Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2002

Saturday, March 9

• Juneau Gun Club -- The Juneau Gun Club hosts its next American Trapshooters Association registered shoot at the JGC's location on Montana Creek Road. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and shooting starts at 10 a.m. The event will feature 100 singles, 100 handicap and 50 pairs or doubles shoots. Info: Juneau Gun Club, 789-9844.

Wednesday, March 13

• Juneau-Douglas High School basketball -- Southeast Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Region V-Class 4A and Region V-Class 3A tournaments, games and matchups TBA at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Thursday, March 14

• Juneau-Douglas High School basketball -- Southeast Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Region V-Class 4A and Region V-Class 3A tournaments, games and matchups TBA at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Friday, March 15

• Juneau-Douglas High School basketball -- Southeast Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Region V-Class 4A and Region V-Class 3A tournaments, games and matchups TBA at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Saturday, March 16

• Juneau-Douglas High School basketball -- Southeast Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Region V-Class 4A and Region V-Class 3A tournaments, games and matchups TBA at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Gastineau Channel Little League registration -- Registration for this summer's GCLL baseball and softball seasons takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at the Nugget Mall. This is the last weekend of registration before tryouts take place on March 9-11. Returning players need to register now. Players new to the league must provide birth certificates and must be between the ages of 5-16 as of July 31, 2002. Info: GCLL Hotline, 789-9803.

• Radical Racquetball classes -- This series of group lessons for players ages 6-12 takes place from 2-4 p.m. on four Saturdays in March (March 2, 16, 23 and 30, no class on March 9) at the Juneau Racquet Club's Valley location. Learn a new racquetball skill each week. Racquets, balls and eyeguards are provided. A small fee is involved. Info: Russ Stevens, 789-2181.

• Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team clinic -- The JDHS girls soccer team is sponsoring a clinic for women from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at the Marie Drake School gym. This clinic is open to women of all ages and ability levels wanting to learn more about soccer. The cost is $25 per person, with the money going to benefit the JDHS girls soccer team. Bring gym shoes, wear shin guards and bring a water bottle. Info: Erin Flynn, 364-3772.

• Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the Juneau Alpine Club headquarters, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kathy Landry, 789-7058.

• Raincountry Flyfishers annual fly tying course -- This four-session course takes place from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, Thursday, March 7, Monday, March 11, and Tuesday, March 12, at the Floyd Dryden Middle School library. This course is for beginners and others wanting to learn how to tie flies that work in local waters. Info: Juneau Community Schools, 463-1717, or Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation hike program meeting -- The annual hike program meeting will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Zach Gordon Youth Center. Hike leaders, co-leaders and members of the public interested in the hike program are encouraged to attend. Info: Kristi West, 586-0456.

OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Adult badminton open gym -- Meet from 8-10 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at Auke Bay Elementary School. Teenagers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Bring a racket if you have one. Shuttlecocks provided. Gym fee is $3. Info: Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

• Adult volleyball/basketball open gym -- Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Fridays (March 8 and March 15) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (March 3, March 10 and March 17) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Open gym fee is $4. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

• Adult soccer open gym -- Meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sundays (March 3, March 10 and March 17). Also, meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays (March 4, March 11 and March 18) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Open gym fee is $4. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

• Youth open gym -- Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (March 8 and March 15) and from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (March 9 and March 16) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Open gym is free for students in grades 5-12. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

• Juneau Archery Club winter indoor shooting -- Meet from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 7-10 a.m. on Saturdays at the Floyd Dryden Middle School commons until April. All archers welcome. Info: JAC president Erik Lundquist, 789-3508.

• Juneau 4-H Nordic Ski program -- The club skis from 1:30-3 p.m. every Sunday starting in January. Membership is $6 to join 4-H, plus club ski rental is $20 for the season. Students renting skis are expected to attend at least 80 percent of the club ski outings. Parents are encouraged to participate, but they must provide their own skis. The location of each week's ski outing will be announced on Fridays at the info number. Info: University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

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