Sports Calendar- Sept. 2

Friday, Sept. 4 • HHS Cross country in Kodiak, TBA • Varsity Volleyball in Seward, 1 p.m. • HMS soccer, 3:30 and 5 p.m., HHS turf • Varsity Football at Seward, 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 • HHS Swim Team Triathlon, 8 a.m. • Varsity Volleyball Tourney in Seward • Cross country in Kodiak, TBA […]

Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby – Sept. 2

Standings as of Sept. 1 Derby leader Linda Scott of Bloomington, Minn., has to hold on just 13 more days to claim the 2015 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby. The derby ends Sept. 15, and Scott continues to sit atop the leader board with her with her 224.4-pound flat fish. Linda was fishing with Deepstrike Sportfishing […]

Bulldogs maul Mariners in first conference showdown

The Homer Mariner football team continues to press on through a difficult season, despite their latest stomping from conference rival Nikiski on Saturday. The Bulldogs rushed for 352 yards, and took advantage of a number of Homer mistakes and penalties to  earn the 50-18 win. The two teams have met before in playoff situations, but […]

Mariners dominate at own Invitational XC meet

• Homer girls take the top five spots in the varsity competition By Sean Pearson Homer Tribune If you were wondering whether long-distance runners use their time pounding the pavement to solve complex math equations or metaphysical conundrums, you will be happy to know that Dr. Ashley Samson, an associate professor of kinesiology at California […]

Cougars’ 13-man team survives brutal Seahawk bludgeoning

Not many good things happened for the Voznesenka Cougars in Saturday’s 6-32 thrashing by the Seward Seahawks. The Cougars hosted the Seahawks on the turf at Homer High School, and didn’t hesitate to put their 13-man roster up against a much bigger Seward squad.
They took quite a few hard knocks in the process.

Trowbridge steps down after 14 years as Homer Volleyball head coach

Homer Lady Mariner (now) assistant volleyball coach Beth Trowbridge calls this her “season of transition.” The change is bittersweet.
After more than a decade as head coach for Homer volleyball teams, Trowbridge made the difficult decision to transition out of the program, turning the head coaching position over to Pam Rugloski this season.
Ironically, Trowbridge took over the program from Rugloski (formerly Newton) 14 years ago.

Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby – Aug. 26

Linda Scott of Bloomington, Minn. continues to hold onto the lead in the 2015 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby with the 224.4-pound flat fish she landed on July 10. Linda was fishing with Deepstrike Sportfishing and Captain David Bayes aboard the F/V Grand Aleutian. August Tags: • Bryce Johnson, Homer: Won $500 for a tagged halibut […]

Sports Calendar – Aug. 26

Friday, Aug, 28 • Varsity Volleyball at Kotzebue • Homer Invitational XC Meet, 3 p.m.   Saturday, Aug. 29        • Varsity Volleyball at Kotzebue • Voznesenka Football at HHS v Seward, 10 a.m. • HHS JV Football at home v Nikiski, 1 p.m. • Varsity Football at home v Nikiski, 4 p.m.

Mariner XC runners open season at Tsalteshi Trails

Homer High School’s cross-country season kicked off on Saturday, as the team traveled to Soldotna to compete in the 2015 Tsalteshi Invitational.
In a field of some 300 runners from a variety of different-sized schools around the state, both Homer girls and boys teams finished first in the 1-2-3A division.
“We beat Grace Christian and it rang a couple of bells,” said Jared Brant, Homer’s top finisher among boys. “We were all shocked, but I think it was a good wake-up call for the team.
Brant, a junior, completed the 5k race in a time of 17 minutes, 24 seconds for an overall 31st-place finish among nearly 150 runners.

Sports Briefs – Aug. 26

Albright, Illg lead Homer at Lost Lake Distance runner Heather Albright led the way among Homer athletes at Saturday’s Lost Lake Run in Seward, finishing 51st among a field of more than 450 female athletes. Albright finished the 16-mile course of U.S. Forest Service trails in 2 hours, 34 minutes and 49 seconds. Fellow Homer […]

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