Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Today, Sept. 25

• Juneau Youth Football League - PeeWee Division: Rams vs. Seahawks, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park baseball field. Info: JYFL Hotline, 463-3001.

Thursday, Sept. 26

• Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club - NRA Smallbore (.22-caliber) Prone Shoot: Meet at 5 p.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range (on Montana Creek Road) for a 6 p.m. shoot. Event is 60 shots in prone position. Info: Malcolm Menzies, by e-mail at mmenzies@rmjuneau.com.

Friday, Sept. 27

• Juneau-Douglas High School football - The Crimson Bears wrap up their regular season by hosting the Colony Knights in non-conference action, varsity game 8 p.m. and junior varsity 5 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 27-29

• JRC/The Alaska Club and Juneau Tennis Association - The Doubles Championships: Registration closes at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, for this tournament, which starts at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27. The tournament ends on Sunday, Sept. 29. This doubles tennis tournament features divisions for men's teams, women's teams, mixed teams, parent/child teams and junior teams of various levels. Players can enter two events each (for example, a men's team and a mixed team), with each event costing $15. Info: JRC/The Alaska Club tennis manager Hassan Bani Saaid, 789-2181, or click the tennis link at http://www.thealaskaclub.com.

Saturday, Sept. 28

• Juneau Youth Football League - PeeWee Division: Cowboys vs. Rams, 9 a.m. on baseball field; Junior Division: Chiefs vs. Steelers, 9 a.m. on football field; Broncos vs. Vikings, 11 a.m. on football field; Senior Division: Buccaneers vs. 49ers, 1 p.m. on football field; Chargers at Sitka Storm, game time TBA at Sitka's Moller Field. All games at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park, unless noted. Info: JYFL Hotline, 463-3001.

• Juneau Yacht Club-Sailing Squadron - Fall Harbor Races, Round 3: Races start at 10 a.m. at Juneau Harbor Turning Basin and last until about 4 p.m. Info: Chris Miller, 789-3546.

• Juneau Alpine Club - Sheep Mountain climb, this moderate energy output trek requires an ice ax. Info: Trip leader Nick Meyer, 586-2533.

Sunday, Sept. 29

• 2002 Southeast Alaska Canoe Pull - Meet from 2-6 p.m. at the Auke Recreation Area covered shelter for an afternoon of Tlingit war canoe races. There will be races for men's teams, women's teams, coed teams and youth teams. Event sponsored by One People Canoe Society, and Native artist vendors are welcome. Info: Tom Wehnes, 789-4985, or Crystal Fields, 209-2635.

• Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club - NRA Southeast Alaska Sporting Rifle Championship: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range (on Montana Creek Road) for a 9:30 a.m. shoot. Info: Malcolm Menzies, by e-mail at mmenzies@rmjuneau.com.

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team - The JDHS Dance Team will hold training clinics in preparation for team tryouts at the Marie Drake School Gym. The clinics will take place from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday, Sept. 24-26, from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, and from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30. The team tryouts are 6-10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Marie Drake. Those JDHS students interested in trying out for this year's team are encouraged to attend as many training sessions as possible. Info: Coach Mandy Bixby, 789-0321, or by e-mail at embixby@yahoo.com.

• Midnight Suns Softball Association tryouts - Tryouts for the MSSA girls fastpitch softball teams will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29, at the Riverbend Elementary School Gymnasium. The Age 10U team meets from 1-2 p.m., the Age 12U team meets from 2-3 p.m., the Age 14U team meets from 3-4 p.m. and the Age 16U team meets from 4-5 p.m., with all teams meeting both days. These are tryouts for the travel teams for the 2003 spring and summer seasons. Info: Glen Alt, MSSA President, 586-1439.

OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Youth open gyms - Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (Sept. 28) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Friday youth open gyms at Floyd Dryden Middle School are on hiatus until October. 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 (Sept. 27) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (Sept. 29) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Badminton open gyms - Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Auke Bay Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play available for teens through adults. Bring a racquet, birdies will be provided. Cost is $3. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

• JRC/The Alaska Club tennis programs - A variety of adult and junior tennis programs are available at the Valley location of JRC/The Alaska Club this fall and winter. Programs range from weekly classes of various skill levels to private lessons with tennis pros Hassan Bani Saaid and Amra Remsberg. Info: JRC/The Alaska Club tennis manager Hassan Bani Saaid, 789-2181, or click the tennis link at http://www.thealaskaclub.com.

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