Wrestling

Homer wrestlers shine at national tourney

McKenzie Cook earns first place national wrestling title

 

Homer boys capture state wrestling title

Homer’s wrestling team reclaimed their state championship throne last weekend for the first time since 2015. The Mariners came away from the competition at the… Continue reading

 

Homer teammates Josh Bradshaw (left) and Mose Hayes square off in the 152-pound championship Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at the Kachemak Conference wrestling tournament at Grace Christian High School in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer wrestling wins 4th straight region crown

There’s a reason why Saturday’s Kachemak Conference wrestling finals looked more like a Homer Mariners practice room than a tournament championship round. It’s because Homer’s… Continue reading

 

Mariners navigate to victory at Grace Grizzly Grappler Tourney

All things seemed just fine, like any other tournament. The final wrestler was about to weigh in, in what looked like a heck of a… Continue reading

Homer High School Mariner Seth Inama, top, wrestles with Kenai High School Kardinal Daemon Duniphin, bottom, in a meet held Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the Homer High School Alice Witte Gym in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Mariners beat Kardinals in Homer meet, celebrate seniors

The Mariners celebrated 10 wrestlers who plan to graduate this Spring on Wednesday night while they dueled the Kenai Kardinals. The Kardinals only travelled to… Continue reading

Homer High School Mariner Seth Inama, top, wrestles with Kenai High School Kardinal Daemon Duniphin, bottom, in a meet held Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the Homer High School Alice Witte Gym in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Soldotna wrestlers top Homer in dual meet

The Soldotna wrestling team celebrated senior night by defeating Homer 47-32 on Tuesday at Soldotna Prep, but the matchup with the most pedigree didn’t even… Continue reading

Homer wrestlers hold their own at Lancer Smith tournament

Homer’s wrestling team took 17th place last weekend in a large tournament held in Wasilla. The Mariners scored 42.5 points in the Lancer Smith Memorial… Continue reading

Homer wrestlers take fourth in Anchorage invite

Homer’s wrestling team nabbed fourth place at the ACS Denali Auto Glass Invite on Saturday at Anchorage Christian Schools. The Bethel Warriors won the event… Continue reading

Grace Christian’s Andrew Beveridge struggles to get away from Homer’s Wayne Newman during a dual meet between the two schools Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Grace Christian wrestlers top Homer in dual meet

Homer wrestlers suffered a loss last Thursday to the Grace Christian Grizzlies during a dual meet, before moving on to the Top Dog Invite at… Continue reading

Grace Christian’s Andrew Beveridge struggles to get away from Homer’s Wayne Newman during a dual meet between the two schools Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer wrestling takes 6th at Monster Bash tourney

The Homer wrestling team took sixth place at the Monster Bash Duals on Friday and Saturday in Anchorage. Homer lost to Colony 60-12, defeated Service… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Amanda Wylie inches closer to pinning Voznesenka wrestler Antonin Murachev during a Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 dual match between their two schools at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer wrestling wins Round Robin Rumble

Homer’s wrestling team proved its power over the weekend by taking the top spot in its own hosted event, the Round Robin Rumble. Held Saturday… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Amanda Wylie inches closer to pinning Voznesenka wrestler Antonin Murachev during a Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 dual match between their two schools at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Nikiski wrestlers win Luke Spruill Memorial Tournament

The Nikiski wrestling team got its season off to a promising start by winning the Luke Spruill Memorial Tournament on Saturday at Kenai Central High… Continue reading