• Overcast, mist, rain
  • 43°
    Overcast, mist, rain
  • Comment

Local Sports Schedule

Posted: March 7, 2014 - 12:12am

Wed-Sat, Mar. 5-8


Home, The Juneau School District will host the Region V Basketball Championships at JDHS.

The Dance and Cheer Adjudications will be held Saturday at TMHS at 11 a.m.

Friday, Mar. 7


Home, 1-3 p.m., Fridays (March 7, 14, 21, and 28), Ptarmigan and Beyond, for Intermediate to Advance adult Skiers/Boarders. Learn how to tackle powder and steeper terrain. Registration required. More info at or call 790-2000 ext. 211.

Saturday, Mar. 8


Home, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Yes You Can! All day ski and board workshop for women at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Includes Continental Breakfast. Over four hours on the snow with PSIA Certified Women Instructors. Lunch featuring guest speaker Silver Medalist Hilary Lindh and Apres ski. More info at 790-2000 ext. 211 or

Sunday, Mar. 9


Home, 12:30-3 p.m., Juneau Post 25 American Legion Baseball tryouts at Dimond Park Field House. Players need to attend one of two tryouts, either Mar. 2 or Mar. 9. For more info contact Andy Macaulay at


Home, noon-2 p.m., Juneau Youth Wrestling Club will be at the Thunder Mountain High School Commons to accept middle school and high school registration packets to join the club. Cost is $75 to join club and $40 for a USAW wrestling card (total $115). Cash or check only. Wrestling fee reduced by $25 for each additional family member. The JYWC season begins March 10 and runs through May 3. Practices are 3-times per week at Gymnastics Academy.

Saturday, Mar. 15


Home, 10 a.m., Flanagan’s Run (Empire Cup), starting line at the Douglas Fire Hall. Distances are 5-mile and 1-mile. Sign ups begin a half-hour before start. Contact Dan Robinson at 364-2521,

Sat., Mar. 15 - Sat., Mar. 22


Away, The 2014 Arctic Winter Games at Fairbanks.

Sun., Mar. 16 - Sat., Mar. 22


Home, 68th Annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Thurs-Sat, Mar. 20-22



Away, ASAA State Basketball Championships at Anchorage.

Tuesday, Mar. 25


Home, 5:30 p.m., Southeast Road Runners race director clinic at the Valley Library. This is a mandatory clinic for anyone directing a SERR event or anyone using SERR equipment for a fundraising event. All are welcome to join or share their knowledge regarding race organizing and directing.

Saturday, Mar. 29


Home, 10 a.m., Glacier 10K and 1-mile (Empire Cup). 10 a.m. start for 1-mile, 10:30 a.m. for 10k, at Mendenhall Glacier Parking Lot. 19 & older (18 & under) - $15 ($5) pre-register, $20 ($6) race day. Contact Scott May, 790-4544, Proceeds benefit the TMHS track team.

Saturday, April 12


Home, 9 a.m., The Heart of Hospice Race/Walk (Empire Cup) at Twin Lakes, 5K or 1 mile. 19 & older (18 & under) - $20 ($15) pre-register, $25 ($20) race day. Contact Lor or Tony Yorba, 321-0238, Proceeds benefit Hospice & Homecare of Juneau.

Saturday, April 19


Home, 9 a.m., Rotary Park Fun Run (Empire Cup). Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at Rotary Park, Mendenhall Valley. Youth choose from 1, 2 or 3 lap races around the Rotary Park Pond. Contact Colleen Jardell, 364-2600,

Sunday, April 20


Home, noon, Raining Colors 5K (NS) Fundraiser for Harborview Triathlon Club. 11 a.m. registration at UAS Courtyard. Out and back from UAS along the Auke Lake Trail. $30 adulta/$20 youth under 18 if registered by 4/19. Day of event registration, $40 adults/$30 youth under 18. Fee includes t-shirt, guaranteed if registered by 4/1; as available after that date. Contact Jeny Twito,

Saturday, April 26


Home, 10 a.m., Walk A Mile in Her Shoes (A benefit for AWARE). 5K or 1 mile walk, start at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center (JACC). Contact Paul DeSloover, 586-6709,; or Mandi Johnson, AWARE 586-6623.

Saturday, May 3


Home, 9 a.m., Magnificent Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet (EC). 8 miles or 1 mile, UAS Parking Lot start. Contact Gleen Frick.

Saturday, May 10


Home, 9 a.m., The Cameron Clark Memorial Run, Sponsored by NAO (Empire Cup). Lena Beach Picnic Area. 5K or 1K fun run. Contact Dan Robinson, 364-2521,

Saturday, May 17


Home, TBD, Spring Tide Scramble: ‘Race the Tide’ (Empire Cup). Start time will note low tide. Start at Fish Creek Bridge (North Douglas Highway), 3 miles or 7 miles. Contact Suzanne McGee, 364-5264,

Saturday, May 24


Home, 9-9:30 a.m., Seacoast Relay. Start at UAS, finish at Eagle Beach. Five leg relay (2.5 - 6 mile legs). $12 per runner. Contact Sherry Tamone, 321-8559, Teams must enter by 5 p.m. Thursday.

