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Marquez to coach Kenai football; Hitchcock leaves CIA girls post

...Homer High School saw some turnover with Chris Perk stepping back into the athletic director's chair to replace Mark Casseri. Perk was athletic director for nine years before teaching physical education and health the past five years. He remains...
Tuesday hoops: Homer and SoHi split, Seward sweeps Skyview

...while Homer improved to 5-2 overall. "I told them to run the clock down and make them foul us," said Homer coach Mark Casseri. "Give up only layups, and that's it." Trailing 30-24 at halftime, Soldotna tried to turn up the pressure...
Skyview, Homer split in Tuesday hoops action

...leading 18-8 midway through the second quarter, and were up seven points at halftime. But, whatever Homer coach Mark Casseri said during the halftime break must have worked, because the Mariners rallied back in the third quarter, outscoring...
Dawson takes over for Marquez in football at Kenai Central

...similarly few at other Peninsula schools.In Homer, Pam Newton will be stepping down as athletic director, while Mark Casseri will be taking over. Douglas Waclawski, the new principal at Homer, also wrote in an email this week that football...
SoHi girls top Homer, move to 8-1 in NLC

...not get on the court for the Mariners until the very end of January. "He's still getting in shape," Homer coach Mark Casseri said. As Kennelty shapes up, so do Homer's fortunes. The Mariners moved to 3-6 in the NLC, while SoHi fell to...
Kards sweep Mariners: Girls pull away early, boys pull away late in NLC victories

...There was just a lot of contact. "Homer played hard, and we played just as hard." Both Felchle and Homer coach Mark Casseri both said the referees did a good job in the hard-fought game. The main problem for the Mariners was foul shooting...
Homer cagers sweep Skyview

...points. "I'm pleased with the effort, and now we're focusing on the Kenai game tomorrow," Homer head coach Mark Casseri said, referring to Saturday's matchup with the Kenai Kardinals at home. Casseri also spoke about the team balance...
It's SoHi, for now: Stars boys seeking to remain on top

...surprisingly, the team has been inconsistent early this season. "We've had some peaks and valleys," fifth-year coach Mark Casseri said. Casseri said Homer's top player is Jonathan Jester, who joined the program as a junior. "He's a hard-working...
Kenai Central cagers sweep Homer

...score the first time Homer and Kenai Central played, and Homer's lack of depth this time around, Mariners coach Mark Casseri was pleased with his team's effort. "I thought it was a great game," Casseri said. "They blew us out by 45 points...
Homer boys, SkyHi girls earn wins

...was able to cut Homer's lead to 19-18 at the half. "We got away from running our offense," Homer head coach Mark Casseri said of his team's breakdown. "Once we run our offense, good things happen." The Mariners got their offense going...


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