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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2001

Thursday, Feb. 8

Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball: The Service Cougars play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, varsity game at 7 p.m. (broadcast on KINY, 800-AM).

Sunday, Feb. 11

Southeast Road Runners 18th Annual Sweethearts Relay: Meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Douglas Firehall for this two-person relay that starts at 1 p.m. The first runner completes a two-mile leg, and the second runner covers three miles. Info: John and Jamie Bursell, 789-5997.

Friday, Feb. 16

Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball: The Ketchikan Kings play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, homecoming weekend, varsity game at 6 p.m. (broadcast on KJNO, 630-AM).

Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball: The Ketchikan Kings play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, homecoming weekend, varsity game at 8 p.m. (broadcast on KINY, 800-AM).

'King of the Ring' roughhouse boxing: Event starts at 7 p.m. at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Info: Ray Lee, Juneau Douglas Boxing Association, 790-3276 or 321-0919 (cell).

Saturday, Feb. 17

Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball: The Ketchikan Kings play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, homecoming weekend, varsity game at 6 p.m. (broadcast on KJNO, 630-AM).

Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball: The Ketchikan Kings play the Crimson Bears at Juneau-Douglas High School gym, homecoming weekend, varsity game at 8 p.m. (broadcast on KINY, 800-AM).

Ongoing/Meetings

Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting: Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Turley home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kim Turley, 789-7058.

Gastineau Channel Little League board meeting: Meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Floyd Dryden Middle School Room No. 100. Reports will be heard from Jim Douglas on his attendance at umpire school and by GCLL president Allan MacKinnon on his attendance at the league officers meeting. Also up for discussion is planning for registration and the upcoming season. Info: J. Allan MacKinnon, 789-9803 or mackinnon@gci.net.

Juneau Parks and Recreation adult coed volleyball league managers meeting: Meet at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Juneau assembly chambers. Each team with at least one representative present will receive a victory to apply toward the final standings. Schedules will be distributed at the meeting. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Juneau Parks and Recreation springboard diving clinic: Meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Feb. 13 through March 8 at Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool. This $42 course teaches basic competitive springboard diving skills, concentrating on front and back approaches. Students must be comfortable diving off the low diving board. Info: Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool, 586-5325.

Juneau Parks and Recreation adult coed volleyball players skills clinic: Meet on Sunday, Feb. 18, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. From 2-4 p.m. clinic is for players in Coed Divisions I, 2 and 3-North. From 4-6 p.m. players from Coed Divisions 3-South, 4 and 5 meet. The clinic is free for all players in the coed volleyball league this winter. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Juneau 4-H cross-country ski program: Meet from 1:30-3 p.m. every Sunday at locations TBA (call the University of Alaska Southeast Cooperative Extension Service for the location of that week's outing). The program is open to skiers in grades K-12, and parents are invited to participate. Membership fee for 4-H program is $6. Info: Jim Douglas at the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

Avalanche awareness classes: Upcoming avalanche awareness classes from the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center are Juneau Level II, March 2-5. Mini-workshop for snowmachiners, Haines Snowmachine/Level I, March 16-18. Special snowmachiner discount this year. Info: Bill Glude, 586-5606.

Juneau Parks and Recreation summer shelter reservations: Reservations may be made starting on Thursday, Feb. 1, for the summer use of the shelters at Twin Lakes and Cope Park and the use of the shelters and volleyball courts at Sandy Beach/Savikko Park. The shelters and courts can be reserved from April 20 through Sept. 16. Twin Lakes rents for $10 an hour, while Cope Park and the Sandy Beach/Savikko Park shelters rent for $15 an hour. There is no charge to reserve the volleyball courts. Reservations must be made in person at the Juneau Parks and Recreation office in City Hall and payment must be made with the reservation. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (2/10) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (2/9) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms: at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Cost is $4. From 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (2/11) and Fridays (2/9). Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Gastineau Channel Little League open gyms: Open gyms are on Sundays through March 18. Softball: At Riverbend Elementary School: ages 10-younger meet noon to 2 p.m., ages 11-12 meet 2-4 p.m., ages 13-14 meet 4-5 p.m., ages 15-16 meet 6-8 p.m. Info: MaryLou Bavard, 789-7458. Baseball: At Auke Bay Elementary School: ages 6-8 meet noon to 1 p.m., ages 9-12 meet 1-3 p.m., all ages pitching meet 3-4 p.m. At Harborview Elementary School: ages 13-16 meet noon to 2 p.m. Info: Chip Mixson, 789-9806.

Open Badminton Gym: From 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Auke Bay School gym. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

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