Sports in Juneau

Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Friday, Nov. 15

• Roughhouse Fridays boxing - Doors open at 6 p.m., with fights scheduled to start about 7:30 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 buckskin_john@yahoo.com.

Sunday, Nov. 17

• State 300-yard Prone Rifle Championship - The Alaska state championship will be held at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range off Montana Creek Road. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., with the match beginning after a 9:15 a.m. safety meeting. The match will consist of three rifle meets: any sight/any rifle type except Magnums; open sight/any service rifle; and open sight/any rifle type except Magnums. Entry into any one meet is $15; the entry fee for all three meets is $20. Info: Mal Menzies, mmenzies@rmjuneau.com (e-mail).

MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Eaglecrest Ski Area season passes - Discounted season passes for Eaglecrest Ski Area are available if purchased before Sunday, Dec. 1. The 2002-03 preseason pass prices, not including tax, are $375 for adults, $255 for youth (grades 7-12), $255 for seniors (age 65-older), $180 for child (grades K-6), $189.52 for midweek and $500 for corporate. Eaglecrest staff members will be at the Nugget Mall on weekends and holidays through the end of November selling passes, or you can stop by the business office at the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation office (Room 218) at the Municipal Building, downtown. Info: Eaglecrest Ski Area, 586-5284 (business office), 790-2000 (lodge), by e-mail at ecrestak@alaska.net, or on the Web at http://www.skijuneau.com.

• 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 http://www.juneau.org/parksrec/ (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 Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.

• 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.

• Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting - Meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Floyd Dryden Middle School library. This month's meeting will feature Jon Lyman, who will be demonstrating how to build bamboo fly rods. Info: Roger Harding, 789-3911 or Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

• 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 holidaycup2002@soccer.com.

• High-power rifle clinic - Ron Fleishhacher of the Alaska Army National Guard in Anchorage will give a clinic on NRA high-power rifle shooting on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the second floor of RAYCO Sales, 8371 Old Dairy Road. Fleishhacher has been the Alaska State and Alaska NRA Regional Rifle Champion eight of the last 10 years. The clinic is open to all interested rifle shooters. Info: Mal Menzies, mmenzies@rmjuneau.com (e-mail).

OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• 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. 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. 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 jagdishy@attbi.com.

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