Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2005


Friday-Sunday, June 17-19

• Juneau Softball Association - 30th Annual Marlintini's/Coors Light Rainball Tournament: This tournament features play in five divisions - women's C, women's D, men's C, men's D and men's E - starting with round-robin pool play, then moving into a double-elimination bracket. Each team is guaranteed four games, but registration was due June 8. The top finishers in the men's and women's C and D divisions receive invitations to the American Softball Association's Northwest sectional tournament. There is a pretournament managers' meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at Marlintini's Lounge. Info: JSA office, 463-3633, or on the Web at

Saturday, June 18

• Southeast Road Runners - Ben Blackgoat Memorial Perseverance Trail Run: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Perseverance Trailhead at the parking area at the end of Basin Road for a 9 a.m. race start. Runners can choose between courses of 2, 4 and 7 miles. This event is held in memory of the Juneau-Douglas High School runner who died several years ago in a training run on this trail, which was one of his favorites. The race helps raise scholarship money for young JDHS runners. Info: Dianne DeSloover, 586-6709, or by e-mail at, or on the Web at

Saturday, June 25

• Ultimate Players of Southeast Alaska - Ultmate Frisbee 5-on-5 Tournament: UPSEA hosts this tournament to raise funds for a local charity. Players of all levels are welcome to sign up in teams of seven or as individuals to be placed on teams. The cost is a sliding scale with a minimum of $5 for current UPSEA players and $15 for non-UPSEA players and includes food and drinks during the tournament. The tournament runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy. Info: Peter van Tamelen, 790-6678, by e-mail at, or on the Web at

Friday-Sunday, July 1-3

• HoopTime Basketball - 3-on-3 Tournament: HoopTime Basketball is holding its first 3-on-3 tournmanet from July 1-3 at Dzantiki Heeni Middle School. Registration is open to all players entering grades 5 through 12, including adults. There are 11 divison and fees are $20 for kids teams and $40 for adult and family team.s Players can register to play on one men's or women's team and family team. Games are played to 20 points or 25 minutes. Please bring in canned food donations supporting the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. Deadline for registration is June 20. Registration forms are available at Mail complete forms and fees to P.O. Box 33606, Juneau, AK, 99803 or drop them off at KJNO 630/TAKU 105. Info: Brent Wilson, 789-1598 or



• LIFE On The Move Flag Football - The Juneau School District will be hosting three seperate flag football camps. Taking place on June 13-16, June 27-30 and July 11-14, the camps will go from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Adair Kennedy field. The earliest camp is for ages 15-18, the second camp is for ages 12-14 and the July camp is for ages 9-11. The camps will focus on conditioning, techniques, drills and strategies. Registration forms are at the Boys and Girls Club. Info: Mychal Bossio, 463-1700 ext. 294.

• LIFE On The Move Volleyball - The Juneau School District will be hosting two volleyball camps. Two camps are designed for incoming sixth and eight graders. It will take place July 25-28 and Aug. 8-11 from 1-4:30 p.m. at Dzantiki Heeni. These free camps will focus on fundamental skills of passing, setting and hitting through drills and scrimmages. A camp for incoming high school students will take place Aug. 1-2 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. at Dzantiki Heeni. Registration forms are available at the Boys and Girls Club. Info: Nikki Mealiff, 463-1700 ext. 298.

• LIFE On The Move Outdoor Adventure Camp - The Juneau School District hosts an outdoor adventure camp for children ages 14-18 from June 30 to July 2. The cost is $10 and food, activities, lodging and transportation will be provided. Activities will include canoeing, hiking, campfires, archery, fishing, storytelling and more. Registration forms are available at the Boys and Girls Club and Zach Gordon Youth Center. Info: Jennifer Maier, 463-7190.

• LIFE On The Move Floor Hockey - The Juneau School District hosts free floor hockey at Dzantiki Heeni Middle School on June 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. It is designed for third and sixth graders and all participants should bring emergency contact information with them. All equipment will be provided. Info: Sondra Romano, 463-1700 ext. 297.

• Classic Women's Outdoor Soccer - Registration for women's classic outdoor soccer has begun and will be ongoing throughout June. Registration forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or online at The season begins the first week of July and is open to women who are new to the game or experienced players who which to play in a non-competitive league. Teams will play 14 games and usually play once a week. Games are usually played on Sundays and Mondays with a few midweek exceptions. Info: Kurt West, 364-2503.

• Capital City Men's and Women's Soccer League - Registration for the men's and women's outdoor season is currently in progress. The men's league draft will occur on June 21. Please drop off men's registration forms at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or mail them before on June 21 to CCSL, 1308 3rd St., Douglas, AK 99824. Additional registration forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or online at New players are encouraged to sign up. Info: Kurt West, 364-2503.

• Carlos Boozer Basketball Camp registration - The Carlos Boozer Basketball Camp will take place at Juneau-Douglas High School from July 18-22. The camp features both a boys and a girls session and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. It is available for boys and girls ages 7-15 and costs $265 for the weeklong camp. Info: Call 1-800-871-CAMP or on the Web at



• Juneau Women's Golf League - The Juneau Women's Golf League is looking for experience and new players interested in playing golf. The league meets everything Thursday at 6 p.m. and Mendenhall Golf League. There will be a shotgun start. Golf club rentals are available and cost is $9.45 per round, plus tax. Please call ahead at 789-1221 at Mendenhall Golf Course. Info: Molly Wheeler, 780-5163; Donna Schultz, 789-3996.

• 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.

• Juneau Archery Club youth shooting - Archery shooting is held on Friday nights, with sessions at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of each session is $1, and they are designed to help youngsters learn the basics of archery. Info: John Cooper, 789-3422, or by e-mail at

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