Sports

June 14, 2012

Wrestlers entertain in squared circle

Wrestler Val Venis (left) applies a submission hold to Bob Holly during the main event of International Championship Wrestling at Eifler Fitness Center, Saturday. Holly rebounded to the delight of the crowd and pinned Venis 1-2-3 in the center of the ring after hitting his finishing move, the Alabama Slammer. The free event was sponsored by the Directorate of Family, Welfare and Recreation.




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Army: Lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

NATICK, Mass. — As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish. With all this preparation, many may be surprised to find out about...
 
 
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Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program lugers Sgt. Matt Mortensen (left) and Sgt. Preston Griffall (right) indicate they are ready for Olympic doubles competition Feb. 12 at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. They...
 
 

Nine Soldiers officially named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7 – 23 in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. Olympic Committee, or USOC, officially announced the team Monday. The Soldier-athletes named...
 

 
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BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students i...
 
 
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Rono leads All-Army to second place in Ten-Miler

Aron Rono, of the U.S. All-Army Team, leads the pack of runners around a turn during the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 20, 2013. Rono finished fifth in the race. WASHINGTON — Aron Rono led the U.S. All-Army Team to a second-place fini...
 
 
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All-Army wins second consecutive Armed Forces Softball crown

Sgt. Eric Querry, a native of Cocoa Beach, Fla., who is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, did most of the pitching for All-Army and helped himself at the plate with eight home runs. FORT SILL, Okla. – Staff Sgt. Kenny Turlington...
 




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