Sports in Juneau

Posted: Monday, March 26, 2001

Today, March 26

Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Mighty B Bracket games: Sitka vs. Kake, 1 p.m.; Hoonah vs. Haines Merchants, 5:30 p.m.; Yakutat ANB vs. Klawock, 8:30 p.m. Legendary C Bracket games: Klukwan Chilkats vs. Kake ANB, 11:30 a.m.; Petersburg vs. Hoonah Old Timers, 2:30 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket games: Hoonah Ladies vs. Angoon Kwaan, 7:30 p.m.; Klawock Prince of Wales vs. Sitka Daughters of the American Legion, 10 p.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Tuesday, March 27

Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Mighty B Bracket games: Angoon ANB vs. Juneau Frontier Realty, 2:30 p.m.; second-round losers' bracket game TBA, 1 p.m. Legendary C Bracket games: Klawock Old Timers vs. Angoon ANS, 5:30 p.m.; Sitka Old Timers vs. Yakutat ANS, 8:30 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket games: Yakutat ANS vs. Hoonah Ladies-Angoon Kwaan winner, 7 p.m.; Juneau DK Mining vs. Klawock Prince of Wales-Sitka Daughters of the American Legion winner, 10 p.m.; Hoonah Ladies-Angoon Kwaan loser vs. Klawock Prince of Wales-Sitka Daughters of the American Legion loser, 11:30 a.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Wednesday, March 28

Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Classic A Bracket games: Sitka American Legion vs. Juneau Tabby's Arctic Lights, 5:30 p.m.; Fairbanks vs. Tenakee Tribe, 1 p.m. Mighty B Bracket games: Second-round losers' bracket game, 8:30 p.m. Legendary C Bracket games: Winners' bracket semifinal, 7 p.m.; Second-round losers' bracket game, 10 a.m.; Second-round losers' bracket game, 2:30 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket games: Second-round losers' bracket game, 10 p.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Ongoing/Meetings

Juneau Freewheelers cycling club meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at the downtown library for the club's spring meeting. Topics include the Kluane-Chilkat relay, bike jerseys and bike-to-work day. Info: Dave Ringle, 790-7249.

Juneau Soccer Club's Litter-Free Trash Pick-Up Day -- Meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, at Diamond Park for the third annual event for Juneau-Douglas High School soccer and the Juneau Soccer Club. Info: Dorie Choquette, 780-8671 nights, 789-3504 days.

Juneau Alpine Club meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the home of Kim and Barb Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kim Turley, 789-7058.

Raincountry Flyfishers flytying course -- A four-week class on tying flies for fish in Juneau waters. Meets from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 10, 17 and 24, at Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Beginners and anglers new to Juneau are encouraged to attend. Course fee of $44 includes class fees and supplies. Info: Community Schools, 463-1717, or club president Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

Juneau 4-H running club -- Registration for a new youth running club will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. The club is for runners in grades K-5 and will meet every Thursday through July 5 from 5-6 p.m. at locations to be announced. The club will have a final run on Saturday, July 7, during the Governor's Cup fun run. Local runners John and Jamie Bursell will lead the club, and volunteer coaches are welcome. Call the Bursells at 789-5997 to find out about the 4-H screening procedure. If there is interest for a middle school running club, contact the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service. The cost of joining 4-H is $6. Parents are encouraged to run with their children. Info: Jim Douglas at the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

Juneau Youth Football League Crimson Bears chorebusters -- The Juneau Youth Football League's Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears annual chorebusters service is now taking reservations. Reserve early for yard work, general cleaning and other small jobs. Info and for chorebusters requests, coach Reilly Richey, 789-4361.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms -- From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (3/31, 4/7 and 4/14) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (3/30 and 4/13, no open gym on 4/6) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms -- at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Cost is $4. From 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (4/1, 4/8, 4/15 and 4/22) and Fridays (3/30, 4/6, 4/13 and 4/20). Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Badminton open 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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