Homer Pee Wee beats KPHA

Homer’s Pee Wee hockey team picked up two strong wins at home over the weekend against the Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association’s  Pee Wee C team. Led by coaches Chris Owen and Joanna Riley, Homer beat KPHA 7-1  in the morning game, and returned to pick up an 8-0 afternoon game. The two teams met again […]

Sports Briefs – Oct. 28

Join the hockey jamboree The 2015 Homer Adult Co-ed Jamboree Hockey Tournament starts Friday, Oct. 30 at 6:45 p.m. at Kevin Bell Arena on the Homer Spit. Sponsored by the Homer Hockey Association, the tournament continues Saturday morning at 8:15 a.m., runs through the day, and finishes up Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Registration is […]

Homer Volleyball splits games on the road

The Homer Lady Mariner volleyball team split two matches on the road over the weekend. The Lady M’s beat Houston in five games on Friday, then loss to Anchorage Christian School on Saturday.
“The team had some trouble with consistency — as the scores reflect,” said Homer Assistant Coach Beth Trowbridge. “But when they buckled down, played solid defense and got their serving and passing under control, they were able to manage the game well and stay on top.”

Kenai River Brown Bears visit Kevin Bell Arena

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Swimmers splash at Palmer Homer junior Lauren Kuhns picked up an individual win in the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 33.32 seconds Saturday at the Palmer High Swimming and Diving Invitational. Kuhns bested her next closest competitor by more than 13 seconds. Kuhns also finished second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:06.39. […]

M’s named to All-Conference teams

Eight Mariner football players were named this year as 2015 Peninsula All-Conference First Team: Senior Josh Fisk was selected at half-back and return specialist on offense, and also got the nod at defensive back. Fisk finished the season with 620 yards rushing and eight touchdowns, as well as 313 kick/punt return yards and two touchdowns. […]

Why hockey? — Why not?

When hockey enthusiast Vicki Illg-Lowe decided to offer an “Introduction to Hockey for Girls” as an FOL offering at the high school for the second quarter, (Fundamentals of Learning,) she ran into some hurdles the first few times.
“I’ve tried to make this happen for a couple of years, but things just didn’t work out,” said organizer Vicki Illg-Lowe. “This year, the stars were aligned and we were able to forge a partnership among Homer High School, Homer Hockey Association, Kevin Bell Arena and the Homer Divas women’s hockey team.”

Mariner wrestlers ‘Scramble’ to wins in Bethel

Mariner siblings McKenzie and Tristen Cook are serious about wrestling.
As the team traveled to western Alaska Friday and Saturday to compete in the Bethel Scramble, both Cooks watched what they ate and kept off enough pounds to help fill different weight divisions for the team.

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Cabana and Crimson Tide continue to roll Former Homer High School volleyball, basketball and track standout Tayla Cabana continues her success with the rowing program at the University of Alabama over the weekend. Cabana and the Crimson Tide had a successful opening outing to their fall season at the Chattanooga Head Race on Saturday. The […]

Illg wins ARPA award

After spending many hours in preparation for the Alaska Recreation and Park Association’s annual conference — held at Land’s End this year — Homer Recreation Manager Mike Illg was awarded the ARPA Professional Award for 2014. The award is the highest recognition the  ARPA can bestow upon a deserving candidate, who must meet a number […]

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