The first game of the Homer High School Mariner football season was scheduled to be Saturday against Monroe Catholic High School in Fairbanks. However, that game has been canceled.
Instead, at noon Saturday the Mariners, coached by Josh Fraley, will scrimmage with the Voznesenka Cougars’ football team, coached by Justin Zank.
On Aug. 24, the Mariners will take on the Kodiak Bears in Homer.
The Mariners and Cougars will be sharing the HHS field this football season.
“We’re trying to work closely with them,” said Coach Fraley. “I’m trying to help them succeed.
Mark Casseri is Homer High School’s athletic director for the 2013-2014 school year.