Swimming the Russian River

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

I went to the Russian River last week.

International Day for Biological Diversity

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

Unbeknownst to most folks, this past Tuesday was the International Day for Biological Diversity. The United Nations declared May 22 as the day to help make people aware of the importance of biodiversity, 25 years after the Convention on Biology Diversity was approved as a multilateral treaty in late 1993 by 196 countries. The convention has three main goals: the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components, and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from genetic resources.

Homer boys roll by Grace at state soccer

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

After last weekend’s marathon region semifinal against Soldotna left them gassed the next day against Kenai Central, the Homer boys knew they had to make quick work of their first opponent this weekend at the state tournament.

Nos. 2, 3 seeds lose in Southcentral baseball’s first round

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

The Nos. 2 and 3 seeds went down in the first round Thursday as chaos reigned at the Southcentral Conference baseball tournament in Homer.

Homer, Kodiak softball gain NLC semis

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

The first day of the Northern Lights Conference tournament in Kodiak saw a lot of rain and saw Homer and Kodiak advance to the semifinals.

Track teams ready to strut their best at state

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

The Soldotna and Homer girls track and field programs have a lot to be happy about after securing team championships in their respective region meets last weekend.

Kenai girls fall to Grace at state soccer

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

A penalty kick goal not even five minutes into Thursday’s Division II state tournament quarterfinal set the tone for what turned out to be a disastrous outing for the Kenai Central girls.

Top 2 seeds gain big advantage in state soccer bracket

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:42

It’s good to be one of the top two seeds.

Parity reigns in Southcentral Conference baseball

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:42

The regular season did not do a great job separating the nine baseball teams in the Southcentral Conference.

Softball teams head into intriguing region tourney

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:42

Last year’s inaugural Northern Lights Conference softball tournament provided fans with an electrifying marathon comeback for the champion Homer Mariners, who had to beat Soldotna twice in a row on a wild Saturday night to claim the title.