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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Today, March 25

• 57th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament - B Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Klawock-Prince of Wales vs. Angoon ANB, 4 p.m., and Klukwan Young Guns vs. Haines Merchants, 9:30 p.m. C Bracket: Winners' bracket games: Klukwan Chilkats vs. Kake ANB, 2:30 p.m., and Klawock Old Totems vs. Yakutat, 8 p.m. Women's Bracket: Sitka vs. Yakutat, 1 p.m.; Klawock-Prince of Wales vs. Lynden Transport, 6:30 p.m. Middle School Boys Bracket: HoopTime vs. Hoonah, 9 a.m.; Yakutat vs. Dzantik'i Heeni, 5:30 p.m. Middle School Girls Bracket: Hoonah vs. Sitka, 10 a.m.; Juneau replacement team vs. HoopTime A, 11 a.m. All games at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym unless noted.

Wednesday, March 26

• 57th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament - A Bracket: Sitka American Legion vs. Northwest Strategies (Anchorage), 11:30 a.m.; Marlintini's Arctic Lights (Juneau) vs. Tacoma, Wash., 5 p.m. B Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Yakutat ANB vs. Klawock-Prince of Wales-Angoon ANB winner, 2:30 p.m., and Kake Tlingit Heat vs. Klukwan Young Guns-Haines Merchants winner, 9:30 p.m. C Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Huna Totem Old Timers vs. Klukwan CHilkats-Kake ANB loser, 1 p.m., and Angoon ANB vs. Klawock Old Totems-Yakutat loser, 6:30 p.m. Women's Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Ketchikan Indian Community vs. Kake LAB, 10 a.m., and Sitka-Yakutat ANS loser vs. Lynden Transport-Klawock-Prince of Wales loser, 8 p.m. Middle School Boys Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Sitka Tribe vs. Dzantik'i Heeni-Yakutat loser, 3:30 p.m., and Kake vs. HoopTime-Hoonah Braves loser, 8 p.m. (Marie Drake Gym). Middle School Girls Bracket: Losers' bracket games: Dzantik'i Heeni vs. HoopTime A-Juneau replacement team losers, 8 a.m., and HoopTime B vs. Hoonah Braves-Sitka Tribe loser, 9 a.m. All games at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym unless noted.

Thursday, March 27

• 57th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament - A Bracket: Winners' bracket game: 10 a.m.; losers' bracket game: 9:30 p.m. B Bracket: Winners' bracket game: Reliable Transfer vs. Huna ANB, 8 p.m.; losers' bracket game, 2:30 p.m. C Bracket: Winners' bracket game, 6:30 p.m.; losers' bracket game, 1 p.m. Women's Bracket: Winners' bracket game, 11:30 a.m.; losers' bracket game, 5 p.m. Middle School Boys Bracket: Winners' bracket game, 3:30 p.m.; losers' bracket game, 8 a.m. Middle School Girls Bracket: Winners' bracket game, 9 a.m.; losers' bracket game, 8 p.m. (Marie Drake Gym). All games at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym unless noted.

Friday, March 28

• 57th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament - A Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 8 p.m. B Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 6 p.m. C Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 4 p.m. Women's Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 2 p.m. Middle School Boys Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 11 a.m. Middle School Girls Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 10 a.m. All games at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym unless noted.

Saturday, March 29

• 57th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament - A Bracket: Championship game, 4 p.m. B Bracket: Championship game, 8 p.m. C Bracket: Championship game, 6 p.m. Women's Bracket: Championship game, 2 p.m. Middle School Boys Bracket: Championship game, noon. Middle School Girls Bracket: Championship game, 1 p.m. All games at the Juneau-Douglas High School main gym unless noted.

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Juneau Sports Association softball registration - Registration for men's and women's softball leagues take place at 6 p.m. and coed registration is at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, at the Travelodge conference room. Info: JSA executive director Tina Lee, 463-3433, by e-mail at tina@jsaweb.org, or on the Web at http://www.jsaweb.org.

• Raincountry Flyfishers - Meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, at the Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Bring your fly-tying vises. Other materials will be provided. Info: Tony Soltys, 789-9159, or Roger Harding, 789-3911.

• Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting - Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Douglas Library community room. Info: Don Larsen, 789-2036.

• MS Walk or Run (5K) - Registration for this fund-raising event is going on now, and team registration forms can be picked up at JRC/The Alaska Club, Foggy Mountain Shop or Mendenhall Auto. This event takes place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Brotherhood Bridge Parking Lot, with registration at 9 a.m. Groups of four or more can enter as teams. Info: PeggyAnn McConnochie, 586-3540, or Rick Anderson, 789-3678.

