Homer Sports and Outdoors

Free skate happens Sunday

The community is invited to celebrate Kevin Bell Day 2017 and another great season at the ice rink with a free community skate.

The free skate is from 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the Kevin Bell Arena on the Homer Spit Road.

The free use of rental skates is included.

Josh Chelf wins 100 km Homer Epic; Jill Simek is top woman finisher

In the Homer Epic held last Saturday, bicyclist Josh Chelf won the 100 km event with a time of 6 hours, 21 minutes and 30 seconds. Jill Simek was the top woman finisher and second-place overall, finshing just 6 seconds behind Chelf with a time of 6:21:36, also biking. Thirty contestants raced in 50k and 100k events on skis or bikes starting from McNeil Canyon Elementary School.

KSC Kings swim big at End of the Road Meet

The Kachemak Swim Club Kings hosted their annual End of the Road invite at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center Feb. 10-11. Notching first place finishes for the Kings were Luke Nelson (4), Madison Story (4), Carly Nelson (3), Lauren Kuhns (3), Elsa Milne (3), Hazel Pearson (3), Abigail George (3), Kate Moseley (3), Timmy Cissney (3), Clayton Arndt (2), Kira Milne (2), Ella Blanton-Yourkowski (2), Jai Badajos (2), Lia Jacobsen (2), Wynne Reed (2), Brady Coppo (2), Makayla Sarsfield (2), and one each for Adeline Berry, Luke Nollar, Kaylin Anderson, Faith Overson, Nathan Overson, Skyler Rodriguez and Hartley Miller.

Community recreation schedule

Jan. 5: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Jan. 5: Weight room at HHS weight room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Jan. 5: Pickleball at HERC gym, 6-8 p.m.

Jan. 5: Pick up basketball at HHS gym, 6-8 p.m.

Jan. 5: Pick up volleyball at HHS gym, 8-10 p.m.

Jan. 6: Morning basketball at Homer Middle School gym, 6-7 a.m.

Jan. 6: Youth indoor soccer at HERC gym (fourth-seventh grade), 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Community recreation schedule

Dec. 29: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Dec. 29: Weight room at HHS weight room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Dec. 29: Pickleball at HERC gym, 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 29: Basketball at HHS gym, 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 29: Volleyball at HHS gym, 8-10 p.m.

Dec. 30: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 p.m.

Dec. 30: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Dec. 30: Youth indoor soccer at HERC gym (fourth-seventh grade), 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Dec. 30: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-8 p.m.

Dec. 30: Indoor pick up soccer at HHS gym, 6-10 p.m.

Skiers show up in force for Ski Your Age

Though 61 skiers signed up for the Ski Your Age event on Monday, Dec. 26, more showed up, making a total of about 80 skiers on the trails between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Overall, the conditions made for a fun day for all, said Janna Davis in a press release.

“Lookout Mountain did not get the rain that we saw in town and our groomers worked their magic as they always do so that we all had amazing trails to ski on,” Davis said.

Pete Alexson, who skied 72 kilometers, clocked in the most distance of the day.

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Ski Your Age or more!

Community recreation schedule

Dec. 22: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Dec. 22: Weight room at HHS weight room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Dec. 22: Pickleball at HERC gym, 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 22: Basketball at HHS gym, 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 22: Volleyball at Homer Middle School gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dec. 23: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 p.m.

Dec. 23: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Dec. 23: Youth indoor soccer at HERC gym (fourth-seventh grade), 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Dec. 23: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-8 p.m.

Community Recreation Schedule

Dec. 8: Weight room at Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Dec. 8: Weight room at HHS weight room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Dec. 8: Pickleball at HERC gym, 6-8 p.m.

Dec. 8: Basketball at HHS gym, 8-9:30 p.m.

Dec. 8: Volleyball at Homer Middle School gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dec. 9: Morning basketball at HMS gym, 6-7 p.m.

Dec. 9: Weight room at HHS weight room, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dec. 9: Youth indoor soccer at HERC gym (fourth-seventh grade), 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Dec. 9: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-8 p.m.

Community Recreation Schedule

Nov. 23: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 a.m.

Nov. 23: Weight room at HHS weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Nov. 23: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 23: Zumba at HHS Green Room, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Nov. 23: Weight room at HHS weight room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Nov. 23: Gymnastics at HHS mat room, 6-8 p.m.

Nov. 23: Women’s pick up basketball at HMS gym, 7-9 p.m.

Nov. 23: Indoor pick up soccer at HHS gym, 8-10 p.m.

Nov. 24: Canceled: Weight room in Homer High School weight room

Community Recreation Schedule

Nov. 17: Weight room in Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Nov. 17: Morning indoor soccer in Homer High School gym, 6-7 a.m.

Nov. 17: Weight room in HHS Weight Room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Nov. 17: Basketball at HHS gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Nov. 17: Volleyball at Homer Middle School gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Nov. 18: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 a.m.

Nov. 18: Weight room at HHS weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Nov. 18: Bruins basketball at HERC gym, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Nov. 18: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-7:30 p.m.

High school sports highlights

Upcoming events

Homer High School

Hockey plays South, East and Lathrop at MTA Event Center in Palmer on Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. and Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.

• Wrestling competes in duals against Barrow at home for Homer wrestling’s Senior Night on Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. Wrestling travels to Nikiski for Nikiski Duals on Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. and Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.

In review

Homer High School

Hockey

Community recreation schedule

Nov. 10: Weight room in Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Nov. 10: Morning indoor soccer in Homer High School gym, 6-7 a.m.

Nov. 10: Weight room in HHS Weight Room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Nov. 10: Basketball at HHS gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Nov. 10: Volleyball at Homer Middle School gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Nov. 11: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 a.m.

Nov. 11: Weight room at HHS weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Nov. 11: Bruins basketball at HERC gym, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Nov. 11: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-7:30 p.m.

Snowboarder comes home before world competition

Davey Baird, who grew up in Homer, is preparing for a snowboarding season different from any one in previous years. After qualifying for a spot on the Freeride World Tour, Baird will set off in January to Chamonix, France, to compete against top snowboarders from around the world.

A fundraiser at Alice’s Champagne Palace Saturday, Nov. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. aims to help him raise money to cover his travel expenses, which include flights to and from Europe, food and lodging in between competitions.

Community Recreation Schedule

Oct. 27: Weight room in Homer High School weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Oct. 27: Morning indoor soccer in Homer High School gym, 6-7 a.m.

Oct. 27: Weight room in HHS Weight Room, 5:30-8 p.m.

Oct. 27: Basketball at HHS gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Oct. 27: Cancelled: Volleyball at Homer Middle School gym, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Oct. 28: Morning basketball at HHS gym, 6-7 a.m.

Oct. 28: Weight room at HHS weight room, 6-7:30 a.m.

Oct 28: Bruins basketball at HERC gym, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Oct. 28: Pickle ball at HERC gym, 5-7:30 p.m.

Community invited to try new biking, running trail

The (F)all Out Fun Ride (and Run) on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. will be the first event on the full mile Rollin’ Coal trail at Diamond Creek State Recreation Area. Participants are welcome to stay all day or come for a few loops, as the event is based on time trials, said Catriona Reynolds. The event is free, though donations for continued trail building are encouraged.

Some of the funds raised will be used to create signage about trail usage and etiquette, Catriona said. An outhouse was recently built near the start of the trail, just in time for the event.

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