Posted: Sunday, September 09, 2001

Friday, Sept. 14

* Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball -- The Crimson Bears host the Ketchikan Kings, times TBA at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Saturday, Sept. 15

* Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball -- The Crimson Bears host the Ketchikan Kings, times TBA at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

* Juneau Alpine Club -- This week's trek is a 12- to 18-mile, high-energy output hike to Grandchild Peaks. The trip involves a long day and required climbing gear includes an ice ax and crampons. Info: Trip leader Tim Arness, 789-9119.

Sunday, Sept. 16

* Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA sporting rifle shooting event: Registration 9 a.m., shooting starts 10 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, Mile 2, Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717, or on the Web at



* Juneau Billiard Association registration -- Registration for the 2001-2002 8-ball season takes place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, and at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Viking Lounge and at Marlintini's. The early registration fee is $30 per player, and increases to $35 after Sept. 20. This year, 8-ball registration includes registration into the inaugural 9-ball league. Eight-ball league play begins Oct 4. Nine-ball league play begins Nov 5. Info: Ken Southerland, 789-3294, or on the Web at

* Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation youth basketball -- Coaches are needed in several age groups for the upcoming youth basketball season. Coaches are needed for age 10-11 boys, age 12-13 girls, age 12-13 boys and age 14-15 boys. The season runs from Sept. 24 through Dec. 8, with teams receiving three preseason practices, 10 games and weekly practice time. Interested coaches need to pick up a volunteer application from the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation office at 155 South Seward Street. Info: Myiia Whistler, youth sports program supervisor, 586-5226, or by e-mail at

* Water Safety Instructor class -- An American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification class will take place at the Augustus G. Brown Swim Pool this fall. The class will meet from 5:30-9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 19 and 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, and Nov. 7; from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, Sept. 29 and Oct. 27; from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 20; and from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Oct. 28. All sessions are needed for certification. The class costs $78.75 (payable to the City and Borough of Juneau), with an additional $56 fee for materials and certification fees (payable to the American Red Cross). Before taking the class, students must be at least 17 years old by the end of the class, have passes a pre-course skills test, and possess a current Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) certification card. Info: Kathie at the Augustus G. Brown Swimming Pool, 586-5325.

* Hunter safety course -- The Alaska Hunter Education Course will take place on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 21-23, at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The course will start at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. The course covers firearms safety, outdoor survival, wildlife conservation and management, game laws and regulations, and hunter ethics. Successful graduates will gain lifetime hunter education certification that is recognized throughout North America. The course is also required for any hunters age 16-younger who wish to hunt waterfowl on the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge without adult supervision. The course is sponsored by Territorial Sportsmen, 4-H, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the Alaska State Troopers. Registration and info: Bruce Bowler, 789-2582, or Neil Barten, 465-4267.

* Travel funds needed -- Excalibur Drilling and Blasting, the Juneau Softball Association's Men's Division 1 champions this summer, is raising funds to travel to the National Slowpitch Softball World Series Qualifying Tournament on Sept. 20-23 in Portland, Ore. Contributions for travel are tax deductible. Info: Chris Collum, team manager, 780-4047 home, or 789-6500 work.

* Bowling league registration -- Registration is now open for fall bowling leagues at Channel Bowl, 608 W. Willoughby. A variety of leagues and league times available to match all schedules. Info: Channel Bowl, 586-1165.

* Volleyball and basketball court rentals -- Court time is available on Saturday mornings at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Credit card payments are accepted by phone or at the community schools office (in the Harborview Elementary School basement). Office hours are from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Info: Joyce Kitka at Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

* Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation gym rentals -- Rental reservations for Mount Jumbo Gymnasium and Terry Miller Gymnasium will be accepted by the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation. Info: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.



* Adult open volleyball/basketball gym -- Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays (Sept. 14, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28) and on Sundays (Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. There are also two special Monday adult open gyms from 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 10 and Sept. 17. Open gym fee is $4. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

* Youth open gym -- Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (Sept. 15 and Sept. 22) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Open gym is free for students in grades 5-12. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

* Ultimate Frisbee pick-up games -- Pick-up games will take place at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park from 7-10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30. Additional times may be announced as they become available. Players should bring a light and a dark shirt. The fee is $20 for new players and $10 for members of the Ultimate Players of Southeast Alaska. Info: Peter van Tamelen, 790-6678, or by e-mail at

* 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

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. It runs when space is available and event notices should arrive at least one week before they are scheduled to take place. To submit an item to Sports in Juneau, please fax the info to 1-907-586-3028 or e-mail it to

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