December 29, 2009
Issaquah Alps Trail Club
Jan. 1, 10 a.m., Dogs Welcome Hike, 4-5 miles, 600-1,000 gain. Call 206-322-0990 … Jan. 2, 9:30 a.m., Rattlesnake Mountain, hike to Stan’s Overlook, 5 miles, 1,400 gain. Call 837-1535 … Jan. 3, 1 p.m., Tiger Mountain, hike to Tradition Plateau, 5-6 miles, 600 gain. Call 392-3571 … Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m., Cougar Mountain loop from Sky Country to Longview Peak, 5.5 miles, 850 gain. Call 882-3435.
Cascade Bicycle Club
Jan 9, Country Ride, 40 miles from Sammamish Valley Cycle in Redmond. Ride goes from Redmond to Beaver Lake to Carnation and back to Redmond. Call 206-783-6450.
Issaquah Parks has a variety of basketball programs for adults including the noontime hoops from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Issaquah Community Center. The 40-and-over noon hoops are noon-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Issaquah Community Center. There is an open gym Tuesday, 8-9 p.m.
League play – Issaquah Parks begins coed league play Jan. 6. Registration ends Dec. 31. Call 837-3341. The Parks also has open gym for volleyball on Mondays from 6-9 p.m. at the community center.
Little League – Issaquah League currently registering players for the 2010 season. Players can register on-line at www.issaquahlittleleague.org … Sammamish Little League also registering players. Go to Sammamishlittleleague.cmiregis- tration.com.
Players wanted – Eastside Baseball Club has summer roster spots available for players 16-18. Call 488-4053.
Riding lessons – The Red Gate Farm in Sammamish offers year round riding lessons for ages 6-18. Call 392-0111.
Tryouts – The Eastside Huskies Fastpitch team is holding private tryouts for 2010 league and tournament teams. Call 269-4561.
Lessons – Issaquah Parks offers swimming lessons on Monday and Wednesday at Boehm Pool. Session 4 has already started. Call 837-3350.
Lessons – The Washington Fencing Academy offers fencing lessons for youth, beginning and intermediate groups at Clark Elementary School. Register at www.issaquahparks.net or call 837-3300. Pre-competition and open fencing lessons for fencers 13-and-up are also offered.
Lessons – Issaquah Parks has sessions in beginning and continued karate. Classes are for youth 6-12 and are held Thursdays at the Issaquah Community Center. Beginning classes are 5:15-6 p.m., continued 6-6:45 p.m. The Washington Shotokan Association provides the instruction. Call 837-3300.
Youth league – Registration for the Issaquah Parks boys and girls soccer league has started and will continue until Feb. The program is for youngsters kindergarten through the sixth grade. Call 837-3346.
High school sports
4Dec. 30, Skyline at Wenatchee Tournament, Issaquah vs. White River or Hazen at Bellevue College Holiday Tournament, Liberty at Wilsonville, Ore.; Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Roosevelt at Issaquah (PCFC), Lake Washington at Skyline.
Dec. 30, Skyline at Barlow, Ore., Holiday Tournament, 7:30 p.m., Liberty at Henry M. Jackson, Issaquah at Lakeside; Jan. 2, 4 p.m., Issaquah at Olympic; Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m., Roosevelt at Issaquah (PCFC).
Jan. 5, 6 p.m., Issaquah vs. Woodinville, Inglemoor at Inglemoor; Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Garfield at Liberty.
Jan. 7, 3:30 p.m., Redmond at Issaquah (Boehm Pool).
Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Issaquah vs. Sammamish at interlake, Skyline at Liberty.