Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2002


• Capital Chevrolet Tennis and Racquetball Tournament - The tennis tournament started on Wednesday, Nov. 6, and the racquetball tourney started on Friday, Nov. 8. These tournaments both conclude today, and take place at the Valley location of JRC/The Alaska Club. Info: Jeremy Schlosser, 789-2181, or by e-mail at

• Juneau Alpine Club - Winter training, bring an ice ax and avalanche beacon for this trek with a moderate energy output level. Info: Trip leader Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Friday, Nov. 15

• Roughhouse Fridays boxing - Doors open at 6 p.m., with fights scheduled to start about 7 p.m. at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Tickets are $20 general admission, $30 ringside, and they are available at Marlintini's Lounge and at ANB Hall. Info: Joe Isturis at 321-0917 or Bob Haag of Big H Promotions, 1-907-274-8575.

Saturday, Nov. 16

• Cowboy action shoot - Meet at 9 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range off Montana Creek Road for 10 a.m. start. New shooters welcome, cowboy attire requested. Info: Buckskin John (John Barnett), 321-4032, or by e-mail at


• Juneau-Douglas High School football awards banquet - The Crimson Bears' awards banquet and potluck dinner takes place from 6-9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall on Willoughby Ave. Season highlight films will be distributed to players. Info: Juneau Youth Football League Hotline, 463-3001.

• Juneau Rowing Club meeting - Meet from 6-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Nugget Mall, across from Hearthside Books, for the club's inaugural general membership meeting. The meeting will precede a 6:30-8:30 p.m. book-signing at Hearthside Books by Jill Fredston, author of the award-winning book "Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic Edge." The club will elect officers, discuss Aurora Harbor floats and plans for rowing shell storage. An annual membership fee of $20 will cover newsletter distribution, rowing instruction and facilities rental. Shares in rowing shells also are for sale. Info: Matt Kirchhoff, 586-5816, or Toy Campbell, by e-mail at

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation youth indoor soccer registration - Registration is open from Nov. 12-25 for the 2003 season, which starts in early January and runs through mid-March. Forms can be picked up at the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation office downtown or at the Zach Gordon Youth Center. Registration forms can also be downloaded off the Parks and Rec Web site at (follow the links to the youth sports page and to the youth indoor soccer page). Registration is on a space-available basis. Info: Myiia Whistler, 586-5226, or by e-mail at

• Women's Classic Basketball League skills clinic - Meet from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Gastineau Elementary School gymnasium. The clinic is open to all Women's Classic Basketball League players. Info: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

• Holiday Cup Competitive Indoor Soccer Tournament registration - Holiday Cup 2002 will be held Dec. 21-31. There will be four coed divisions: Elementary (grades 4-5), Middle School, Junior (high schoolers ages 16 and under) and Open (ages 17-21). Coaches and managers interested in sponsoring a team must submit a roster by Nov. 27. Electronic versions of the registration packet are available. Contact Leslie Houston at 364-2657, or send an e-mail to


• Youth open gyms - Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (Nov. 16, 23 and 30) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Friday night youth open gyms at Floyd Dryden Middle School have been canceled due to lack of participants. 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 (Nov. 15, 22 and 29) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (Nov. 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Adult soccer open gyms - Meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays (Nov. 10, 24 and Dec. 1, open gym is from 8-10 p.m. on Nov. 17) at Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Volleyball/basketball court rentals available - Saturday morning court rentals are available at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Rates and scheduling info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

• Badminton open gyms - Auke Bay: 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. Douglas: Meet from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Gastineau Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play welcome. Bring a racquet. Cost is $3. Info: Jag Yellesetty, 586-3598, or by e-mail at

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