SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2000

Friday, Sept. 29

Juneau-Douglas High School football vs. West Anchorage: 7 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field (game broadcast live on KINY, 800-AM).

Saturday, Sept. 30

Juneau Alpine Club glacier walk or Mount Bullard climb: A high-energy output climb of eight miles taking about 10 hours. Ice ax and crampons needed. For more info and times, contact event leaders Tim Arness, 789-9119, or Bill Forrest, 789-3008.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday hike: Meet at the end of Montana Creek Road at 8:30 a.m. in order to carpool to the hike starting point at 9 a.m. Moderate-level hike of 12 miles to Windfall Lake and Montana Creek, with elevation peak of 850 feet. Wear waterproof hiking or rubber boots and warm clothing. Bring plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms allowed. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Friday, Oct. 6

Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball JIVE tournament: Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza, times and matchups TBA at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball JIVE tournament: Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza, times and matchups TBA at Juneau-Douglas High School main gym.

SERR 11th Annual Alaska Coastal Homes Run: Meet at 9:30 a.m. at False Outer Point Recreation Area, race starts at 10 a.m. Distances of five kilometers and 10K. Pregistration fee $5, day-of-race entry fee $8. Info: John McConnochie, 789-2181.

Juneau Alpine Club glacier walk or Mount Bullard climb: A high-energy output climb of eight miles taking about 10 hours. Ice ax and crampons needed. For more info and times, contact event leaders Tim Arness, 789-9119, or Bill Forrest, 789-3008.

ONGOING/MEETINGS

Juneau-Douglas High School drill/dance team tryouts: Clinic times are 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30; from 7-9 p.m. on Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 2-4; and from 4-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 at Marie Drake Gym. Info: Jodi Barnes, 463-7388.

Juneau Alpine Club meeting: Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the house of Kim Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info, 789-7058.

Gastineau Channel Little League barbecue and annual meeting: Meet at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons at 2 p.m. for barbecue, open to all involved in GCLL 2000 season. Annual meeting and election of officers is 4 p.m. at DZMS library. Info, or to see what you can bring to barbecue, call 790-4768.

Juneau Ski Club general meeting: First club general meeting of 2000-2001 season, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Floyd Dryden Middle School. First dryland training session for JSC middle school team is 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at FDMS. Info: JSC Hotline, 586-5740.

Juneau Parks and Recreation adult basketball team registration: Manager packets for the 2000-2001 adult basketball season are currently available at the Juneau Parks and Recreation office, on the second floor of the municipal building, Room 218. Team registration will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Assembly Chambers. Late registration will be taken on Oct. 20, but a $10 late fee will be charged for teams registering after Oct. 19. Space is limited in the leagues. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Women's Classic Basketball League registration: Registration forms are due by Friday, Oct. 27, for this league designed for women who are older, new to the game or have less time available to play in the upper-level leagues. Preseason practices begin in November and teams play one game a week (Wednesdays) for 10 weeks through January. Fee of $47.25 per player (includes tax) covers part of team fee and numbered shirt. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Juneau Ski Club annual ski sale: Times TBA on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Cenntennial Hall. Info: JSC Hotline, 586-5740.

Open Gyms

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School: Youth open gym, Saturday 10/7 from 8-11 p.m. No cost. Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms, cost is $4. Sundays (10/1 and 10/8) and Fridays (10/6), from 7-9 p.m. Also Mondays (10/2, 10/9 and 10/16) from 8-10 p.m. Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, ext. 325.

Open Badminton Gym: Every Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Gastineau School until Oct. 13. All skill levels welcome. Cost $2.50 per person; $5 for families. Info: David, 586-3070 eves.

Open Badminton Gym: Mondays and Thursdays from 8-10 p.m. at Auke Bay School gym starting Sept. 18. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.



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