Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, February 11, 2000

Sunday, Feb. 13

18th Annual Sweetheart Relay: 2 p.m. at the Douglas Fire Hall. Runners can pre-register at either Juneau Racquet Club location or at Foggy Mt. Shop, or on race day at least a half hour before the race. Info: Becky Kuntz, 586-3728.

Juneau Nordic Ski Club `Eagle Opener': 1 p.m. at the Eaglecrest Lower Loop. Meet at the A-Frame cabin. Races are open division (skating and classic); 4-, and 8-kilometer races and a 1K for kids. No race fee required, but Nordic membership, Alpine membership or day pass is required to use the trail. Race was moved from Eagle Beach due to lack of snow.


SOCCER MINI CAMP: JDHS Soccer presents the third annual Indoor Soccer Mini Camp on Monday, Feb. 21. The clinic is for boys and girls ages 5-12 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost is $20. Proceeds help fund the Juneau-Douglas soccer program. Ages 5-7 - 9 a.m. to noon; 8-12 - 1-4 p.m.. Registration begins 15 minutes beforehand. Info: Troy, 780-8671 or Nathan, 780-4465.

WOMEN'S INDOOR SOCCER SIGN-UPS: Sign-ups due by Feb. 17. Forms available at Parks and Recreation Office, Zach Gordon Youth Center, and the Juneau Racquet Clubs. Season starts Feb. 22. Info: Karen Shoemaker, 463-4061 (day) or 789-2073 (evenings).

HILARY LINDH SKI CLINICS: Feb. 19-21 at Eaglecrest. Olympic silver medalist Hilary Lindh of Juneau will coach a women's ski clinic and explore the mountain with children. Registration continues through Feb. 12. Info: Eaglecrest Business Office, 586-5284.

LITTLE LEAGUE UMPS NEEDED: The Gastineau Channel Little League is recruiting for umpires, coaches, and managers for the 2000 season. Info: Avis Hayden, 789-5694.

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL WINTER CLINICS: The Gastineau Channel Little League's softball clinic is Sunday Feb. 13 at Riverbend Elementary. Times: 8-10 year olds, noon-1:30; 11-12 year olds, 1:30-3; 13-14 year olds, 3-4:30; 15-16 year olds, 4:30-6. Bring tennis shoes and softball mitt. Info: Mary Lou Bavard, 789-7458.

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL WINTER CLINICS: Held by the Gastineau Channel Little League Sunday, Feb. 13. For 6 to 8 year olds, clinic is from noon to 1; 9-12 year olds are from 1-3. Pitching practice is from 3-4. Both clinics are at Auke Bay Elementary. For players 13 and older, the clinic is from noon to 4 at Marie Drake. Bring tennis shoes and mitt. Info: Chip Mixon, 789-9806.

Open Gyms:

OPEN BADMINTON GYM: Mondays and Thursdays at Auke Bay School Gym from 8-10 p.m. Teens through adults welcome. Cost is $3. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Juneau Sports is a schedule of sports events and activities in and around Juneau. To include an event, call the Sports Desk at 586-3740 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (586-6766 on weekends). Information can also be faxed to 586-3028, or e-mailed to

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