Meet the 2015 Mariners

Homer basketball fans turned out in decent numbers to “Meet the Mariners” at Alice Witte Gymnasium on Saturday.

Sports Briefs

Eastside beaches remain closed to clamming Due to low razor clam abundances, all eastside Cook Inlet beaches will remain closed to clamming in 2016. The closure prohibits the taking of any clam species from eastside Cook Inlet beaches, and goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. It will remain in effect for […]

Christmas brings snow for Ski your Age

Skiers with the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club said Saturday’s conditions for “Ski Your Age” were about as good as it gets. “The timing couldn’t have been better this year for the event,” said organizer Janna Davis. “A storm blew in on Christmas Day and dumped a ton of fresh snow for our Lookout Mountain trails. […]

Homer sports see many ‘firsts’ in 2015

While some may think Homer’s sports accomplishments in 2015 pale in comparison to say — the Patriots’ Super Bowl win or the Royals’ World Series title, try telling that to local athletes who have worked and trained religiously all season for their shot at the top spot in a variety of competitions.
Chances are, you will find plenty of dedicated Homer athletes and sports fans who prefer their sporting excitement a little closer to home.
The 2015 year in sports was no exception.

Kuzmin crowned ‘Teddy Bear King’ in feisty alumni game

Homer High sophomore forward Dimitry Kuzmin scored on a Charlie Menke assist to open the annual Mariners vs. Alumni hockey game last week. The Kuzmin-Menke combination was the first goal of the game, thereby releasing the torrent of teddys and stuffed toys tossed from the crowd. Inspired by a similar “Teddy Bear Toss” at a […]

Hockey drops close road game to Kardinals

Dimitry Kuzmin picked up a hat trick Thursday in the Mariners’ 5-6 loss to the Kenai Kardinals. Homer got off to a strong start in the North Star Conference game. Kuzmin scored two goals in the first six minutes, and Homer looked to be in control from the start. Looks can be deceiving. The M’s […]

Sports Calendar

Meet the Mariners Saturday, Dec. 26 5 p.m. The annual “clash of generations” celebrates basketball in the Homer community, and the impact Ron Gribble and Alice Witte had on the youth. The celebration gets underway at 5 p.m. Saturday. Alumni men and women play a “blue vs. white” scrimmage, punctuated by a halftime showcase of […]

Sports Briefs

High School Boys Basketball Seldovia boys 48, Homer 45 The defending Class 1A State Champs from Seldovia picked up a big win over the 3A Mariners on Friday. The two evenly matched teams kept the game exciting from the beginning, with the Sea Otters leading 14-12 after one quarter. Seldovia took a 26-23 lead at […]

HHS C-team drops home game against Dimond

Lady M’s second at Service tourney

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