Sports In Juneau

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2001

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 mile 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/.

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 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 throughout the summer. Open gym is free for students in grades 5-12. Open gym dates are June 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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