Chris Perk

  • This weekend, the Mariner Mat Team heads to Nikiski duals in the wake of a stunning victory at the ACS Invitational last week, showing the state of Alaska that they are the team to beat for the Small Schools Championship.  The ACS Invitational is the biggest small-schools shakedown of the year,...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:39am
  • The Mariner Mat Team followed up their 15-medal performance with an 11-medal performance at Seward’s King of the Mountain Tournament last week.  Homer dualed six times at the tournament and won each time. Jared Brant, 132 pounds, Timmy Woo, 152, Tristen Cook, 170, and freshman Jadin Mann, 285...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:57am
  • The Mariner Wrestling team could be accused of not sharing with others last weekend after winning 15 medals en route to a solid second-place finish at the Best Western Bidarka’s Round Robin Rumble. With 178 points, the Marinersi finished  behind the top 4A team in the state: the South Anchora...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:04am
  • Homer will host the Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble this weekend. Wrestling begins at 5 p.m. Friday night with duals. Action on Saturday starts at 10:30 a.m. for an individual tourney which runs until 4:30 p.m.  This weekend’s action follows trips to Bethel and Kenai, where the Marine...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:37am
  • Four Mariner mat men travelled to Reno for the 20th anniversary of the Reno Tournament of Champions, titled “The Toughest Tournament in America.” The top three placers in each weight class earn All-American status. ...

    Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:39pm
  • Wrestling in the State Championship Finals is a big deal. Lights go out, music cranks up and the spotlight illuminates just you and your opponent in a 40-foot diameter circle. Some people love being the center of attention, others not so much....

    Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:47am
  • For the second season in a row, the Homer Mariner wrestling team will be sending 10 wrestlers to the boys state tournament. In addition, the team also will be sending two girls to the first-ever all state girls tournament....

    Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:29pm
  • The Mariners wrestling team traveled to Kenai for the Luke Spruill Memorial Tourney on Nov. 25. Nikiski, Soldotna and host team Kenai were present.  Homer finished fourth with 68 points; Kenai won with 97. Mariner Sean Blaine beat Austin Ozburn of Nikiski to earn a championship at 98 pounds. A ...

    Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:59am
  • Battling some of the fiercest competition in the state is just what the Mariners have been thriving on all season. The Lancer Smith Memorial wrestling tournament held Friday and Saturday in Palmer was loaded with multiple state champs and placers from each division, lived up to its reputation as the...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:29am
  • Danny Rios has wrestled for the Mariners the past three years. This season the senior had second thoughts.  Getting a job and focusing on his academics began to be a priority. However, the Homer High School wrestling team needed a 220-pounder and with Danny Rios’ brother, Jaime Rios, being th...

    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:08pm

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