• HoopTime basketball shooting clinic - Former Juneau-Douglas High School boys and girls basketball coach Jim Hamey will be teaching basketball players ages 10-18 various types of shots on Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. The fee for this two-day clinic is $50 for members of the Amateur Athletic Union (all HoopTime players that have paid their fees are AAU members) or $62 for non-AAU members. There is a small fee for online registration. The clinic is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and only 80 players will be accepted. Info: Edd Webb, 789-8436, by e-mail at hooptime@gci.net, or on the Web at http://www.hooptime-basketball.org.

• Water Safety Instructor course - This WSI course, cosponsored by the American Red Cross and the Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool, takes place from April 22-May 17 at the pool and is for anybody wanting to be certified to teach swim lessons. All participants must be at least 17 years old and be able to pass a precourse skills test and possess a current FIT (Fundamentals of Instructor Training) certificate, although FIT classes will be offered in conjunction with the WSI course. There is a mandatory precourse session at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, and you should bring a swimsuit to the class for work in the pool. Course times are 5:30-9 p.m. on April 22, 24, 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13 and 15, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on April 26 and May 17. The course fees are $78.75 (payable to the City of Juneau), with a materials and certification fee of $56 (payable to the American Red Cross). Info: Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool, 586-5325.

• Julie Hughes Triathlon volunteers - Volunteers are needed for the 19th annual Julie Hughes Triathlon in Sitka. The triathlon takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, and all registration takes place from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Adult athletes will cover a course with a 1,000-meter swim, a 12-mile bike and a five-mile run. Youth athletes (age 12-younger) will have a course with a 500-meter swim, a four-mile bike and a two-mile run. Info: Kristy Totten, 1-907-747-3024.

OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Youth open gyms - Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (March 29) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Friday night youth open gyms at Floyd Dryden Middle School have been canceled due to lack of participants. Youth open gyms are free for students in grades 5-12. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

• Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms - Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Fridays (time is 7-9 p.m. on March 28 due to spring break) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (March 30) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Adult soccer open gyms - Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Fridays (time is 7-9 p.m. on March 28 due to spring break) or from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sundays (March 30) at Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays (March 24 and 31) at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Gastineau Channel Little League open gyms - Gym time for GCLL players is scheduled each Sunday through April from 1-4 p.m. at Auke Bay School. Players ages 8-9, as well as all new players, should arrive at 1 p.m. Players ages 10-12 should come at 2 p.m. Coaches will be available to supervise and assist players in a variety of activities and drills. Info: Lisa Baker, 789-4486.

• Treadwell Arena public open skates - Meet from 2:15-3:45 p.m. on Sundays (March 30), meet from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on Sundays (March 30), meet from 12:15-1:45 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (March 26, 28 and 31), meet from 5-6:30 p.m. on Mondays (March 31), meet from 4:30-6 p.m. on Wednesday (March 26), meet from 8-9:30 p.m. on Fridays (March 28), meet from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturdays (March 29), and meet from 6:30-8 p.m. on Saturdays (March 29) at the Treadwell Arena in Douglas. Open skate costs are $4 adult (age 18-64), $3 for youth (age 17-younger) and $2 for seniors (age 65-older), with skate rental available at $2 a pair. Buy 10, get one free passes available for open skates, pond hockey and skate rentals. Info: Treadwell Arena manager Myiia Whistler, 586-0410.

• Treadwell Arena adult only open skates - Meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays (March 25 and 27) at the Treadwell Arena in Douglas. Adult open skate costs are $4 for adults (age 18-64) and $2 for seniors (age 65-older), with skate rentals at $2 a pair. Buy 10, get one free passes available for open skates, pond hockey and skate rentals. Info: Treadwell Arena manager Myiia Whistler, 586-0410.

• Treadwell Arena youth only open skates - Meet from 10-11:30 a.m. and 3:45-5:15 p.m. on Friday, March 28, at the Treadwell Arena in Douglas. Elementary school age only open skates are 3:45-5:15 p.m. on Thursdays (March 27), with a special open skate from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25. Open skate costs are $4 for adults (age 18-64), $3 for youth (age 17-younger) and $2 for seniors (age 65-older), with skate rentals at $2 a pair. Buy 10, get one free passes available for open skates, pond hockey and skate rentals. Info: Treadwell Arena manager Myiia Whistler, 586-0410.

• Treadwell Arena pond hockey times - Meet from 12:15-1:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays (March 25 and 27) at the Treadwell Arena in Douglas. Adult open skate costs are $4 for adults (age 18-64) and $2 for seniors (age 65-older), with skate rentals at $2 a pair. Buy 10, get one free passes available for open skates, pond hockey and skate rentals. Info: Treadwell Arena manager Myiia Whistler, 586-0410.

• Badminton open gyms - Badminton open gyms are canceled during Spring Break, March 23-29. Auke Bay: Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Auke Bay Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play available for teens through adults. Bring a racquet, birdies will be provided. Cost is $3. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499. Douglas: Meet from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Gastineau Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play welcome. Bring a racquet. Cost is $3. Info: Jag Yellesetty, 586-3598, or by e-mail at jagdishy@attbi.com.

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