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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2003

Today, July 13

• Gastineau Channel Little League baseball - Junior League Division (Age 13-14) Alaska District 2 tournament: Round-robin pool play: Haines vs. Sitka, 11 a.m.; Ketchikan vs. Petersburg-Wrangell, 2:30 p.m.; Juneau (GCLL) vs. Prince of Wales, 6:30 p.m.; all games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball diamond.

• Juneau Disc Golf Association - Inaugural Open Disc Golf Tournament: Meet at 9 a.m. at the Dimond Park Disc Golf Course with a 10:15 a.m. tee-off. This is a flying disc (Frisbee) golf tournament where pro division players can win cash and amateurs can win prizes. Pros and advanced amateurs will play two rounds each, while other amateur divisions will be for one round. The pro division entry fee is $20, adult amateur entry fee is $10 and junior (age 15-younger) amateur division entry fee is $6. Info: Juneau Disc Golf Association, 463-3353.

Monday, July 14

• Gastineau Channel Little League baseball - Junior League Division (Age 13-14) Alaska District 2 tournament: Round-robin pool play: Petersburg-Wrangell vs. Prince of Wales, 11 a.m.; Ketchikan vs. Haines, 2:30 p.m.; Juneau (GCLL) vs. Sitka, 6:30 p.m.; all games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball diamond.

Tuesday, July 15

• Gastineau Channel Little League baseball - Junior League Division (Age 13-14) Alaska District 2 tournament: Round-robin pool play: Haines vs. Petersburg-Wrangell, 11 a.m.; Prince of Wales vs. Sitka, 2:30 p.m.; Juneau (GCLL) vs. Ketchikan, 6:30 p.m.; all games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball diamond.

Wednesday, July 16

• Gastineau Channel Little League baseball - Junior League Division (Age 13-14) Alaska District 2 tournament: Round-robin pool play: Petersburg-Wrangell vs. Sitka, 11 a.m.; Prince of Wales vs. Ketchikan, 2:30 p.m.; Juneau (GCLL) vs. Haines, 6:30 p.m.; all games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball diamond.

Thursday, July 17

• Gastineau Channel Little League baseball - Junior League Division (Age 13-14) Alaska District 2 tournament: Championship game (may expand to a best two-of-three-game series with games on Thursday and Friday): Top two teams from round-robin pool play, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball diamond.

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Southeast Football Camp - This camp is for high school age players interested in playing varsity or junior varsity football for the Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears. The camp begins Monday, July 21, at Dimond Park, with registration at 4:30 p.m. and camp start at 5 p.m. The camp will include three overnights at the Eagle River Methodist Camp starting on Wednesday, July 23. The cost of the camp is $95, including meals, and checks are payable to Southeast Football Camp. Info: JDHS coach Reilly Richey, 789-4361.

• Juneau Youth Football League registration - JYFL representatives will be at Mendenhall Mall from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on two upcoming Saturdays - July 19 and 26 - for football and cheerleading registration. Registration is open to youths age 8-18. The sign-up table will be located across from Bullwinkle's Pizza. Info: K. Renee Cox, 789-4908 or 321-3556.

OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Youth open gyms - Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Friday night youth open gyms at Floyd Dryden Middle School have been canceled due to lack of participants. Youth open gyms are free for students in grades 5-12. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

• Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms - Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4 and open gym is limited to adults (age 18-older) only. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Adult indoor soccer open gyms - Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays at Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Cost is $4 and open gym is limited to adults (age 18-older) only. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Adult outdoor soccer games - Open soccer scrimmages for adults age 18-older take place from 5-7 p.m. on Sundays at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football-soccer field. There are open scrimmages from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesdays at Adair-Kennedy. There will be open scrimmages for women (age 18-older) from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays. Info: Kurt West, Capital City Soccer League, 364-2503.

• Juneau Youth Football League cheerleading conditioning sessions - The JYFL cheerleading program is holding conditioning sessions for all girls interested in becoming varsity or junior varsity high school cheerleaders. Sessions are held from 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Glacier Valley School gym. Tryouts for the cheerleading squad will be held on July 28. Info: Toni Petrie, 789-5983.

• Treadwell Arena summer programs - During July, the arena is available for drop-in basketball from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Mondays and from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays; drop-in in-line skating from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4-7 p.m. on Mondays, and from 3-5 p.m. on Fridays; drop-in tennis from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; and drop-in in-line hockey from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Rental times also are available from 7:30-10 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, and from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. In-line skating and basketball fees are $4 for adults, $2 for youth, $1.90 for seniors. Hockey and tennis passes are $5 for adults, $4 for youth and $3 for seniors. Court rentals for tennis and basketball are $20 per hour. Facility rental is $75 per hour or $500 for seven or more hours. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410, or check on the Web at http://www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink/.

• 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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