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412th MDG grabs flag football, soccer championships

Posted October 30, 2015 by Kristen Haidle

Courtesy photograph The 412th Medical Group took the Intramural Soccer Championship. The number one seed in Intramural Flag Football, the 412th Medical Group, and the number two seeded 412th Security Forces Squadron, met in the championship game Oct. 21. 412th MDG, led by coaches Staff Sgt. Milo Otis and Senior Airman Andrew Travis, took an…

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Branch Elementary student takes major stride by qualifying for Junior Olympics

Posted July 16, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 2016 Olympics in Brazil is right around the corner beginning Aug. 5. But, before then, the 50th Annual USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Championships will be held in Sacramento, Calif., July 25 – 31.

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Scorpion girls volleyball clinch first place in league again, begin playoffs

Posted November 13, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Desert Junior Senior High School girls’ volleyball team middle hitter Devyn Cross, #24, goes for the kill against a Mammoth High School blocker Oct. 30 at DJSHS. The volleyball team finished their season as Desert Mountain League Champions with a final league record of 14-0. Since the team ranked…

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Edwards marathoner helps Air Force team win silver medal

Posted November 10, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Some 22,000 runners competed in the 41st Marine Corps Marathon held Oct. 30 in Washington D.C., an event that since 1998 has served as the Armed Forces Championship.

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Edwards maintainer makes All-AF, All-Armed Forces volleyball team

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Jet Fabara

Every year athletes across the Air Force try out for a chance to not only represent their base, but the Air Force at a national level. For one 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load team member, his opportunity arose through the Air Force Men’s Volleyball program. Senior Airman Evan LaRochelle’s journey began at the Air…

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Wingman Day champs

Posted November 18, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Jenny Correa The 412th Operations Support Squadron’s “Team Goose” poses for a photo after winning the Wingman Day dodgeball competition Nov. 7 at the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., base gym. The dodgeball games wrapped up a day that began with a color run at the fitness center followed by presentations…

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Desert High sports

Posted November 20, 2015 by

The Desert High School Scorpions football and girls volleyball teams are making their way through the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Playoffs. The girls volleyball team (25-2) defeated Gladstone High School from Covina, Calif,, 3-0, Nov. 17. They will now take on Summit High School (22-3) from Fontana at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, Nov….

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Rugger shares love of sport

Posted March 31, 2017 by Christopher Ball

When young Cameron Freeman came home from school with a black eye and told his mother it happened playing rugby, she wanted to know who ‘Rugby’ was and how to call his parents.

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Girls volleyball wins first title, moves on to regional while football team’s season ends

Posted November 25, 2015 by

The Desert High School girls volleyball team defeated Summit High School (Fontana) Nov. 21 to become the California Interscholastic Foundation-Southern Section Division 4A champion. The match was played at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, Calif. The Scorpions beat Summit 3-0 earning their first title ever. DHS now enters the first round of the Southern California regional tournament…

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Take me out to the ball game

Posted April 15, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Chief Master Sgt. Todd Simmons, 412th Test Wing command chief, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a Lancaster JetHawks game April 6, 2017. Thirty uniformed service members took to the diamond at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster, Calif., April 6, 2017, for a military appreciation night during a…

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