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Story last updated at 6:53 PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Sports Briefs

Broomball showdown Saturday

Alaska State Broomball tournament will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kevin Bell Arena. Homer's formidable broomballers meet teams from Anchorage, Bethel and possibly the upper Kenai Peninsula.

Soccer parent meeting scheduled

A parent meeting for summer competitive soccer program will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 5 in Homer High School room B103. Comp soccer teams for boys and girls ages 10-15 begins in May, with travel to tournaments in Anchorage. Every team must have a parent manager to participate. For more information, visit the Soccer Association of Homer website at homersoccer.com or email homersoccer@gmail.com.

Ice rink holds end-of-season event

The hockey program at the end of the road will welcome youth players from the top of the world April 7-11. Barrow is bringing at least 15 squirts and 15 pee wee hockey players to play against Homer teams.

The fourth annual Kevin Bell Day at the Kevin Bell Arena will be April 9. The day is a celebration of life, sportsmanship and family fun, and will include games on ice, a mixed age skills contest and food. Visit www.homerhockey.org for more information or call 235-2647. Discounted early bird registration for the 2011-2012 hockey season will be offered for $100 on April 9 only. Call Kim, the registrar, at 235-5695 or email homrdugr@alaska.net.

Wrestlers compete in Anchorage

Popeye Wrestling Club wrestlers excelled at the Battle Cats Freestyle Tournament at Service High School in Anchorage last Saturday, with more first place awards than any other standing. Austin Shafford, wrestling in the Intermediate-63-65 class; Evan Crump, Intermediate-68-69; Wayne Newman, Intermediate-76-77; Jadin Mann, Intermediate-121-133; Teddy Croft, Novice 80-84; Brendon Fenex, Novice 110-119; Gavril Kalugin, School Boy/Girl 90-96; Calvin Johnson, Cadet 89-99; and Mitch Wyatt, Junior 168-185 claimed first place. Peyton Edens, Bantam-33-43, and Ian Stovall, Intermediate-57-60, both wrestled to second place. Three Popeyes took third: Cole Bernier, Intermediate-80 -84; Tristen Cook, Novice 91-98; and Collin MacCampbell, Cadet 89-99. Kyle Wells, Novice 99-107; Cody Macy, School Boy/Girl 103-107; and Larry Croft, Junior 208-220 took fourth.

Popeye team high-point earners include Teddy Croft, Brendon Fenex and Mitch Wyatt, each with 26 team points; Gavril Kalugin with 24; Tristen Cook with 16.5; Calvin Johnson with 16; Wells and Macy have scored 14; and Larry Croft has scored 11.

Anchor Kings wrestlers also placed well in the tournament. Jae Spence, Novice 162, took first and Samuel Mireles, School Boy 139-143, took second.Jadzia Martin, School Boy/Girl 87-91; Luciano Fasulo Novice 69-71; and Wyatt Harshfield, School Boy 147-154, took fourth.

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Ice car racers keep rallying

The Homer Racing Association held its10th day of ice racing on the Beluga Lake track last Sunday. Cars 24 and 88 are tied for first i n the stock division. Car 10 leads the modified, though nos. 32, 25 and 91 had a strong day. Mike Brooks maintains his lead in the pitman stock division. In second and third places, Cordell Celtic and Kyle Martin posted 50 and 35 points, respectively, for the day. In Pitman mod, Phil Celtic came within eight points of leader Dean Ravin. Third place Michelle Drake broke the 300-mark. Drake leads the powderpuff mod division with 362 points. In stock powderpuff, Faith Schade leads with 315 points. Sienna Rucker holds on to second place in both powderpuff divisions.

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