Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, February 25, 2000

Friday,Feb. 25

King of the Ring boxing: 6 p.m. at the ANB Hall. Tickets available at ANB Pull Tabs and Marlintini's. Cost $25 ringside; $15 general admission.

Fri.-Sun.,Feb. 25-27

Sister City Dart Classic: tonight through Sunday at the Travelodge. Open registration 5 p.m. tonight, with blind-draw doubles at 6 p.m. Competition runs all day Saturday and Sunday, with singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, mixed doubles, 301 and 501 events. Tournament includes some top players from western Canada. Entry fee required. Info: Ted Quinn, 586-2780 work, 321-0301 cell.

Saturday,Feb. 26

Richard Marriott Memorial Cross-Country Ski Tour: This year's tour will go from Spaulding Meadows to John Muir Cabin with a return via the Auke Nu Trail. This difficult tour is about 7 miles in length with a 1,500-foot elevation gain. Meet at the trailhead at Mile 12.3 Glacier Highway at 8:30 a.m. For a later start time, the carpool van leaves Zach Gordon Youth Center at 9 a.m., or meet at the trailhead at 9:30 a.m. Bring cross-country ski equipment, skins, ice cleats, warm clothing, flashlight and plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms, please. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226 or 586-2635.

Sunday,Feb. 27

Gastineau Channel Little League winter baseball clinic: The clinic for ages 6-8 is from noon to 1 p.m.; for ages 9-12 is from 1-3 p.m.; with pitching practice from 3-4 p.m. at Auke Bay School. For players ages 13-18, the clinic will be from noon to 4 p.m. at Marie Drake School. Players need to bring tennis shoes and baseball mitt. Info: Chip Mixson, 789-9806.

Saturday,March 4

Tornadoes Wrestling Club Garage Sale Fund-raiser: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the wrestling clubhouse, 8345 Old Dairy Road (next to Oliver's Trophies). To donate items, please drop the items off from 5-6 p.m. Friday at the clubhouse. Info: Bob Mahon, 789-3477.


JYFL COACHES NEEDED: The Juneau Youth Football League is looking for volunteer coaches and assistant coaches for the 2000 season. Info: Bryan Wilson, 789-5479.

CAPITAL SCHOOL GYM RENTALS: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-10 p.m., and on Sundays from noon-10 p.m. Rate is $25 per hour plus tax; reservations can be made at the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department. Reservations must be made in person. Info: 586-5226.

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.

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.

YOUTH OPEN GYM: Fridays and Saturdays at for grades 5-12 (free). Open gyms are from 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 and March 4 at Dzantik'i Heeni; and from 8-11 p.m. Friday, March 3 and March 10 at Floyd Dryden. Info: Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, ext. 327.

ADULT BASKETBALL/VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM: Fridays and Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $4. Info: Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, ext. 327.

ADULT INDOOR SOCCER OPEN GYM: Sundays at Floyd Dryden from 7:15-9:15 p.m. on Feb. 27, from 7-9 p.m. on March 5 and March 12. Cost is $4. Info: Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, ext. 327.

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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