Saturday, May 31


Home, 9 a.m., Every Mile Is Worth It (Empire Cup). Sandy Beach, 5K ‘maze’ style course. $8 adult, $5 youth. Contact Meagan Gregory, 723-0573,

Saturday, June 3


Home, 6 p.m., Eagle River Scout Trail Run (Empire Cup). 6K and 1 mile, Eagle River Boy Scout Trailhead. Contact Zane Clark, 789-2583, Funds raised go to the Boy Scouts of Alaska, Great Alaska Council.

Saturday, June 14


Home, 9 a.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center’s Salmon Creek Run/Walk. 5K or 1 mile, start at Juneau Family Health & Birth Center (1601 Salmon Creek Lane). $10 adults, kids free. Contact Emily Kane, Proceeds benefit the JFHBC.

Saturday, June 21


Home, 11:59 p.m., Only Fools Run at Midnight. 5K, 1 mile run/walk/wheel(chair). Register by Thursday. $20 adults/$10 youth; $25/$15 day of. Contact 586-4920,, T-shirts for first 500, prizes for costumes and fastest runners. Proceeds benefit SAIL.

Saturday, June 26


Home, 6 p.m., East Glacier Tangle (Empire Cup). 1 mile or 6.7 mile races, start at Trailhead at east end of Valley Blvd (Under Thunder Trail). Contact Karlynn Welling, 790-7215,

Friday, July 4


Home, TBA, Douglas 2 Mile Fun Run. Start at the roundabout, end in front of Douglas Library. Contact Tristan Knutson-Lombardo, 586-4920. Fundraiser for the Juneau-Douglas High School Cross Country Teams.

Saturday, July 5


Home, 9 a.m., Mount Roberts Tram Run (Empire Cup). 3.5 miles, start at Mt Roberts Lower Tram parking lot, race ascends 1,800 feet - finishes at the Cross. Contact Dirk Miller, 463-6751,

Saturday, July 12


Home, 9 a.m., McDowell Group Governor’s Cup 5K and Kid’s 1 mile (Empire Cup). 5K race starts 9 a.m. at Dimond Courthouse, 4th and Main Street. 1 mile race starts 10 a.m. at 5K finish (next to Juneau Bone & Joint Center on Hospital Drive). Contact Jim Grammel, 586-2991,

Wednesday, July 16


Home, 6 p.m., Midsummer Night Run (Empire Cup). 10K or 1 mile, start at False Outer Point Recreational Area. Contact Sharon Buis,

Saturday, July 19


Home, 9 a.m., Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race (Empire Cup). 2,4 or 7 miles on Perseverance Trail, meet at end of Basin Road. Contact Paul & Dianne DeSloover, 586-6709, Funds raised go towards the Ben Blackgoat Memorial Scholarship.

Saturday, July 26


Home, 7 a.m., or 9 a.m. Frank Maier Memorial Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon (Empire Cup). Start at Savikko Park, Douglas, 7 a.m. for Full 26.2 miles (certified course), 9 a.m. for Half 13.1 miles. 1 hour earlier starts available (only for slower runners). Contact Kimberly Vaughan at or Brian Bezenek at

Saturday, August 2


Home, 7 a.m., Sprint Triathlon. Auke Lake. 750 meter swim, 19K bike, 5K run. Contact John Bursell 789-5997 or Tracy Rivera 463-1529

Saturday, August 9


Home, 9 a.m., Nifty 50. 50K, 25K or 10K race with start at end of Basin Road. Contact Keith Levy 586-1427

Saturday, August 16


Home, 9 a.m., Eaglecrest Road Race (Empire Cup). 10, 5 and 1 mile road/trail options with start at 0.9 mile Eaglecrest Road. Contact Anne Johnson 523-9336

Saturday, August 23


Home, 9 a.m., Beat The Odds. 5K run or 2 mile walk, Riverbend Elementary School Covered Playground. Contact Ruth Johnson 796-2273 Fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.

Saturday, September 20


Home, 9 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness 5K and 1 mile (Empire Cup). Start at Pavitt Health and Fitness Center. Contact Pavitt Health & Fitness 789-5556

Saturday, October 5


Home, TBD, Hasty Half. Half marathon. Fee TBD. Start TBD. Contact Sandee Holst

Saturday, October 25


Home, 10 a.m., Zombi Run 5K and 1 mile. Sandy Beach Shelter, Douglas. $15 in advance, $20 day of race. Contact Jenny Twito at Fundraiser for the Harborview Triathlon Club.

Saturday, November 8


Home, 10 a.m., Veteran’s Day Run (Empire Cup). 8K with start at Brotherhood Bridge parking lot. Contact Myron Davis 321-1988

  • Comment


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback