Youth Sports

  • BY ANNA FROST STAFF WRITER Homer kids and adults spent an afternoon wading in the mud on July 17, finding relief from temperatures that reached the high 60s. The 2016 Mud Wallow at Cottonwood Park honored the late-Carmen Field, who helped found Nature Rocks. The muddy Homerites gathered at the wall...

    Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:56am
  • Two years ago, Nianiella Dorvall left her hometown of Nikolaevsk to attend Skagit Valley College in the state of Washington, making her Nikolaevsk School’s first female to play basketball at the college level. This June, Dorvall graduated with an associate degree in biology, a 3.97 grade point ave...

    Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:03pm
  • Homer Wilderness Leaders (HoWL) is offering six expeditions across Kachemak Bay, six day-long trips hiking and stand-up paddle boarding, and eight Discounted Rates for Boys and Girls (DiRtBaG) Service Corps days during June and July.  “Even if you have done one of these trips with HoWL before...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 5:58pm
  • Mariner baseball won one game and lost two while at the regional tournament on Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27. Homer’s varsity team made it to the third round – battling Kenai in the second-place quarterfinals on Friday afternoon – but the loss to the Kardinals by one run spelled the end ...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 5:45pm
  • 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
  • Homer took second place in the Region III/3A girls meet, falling just behind the individual power of Anchorage Christian Schools. The championship meet was held Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22 at Colony High School. Homer’s boys took fifth place at the meet. “Our deficit is in throwing becau...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:03am
  • After finishing their two final conference games in Kodiak with two wins, the Mariners softball team are set to go to state as the No. 1 seed for the Northern Lights Conference. Homer’s win against Kodiak on Tuesday broke the Mariner’s tie with Soldotna High School, placing them in first, said H...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:58am
  • Mariner baseball recognized its four seniors — Kyle Johnson, Greg Smith, Michael Swoboda and James Webber — before their victorious final home game on Thursday, May 19, against Kenai Central High School.  “It’s kind of bittersweet. It was great to go out with a win but its going to be k...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:58am
  • The Homer boys and girls track and field teams came in third overall at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Championships on Saturday, May 14. Homer’s track and field team will next take on the Colony Region Championship on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21.   The boys earned second place in severa...

    Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:34am

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