Homer Sports and Outdoors

  • As a serious snow dump looms tantalizingly close on the horizon, the Mariner ski team is geared up and ready for it. The team, which practices as a co-ed group of more than 20 members, has entered their fourth week of dry-land practice, and is looking ahead to their upcoming races. “We’re all re...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:27am
  • In their first State competition since 2003, the Homer High Mariner volleyball team scored a fifth-place finish and received the academic achievement award for a collective 3.84 grade point average.  “Many of these players are in upper level courses, such as AP classes. They miss a lot of sch...

    Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:08am
  • Bundle up against the keep-the-ice-frozen temps of the Kevin Bell Arena and prepare for some “hot hockey action” this weekend as the Homer Mariners take on teams from Houston, Bartlett and SoHi in the three-day End of the Road Shootout.  “These teams represent different areas — Anchorag...

    Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:34am
  • The Bruins Basketball, for first- and second-grade boys and girls, began this week, and continues through Dec. 1. It meets at the Paul Banks Elementary School gym at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 24 and Dec. 1 and 2. For more information, call Merlin Cordes, 299-0303....

    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:57pm
  • Mother Nature pulled a fast one on Tuesday’s scheduled volleyball games in Seldovia. With the ferry unable to dock in Homer, the Nikolaevsk Warrior’s mixed six volleyball team, both junior varsity and varsity, was unable to travel to the south side of Kachemak Bay to play the Seldovia Otters. Ne...

    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:57pm
  • Homer Hockey Association Bantam C team, coached by Steve Nevak, were the champions of the Fall Frost Tournament in Palmer last weekend. They beat the Wasilla Jr. Avalanche 5-2 in championship play on Sunday. ...

    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:54pm
  • Danny Rios has wrestled for the Mariners the past three years. This season the senior had second thoughts.  Getting a job and focusing on his academics began to be a priority. However, the Homer High School wrestling team needed a 220-pounder and with Danny Rios’ brother, Jaime Rios, being th...

    Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:08pm
  • By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer A multi-school mixed-six volleyball invitational tournament at Nikolaevsk Nov. 7-8 ended with Nikolaevsk taking first place and the Kodiak EES team in second. “Kodiak beat us in five sets at our last tournament taking first place, so it ...

    Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:36pm
  • Three Mariner swimmers — Remi Nagle, Lauren Kuhns and Greg Smith — and two divers — Ian Hall and Annali Metz — competed at State championships at Bartlett High School in Anchorage last week.  Nagle swam two events, the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly. Kuhns swam the 500 freestyle and Smi...

    Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:35pm
  • For the 38th year, Al Aska Shriners sponsored the annual North-South Classic, an opportunity for senior football athletes from around the state to join forces in one last football game of the season. Representing the Mariners were Sheldon Hutt, Patrick Rainwater, Collin MacCampbell, Connor Seay and ...

    Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:33pm

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