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Skiers race warm weather in Sea to Ski

April 6th 2:47 pm

While conditions were less than perfect for the 2017 Sea to Ski event on Sunday, they offered no deterrent to the 62 athletes that turned out at Mariner Park to compete as individuals and teams in a 5K run, 7k bike and 5k ski triathlon. Mike Crawford edged [...]

Dozens of Divas descend on 'Fools on Ice' tourney

April 6th 2:46 pm

All three Homer hockey teams finish in top three

Sports Briefs

April 6th 2:46 pm

Swimming Kings win Southcentral Championship Kachemak Swim Club brought home top team honors for the first time in six years at the 2017 Southcentral Area Championships at Kenai High School over the weekend. KSC took 66 swimmers — boys and girls [...]

Sports Briefs - March 230

March 30th 5:57 pm

Baird brings the bronze at Freeride World Tour In his rookie year on the Freeride World Tour, Homer snowboarder Davey Baird finished third at the Haines "Venue" of the tour last week. The 740-meter, (2,427-foot) mountain face among the Chilkat Mountains [...]

Barnard brothers dominate at Tri-Valley Tourney

March 30th 3:00 pm

Popeye Wrestling brothers Lucas and Declan Barnard love to wrestle. They've been doing it for years, and because of the time and commitment they've put into the sport, they're both quite good at it. But, despite their conspicuous abilities, when the brothers [...]

Wolverines win second state championship

March 23rd 5:08 pm

When you are a Class 1A, K-12 school in a tiny Kenai Peninsula village in Alaska, you can pretty much kiss your chances of fielding a high school football team goodbye. You might be able to scrape up enough players for a lean baseball team, but hockey and [...]

Anchor Kings, Popeyes pick up pins and wins

March 23rd 5:02 pm

South Peninsula wrestlers brought home some serious hardware following a successful weekend at the Marathon Miners Wrestling Tournament in Seward. Anchor King wrestlers picked up seven first-place finishes in the two-day competition, while Homer's Popeye [...]

Sports Briefs - March 23

March 23rd 4:59 pm

Warrior basketball falls just short at State The Nikolaevsk Warriors ended their season last week following a 51-52 loss to Hydaburg at the Class 1A State Tournament. Hydaburg led 18-14 at the half, but built that lead to nine by the end of the third [...]

12 questions for Freeride World Tour snowboarder

March 16th 7:10 pm

When hometown snowboarder Davey Baird left last November to train and prepare for the 2017 Freeride World Tour in Chamonix, France, he wasn't exactly sure what to expect. This being his first world tour, Baird didn't really know how he might stack up against [...]

Homer basketballers end season at Regions

March 16th 7:06 pm

Both Homer High School boys and girls teams ended their seasons over the weekend at the Southcentral Conference Basketball Tournament in Nikiski. The Mariner boys made a decent run at the title after dropping their first game of the tourney 41-50 to Grace [...]

Peninsula Conference Tournament

March 9th 11:48 am

Peninsula Conference Tournament BOYS MVP: Austin White, Ninilchik; Coach of Year: Nick Finley, Ninilchik; First-team all-conference: Ninilchik: Austin White, Tyler Presley; Nikolaevsk: Nikit Fefelov; Second-team all-conference: Ninilchik: Dalton [...]

Ninilchik boys, Nikolaevsk girls take titles

March 9th 11:47 am

Lady Warriors head to State for sixth year in a row

Sports Briefs

March 9th 11:47 am

Homer ballers head to Regions Despite hitting five three-pointers in last weekend's road game, the Homer boys basketball team lost a close 40-44 game on the road to the Houston Hawks. The Mariners got off to a slow start, as the Hawks opened the game with a [...]

KSC's Story is high-point earner second year in a row

March 9th 11:46 am

Kachemak Swim Club's Madison Story went to the finals in all seven of her events at the Alaska Swimming Age Group Championship Meet in Fairbanks on Feb. 24-26. Story racked up a team-high 35 points with her swims, earning her overall high-point honors for the [...]

Sports Briefs

March 2nd 4:19 pm

Homer club wrestling underway The Anchor Kings sent 14 wrestlers to the season-opening Soldotna Whalers Freestyle Tournament over the weekend, and came home with first-place finishes from Justus Grimes, Blake Newman, Wayne Newman and Kyle Wells. CJ Burns [...]

RipTide upsets Timberwolves to take 2017 city title

March 2nd 4:19 pm

Finley sidelined with injury in championship game

Homer basketball struggles at Grace Christian

March 2nd 4:18 pm

After falling to Grace Christian School on Thursday, both Homer boys and girls teams struggled to bounce back for Friday's home match-up against Anchorage Christian Schools. The Mariner boys did their best to hold off the Lions, but couldn't crawl back up [...]

Homer ski team represents at State Championships

March 2nd 4:18 pm

Will snow increase spark more interest in skiing? by Sean Pearson Homer Tribune Homer High School Nordic skiers ended their season Saturday with strong finishes at the State Cross-Country Ski Championships at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. In Friday's [...]

Lady Mariner skiers finish third at Regional meet

February 24th 3:42 am

Junior Jacob Davis leads the way for the Homer boys' team By Sean Pearson Homer Tribune While cross-country skiing is not generally known as a contact sport, it's not without its bumps and bruises. Just ask Homer High School sophomore Katia Holmes.

Homer Middle School Lady Husky volleyball a team watch

February 24th 3:41 am

The Homer Middle School Lady Husky volleyball team hosted Nikiski last week for both seventh and eighth grade action. The eighth-graders lost, but head coach Lisa Fellows said they are "definitely a team to watch these next four years. "They are very [...]

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