Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, September 21, 2003

Today, Sept. 21

• Juneau Disc Golf Association - 'Fourth of the 1st' Open Disc Golf Tournament: Pro, advanced amateur and intermediate amateur players register at 9 a.m. with a tee-off at 10 a.m., and all other players register at 12:30 p.m. for a 1 p.m. tee-off at the Dimond Park Disc Golf Course. The pro, advanced amateur and intermediate amateur players will play a second round starting at 1 p.m. Pros, advanced amateurs and intermediate amateurs pay $20 for two rounds, while all other players (men, women and juniors) pay $10 for one round. Pro division players win cash, while amateur division players win prizes. Info: J.D. Brown, 463-3353.

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MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Midnight Suns Fastpitch Softball Organization tryouts - Tryouts for the 2004 girls fastpitch softball season take place Saturday through Monday, Sept. 20-22, at Riverbend Elementary School. On Saturday, age 10U meets at 9:30 a.m., age 12U meets at 11:30 a.m., age 14U meets at 1:30 p.m. and age 16/18U meet at 3:30 p.m. On Sunday, age 10U meets at noon, age 12U meets at 1:30 p.m., age 14U meets at 3 p.m. and age 16/18U meet at 4:30 p.m. On Monday, all age groups meet at 6 p.m. Info: Glen Alt, 586-1439.

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation youth basketball participants and coaches - Due to lingering construction projects at some schools making it difficult to secure reliable gym times, the coaches' meetings have been moved to the week of Sept. 29 from the week of Sept. 22. Coaches will be notified by Sept. 24 if they are coaching a team. The season will start on Saturday, Oct. 4, as originally planned. Parents, if your children have not heard what team they'll be on by Thursday, Oct. 2, feel free to call the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation office after 3 p.m. on Oct. 2. Info: Juneau Parks and Rec recreation supervisor Myiia Whistler, 586-5226, or by e-mail at Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.

• Juneau Billiard Association registration - Registration is open now for the 2003-04 season and continues through Sept. 25 for the Thursday 8-Ball League. The 8-Ball season runs from October through April. There will be a Monday 9-Ball League and a Saturday Women's 8-Ball League with registration at a later date. Registration will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 and 25, at the Viking Lounge and at Marlintini's Lounge. Registration is $30, with those signing up after Sept. 25 paying a $5 late fee. Info: Ken Southerland, 723-5043, or Darcy Robinson, 723-9951, or on the Web at http://www.juneaupool.com/.

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OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Open badminton gym - Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and 7-10 p.m. on Thursdays at the Auke Bay Elementary School gym during the school year. Open to adults and teens, $3 fee per session. All abilities welcomed, bring a racquet if you own one. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

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