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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
It is not too late to join a Juneau-Douglas or Thunder Mountain High School sports activity. All skill levels are encouraged. For JDHS Tennis interested players/parents contact Amy Skilbred at 321-8884 or firstname.lastname@example.org or show up at the Alaska Club valley courts. For JDHS Cross Country interested runners/parents contact Tristan (723-1772) email@example.com or Merry (500-8112) firstname.lastname@example.org or JDHS Cross Country on Facebook. For TMHS Cross Country contact Scott May (723-8138) email@example.com. For JDHS and TMHS football interested players can still contact Crimson Bears head coach Rich Sjoroos (780-6943) firstname.lastname@example.org or Falcons head coach Jeep Rice (723-0867) email@example.com. Players cannot be elgible for games without 10 practices. Players can join as far as four weeks into the season.
JUNEAU YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Registration for the Juneau Youth Football League is continuing online at juneaufootball.com. Lots of spots are open in all age divisions from flag up to tackle. For more information contact Ann Lind at (907) 209-2504 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Aug. 9
Home, 8 a.m.-Noon, Last day of Juneau Jumpers Summer Camp at Glacier Valley Elementary School. Open to all students grades 1-12. The camp will help to develop jump roping skills at all levels. Call Karen at 321-8987 for info. Jump roping benefits all sports and activities.
Away, Juneau Soccer Club Girls 01 “Xtratuffs” at Alaska State Cup in Anchorage.
Away, Juneau Soccer Club Boys 99 “Capital City Strikers” at Mt. Hood Challenge in Portland, Oregon.
Friday, August 9
Home, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Late team sign-ups for Juneau Parks & Recreation Men’s & Women’s Volleyball at Parks & Recreation office from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (@25 late fee will be charged). Info at www.juneau.org/parkrec/adult/mwvolleyball.php or call 586-5226.
Saturday, August 10
Home, 6 p.m., Scrimmage, JDHS vs. TMHS at Adair Kennedy Field. Will include referees, public invited, no admission, situational scrimmage with no score.
Monday, August 12
Home, 9 a.m., JDHS swim and dive team organizational meeting with practice starting at 3 p.m. For info contact John Wray at 957-3913 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, August 13
Home, 6:30 p.m., Toilsome Twosome 5K at Sandy Beach shelters. Race is fundraiser for and hosted by JDHS/TMHS cross country teams. Teams of two run the same course in opposite directions, combined times win. Event is pay-as-you-can, open to all ages and abilities.
Friday, Aug.16-Sun. Aug.18
CYCLING, TOUR OF JUNEAU
Home, TBA, Tour Of Juneau cycling race, Friday is Prologue, Saturday Eaglecrest Hill Climb & Time Trial, Sunday Ferry Terminal to End of Road and back to Auke Rec.
Saturday, August 17
Away, 10:30 a.m., JDHS at Ketchikan.
Home, 8 a.m., Prostate Cancer 5K Run (men only). Start at Riverbend Elementary School Covered Playground. Contact SEAR as RACE DIRECTOR NEEDED. Fundraiser for prevention of prostate cancer.
Home, 9 a.m., Beat the Odds (women only) 5K run or 2 Mile walk. Start at Riverbend Elementary School Covered Playground. Contact Ruth Johnson, 796-2273, firstname.lastname@example.org. Fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.
Tuesday, August 20
Home, 7 p.m., TMHS vs. Viewpoint (Calif.) at TMHS.
Friday, August 23
Home, 8 p.m., JDHS vs. Viewpoint (Calif.) at Adair Kennedy.
Saturday, August 24
Home, 9 a.m., Eaglecrest Road Race (Empire Cup). Start at 0.9 miles up Eaglecrest Road. Distances of 10, 5 and 1 Mile road/trail options. Contact Anne Johnson, 523-9336, email@example.com.
Home, 9 a.m., Second Annual Race Back To School Kid’s Triathlon. Starts in Dimond Park pool and ends at Dimond Park Fieldhouse. Competitors will be students from grades 1-5. Triathlon’s include a 50-yard swim/1-mile bike/half-mile run and a 100-yard swim/1.5-mile bike/three-quarter-mile run. Registration starts Aug. 19. Participants/parents can sign up at Dimond Park Aquatic Center during normal operating hours: Monday 6 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; Tuesday-Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday Noon-6 p.m. For more info contact Dimond Park at 586-2782
Home, 7 p.m., TMHS vs.Ketchikan at TMHS.
Saturday, August 31
Home, 8 p.m., JDHS vs. North Pole at Adair Kennedy.
Away, 3 p.m., TMHS at Sitka.
Away, TBD, JDHS and TMHS at Ketchikan High School Invitational cross-country running meet.
Friday, September 6
Away, 7 p.m., JDHS at Colony.
Saturday, September 7
Home, 7 p.m., TMHS vs.Soldotna at TMHS.
Away, TBD, JDHS and TMHS at Haines or Klawock Invitationals.
Saturday, September 14
Home, 8 p.m., JDHS vs. Foss (Wash.) at Adair Kennedy.
Away, TBD, TMHS at North Pole.
Away, TBD, JDHS and TMHS at Wrangell High School Invitational.
Fri/Sat, Sept. 20-21
Away, JDHS/TMHS at Ketchikan.
Saturday, September 21
Home, 8 p.m., JDHS vs. Sitka at Adair Kennedy.
Away, TBD., TMHS at Kodiak.
Home, TBD, JDHS and TMHS host various Southeast high school teams at Sandy Beach.
Friday, September 27
Away, 7 p.m., JDHS at Wasilla.
Saturday, September 28
XC RUNNING, REGION V CHAMPIONSHIPS
Away, TBD, JDHS and TMHS in Region V Championships at Sitka.
Home, 7 p.m., TMHS vs. Ketchkan at TMHS.
Friday, October 4
Home, 8 p.m., JDHS vs. TMHS at Adair Kennedy.
Saturday, October 5
XC RUNNING, STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Away, TBD, JDHS and TMHS in State Championships at Anchorage’s Bartlett High School.
Fri/Sat, Oct. 4-5
Home, JDHS/TMHS Juneau Invitational at Augustus Brown Pool.
Fri./Sat., Oct. 11/12
TBA, State High School Quarterfinals, TBD.
Fri/Sat, Oct. 11-12
Away, JDHS/TMHS at Valley Invitational in Palmer.
Fri./Sat., Oct. 18/19
Away, TBD, State High School (Medium size division) Semifinals at Anchorage.
Fri/Sat, Oct. 18-19
Away, JDHS/TMHS at Petersburg.
Saturday, October 26
Away, TBD, State High School (Medium size division) Championship at Anchorage.
Home, dual Meet JDHS/TMHS at Augustus Brown Pool.
Fri/Sat, Nov. 1-2
Home, Region V Swim & Dive Championships at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.
Fri/Sat, Nov. 8-9
Home, ASAA State Swim & Dive Championships at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.