Youth Sports

Homer softball team earns honors

Homer High School freshman Hannah Hatfield made the All-Tournament Team for Division II girls softball in the state. The Homer girls team received the Academic… Continue reading


State softball: Homer goes quietly with walkoff loss

The Homer Mariners will have to wait another year for that elusive and overdue state softball title after a double-elimination day at the Division II… Continue reading


No. 7 seed Palmer wins Southcentral baseball title

In a wacky Southcentral Conference baseball tournament in Homer, one trend was solid — power gravitated to the north. Palmer personified both traits of the… Continue reading


Homer boys track team takes second, girls take fourth at state tourney

Emily Pieh knew the moment the 2.2-pound discus flew out of her hand, it was going to be a big one. Friday afternoon at Machetanz… Continue reading

Kenai boys win semifinal over Homer

The Kenai Central boys are back in a state championship final, and they intend to finish what they started two years ago. The Kardinals punched… Continue reading

Friday boys semis: Kenai, Homer advance to state

Homer boys coach Warren Waldorf was nervous the night before Friday’s Peninsula Conference tournament semifinals clash with Soldotna on the Stars home field. At 62… Continue reading

Homer girls, Soldotna girls grab Region III titles

The Soldotna girls won a Region III-Division I girls title Friday and Saturday at Houston High School, while the Homer girls defended their Region III-Division… Continue reading

Kenai girls clinch state spot with tight semi win over Homer

On the heels of two incredibly tight regular season contests, the Kenai Central and Homer girls knew Friday’s Peninsula Conference semifinal could go either way.… Continue reading

Kenai boys, SoHi girls win region soccer titles

It may be a restructured conference, but a three-peat is still a three-peat. The Kenai Central boys won a third straight region tournament with a… Continue reading

Weekly sports highlights

Upcoming events: Soccer: The girls soccer team plays Voznesenka tonight at 6 p.m. in Homer. They will also host Palmer at 2 p.m. on Saturday.… Continue reading

Homer track takes second in borough-wide meet

The Soldotna girls and boys track teams repeated as champions Saturday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough track and field meet at Soldotna High School. The… Continue reading

Homer baseball knocks off SoHi

The Homer Mariners took another step to clinching a strong seed in the region baseball tournament with an 8-6 victory Wednesday night over Soldotna. Homer… Continue reading

Weekly sports highlights

Upcoming events: Soccer: Both soccer teams will compete this weekend in the Region III Championships held at Soldotna High School. the action starts tonight and… Continue reading

Kenai soccer earns win, draw against Homer

With an 11-game unbeaten streak hanging in the balance, Kenai Central senior Zack Tuttle made sure the Kardinals boys’ dream season continued as planned. Tuttle… Continue reading

Soccer teams lose to Ketchikan in non-conference action

The dark clouds, rain and hail that plagued Homer last week held off just enough for two soccer games against Ketchikan last Friday. The stormy… Continue reading

Homer clubs SoHi softball

The Homer Mariners brought the bats and Mother Nature did the rest. On a day when gusty winds challenged fielders to catch a pop-up, the… Continue reading

SoHi sweeps Kenai Invite track titles

Get the brooms out, the Stars are in town. The Soldotna track and field teams rolled to team crowns Saturday at the Kenai Invitational at… Continue reading

Weekly sports highlights

Upcoming events: Soccer: The boys varsity soccer team will play Ketchikan at home starting at 6 p.m. Friday, and will play Kenai in an away… Continue reading

Homer Invite results

Two major knee surgeries is tough to come back from, but Saturday afternoon at the Homer Invitational, Soldotna sophomore Ituau Tuisuaula proved adversity is just… Continue reading

Soldotna baseball beats Homer in opener for both teams

The host Soldotna baseball team defeated Homer 8-1 on Monday in the season opener for both teams. Soldotna coach Robb Quelland said his team has… Continue reading