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.
Wrestling at 106 pounds, Mariner Jared Brant dominated his weight class at “The Altercation” at Houston High School over the weekend. Brant defeated two wrestlers en route to a first-place finish, and looks to hold on to his No. 6 ranking in the state.
After laying low with consistent fourth- and fifth-place performances all season — including a recent fourth-place finish at last weekend’s Region III Tournament — Homer senior Kaec Brinster rallied to take the gold in the 1-meter diving event at the 2013 Alaska State Swimming and Diving Championships in Juneau.
The Lady Mariner Volleyball team closed out its 2013 season last weekend with two losses at the Region III Tournament in Seward.
The Lady M’s opened play against eventual Regional Champion Grace Christian on Friday in the first round of regional play.
Lady Mariner Jasmine Lewis took first in the girls 1-meter diving event at Saturday’s Region III Swimming and Diving Championships in Kenai.
A junior, Lewis called her weekend accomplishment a “major success,” noting that her 318.05-point performance was a personal best.
Homer senior Calvin Johnson, 113 pounds, led the way for the Mariners with four pins and an overall third-place finish at the Lime Solar ACS Invitational over the weekend. Wrestling at 113 pounds,
Johnson’s only loss of the competition came in the semi-finals against Bethel’s Gage Hoffman. Hoffman beat Johnson last year in the State semi finals.
Ask anyone who played for — or with — former Homer High School Coach Alice Witte, and they will tell you that sports and coaching “flowed in her blood.”
Witte, well-known for her coaching accomplishments in volleyball, ice hockey, basketball, softball, baseball, track and field, cross-country running and gymnastics at Homer High from 1975 to 1994, was a pioneer in women’s athletics, challenging traditional gender roles to become an outstanding college and international basketball player.
Homer Hockey Association’s Coed Adult Hockey League held their second league night Saturday.
The Red Rockets and the Dark Destroyers matched up first. The game started with non-stop action, as the Destroyer’s Chris Owen scored in the first minute of the game. The Rocket’s Travis Brown answered with a breakaway deke on goalie Michelle Hatton to tie the game at one.