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Prep hockey scene gains speed with Ice Challenge

...HOMER MARINERSA new face makes an appearance in a familiar position at Homer this year.John Carlin takes over for Buck Laukitis as head coach of the team, and if that name sounds familiar, it's because he coached Soldotna in the late 1990s...
Soldotna, Homer skate to tie

...Homer is now 3-4-2 in the league, while the Stars are 3-2-4."We played extremely well," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "We had our looks. We had a lot of great looks."Cody made some great saves. We knew we were facing a very...
Homer downs Kenai in NSC tourney

...shots saved."We felt like playing three lines were better, and we had better legs after two periods," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "We played well in the neutral zone, and made some adjustments."The game was also Sanarov's second shutout...
Board of Fisheries discusses Cook Inlet cod changes

...Kenai Peninsula residents who participate in the fishery. They offered mixed views on any changes. Homer resident Buck Laukitis testified in support of state waters expansions. "The fish are there, the state should manage them," Laukitis...
Fisherman finds ways to give back

Alaskan salmon fishermen just enjoyed a record season. Over 266 million salmon were harvested this summer, and although the value is still being calculated it is likely to become one of the most valuable catches in history. The incredible abundance of salmon in 2013 is unique, but the formula for success is repeatable: healthy habitat, conservative management, a little enhancement, and some of Mother Nature's magic. Hard working fishermen, tendermen and processors prepare and make many sacrifices to have an opportunity for a once in a lifetime harvest.
Prep hockey teams battle in the Valley

...assists from Anton Kuznin and Dennis Sanarov."They were skating on concrete in the first period," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "We outshot them 14-7 in the second period, but fell off again after that."Inukai scored less than three...
Better alternatives to fisheries observer program

...Halibut Association of North America David Polushkin, Kachemak Bay Fisheries Jim and Rhonda Hubbard, Kruzof Fisheries Buck Laukitis, North Pacific Fisheries Association Brian Lynch, Petersburg Vessel Owners Association Tom McLaughlin, Seafood Producers...
List of North Star Conference all-conference players

...the all-conference team was announced.Jonathon Boyer of Colony was named the player of the year, while Homer's Buck Laukitis was named coach of the year.The first team was made up of forwards Boyer of Colony, Brett Keene of Wasilla, Colton...
Homer hockey wallops Kenai Kenai hope of a comeback, but the Mariners took away that thought with five goals in the period.Homer coach Buck Laukitis praised Duggar's and Matveev's efforts, as well as mentioning the performance of goaltender Markian Polushkin...
Prep hockey teams hit the ice

...Dennis were first-team all-conference picks, and Carson Duggar is going to be strong offensively," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "This is one of the most talented teams I've seen for Homer."Alex Sanarov played the part of goalie for...


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