Sports in Juneau

Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Thursday, May 17

• JDHS girls soccer - The Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team will face Ketchikan at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park at 7 p.m. This will be the final home game for the Crimson Bears this season before they head off to the state tournament.

Thursday-Saturday, May 17-19

• JDHS baseball - The Juneau-Douglas High School baseball team will host Southeast Conference rivals Ketchikan and two-time defending state champions Sitka for a series of games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. All junior varsity games will take place at Melvin Park.

Thursday - Ketchikan JV vs. JDHS JV, 9 a.m.; Ketchikan JV vs. Sitka JV, noon; Ketchikan vs. Sitka, 3 p.m.; Ketchikan vs. JDHS, 6 p.m.

Friday - Sitka JV vs. Ketchikan JV, 9 a.m.; Sitka JV vs. JDHS JV, noon; Sitka vs. Ketchikan, 3 p.m.; Sitka vs. JDHS, 6 p.m.

Saturday - Sitka JV vs. JDHS JV, 9 a.m.; Sitka vs. JDHS, noon; Ketchikan JV vs. JDHS JV, 3 p.m. (at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park); Ketchikan vs. JDHS, 6 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, May 18-19

• Region V track and field meet - The annual Region V track and field meet will take place at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. The regional meet will determine who qualifies\ for the state tournament. Friday's action starts with the high jump at 1 p.m. with races taking place at 3 p.m. On Saturday, field events start at 10 a.m. with track events kicking off at 10:30 a.m.

• JDHS boys soccer - The Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team and junior varsity team will face Ketchikan for a pair of Southeast Conference games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. On Friday, the junior varsity will play at 6:45 p.m., followed by the varsity at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, the JV play at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity at 7 p.m.

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MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• CCSL 7-a-side tournament - The Capital City Soccer League's 7-A-Side tournament will take place June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Cost is $10 to register by May 21 and $15 by June 1. Men's and women's summer competitive leagues start June 24. Classic women's league is $50. Registration due by June 5. Forms available at www.juneausoccer.com, Zach Gordon Youth Center and Pavitt Health and Fitness. Info: CCSL, 523-9196.

• CCSL Co-ed Masters Outdoor Soccer - The Capital City Soccer League will host masters outdoor soccer for players older than 30 on Sundays form 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park from April 22 to June 17. Cost is $25. Registration at www.juneausoccer.com. Info: CCSL, 523-9196.

• Co-ed Master's Indoor Soccer Sunday - The Co-Ed Master's Soccer Sundays is for experienced men and women soccer players over the age of 30. There will be no formal teams and no referees. Games take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays at Floyd Dryden. Info: www.juneausoccer.com or Moctar Diouf, 586-3256, keemane31@aol.com.

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OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Dzantik'i Heeni open gym - Community Schools in cooperation with the PEP grant is sponsoring open gyms at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School on Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for youth in grades 6-12. There is no charge and youth are encouraged to bring a basketball or volleyball. Info: Community Schools, 523-1774.

• Open Badminton Gym - There will be open badminton at Auke Bay School from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. Bring a racquet if you have one. Birdies will be provided. Cost is $3 per person. Info: Theresa, 790-2499.

• Zach Gordon Youth Center climbing wall - Climbing wall hours are 5-7 p.m. on Mondays, and 3:30-7 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The climbing wall can be used by people of all ages. Climbers age 20-younger climb free, while adults 21-older pay $5 to use the wall. Youth-adult interaction is encouraged, so an adult climbing with a youth pays no fee. Private rental times are available for $25 per hour. Info and scheduling: Zach Gordon Youth Center, 586-2635.

• Evening masters swimming program - The Augustus Brown pool hosts a twice-weekly evening masters swimming program. The program will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and is designed to promote and improve the physical and mental well-being of adults age 19-older. Participants must be able to swim crawlstroke and backstroke. Info: Augustus Brown swim pool, 586-5325.

• Basketball/volleyball court rentals available - The Juneau Community Schools program has basketball/volleyball court rental times available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. The cost to rent the court is $20 per hour, which must be paid at the time of rental. This is for adult activities only. Info: Juneau Community Schools, 463-1717.

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Wednesday and Saturday hikes - For updates on locations of Wednesday and Saturday group hikes, call the Juneau Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline. Always remember to bring plenty of food and water, wear warm layers of clothing and proper footwear for the hike. No dogs or firearms are allowed. Wednesday hikes are limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Saturday hikes are open to families, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Info: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline, 586-0428.

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