Youth Sports

  • Homer’s girls varsity basketball team notched a Southcentral Conference victory against Seward on Friday, Jan. 29. Boys varsity faced Seward as well, but experienced a loss. Both the girls and boys teams will travel back to Seward for a tournament, starting today when they face Glennallen at 3 and...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:34am
  • The Mariner hockey team crushed the competition on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the last home game of the season, shutting down Kenai Central High 7-2.  Following the win, the Mariners will play in regions at the Sport Center in Soldotna beginning today. They play Soldotna High School at 4 p.m. If the...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:33am
  • The Wolverines settled for a split Tuesday evening at home against the Warriors in Peninsula Conference action. The Ninilchik boys toppled Nikolaevsk 64-54, sending the Warriors to their first conference loss of the season. Ninilchik exploded out of the gates with 28 points, led by 13 from Austin Wh...

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:03am
  • The Mariners came out 1-1 in a two-game series against Bartlett last weekend. Friday’s game saw a 4-3 overtime Mariner victory, which was the second game won in a row that week by the hockey team. However, luck turned on Saturday, and Bartlett defeated the Mariners with a score of 5-3. Though Bart...

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:01am
  • Though the girls varsity basketball game on Friday, Jan. 22, started off with Nikiski points, it ended with a Mariner victory. However the boys fell to their opponents, despite a strong first quarter. Girls: Mariners 43, Bulldogs 33 The girls team finished off Nikiski with a final s...

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:58am
  • Homer High School’s Nordic ski team had skiers in the mix at the Besh Cup last weekend, representing Kachemak Nordic Race Development Team. Conditions on the slopes made for good racing, according to two of Homer’s skiers, sophomores Sarah Wolf and Jacob Davis....

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:45am
  • Mariner hockey competed in three conference games this past weekend, facing off against Palmer on Jan. 14, Colony on Jan. 15 and Wasilla on Jan. 16.  All three games ended in losses for Homer, but the Mariners redeemed themselves with a 3-2 win over Soldotna on Jan. 19. (See related story, ...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:54am
  • Homer’s Nordic ski team raced in Wasilla’s Rally in the Valley race at Government Peak on Jan. 15 and 16, where the temperatures in the high-teens to mid-20s and sunny skies made for ideal conditions on the trails.  The girls placed well in their classes, with senior Rachel Ellert taking se...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:52am
  • Kevin Bell Arena filled up with 83 women from Healy, Anchorage, Kenai, Homer, Wasilla and Soldotna, ready to play hockey. This year’s winter jamboree tournament theme, Villains and Heroes, saw team names such as “Wrap-A-Round Witches” while players warmed up in superhero capes.  The Goal ...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:50am
  • Saturday, the Soldotna hockey team defeated Colony 6-2 to knock the Knights out of a first-place tie in the North Star Conference. Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, the Stars lost 3-2 in overtime to Homer, which entered the game 0-8 in NSC play. It could be a doozy of a conference hoc...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:49am

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