Sports In Juneau

Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2002

Today, March 28

Juneau Lions Club's 56th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Classic A Bracket: Marlintini's Arctic Lights vs. United (Anchorage), 1 p.m.; Sitka American Legion vs. Tenakee Tribe, 9 p.m. Mighty B Bracket: Huna ANB vs. Haines Merchants, 11:30 a.m.; Klwock-Prince of Wales vs. Kake Tlingit Heat, 7:30 p.m. Legendary C Bracket: Kake ANB vs. Klawock Totem Oldtimers, 2:30 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket: Lynden Transport vs. Klawock-Prince of Wales, 10 a.m.; Haines Merchants vs. Kake LAB, 9 p.m. Middle School Bracket: Kake vs. Metlakatla, 4 p.m.; HoopTime vs. Dzantik'i Heeni, 5 p.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Friday, March 29

Juneau Lions Club's 56th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Classic A Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 6 p.m. Mighty B Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 8 p.m. Legendary C Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 4 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 2 p.m. Middle School Bracket: Losers' bracket final, 8:30 a.m.; Championship game, 11 a.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Saturday, March 30

Juneau Lions Club's 56th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament -- Classic A Bracket: Championship game, 6 p.m. Mighty B Bracket: Championship game, 8 p.m. Legendary C Bracket: Championship game, 4 p.m. Premiere Women's Bracket: Championship game, 2 p.m. All games at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Juneau Alpine Club -- Eaglecrest-Troy traverse, this six-hour trek has a medium energy output level. Required gear includes Nordic skis and/or snowshoes. Info: Trip leader Larry Musarra, 586-0152.

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

HoopTime Basketball's inaugural Bill Tompkins Memorial 3-Man Jam -- This three-on-three tournament is for players in grades 5-12 and takes place, Monday through Friday, March 25-29, at the National Guard Armory in Juneau. HoopTime Basketball is a new program for local middle school basketball players. Register on the Web at http://www.hooptime-basketball.org/3_Man_Jam/3_man_jam.html. Info: Edd Webb, 789-8436.

Sports card trading show -- This month's trading show takes place from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at Collector's Hideaway, which is near Alaskan and Proud Foodland grocery. Local collectors Darin Chapman and Curtis Sparks will be showing rare cards they recently pulled. Free drawings will also take place. Limited table space is available for those wishing to display their collections. Info: Dave Estes, Collector's Hideaway, 463-4807.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting -- Meet at the Floyd Dryden Middle School library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. Tony Soltys will present the video "Fly Fishing with a Princess: Great but Different," about striper and albacore fishing in New England and sight fishin in Casa Blanca, Mexico. Women just getting into fly fishing are encouraged to attend. Info: Roger Harding, 465-4311.

Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at the JAC headquarters, 1136 Slim Williams Way (near Skaters' Cabin off Montana Creek Road). Info: JAC headquarters, 789-7058.

Scuba and Outdoor Recreation equipment flea market -- This flea market, which benefits Southeast Aquatic Safety (SEAS, Juneau's volunteer dive-rescue team), takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at 8345 Old Dairy Road, near Fred Meyer. People can bring in their unwanted scuba gear, camping gear, kayaks, rafts, water skis, bikes, skates, four-wheelers, fishing gear, jet skis and other equipment between noon and 7 p.m. on Friday, April 5. Parking spaces are available for boat and RV sales, and check-in for those items is 7-9 a.m. on Saturday. Info: Call 790-4665.

Juneau Invitational wrestling tournament registration -- Rosters and housing requests for this club wrestling meet can be submitted to David Zuniga or Julia Black of the Juneau Tornados wrestling club. The meet takes place on Saturday, April 13, at Riverbend Elementary School. Rosters and weigh-ins need to be sent to Zuniga by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at 790-2334 (fax) or bedouinz@gci.net (e-mail). Housing requests are due to Black by Thursday, April 4, at 790-2334 (fax) or Blackallens1@juno.com (e-mail). All wrestlers must have a current USA Wrestling card. Info: David Zuniga, 790-1920 (after 5 p.m.), or Steve Martin, 790-2206 or e-mail at Martins@gci.net.

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 7-9 p.m. on Fridays (March 29 and April 5) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (March 31 and April 7) 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 31, April 7 and April 14). Also, meet from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays (April 1 and April 8) 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 29 and April 5) at Floyd Dryden Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (March 30 and April 6) 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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