Sports In Juneau

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2002

Today, April 18

Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer -- The Crimson Bears host the Wasilla Warriors at 7 p.m. (time tentative) at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Juneau-Douglas High School dance/drill team annual community performance -- This special thank-you show is at 7 p.m. at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym. The show is free. Info: Mandy Bixby, 789-0321.

Friday, April 19

Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer -- The Crimson Bears host the Ferris Saxons of Spokane, Wash., at 4:30 p.m. for junior varsity and 8 p.m. for varsity (times tentative) at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer -- The Crimson Bears host the Wasilla Warriors at at 6:15 p.m. (time tentative) at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Saturday, April 20

Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer -- The Crimson Bears host the Ferris Saxons of Spokane, Wash., at 3 p.m. for junior varsity and 5 p.m. for varsity (times tentative) at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Juneau Freewheelers bicycle club -- Kluane training ride and race director training session, non-racing activity. Meet at 3 p.m. at Sandy Beach for a ride up the Douglas and North Douglas highways. This is a location change from the one previously announced on the club's schedule. Info: Dave Ringle, 790-7249.

Southeast Road Runners club -- KTOO Day One Run: Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the KTOO Building on Whittier Street, just off Egan Drive, for a race start at 11 a.m. Courses are a one-mile loop on Willoughby Avenue and a five-kilometer fun run down Willoughby, up Main, across 4th and up Basin Road, down The Flume and toward Juneau-Douglas High School and back to KTOO. The event is sponsored by KTOO and helps kick off the public radio/television station's spring pledge drive. Info: Phil Moritz, 586-6537.

Juneau Alpine Club -- Hawthorn Peak climb, this trek will last about 12 hours and cover about 11 miles with a high energy output level. Required technical gear includes an ice ax and crampons. Info: Trip leader Tim Arness, 209-2589.


Gastineau Channel Little League -- Preseason mandatory baseball coaches' school: A coaches' school for tee-ball, farm and minor league coaches and volunteers takes place from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Mike Lindsey, a longtime volunteer coach and GCLL VP of baseball, will lead the session, which is mandatory for all coaches and volunteers in the younger divisions. Info: GCLL Web site,

Juneau Soccer Club -- Competitive team tryouts: Youth player tryout sessions for single-year age groupings (players born from Aug. 1, 1984 through July 31, 1990) take place at various times on Sunday, April 21, at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field. There is a $15 tryout fee for non-Juneau Soccer Club members. Shin guards are required and the tryouts will be outside (so dress warmly). A complete schedule of tryouts will run in an ad in the Juneau Empire on Wednesday, April 17, and it can be found on the Internet at Info: Noel Shima, 789-1525, or by e-mail at

Ultimate Frisbee resistration -- The Ultimate Players of Southeast Alaska (UPSEA) is currently accepting registration for the Juneau Summer Ultimate League. The league opens play in ealry May and players of all skill levels can join. Info: Peter van Tamelen, 790-6678, or on the Web at

Juneau Rowing Club -- Open house: The newly formed club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the Juneau Yacht Club near Aurora Harbor. On display will be various rowing shells, literature and other equipment. Peter McKay, who is known for his long-distance rowing adventures in Southeast Alaska, will present a slide show of highlights from trips around Baranof, Chichagof and Admiralty islands. The club is open to all rowers and wanna-be rowers in Juneau, and it plans rowing storage and launching space in Aurora Harbor. A $3 admission charge for adults (free for kids) will be charged. Info: Ron Flint, 789-0956, Matt Kirchhoff, 465-2328, Toy Campbell, 586-3388, or Karla Hunt, 465-5157.

Juneau-Douglas High School football team -- Chorebusters program: This community service/fund-raising program is going on now through Saturday, April 20. Local residents can call and reserve football players for yard work, moving, spring clean-up and other duties, with a donation going to help the JDHS football team fund its upcoming season. Info: JDHS coach Reilly Richey, 789-4361 (home) or 463-1857 (work).

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