Joey Klecka

  • The sport of cross-country running is often a numbers game when it comes to team battles, so Saturday’s boys-girls championship sweep by the Homer Mariners in the Class 1-2-3A division was one to cherish. For a town of just over 5,000 having to battle Anchorage schools like Grace and Anchorage Chr...

    Thu, 10/06/2016 - 3:45pm
  • The Kenai Peninsula showed up in droves to take on the state’s fastest, strongest and most agile athletes Friday and Saturday at the state track and field championships at Dimond Alumni Field in Anchorage. In the end, three event victories went to peninsula entrants in the Class 4A meet and eight ...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 5:32pm
  • Both boys and girls teams for the Homer High Mariners lost to Colony on Thursday, May 19, ending the Mariner’s soccer season before reaching states. While the girls lost in a shutout with six points on them, the boys gave Colony a run for the win.   Colony boys 1, Homer 0 &nb...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:07am
  • Another collegiate hoops team is getting a Warrior. Megan Hickman, a five-year starter for the Class 1A Nikolaevsk girls, put pen to paper April 13 in front of a crowd of friends and family members and signed her commitment to play college basketball at the Division II University of Alaska Fairbanks...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 9:21am
  • It had been 25 years since the Homer Mariners had a girls basketball team appear in a state championship game, and a semifinal win Friday changed that. As for the state crown itself, well, that’ll have to wait another year. The Homer girls fell 49-26 to the Barrow Whalers in a matchup of the top t...

    Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:07pm
  • The Ninilchik girls sent out their senior class with victory Saturday at the Class 1A state tournament consolation championship at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. The Nikolaevsk girls also went out winners Saturday, topping Shishmaref 50-45 in overtime for fourth place in the 1A tourney. Fo...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 9:19am
  • Every one of the eight state championship basketball banners that hang in the Ninilchik School gymnasium were earned by the school’s girls squads. Scooch over a bit, Dan Leman. Another banner is about to join you. The Ninilchik boys claimed their first ever state crown Saturday with a thrilling 41...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 9:11am
  • With a win and a loss at the March 11 and 12 regions games under their belt, the Homer girls varsity basketball team will make their way to Anchorage for the state competition on March 24-26. The girls are the number two seed overall going into the state tournament, and are still the number one seed...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:04am
  • Tired, disheveled, a bit banged up, but with joyous expressions on their faces, the Ninilchik girls basketball squad celebrated Friday night like the old days. After seeing Cook Inlet Academy and Nikolaevsk exchange the Peninsula Conference crown the past several years, the Wolverines were beginning...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 1:08pm
  • The Mariners girls basketball team scored a nonconference win over the Kenai Kardinals Tuesday evening, led by the 19 points by senior Madison Akers. Kenai junior Lara Creighton matched that with 19 points of her own in the Kardinals loss, which dropped them to 1-7 overall for the season. Homer move...

    Thu, 01/07/2016 - 10:06am

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