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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2001

Today, March 11

Eaglecrest skiing: Spring Telemark Series Race No. 2, time TBA at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Info: Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School, 790-2001.

Juneau Ski Club: Winterfest giant slalom race for Masters through Junior-4 age groups, time TBA at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Info: Pat Harmon, 586-9532, or http://www.juneauskiracing.org.

Friday, March 16

'King of the Ring' roughhouse boxing: Event starts 7 p.m. at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Info: Jamiann Stevens, 586-9732.

Saturday, March 17

Southeast Roadrunners-Flannagan's Race: Registration opens 9:30 a.m. at Douglas Fire Hall parking lot, races start 10 a.m. One-mile and five-mile races available. Info: Tom McLaughlin, 586-5620.

Eaglecrest skiing: Race Rats Finals, time TBA at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Info: Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School, 790-2001.

Eaglecrest skiing: 21st Annual Learn to Ski Weekend, March 17-18. Also, annual Southeast Alaska Food Drive Weekend, March 17-18. Info: Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School, 790-2001.

Sunday, March 18

Eaglecrest skiing: Spring Telemark Series Race No. 3, time TBA at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Info: Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School, 790-2001.

Juneau Nordic Ski Club spring barbeque relay: Time TBA at lower loop at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Info: Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School, 790-2001.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club: NRA sporting rifle shooting event, registration 9 a.m., shooting starts 10 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range on Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717, or http://go.to/jrpc/.

Ongoing/Meetings

Synchronized swimming lessons: Beginning synchro lessons at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, March 13, 20 and 27; and again at 8:45 a.m. on Saturdays, March 10, 17 and 31. Both lesson series cost $15, plus tax. Info: Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool, 586-5325.

Capital City Classic pool tournament: Juneau's biggest pool tournament is March 8-11 at two downtown locations, the Imperial Billiards and Bar and the Viking Lounge. The tournament costs $50 per player per event to enter. All finals start at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 11. Info: Rob Daniels, Imperial Billiards and Bar, 586-1960.

Juneau Alpine Club potluck and slide show: Larry Musarra will present a show called "Six Months in Australia" at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the home of Kim and Barb Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. The potluck food theme is Australian. Info: Kim and Barb Turley, 789-7058.

Gastineau Channel Little League supplemental registration: An extra GCLL tryout session has been scheduled for Sunday, March 11, so Juneau youth baseball and softball players can play this season. Baseball players age 9-12 should meet at 1 p.m. at Auke Bay Elementary School, with baseball players age 13-16 meeting at 2 p.m. at Auke Bay Elementary School. Softball players age 9-16 should meet at 1 p.m. at River Bend Elementary School. Info: GCLL Hotline, 789-9803.

Juneau Racquet Club 2001 spring badminton tournament: Tournament takes place March 16-18 at Valley location of JRC. Entry deadline is Monday, March 12, and entry fee is $25 plus tax. Competition in singles, doubles and mixed events. Info: Russ Stevens, 789-2181, or http://www.juneauracquetclub.com.

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.

Juneau Sports Association softball registration: JSA will hold all team sign-ups for the 2001 JSA adult slow-pitch softball season on Wednesday, March 21, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons area. Registration for coed teams will be from 6-7:30 p.m., while men's and women's team register from 7:30-9 p.m. Teams wanting to participate in 2001 must register during their specified time period. Coed team fees are $300 for 12-game schedule and $400 for 16-game season, with a $23 player fee. Men's and women's team fees are $670 for 22-game schedule, with $23 player fee. Info: JSA office, 463-3633, or http://www.jsaweb.org.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (3/17) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (3/16) 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 (3/11 and 3/18) and Fridays (3/16). 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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