Boys first at ‘best meet ever’ The Homer High School boys’ swim team took first place in the Valdez Invitational Swim Meet over the weekend, thanks to numerous top-3 finishes and high point scorer Mark Nagle. Homer Swim Coach Rebecca Hardy called the event, a “fantastic meet for all the swimmers,” and said it was […]
Some things are hard to finish: A 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzle; a Tolstoy novel; the last item on your to-do list.
Mariners swim SoHi Pentathlon Homer’s Gregory Smith placed 11th in the SoHi Pentathlon over the weekend, while Lady Mariner Lauren Kuhns took 19th. In a pentathlon swimming event, each swimmer participates in the 100-yard individual medley, the 50 backstroke, the 50 butterfly, the 50 breaststroke and the 50 freestyle. The five times are added up […]
A week of Mariner Homecoming festivities, bright blue and gold balloons, and a lively Friday parade and bonfire were still not enough to lift the Homer varsity football team past the Lathrop Malemutes on Saturday.
Homer High School freshman Megan Pitzman shaved 20 seconds off her best time to win the Region III, Class 1-2-3A Cross Country Championships in Seward over the weekend.
With colder temperatures and inevitable snow looming in our very near future, Homer Cross Country runners decided to check out the ski trails at Lookout Mountain before they turn into the Homer Cross Country Ski Team.
Nobody said it would be pretty.
And it wasn’t.
An unusually rowdy crowd of volleyball fans turned out at Alice Witte Gymnasium on Friday to cheer on their Lady Mariners against the Nikiski Lady Bulldogs. The support proved relatively beneficial early on, as the two teams traded leads and momentum swings through all four sets.
Bulldogs maul Cougars in Nikiski The Nikiski Bulldogs beat the Voznesenka Cougars 46-6 in Greatland Conference play Thursday. The Bulldogs scored 24 points in the first quarter, and then tacked on more in the second and third. Voz scored a touchdown in the third quarter and rushed for 106 yards in the game. Nikiski 395 […]
For the past three years, it’s kind of been a given that Kenai’s Allie Ostrander would appear from the brush of various Alaska cross-country trails long before the rest of the pack emerges. The diminutive junior repeatedly outpaces her closest competitors by more than a minute.