Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2000

Friday March 10

Crimson Bears boys basketball vs. Sitka:8 p.m. at Juneau-Douglas High School. Junior varsity teams play at 6:00; C-teams at 4:15.

Saturday March 11

Crimson Bears boys basketball vs. Sitka:8 p.m. at Juneau-Douglas High School. Junior varsity teams play at 6:00; C-teams at 4:15.

17th Annual Flannigan's Run: 10 a.m at the Douglas Fire Hall. Race-day registration begins at 9; pre-register at Foggy Mountain Shop or either Juneau Racquet Club. One-mile or 5-mile races. Info: 586-5620.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club .22 Rifle Silhouette Match: Sign up from 9-9:45 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Match begins at 10. Info: 789-1717.

Mighty-Mite Ski Race: 10 a.m. at Eaglecrest. King Kong's Run, Giant Slalom and Lower Hilary's.

Juneau Nordic Ski Club Hilda Challenge: 1 p.m. at the Eaglecrest Upper Loop. Races are 5- or 10-kilometers. Info: 789-2665.

Saturday hike to Gastineau Meadows: Meet at 9:30 a.m. behind Crow Hill Condos. Moderate to slightly difficult hike depending on conditions. Bring cross-country skis or snowshoes, warm layers of clothing and plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation.


BASEBALL WINTER CLINICS: Sunday, March 11 with the Gastineau Channel Little League. 6-8 year lds - noon to 1; 9-12 year olds - 1-3 p.m. at Auke Bay School. Pitching practice is from 3-4. 13 and older - noon to 4 p.m. at Mendenhall River School. Info: Chip Mixon, 789-9806.

SOFTBALL WINTER CLINICS: Sunday, March 11 at Riverbend School. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Little League. 8-10 year olds - noon to 1:30. 11-12 year olds - 1:30-3. 13-14 year olds - 3-4:30. 15-16 year olds - 4:30-6. Info: Mary Lou Bavard, 789-7458.

SOFTBALL/BASEBALL SKILLS CLINICS: All players ages 13 and under can learn with JDHS coaches and players. Cost is $20 per player or $50 per family. Registration starts at 6 p.m. Benefits JDHS softball and baseball.

Softball - Monday, March 13 or Tuesday, March 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Info: Dave Massey, 789-9896.

Baseball - Wednesday, March 15 or Thursday, March 16 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Info: Bruce Scandling, 789-1435.

ADULT SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: The Juneau Sports Association holds all team sign-ups on Wednesday, March 22 at the High School commons. Sign-ups for coed teams held from 6-7 p.m.; men's and women's teams from 7:30-9 p.m. Teams participating in the 2000 season must sign up during their scheduled time. Info: JSA, 463-3633.

BUCKWHEAT SKI CLASSIC: March 24-25 in Skagway. The 14th annual cross-country ski event includes 10-kilometer, 25K and 50K races, plus a 5K race for kids under 12 and a 5K snowshoe sprint for all ages. Entry forms available at Foggy Mountain Shop. Info: (907)983-3299 or

LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Registration for Gastineau Channel Little League ends March 13. Last two opportunities to register are Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m., and Sunday, March 12 from noon to 4 at the Nugget Mall. Info: any board member or Laurie at 790-4768.

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.

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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