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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2002

Today

• 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 phone, 586-5677 fax or by e-mail at Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.

• 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.

• Juneau Soccer Club registration - The Juneau Soccer Club is registering players in grade 4 and 5 for the 2002-03 season. Membership includes weekly skills development and training sessions, special weekly skills clinics and goalkeeping clinics. Players are trained by licensed coaches in gender-specific settings. Schedule information can be downloaded at www.juneausoccer.org. Info: JSC registrar Leslie Houston, 364-2657.

• 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

• Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms - Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays (Nov. 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.

• 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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