Homer Sports and Outdoors

  • Extend your reach. Hang on tight. Jump high. Those all could be skills any athlete would want to develop for traditional sports, but crawl like a seal? In a demonstration of Native Youth Olympics last Thursday at Homer Middle Schools by Sam Strange and David Thomas of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, ...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:36pm
  • It WILL snow. Do not fear it. Our environment needs water and snow is one way to get it. However much we get won’t last long. Think of it as adding nitrogen to the soil. Think of it as a plus. Or don’t think about it at all.  The greenhouse is providing sufficient shelter for the tomatoes, ...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:02am
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    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:21pm
  • In honor of the late Steve Wolfe, founder of the club, Popeye Wrestling will be holding three tournaments Friday and Saturday at Homer High School.  Action gets under way at 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday.  Friday’s competition will include a folkstyle tournament as well as War of th...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:18pm
  • Spring is in the air and excitement is building for Homer High School’s 2015 track and field season. Although both the girls and boys track teams are young, Coach Bill Steyer is optimistic.  “We’ve got really good numbers this year, with forty kids on the roster, and it’s building every...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:17pm
  • While the Kachemak Swim Club Kings were leading going into the 13-and-over relays on Saturday at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center, the Soldotna Silver Salmon used their depth in the older age groups to overtake the Kings for the team victory, finishing with 449 points to the Kings’ 442.5.  Third...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:15pm
  • The Lady Mariners’ end-of-season winning streak stalled out at the state championships in Anchorage last weekend, with losses to Hutchison and ACS bringing the Region III Champions’ eventful season to a close.  “They were crushed,” said the Mariners’ head coach, Chad Felice, of his pl...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:55am
  • You can call them the Seldovia Sea Otters boys basketball team and you’d be correct. Better yet, and equally correct, they also can be called the 1A State basketball champions. In a final tournament game against the Scammon Bay Eagles at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage on March 18, the Ott...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:52am
  • There will be plenty of action at the Kevin Bell Arena as 10 teams and about 120 skaters take to the ice this weekend in the annual Ash Cup Men’s Hockey Tournament. Teams from Homer, Anchorage, Kenai and Soldotna will compete for the Ash Cup, so named after Augustine erupted one year during the to...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:50am
  • The Kachemak Swim Club will have its last home meet of the season on Saturday.  The South Central Area Sprint Champs will feature teams from Kodiak, Soldotna, Kenai and Seward as well as the Kachemak Swim Club.  About 225 athletes are expected for the competition that will run from 10:15 a...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:48am

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