Anchor King and Popeye wrestlers traveled up to Palmer over the weekend to compete in the Matmen Clash; a two-day, three-event tournament and largest competition leading up to the State Championships.
The Newman brothers again led the way for the Kings, with both Blake and Wayne finishing first in Greco Wrestling in their weight classes, while Kyle Wells took third in the junior 185-193 weight division.
Devoted wrestling families left the sunny shores of Anchor Point this weekend, venturing out into the storms around Seward and Anchorage for another great weekend of wrestling. Newman brothers Wayne and Blake took first and second, respectively, at the Anchorage Freestyle Wrestling tournament on Friday night. Saturday’s Anchorage tournament had four Anchor King Wrestlers. Again […]
While the March 11-12 Southcentral Conference Basketball Tournament didn’t go exactly the way they had hoped, the Homer Lady Mariners have already moved on. After falling to Grace Christian School in the conference championship game, the Lady M’s turned their focus to only one thing: winning the 2016 3A State Championship in Anchorage this weekend.
And, as luck — or fate — would have it, Homer faces Grace Christian for the fourth time this season in Thursday’s opening game.
he Ninilchik boys basketball team had to go to overtime to beat Peninsula Conference rival Nikolaevsk 41-37 in Saturday’s Class 1A State Championship game in Anchorage.
The Warriors took advantage of a sluggish Wolverine start, jumping out to a 21-8 lead after the first quarter of play.
Nikit Fefelov, Neil Gordeev and Jonah Fefelov drilled 3-pointers for Nikolaevsk, putting them up by 13 points.
The future of Homer Hockey continues to look bright as the Glacier King PeeWee C hockey team picked up its third straight state championship with a 3-2 win over Kenai on Monday.
The Glacier Kings kicked off their home tournament on Friday at Kevin Bell Arena with a 10-0 stomping of the AHA Nibert team. They continued their winning ways in round-robin competition with a Saturday morning 5-1 win over Tok.
More than 400 wrestlers gathered at Homer High School’s Alice Witte Gymnasium over the weekend to compete in three separate meets.
The second-annual Steve Wolfe Memorial Popeye Wrestling Club Tournament comprised an all-girls tournament on Friday that saw 52 girls register for competition. A folkstyle wrestling tourney was also held Friday with 177 wrestlers.
After edging the Houston Hawks 32-29 in Friday Southcentral Conference Tournament action, the Homer Lady Mariner basketball team was riding an 18-game winning streak as they faced the Grace Christian Grizzlies in Saturday’s championship game.
Homer beat Grace twice in regular-season games — but not by much. The M’s picked up an earlier 46-35 win at home, and then nabbed a 35-34 squeaker on the road.
It’s been a few years since the Ninilchik Wolverines dominated 2A basketball in Alaska. With declining enrollment at the school moving them to a smaller classification, the tentative Wolverines tested 1A basketball waters this year. In the end, both boys and girls teams walked away with the Peninsula Conference crown.
Teams from Anchor Point and Homer kicked off their 2016 wrestling seasons at Nikiski’s two-day tournament over the weekend.
The Anchor Kings took five wrestlers to participate in Nikiski’s North Peninsula Greco Tournament, while 12 Popeyes made the trip for Homer.
All five Kings placed in the top three, with Wayne Newman and Luciano Fasulo each taking first. Kyle Wells finished second in the Greco competition, with Silver Flowers and Tyler Johnson both finishing third.
Homer teams head to Regions The Homer girls basketball team continued their 17-game winning streak with road victories over Grace Christian, Houston and Anchorage Christian Schools over the weekend. After dropping the Grace Christian Grizzlies on Thursday, the Lady Mariners beat the Houston Hawks 50-43 on Friday, and edged the ACS Lions 44-38. The M’s […]