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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...
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...
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...
Homer hockey tops Houston

...varsity start, to keep the Hawks off the board. Polushkin ended with 36 saves."He was outstanding," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "We had bus legs, and he kept us in the game."In the second period, Homer's Konstantin Reutov started...
Homer hockey comes up short in Houston

...Lathrop to finish off a tough weekend. "We knew what we were up against, and we're not deep enough," Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. "We had three players gone." The three Sanarov brothers - Alex, Dennis and Kiril - were not traveling with...
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...
Parity hits prep hockey : With Homer's improvement, close games should be norm

...and the Mariners could be a contender in the North Star Conference. "We're building a program here," coach Buck Laukitis said. "It's still in the building stage, but maybe all the hard work will pay off this year. Who knows?" Stage...
Kardinals shut out Mariners: Kenai faces Soldotna tonight in pivotal game for NSC seeding

...fourth- and fifth-place squads square off. Two teams advance to the state tournament. Iverson and Homer coach Buck Laukitis agreed every team is capable of winning the tournament -- and the games figure to be close. "If we can start scoring...


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