Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Saturday, Oct. 14

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club: .22-caliber rifle silhouette match, registration 9-9:45 a.m., shooting starts 10 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 6200 Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717.

Juneau Alpine Club Camp 17 hike: A 14-mile high-energy hike over two days. Ice ax, crampons and camping gear needed. For more info and times, contact event leader Dave Lefebvre, 790-3357.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday hike: A moderate five-mile hike with 700 feet elevation along Bessie Creek Trail to meadows overlooking Cowee Creek South Fork Valley. The trail follows the old mining road, then skirts along beaver pond before crossing wooded rise and emerging into the upper valley meadows. Wear sturdy boots, warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the trailhead, Mile 34.2 Glacier Highway, just north of Yankee Cove. The unmarked trailhead is at the top of the steep roadbank on the east side of the highway, a few feet north of Bessie Creek. No dogs or firearms allowed. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club: NRA sporting rifle match, registration 9-9:45 a.m., shooting starts 10 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 6200 Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717.


Basketball referees to meet: Local basketball officials will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Oct. 11 through Nov. 8 to prepare for the upcoming seasons. The meetings will be held at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School and anybody interested in becoming a basketball referee is encouraged to attend. Info: Mike Kelly, 789-6962.

Adult basketball scorekeepers needed: Juneau Parks and Recreation needs scorekeepers for the 2000-2001 Ordway League basketball season, which starts Nov. 12 and runs through the first week of February. Positions are paid. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

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 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 47th annual ski sale: Sale is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Cenntennial Hall. Gear check-in on Thursday and Friday nights. Info: JSC Hotline, 586-5740.

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

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: Saturdays (10/14 and 10/21) from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and Fridays (10/13 and 10/20) from 8-11 p.m. at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School: Cost is $4. Sundays (10/15, 10/22, 10/29 and 11/5) and Fridays (10/13, 10/20, 10/29 and 11/3), from 7-9 p.m. Also on Mondays (10/16, 10/23, 10/30 and 11/6) 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.

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. 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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