Adult Sports

  • Riptide undefeated  in city hoops league Game 1 of the Homer City Basketball League’s third week was a stunning victory for Riptide against the Splash Bros — 63 to 34. Riptide’s Fred Dickerson was the game’s high scorer with 21 points. Game 2 was a litt...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:57am
  • For most people in Homer, cold weather suggests that it might be time to stop hanging around the Spit for the season.  But at the Kevin Bell Arena, winter winds this weekend meant the fun was just beginning. More than 50 people from all over Alaska plunged onto the frozen rink on Friday, Saturd...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:53am
  • Week 2 of the Homer City Basketball League kicked off with a close game between the Slammin’ Salmon and K-12 on Monday night. K-12 were the winners, with Brandon Young scoring 12 of the team’s 45 points to the Salmon’s 42. In Game No. 2, Riptide’s Fred Dickerson was the high scorer, bringing...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:04am
  • The Homer City League started a new season Monday night, with Game No. 1 between ABI and The Splash Bros earning “Game of the Week” honors. ABI won the game, 39-35. After ABI took a 14-point lead, The Splash Bros made a late comeback to make it close game. ABI, however, held on for the close win...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:38am
  • 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
  • Kevin Bell Arena opens Sept. 21 Homer’s community ice rink, the Kevin Bell Ice Arena on the Homer Spit, opens for its 10th season on Sept. 21 with hockey, broomball, curling and figure skating for every age. For information on how to register for programs and the event calendar, v...

    Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:36am
  • One of Homer’s newest sports might have a funny name, but pickleball has become a great sport accessible to all ages.  It’s played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton-sized court with an oversized ping pong paddle and a whiffle ball. It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping p...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:31am
  • Homer’s Michael Houghton can still remember the first hole fellow Homer resident Chris Morin played at the Kenai Golf Course about 10 years ago. Morin’s initial swipe at the notoriously penal layout was a duck hook that ended up on the tee box of the ninth hole. “I thought, I’m glad I have a...

    Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:18am
  • The pool echoes with excitement as soon as families hustle in for American Red Cross morning lessons. It is a busy place. There are three groups each morning and just as one session finishs up and a new one rushes in and huddles in a line on the bench at the shallow end of the pool....

    Thu, 08/13/2015 - 9:08am
  • Down East Saloon and Homer Events sponsor the second-annual Alaska Open Human Foosball Competition on Aug. 29 at Down East. Last year’s champions from the Maverick Bar will defend their title.  “Homer Events is famous for making weird things happen at their events, so teams are encouraged t...

    Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:20am

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