German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Homer Head Wrestling Coach Chris Perk is hoping those words ring true as his Mariners head to Nikiski this weekend to compete in the 2013 Kachemak Conference Championships. The M’s haven’t had a particularly good run lately.
Meet your Mariner roundballers The Homer Mariner Boys and Girls basketball teams invite the community to a night of “Meet the Mariners” on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in the gym. The evening acts as a fundraiser for the boys basketball program, and features a soup and bread dinner for $5 per person, as […]
In Monday evening’s first — and arguably most exciting City League basketball game of the night — the Home Run Oil Titans survived a stellar second-half comeback by the Gregoire Construction Smooth Operators to squeak out a 49-44 win in Men’s City League Basketball.
Perhaps Mother Nature was giving the Homer hockey team some kind of omen when she dumped 18 inches of snow in Juneau last week. A strong winter storm closed the airport, preventing the Juneau Douglas Crimson Bears from arriving on time for their 5 p.m. Friday game at Homer’s End of the Road Shootout Hockey Tournament at Kevin Bell Arena.
The pitter-patter of wet, bare feet announced the return of Kachemak Swim Club’s 2013 swim season with the Turkey Time Invitational at Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center last Friday and Saturday.
Mariner wrestler Calvin Johnson went 4-2 over the weekend to place fourth in the mammoth Lancer Smith Wrestling Tournament in Palmer. Wrestling at 113 pounds, Johnson was the highest finisher for Homer; his wins netted 32.5 points toward the Mariners’ team total.
Mariner wrestlers Jadzia Martin, Jared Brant and Calvin Johnson combined for a record of 21 wins and just one loss at the Nikiski Duals over the weekend. Each won their weight class, and Martin now has established herself as the No. 1-ranked 98 pound wrestler in the conference.
Stars ice Mariners 2-1 Homer Hockey’s Clem Tillion and Garrett Butcher teamed up once again to score against the Stars in the Mariners’ 1-2 loss in Soldotna last Tuesday night. Tillion started the scoring off a Butcher assist in the first period. “I saw my opportunity and shot it through the five hole (between the […]
Competing against 11 other teams from the Kenai Peninsula and Anchorage, Homer’s Squirt C, Pee Wee C and Bantams all advanced to the championship games of the fifth-annual Peninsula Power Play Invitational Tournament in Kenai and Soldotna over the weekend.
Mariners Garrett Butcher and Tommy Bowe each scored a goal in Homer’s season-opening 2-5 loss to the Kenai Kardinals last week.