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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2001

Wednesday, May 16

Juneau-Douglas High School baseball -- The Crimson Bears host the Ketchikan Kings at 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park (JV teams play at 2 p.m.).

Thursday, May 17

Juneau-Douglas High School baseball -- The Crimson Bears host the Sitka Wolves at 5 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Also, Sitka varsity plays Ketchikan at 3 p.m. and Juneau JV plays Sitka JV at 11 a.m. at Adair-Kennedy. Also, Juneau JV plays Prince of Wales at 2 p.m. and Prince of Wales plays Ketchikan JV at 11 a.m. at Melvin Park

Friday, May 18

Juneau-Douglas High School baseball -- The Crimson Bears host the Ketchikan Kings at 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Also, Sitka varsity plays Ketchikan at 3 p.m. and Juneau JV plays Ketchikan JV at 11 a.m. at Adair-Kennedy. Also, Sitka JV plays Prince of Wales at 11 a.m. at Melvin Park.

Juneau-Douglas High School track and field -- Region V Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Sitka Wolves, Ketchikan Kings, Petersburg Vikings, Haines Glacier Bears, Yakutat Eagles, Angoon Eagles and Gustavus Foxes. Jumps and shot put finals start at 2 p.m. at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park, with running preliminaries and 3,200 meters final starting at 3 p.m. The high jump is at 6 p.m. at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym.

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- False Outer Point Time Trial: Meet at 6 p.m. at False Outer Point parking lot on North Douglas Highway, race starts at 6:30 p.m. This event was originally scheduled for May 4 and postponed by weather. Info: Betsy Fischer, 789-2033 or 586-6780.

Saturday, May 19

Juneau-Douglas High School baseball -- The Crimson Bears host the Sitka Wolves at 4 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Also, Sitka varsity plays Ketchikan at 1 p.m. and No. 1 JV team plays No. 2 JV team at 10 a.m. at Adair-Kennedy. Also, No. 3 JV team plays No. 4 JV team at 10 a.m. at Melvin Park.

Juneau-Douglas High School track and field -- Region V Championships: The Crimson Bears host the Sitka Wolves, Ketchikan Kings, Petersburg Vikings, Haines Glacier Bears, Yakutat Eagles, Angoon Eagles and Gustavus Foxes. Discus finals start at 11 a.m. at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park, with running finals starting at noon.

Southeast Road Runners Club -- Lena Loop Run and Kids' Kilometer Fun Run: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Lena Beach Picnic Area, race starts at 9 a.m. Courses are five kilometers and 1K for kids (adults can run with their kids, then run the 5K later). Info: Sandy Pahlke, 789-1799, or Nancy Potts, 789-5119.

Juneau Alpine Club -- Montana Creek/Windfall Lake Run: This is a medium-energy output level run of about 12 miles or three hours. Wear good running shoes or trail shoes. Info: Trip leader Kim Turley, 789-7058. Also, a JAC sub-alpine club activity TBA will take place in the morning. Info on sub-alpine event: Ellen Pavitt, 790-2976.

Special Olympics-Law Enforcement Torch Family Fun Run -- This event is happening in several communities at the same time, including Juneau, with a five-kilometer family fun run is held in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Registration fee is $25 (can be in pledges or donations). Time and location TBA for Juneau. Info: Glenn Taylor, 465-4061.

May Bike Rides -- Meet at Twin Lakes at 10 a.m. for a recreational ride and hike to the Mendenhall Glacier as part of the Tour de Cure fund-raiser for American Diabetes Association. Tour de Cure distances are 15 kilomters, 25K and 50K. Helmets are required. Info: Bill Johnson, 789-9095, or Don Novotney, 586-2611.

Sunday, May 20

Juneau Alpine Club -- Mount Bullard Climb: This is an eight-mile, high-energy output level event lasting about 10 hours. Bring an ice ax and crampons. Info: Trip leader Bill Forrest, 789-3008.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA sporting rifle 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/.

Meetings/Clinics/Announcements

Juneau Racquet Club strength training and running workshop -- Meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Valley location of Juneau Racquet Club. Certified personal trainer Mychal Bossio will lead the workshop. Info: Caro Rosier-Polley, 789-2181.

Kluane-Chilkat International Bicycle Relay packets available -- Entry packets for the Ninth Annual Kluane to Chilkat International Bicycle Relay will be available in Juneau at Mountain Gears, Foggy Mountain Shop and the valley Juneau Racquet Club. The 156-mile relay is held on Saturday, June 16. It starts in Haines Junction, Yukon Territory, and ends in Haines, Alaska, and is for teams of one, two, four and eight riders. Application forms are also available on the Internet at http://www.hainesak.com/bikerelay. The entry fee is $34 per rider, which includes a t-shirt, post-race dinner and awards breakfast. Entries must be postmarked by May 22 for early registration rates. Info: Juneau race contact Dave Ringle, 790-7249.

Southeast Road Runners -- SeaCoast Relay volunteers needed: Volunteers are needed for the Southeast Road Runners club's SeaCoast Relay, which is held on Saturday, May 26, and is the largest event of the SERR season. The race is a five-stage relay from Mendenhall River School to Eagle Beach Recreational Area, starting at 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. depending on the division. Registration for the relay is also open and entry forms can be picked up at both locations of the Juneau Racquet Club. Entry forms need to be turned in by Wednesday, May 23. Info: Sue Scott, 789-9190.

Juneau Wrestling Camp -- This camp will take place June 11-15 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School and will cover all three basic wrestling styles -- folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman. Guest clinicians are former Team USA members Les Gutches and Randy Couture. The camp costs $190 if a deposit is received by May 18, $220 if deposit received after May 18. Team discounts available. Housing with families or at the Juneau Tornadoes Wrestling Club's clubhouse is available $25 for out-of-town wrestlers. Info: Bob Mahon, 789-3477 work or 789-2791 home.

Open Gyms/Scrimmages/Ongoing

Youth open gyms -- From 8-11 p.m. on Saturday (5/19) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Friday (5/18) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. The last open gyms of the school year are May 18-19 weekend. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

4-H youth running program Thursday runs -- Meet at 5 p.m. at location TBA each Thursday through the summer. The program is for runners in grades K-5. Meet at Cope Park on May 17, at Mendenhall Glacier visitor's center on May 24 and at Riverbend covered play area on May 31. More dates in June. New members welcome and runners need to bring their own running shoes and bring their own water. Info: Jamie or John Bursell, 789-5997.

Adult open soccer scrimmages -- Open scrimmages for adults age 18 and older are being held from 5-7 p.m. every Sunday through June 24 at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field. Beginning on Sunday, May 20, the field will be open for women's scrimmages from 7-9 p.m. Scrimmages will also occur from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays starting May 29 through the end of Juneau at the Dimond Park soccer field. For more information, contact the Capital City Soccer League, 364-2503.

Over-35 coed competitive soccer scrimmages -- Competitive scrimmages for adults age 35-older will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays, May 15 and May 22, at the Dimond Park soccer field and from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field. The scrimmages will also take place from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday in June at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. There is a $15 registration fee and waiver required that will be collected at the field. Info: Capital City Soccer League, 364-2503.

Open roller hockey scrimmages -- Regular open roller hockey scrimmages for high-school age players and adults this summer are from 8-10 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night at the Glacier Valley Elementary School's outdoor covered area. Bring your own skates and sticks. Extra equipment and sticks is available, but limited. Info: Ben White, 789-2841, or by e-mail at bengoalie11@aol.com.

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