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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 & 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. For JDHS SWIM/DIVE contact John Wray (957-3913) firstname.lastname@example.org. For TMHS SWIM/DIVE conatct Jason Wilson (723-7354) email@example.com.
TOUR OF JUNEAU
Home, 10 a.m., Tour Of Juneau cycling stage 4, Road Race. Registration opens 9 a.m. in Auke Rec. Race is Ferry Terminal to Eagle Beach and back to Auke Rec. Short course (31 miles) ends there. Long course (52 miles) adds 6 loops of Auke Rec.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.