Anchorage High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Boys state soccer day 2: Kenai advances to state final

The defending Division II state boys soccer champions, the Kenai Kardinals, are staring down the barrel of another shot at the state title. The Kardinals… Continue reading

Ketchikan’s Jake Taylor (left) and Kenai’s Tucker Vann race to the ball during a Friday, May 24, 2019 semifinal match in the Division II state soccer championships at West Anchorage High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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