Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2006


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Saturday, Sept. 30

• Run for Tristan's Heart - The Southeast Road Runners are sponsoring a family fundraiser walk/jog will take place Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Airport Dike Trail. The run benefits Tristan Arnold, 2, who needs open heart surgery. A $10 donation is required to register and all proceeds will help the Arnold family. The 5K run will take place at 9 a.m. with race-day registration taking place at 8:30 a.m. The 1-mile Family Fun Walk/Jog will take place at 10 a.m. Pre-registration will be available at both JRC/The Alaska Club locations and the Nugget Outfitter. Info: Mary Wood,

• Juneau-Douglas High School football - The Crimson Bears take on Scotts Valley, Calif., at 8 p.m. Saturday at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. This is the regular-season final for Juneau-Douglas.



• Juneau Parks and Recreation Youth Indoor Soccer coaches needed - Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for individuals to coach a youth indoor soccer team. The season runs from Sept. 30 to Dec. 9. One weeknight practice and one game per week. Info: or 586-5226.

• Juneau Parks and Recreation Youth Indoor Soccer registration - Roster spots are still available for indoor soccer players ages 8-18. There are weeknight practices and Saturday games from Sept. 30 to Dec. 9. Info: 586-5226.

• Juneau Soccer League registration - Registration is underway for the 2006-2007 Juneau Soccer Club season. The season begins on Oct. 1. Youth of all skill levels are invited to develop their soccer skills and love of the game through JSC training programs and competitions. The games are designed for same grade, same gender youth groups and is for grades 4-12. Registration forms and general club information is available at Info: Jean Mischel, 789-5806.

• Juneau Parks and Recreation Adult Ordway Basketball Team Registration - Ordway Basketball team registration will take place Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Late registration will take place Oct. 20 at the Juneau Parks and Registration office from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. League play begins Nov. 12 and will run through the second week of February. Info: Juneau Parks and Rec, 586-5226.

• Women's Classic Basketball League - Preseason practice begin in November for the Women's Classic Basketball League. The league is designed for women who enjoy basketball or are new to the game but looking for a non-aggressive league. Games will be played through Jan. 31, once a week on Wednesdays for a total of 10 games. Cost is $47.25 per player and includes jersey. Registration forms are due Oct. 27. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

• Juneau-Douglas Basketball Officials Association meetings - The Juneau-Douglas Basketball Officials Association meetings start Oct. 11. The meetings will be every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Room C109 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Interested basketball referees for the adult Ordway City League or high school officiating must attend every Wednesday. Ordway begins play on Nov. 12. Info: Dave Pusich, 586-5226 or Mike Kelly at 789-0934 (days) or 789-9699 (evenings).

• Gastineau Channel Little League meeting - Members of the Gastineau Channel Little League are invited to the annual meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. The agenda will include a report from each officer regarding the 2006 season and election to fill three vacancies on the board. If you are interested in serving on the board please contact 789-9803 and a board member will contact you.

• Juneau-Douglas High School dance team clinics - The Juneau-Douglas High School dance team is starting training clinics for team tryouts. They will take place Oct. 3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Marie Drake; Oct. 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Marie Drake, Oct. 7 from noon to 2 p.m. at Marie Drake; Oct. 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the JDHS auxillary gym; Oct. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Marie Drake; Oct. 11 from 5 p.m. until it's done at Marie Drake. Those interested in trying out are encouraged to attend as many training sessions as possible. The tryout is open to all JDHS students. Info: Christa Baxter, 364-3502.

• Alaska Day Basketball Clinic - Registration is open for middle school and high school students to attend University of Alaska Southeast's Alaska Day Basketball Clinic over the school break from Oct. 18-20. Clinic features guest coaches from Gonzaga and University of Alaska Fairbanks. Cost is $25 per player, space is limited. Download forms at Info: UAS, 796-6416,

• Perspectives on Parenting Student Athletes - University of Alaksa Southeast is hosting this free talk from Jerry Krause, Director of Men's Basketball Operations from Gonzaga University, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in room 116 of the UAS Student Rec Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Open to all parents, seating is limited. Info:, 796-6416.

• Women's Classic Indoor Soccer League - The Capitol City Soccer League's women's indoor classic league will start Monday, Oct. 2. No experience necessary, older women and new players are encouraged and welcome. Teams play one game per week on Mondays at Mt. Jumbo or Floyd Dryden gyms. Games times are 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 and registration forms are available at Deadline is Sept. 28. Info: CCSL, 586-9196.

• Start Smart Program - The Start Smart Sports Development Program is for boys and girls ages 4-5 to prepare them for organized sports without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Parents work with their child to learn basic skills such as throwing, catching, kicking and batting for sports like soccer, baseball, etc. It is a six-week program, one hour per week on Saturdays at Mt. Jumbo Gym from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. running from Oct. 14 to Nov. 18. Fee is $25 and each child will receive a t-shirt, workbook and a participant manual. Register at Info: 586-5226.

• Co-ed Masters' Soccer League - The Co-Ed Master's Soccer League is for experienced men and women soccer players over the age of 30. There will be no formal teams and no referees. Field time is for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Games will be played Sundays at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial park. Cost is $20. Info: or Moctar Diouf, 586-3256,



• Treadwell Arena ice time and activities - The Treadwell Arena opens with ice at 8 a.m. on Sept. 5. The arena will be taking ice rental reservations. Log on to for the arena schedule, ice times and different programs Treadwell Arena offers. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410, or on the Web at

• Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym - The Mt. Jumbo Preschool Open Gym starts Sept. 5. This gym is open to the pblic on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to noon for all children ages 1-6. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ration of four children to one adult. Play equipment and tumbling mats are provided. There is a $1 per child cost for the program. Punchcards are available at the gym or the Juneau Parks and Recreation office. Cash or chek payment can be made at the gym - no bills over $20 please. Info: 586-5226,

• Evening masters' swimming program - The Augustus Brown pool hosts a twice-weekly evening masters swimming program. The program will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and is designed to promote and improve the physical and mental well-being of adults age 19-older. Participants must be able to swim crawlstroke and backstroke. Info: Augustus Brown swim pool, 586-5325.

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