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Kenai girls, Homer girls take state cross-country titles

...It's really cool, this is like the most fun year I've had in cross-country," Pitzman said. Homer coach Bill Steyer proudly echoed Pitzman's thoughts, adding that last year's state crown caused more anxiety since the current crop...
State cross-country preview: Kenai Peninsula squads hunt for more honors

...Rosencrans, who has been running second or third on the team, missed state last season with an injury. Homer coach Bill Steyer said Rosencrans was the No. 7 runner last year but put in a ton of work to get where she is today."I think they...
Region cross-country preview: Peninsula teams primed for good meet

...championship one year ago.Junior Megan Pitzman has a chance to take her third-straight region title, although Homer coach Bill Steyer expects a major push from Elizabeth Balsan of ACS. Ruby Lindquist of Seward also will be a factor."I think she's...
Homer runners sweep borough team titles

...Class 1-2-3A state crown last season."I'm really proud of both teams, especially the boys," Homer coach Bill Steyer said. "The boys are sometimes overshadowed by what the girls have done, but they're some really good athletes that...
Gerlach, Jordan reign at Tsalteshi Invitational

...runner to beat her to the line. Jared Brant was the top Peninsula boys finisher, taking 31st in 17:24. Homer coach Bill Steyer also was happy that Jordan Beachy ran a 17:31 in the community race. He will join the team when he has enough practices...
Cross-country preview 2015: A chance to fill 3-time champs' void

...Peninsula squads also figure to play a major role in Class 1-2-3A state title hunting. In just five years, Bill Steyer has built a powerful program at Homer. Led by state runner-up and current junior Megan Pitzman, the Mariners snapped...
State records fall at sizzling track meet

...600-meter relay a year ago, but with the addition of Wolf, a freshman, was able to nail down two others. Homer coach Bill Steyer praised the team and said the success of all three relays came down to the dedication and commitment of the group...
Homer Invite track and field results

...100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.45 seconds, beating Kenai sophomore Katie Kilfoyle by over a second. Homer coach Bill Steyer also commended the Homer girls for a second-place finish in the 1,600-meter relay behind Soldotna, running a...
Small-schools: Homer girls take state XC crown

...knew that it was achievable." After beating Grace to the team title at the Region III meet last week, Mariners coach Bill Steyer knew his squad could finish the job at state, and once all his runners were across the line, he knew the result...
Peninsula runners shine in Region III meet

...was a close race between those two," said Homer coach Bill Steyer. "They were running together for all except the last...of the year - Megan Pitzman, HomerCoach of the year - Bill Steyer, HomerBoysTeam - 1. Seward 38; 2. Grace Christian...


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