Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2000

Saturday, Nov. 11

Southeast Roadrunners Veteran's Day 8-kilometer run: Meet at 10 a.m. at the Brotherhood Bridge Parking Lot. Last SERR running event of the year. The original date of this event had been Nov. 4. Pre-registration entry fee $5, day of race $8. Info: Mike McKrill, 789-9116.

Juneau-Douglas High School boys volleyball club: The Crimson Bears host Vanier Catholic School of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and a Juneau Parks and Recreation Men's Division I or II team at 3 p.m. at the Juneau-Douglas High School auxiliary gym. Info: Phil McMurray, 586-1617.

Sunday, Nov. 12

Juneau-Douglas High School boys volleyball club: The Crimson Bears host Vanier Catholic School of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and a Juneau Parks and Recreation Men's Division I or II team at noon at the Juneau-Douglas High School auxiliary gym. Info: Phil McMurray, 586-1617.

Ongoing/Meetings

Ordway Basketball League scorekeepers' meeting: Meet at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the City Hall Conference Room (224), which is located near the Juneau Parks and Recreation office entrance. All interested scorekeepers for the 2000-01 season must attend, and the season opens 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 managers meeting: Meet at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the CBJ Assembly Chambers. One representative from each team must be present in order to receive a victory that counts toward the final standings. Schedules will be distributed at the meeting. CBJ offices are closed on Friday, Nov. 10, so managers need to pick up their schedules at the managers meeting since games begin on Sunday, Nov. 12. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Juneau Parks and Recreation women's classic basketball league skills clinic: Meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Gastineau Elementary Gymnasium. Open to all women's classic league players. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Holiday Cup 2000 soccer registration: The Holiday Cup competitive indoor soccer tournament will be held over the holiday break, from Dec. 21-31. There are four coed divisions -- Elementary, for players age 9 through the fifth grade; Middle School, for grades 6-8; Juniors, for high school students age 16-younger; and Seniors, for players age 17-21. Roster forms, rules and player waivers will be available by Nov. 8 at area schools and the law offices of Dillon and Findley, 350 North Franklin. Team registration is due by Nov. 24. Please contact Leslie Houston at 364-2657 or by e-mail at holidaycup2000@soccer.com, as soon as possible to let her know if you plan to play or sponsor a team.

4-H Fishing Club: A new 4-H fishing club will begin meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Floyd Dryden Middle School to teach youngsters in grades 3-12 how to fish. The club, which will meet every Tuesday night, will also teach the children how to tie fishing flies, how to read a fishing stream and how to know where fish will feed or hide. The program will be led by Jon Lyman of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. There is a $6 fee to join 4-H, and a small fee to cover materials used in the club. Info: Jim Douglas at 465-8756 or the Alaska Cooperative Extension Service at 465-8749.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: Saturdays (11/11, 11/18 and 11/25) from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and Fridays (11/10 is cancelled, but will be held 11/17 and 11/24) 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 (11/12 and 11/19) and Fridays (11/10 and 11/17), from 7-9 p.m. Also on Mondays (11/13 and 11/20) from 8-10 p.m. Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, ext. 325.

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

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