Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, June 06, 2001

Friday, June 8

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Treadwell Trail Mountain Bike Race: Meet at Sandy Beach at 6 p.m. for 6:30 p.m. race start. Courses are two or four laps of Treadwell trail. Info: Doug Woodby, 463-3095.

Juneau Softball Association -- Softball tournament for men's divisions two and three and coed divisions three and four, takes place Friday through Sunday at Savikko and Dimond Parks. Coed championships are 3 p.m. Saturday at Savikko Park, men's championships are 1 p.m. Sunday at Dimond Park. Awards ceremony 4 p.m. at Marlintini's Lounge. Info: Craig Kahklen, 789-5664, or Ethan Billings, 790-3475.

Saturday, June 9

Juneau Aurora Knights Synchronized Swim Team -- Juneau Open Meet and Show: Event features teams from Juneau, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Bozeman, Mont. Event takes place at Augustus Brown Swim Pool. Meet starts at 8:45 a.m. with compulsory figures, with solo, duet and team routines taking place from 10 a.m. to noon. A community show takes place at 7:15 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. Info: Katie Bausler, 364-3129.

Southeast Road Runners Club -- Douglas Treadwell Ditch Trail Run: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Sandy Beach in Douglas for 9 a.m. race start. Course is about five miles long. This is the first race in new SERR trail run series. Info: Don Eagle, 364-3638 or by e-mail at eagledon@hotmail.com.

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Ferry Terminal-Auke Rec Short Course: Park at Auke Rec finish area, then take short warm-up ride to starting line at ferry terminal. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for 9 a.m. race start. Course is 20 miles from ferry terminal to Shrine of St. Theresa to Lena Loop to Auke Rec. Info: Lou Edwards, 789-3345.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA smallbore silhouette 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/.

Sunday, June 10

Southeast Road Runners Club -- Kids' Rotary Park Run: Meet at 12:30 p.m. at Rotary Park for 1 p.m. race start. Three courses available -- one, two or three laps around the duck pond. Entry fee: $1. Info: Shelly Saviers, 790-2566 or by e-mail at saviers@gci.net.

June Bike Rides -- Meet at Bill and Barb Johnson's house, 1818 Fritz Cove Road, at 4 p.m. for a recreational ride around Lena Loop Road. Helmets are required. A picnic follows the ride, and non-riding spouse, kids, etc., welcome. Please let Bill know how many are coming. Info: Bill Johnson, 789-9095.

Meetings/Clinics/Announcements

Capital City Soccer League -- Women's Classic Soccer registration: Registration forms for this league are available at Zach Gordon Youth Center and are due by June 18. Teams will be organized and contacted after registration is complete. Info: CCSL, 364-2503.

Juneau Softball Association -- 26th Annual Rainball Invitational registration: All local teams must be registered with JSA by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 8, for this tournament, which takes place on June 22-24. Info: JSA office, 463-3633 or on the Web at http://www.jsaweb.org.

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 $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

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 Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park track on June 7, at Perseverance Trail Head on June 14, at Sandy Beach picnic area on June 21, at Rotary Park on June 28 and at Cope Park on July 5. New members welcome and runners need to bring their own running shoes and bring their own water. Info: Jamie or John Bursell, 789-5997.

Summer Youth Open Gym -- Meet from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym on Fridays through the summer. Open gym is free for students in grades 5-12. Open gym dates are June 8, 15 and 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; and Aug. 10 and 17; no open gyms on June 22, Aug. 3 or Aug. 24. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

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. The field will be open for women's scrimmages from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays. Scrimmages will also occur from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays through the end of June 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. 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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