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SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2008

UPCOMING EVENTS

Today-Sunday, Nov. 13-16

• Fall tennis tournament - JRC The Alaska Club will hold a mixed, men's and ladies, doubles tournament Nov. 13-16 at the Mendenhall Valley club. Open, A and B skill divisions. Cost for members is $20 plus tax for one event and $30 plus tax for two events. Cost for nonmembers is $30 plus tax for two events and $40 plus tax for two events. Register at the Mendenhall Valley JRC. Deadline was Nov. 10. Info: Mona Yarnall, 209-4286 or moyarnall@gmail.com.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 22-23

• Junior singles tennis tournament - JRC The Alaska Club will host a junior singles tennis tournament Nov. 22-23 for boys and girls ages 11 and up in beginner, intermediate and advanced skill divisions. Beginners must be able to serve, rally and score. Cost is $15 plus tax. Register at the Mendenhall Valley JRC. Deadline is Nov. 20. Info: Mona Yarnall, 209-4286 or moyarnall@gmail.com.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Adult soccer - The Capital City Soccer League is offering adult soccer at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse. Classic Women League for beginning players is from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday nights. Cost is $35. Games played October-December. Masters Co-ed League for men over 30 and skilled women players is 7:30-9 p.m. Friday nights. Cost is $35. Games played October-December. Open Adult Soccer is 9-11 p.m. Tuesday nights. Cost is $4. Games played October-December. For registration forms and more information, visit www.juneausoccer.com or call 523-9196 (voice mail only).

• Court rentals - Community Schools has court rentals available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost is $30 per hour, per court. To reserve time, call 780-2075.

• Indoor soccer coaches needed - Juneau Parks & Recreation is in need of volunteer coaches for the upcoming youth season, which runs until Dec. 6. If you are knowledgeable in the game of soccer and enjoy working with youth, consider volunteering. There is a need for coaches or co-coaches in the following divisions: 5-6 downtown, 5-6 Mendenhall Valley, 7-9 Mendenhall Valley, 12-13 downtown/Mendenhall Valley combined and 14-18 downtown/Mendenhall Valley combined. Info: Myiia Whistler, 586-5226 or Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.

• Juneau Skating Club - The Juneau Skating Club's first session of the year began Sept. 19. Classes meet once a week for six weeks. Group lessons meet either Friday nights 6:30-7:30 p.m. or Saturday mornings 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Hockey skills classes start Sept. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Registration forms and other information are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Questions can be directed to JSC coaches at juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

The club also started its second session of Learn to Ice Skate on Nov. 7. Classes meet one time per week for six weeks. Group lessons meet either 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday nights or 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on Saturday mornings. Hockey skills classes start Nov. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Registration forms and other information are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Questions can be directed to JSC Coaches at juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

• November open gyms - Community Schools announces its open gym schedule for November. All open gyms are held at Thunder Mountain High School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $3 per person, per session. Sessions are as follows: Nov. 9, 12, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26 and 30. For more information, call 780-2075.

• Parks & Recreation youth basketball - Registration for youth basketball starts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Nugget Mall and will continue at the Parks & Rec office, Zach Gordon Youth Center or online through Nov. 24. Late registration will continue through Dec. 5 with a $10 late fee. Volunteer coaches and paid referees are also needed for the season. Info: www.juneau.org/parkrec/youth/y-bball.php or call 586-5226.

• Ultimate Frisbee Players of Southeast Alaska - The Ultimate Frisbee Players of Southeast Alaska will hold league play will take place 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field. The league is open to players off all ages and ability levels. Info: David Job, 586-3845 or Andy White, 957-2985, rockstar_andy@yahoo.com.

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