Sports in Juneau

Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2001

Saturday, June 16

Juneau Sailing Club -- Around Admiralty Island Spirit of Adventure Sailing Race: Meet near Strauss Rock by South Shelter Island for noon race start. This 200-mile race circles Admiralty Island with a 24-hour mandatory layover at Baranof Warm Springs. Racers typically finish off Mayflower Island near Douglas Harbor on Wednesday through Saturday, June 20-23. Mandatory skippers' meeting at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Breakwater Inn. Race is open to single-hulled sailboats at least 20 feet long overall, with appropriate crew for the vessel's size. Skipper must be at least 21 years old. Info: Juneau Sailing Club president Damon Cruz, 790-4564, or by e-mail at info@juneausailingclub.org.

Sunday, June 17

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/.

Friday, June 22

Southeast Road Runners Club -- Only Fools Run at Midnight: Meet at 9:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall for this popular fund-raising run for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Alaska chapter, race starts at 10 p.m. Course is five kilometers for runners or 1 1/2 miles for walkers. Prizes for best costumes, including solo runners and centipede groups. Must raise pledges for MDA for prizes. Entry fee $20. Race volunteers still needed. Info: Nell Higgenbotham of MDA-Alaska, 1-800-478-5683.

Juneau Softball Association -- 26th Annual Rainball Invitational tournament: Times and matchups TBA at Savikko and Dimond Parks. Tournament runs Friday, June 22, through Sunday, June 24. Team registration deadline has past. Info: JSA office, 463-3633 or on the Web at http://www.jsaweb.org.

Solstice Invitational Soccer Tournament -- The Juneau Soccer Club sponsors this tournament for middle-school age teams from June 22-24. A total of 12 teams will compete in three divisions, with three teams from Ketchikan, two from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and seven from Juneau. The games will take place all day at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park and Dimond Park on Friday and Saturday, with the championship bracket on Sunday. Info: John Wray, 789-1759.

Saturday, June 23

Juneau Softball Association -- 26th Annual Rainball Invitational tournament: Times and matchups TBA at Savikko and Dimond Parks. Tournament runs Friday, June 22, through Sunday, June 24. Team registration deadline has past. Info: JSA office, 463-3633 or on the Web at http://www.jsaweb.org.

Solstice Invitational Soccer Tournament -- The Juneau Soccer Club sponsors this tournament for middle-school age teams from June 22-24. A total of 12 teams will compete in three divisions, with three teams from Ketchikan, two from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and seven from Juneau. The games will take place all day at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park and Dimond Park on Friday and Saturday, with the championship bracket on Sunday. Info: John Wray, 789-1759.

Sunday, June 24

Juneau Softball Association -- 26th Annual Rainball Invitational tournament: Times and matchups TBA at Savikko and Dimond Parks. Tournament runs Friday, June 22, through Sunday, June 24. Team registration deadline has past. Info: JSA office, 463-3633 or on the Web at http://www.jsaweb.org.

Solstice Invitational Soccer Tournament -- The Juneau Soccer Club sponsors this tournament for middle-school age teams from June 22-24. A total of 12 teams will compete in three divisions, with three teams from Ketchikan, two from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and seven from Juneau. The games will take place all day at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park and Dimond Park on Friday and Saturday, with the championship bracket on Sunday. Info: John Wray, 789-1759.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA highpower 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/.

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