Sports Briefs – August 14

The pink prevails
The 19th-annual Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic Breast Cancer Run will kick off Sunday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. at Bishop’s Beach.
This run/walk/stroll is a fundraiser to support breast cancer screening and women’s health services in Homer.
Register online to run at kbfpc.org or email a form to kbfpc@ak.net. You can also register to run or sponsor by contacting the clinic at 3959 Ben Walters Lane, or by calling 235-3436. Day-of registration and bib pick-up will start at Bishop’s Beach at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, and go until 10:30 a.m.

Golfers play ‘Rounds for the Rink’
Homer Hockey Association is holding an 18-hole best-ball scramble golf tournament this Saturday as a fundraiser for the hockey youth scholarship fund.
This annual event will take place at Shoreline Golf (formerly Lynx) on East End Road.
The sign-up time for the scramble is at 9 a.m., with the event starting at 10 a.m. Teams will consist of four-to-five players, with a maximum total of nine teams.
Cost for the scramble is $40 per player, and includes golf, food, prizes and fun. Call (360) 820-4762 to reserve your spot in the competition.
Proceeds benefit the Homer Hockey Association Scholarship Fund.

Halibut Derby remains status quo
Standings as of Aug. 12
2013 Jackpot Leader: 236.2 lbs. caught by Gene Jones of Bellevue, Iowa on July 25. Jones was fishing with Central Charters and Captain David Bayes aboard the F/V Grand Aleutian.

Taking it to extremes
A contingent of Homer’s extreme athletes took part in the Resurrection Pass Ultramarathon last Saturday. More than 50 runners gathered to participate, running either 50 or 100 miles across trails between Cooper Landing and Hope.
Stacy Buckalew, Elizabeth Roedl, Wil Roedl, Marty Evarts and Jimmy Neumayer participated in the 50-mile event. Buckalew was the first-place finisher among women, while Elizabeth Roedl placed second. Finish times were not available by press time.

Photo by John Anderson - Marty Everts, Elizabeth Roedl, Stacy Buckalew and Jimmy Neumayer pose after finishing a grueling 50-mile ultramarathon across Resurrection Pass on Saturday. Wil Roedl, who also raced, is not pictured.

Photo by John Anderson -
Marty Everts, Elizabeth Roedl, Stacy Buckalew and Jimmy Neumayer pose after finishing a grueling 50-mile ultramarathon across Resurrection Pass on Saturday. Wil Roedl, who also raced, is not pictured.

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