Homer's Stacey Borgman and her partner Mary Obidinski took first place last weekend in the women's lightweight double at the U.S. Rowing National Selection Trials in Merit Lake, N.J. The victory sends the pair to compete for the U.S. at in the World Cup races in July at Lucerne, Switzerland. A top six finish in Lucerne would advance Borgman and Obidinski on to the World Championships in Seville, Spain.
Mariners host hoop camp
The Homer Mariner Basketball Camp last week drew more than 80 players from across Alaska as Homer coach Billy Day and University of Washington assistant Ken Bone ran individual and team programs.
Starting on Thursday, teams from Nome, Bethel, Seldovia, Nikiski, Ninilchik, Nikolaevsk, Skyview, Soldotna and Homer competed for the camp championship, with Nome grabbing the title with a win over Homer.
Homer girls offer camp
The Homer High School girls basketball team will host a skills camp June 24-28 for third- to ninth-grade players.
Instruction will cover shooting, dribbling and passing fundamentals as well as offensive and defensive skills.
The $50 camp will be divided by age group, with grades 3-6 starting at 9 a.m. and 7-9 starting at 1 p.m. each day.
Call Mark Mahan at 235-3984 for more details or sign up with Daryl Farrens at Community Schools 235-6090.
Proceeds will help send the Mariners to a team camp in Fairbanks.
Run raises funds, spirits
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics event in Homer on May 18 raised $1,182 for Special Olympics Alaska. The event was one of 16 held simultaneously around the state that raised closed to $100,000 combined.
HHS seeks pool manager
The Homer High School pool needs a manager. People interested in applying for the position should get an application, a resume and three letters of recommendation to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.
The position is seasonal, running from Aug. 12 through Nov. 9. For more information call Chris Perk at 235-4628 or 299-1330