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Local sports happenings this week

Posted: October 24, 2012 - 12:08am
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The Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School volleyball teams will be in action starting Thursday with the Crimson Bears senior night at JDHS. Saturday is the Falcons senior night at TMHS. JV and C teams will be in a small school's tournament at TMHS Friday and Saturday.
The Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School volleyball teams will be in action starting Thursday with the Crimson Bears senior night at JDHS. Saturday is the Falcons senior night at TMHS. JV and C teams will be in a small school's tournament at TMHS Friday and Saturday.

The JDHS and TMHS swim and dive teams will be traveling to Ketchikan this weekend for the Region V championships but there will be plenty of events in Juneau to keep residents happy. Aside from getting out onto the trails before the heavy snows and colder weather really set in, check out the following lineup:

Thursday, Oct. 25

• High School Volleyball, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears host the Thunder Mountain Falcons at JDHS gymnasium. This is the Crimson Bears’ senior night. Junior varsity game is at 6:15 and C team game is at 4:30.

• Cycling Adventure Series, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Cycle Alaska. Alice and Scott Tiernan will feature 1) Texas Hill Country, 2) Cycle Utah, 3) WACANID RideFree. For details call 780-2253.

Friday, Oct. 26

• Women’s Classic Basketball, 6:15 p.m., Juneau Parks & Recreation. WCB is for those who enjoy basketball and want to play for fun, on an organized team, but with women who are a little older or new to the game. Aggressive play is strongly discouraged in the women’s classic league. Registration forms are due by Oct. 26. For more information visit website www.juneau.org/parkrec/adult/classic.php or call 586-5226. $50

• Junior varsity and C team volleyball small schools tournament at Thunder Mountain. Call 500-2020 for information.

• Yoga For Those Experiencing Homelessness In Juneau, 3-4 p.m., at Rainforest Yoga. Instructors from Rainforest Yoga offer this free beginning yoga class for those experiencing homelessness in Juneau. Classes involve simple breathing exercises and stretching. Possible benefits of yoga include a coalmer mind, less anxiety, and decreased physical pain. The class is appropriate for all ages, and will support coping with stress and trauma. Classes are free and began on Sept. 28 and will be held every Friday. Please call 586-4159 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• High School Volleyball, 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Falcons host the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears at TMHS gymnasium. This is the Falcons’ senior night.

• Juneau Rollergirls take on the Fairbanks’ Roller Borealis in the Monster Smash, 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets go on sale Oct. 19 online and at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books and the JACC. $20 in advance, $22 at the door. The league will be donating five percent of proceeds to a local non-profit. Come in costume to participate for prizes in the half-time costume contest.

• Junior varsity and C team volleyball small schools tournament at Thunder Mountain. Call 500-2020 for information.

• Cycle Alaska Free Clinics, 1 p.m., every Saturday at Cycle Alaska. This week’s (Oct. 27) is cleaning your bike.

Sunday, Oct. 28

• Intro To Skate Class, 1-3 p.m., Marie Drake Gym. The public is invited to learn the basic quad-skating skills with our local roller derby team, the Juneau Rollergirls. The class will be held from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at Marie Drake through Dec. 16. All you need is gear and a smile. Registration is $40 for the whole class. Sign up with Community Schools at 523-1552. Get more information at recruiter@juneaurollergirls.com. Children are welcome with adult supervision.

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