“Team over Me”

December 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Homer Mariners Boy’s Basketball shirts are most often emblazed with the “Team Me” basketball, but there is more to this symbol than first meets the eye. Most people interpret the logo, a basketball with the word “Team” printed on it above the word “Me”, to just say “Team Me” on a basketball background, and don’t […]

By Akane Fujimura The first ski meet took place in Homer, Alaska on December 2nd and 3rd. Each skier raced Friday in the classic ski race, and on Saturday skied in the skate ski race. At the classic ski race, Emily Schmidt, a senior, started the race, and accidentally broke her ski. “At first when […]

By Akane Fujimura The HHS ski team started practice on October 31st. For some of them this is their first experience with cross country skiing and for others, it is their first experience with snow. On the first day of ski practice, actually on snow, Lertkiat Kuanmongknlert (Neung), a foreign exchange student from Thailand was […]

By Akane Fujimura   Alaska State Swim and Dive Championships took place in Bartlett on November 4th and 5th and many swimmers broke school records.   The boys 200yd free relay team (Kyle Wentz, Nathanael Hardy, James Reid and Richard Ginter) broke the school record with a time of 1:30.11, earning 1st place which they […]

Basketball Upset

November 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The Homer High men’s basketball team finished last year with an average winning percentage around .500, and has eight returning varsity members this year. The promising prospect of a winning season was prominent on everyone’s minds until a damper was put on the proceedings. Devon Kennelty, a 6 foot 8 inch senior on the team, […]

By Sam Reinert This weekend the Lady Mariner Volleyball team is away at Colony High School for regional tournament. They finished their regular season with a perfect send off for their four seniors, two wins and eight losses, defeating Kenai for this year’s senior night in their last home game of the year. Brooke DeVaney, […]

“We got Spirit, Yes we do! We got spirit how ‘bout you!” Cheerleaders are the ones that get a crowd pumped, and help make football and basketball games stay upbeat and fun. At Homer High School, cheerleaders may seem like a permanent fixture at football and basketball games when times are tense and during half-time […]

Many people in Homer High School are wondering why our football team had to make the long trip down to Juneau once again this year when we have a better record than every school our size except for Sohi. Earlier in the year our Mariners beat the team they’re playing this weekend, the Thunder Mountain […]

By Isabelle de Armoun Your own Homer High Senior Hoss Frank is the captain of a team that made history homecoming week. The Mariners defeated Kenai 21-14, overcoming 22 years of defeat. Hoss got to this point like any other normal kid. Hoss grew up playing the game he loves in his back yard, when he […]

Play Like Crazy

September 21, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Saturday: a day when the high school parking lot is usually deserted. On September 17 however, the parking lot was far from empty. Dozens of people, predominantly high school students, gathered to watch and participate in the annual Play Like Crazy volleyball tournament and fundraiser, a benefit for the Homer High volleyball team. Seven teams […]

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