Sports

November 2, 2012

Sports Shorts – November 2, 2012


Dustin Barnes, 56th Security Forces Squadron, prepares to hit the softball during the 6th inning of an intramural softball game with 56th Medical Group at Luke. Barnes hit the ball for a single.

 
Robert Avila, 56th Medical Group, prepares to catch the softball at first base as Gabriel Cuevas, 56th Security Forces Squadron, runs to first base during an intramural softball game at a Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field. The final score was 12-11 MDG.

 

Alex Balok, 56th Medical Group, steps on third base as Dustin Barnes, 56th Security Forces Squadron, slides in during the 5th inning of the game. The umpire called Barnes safe.

Youth shine …


Cliff McConigle, gymnastics instructor, assists Sofia Barajas, 12, daughter of Master Sgt. Elena Barajas, 56th Security Forces Squadron information protection chief, with a backward hand spring at a gymnastics demonstration held during the Lights on After School open house at the Luke Air Force Base Youth Center. The open house featured the services, classes and programs offered at the center.

 

Turkey shoot

Win a turkey at Thunderbolt Lanes scotch doubles turkey shoot 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The cost is $25 per couple. The top three winners receive prizes. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

Retiree lunch and bowl

Retirees can bowl for free 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month when they purchase a combo meal at Route 56 inside Thunderbolt Lanes. Shoes are regular price. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

World Wide Bowling

Children ages 5 to 18 can enter to win a 900 Global bowling ball and bag by bringing friends to bowl at Thunderbolt Lanes. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

Turkey trot fun run

The turkey trot 5k fun run is 7 a.m. at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. Trophies, turkey drawings and refreshments are included. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Grand Canyon Day Trip

The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center will feature a day trip to Grand Canyon Nov. 17. The cost is $40 per person. Trip includes transportation and park entry fee. Space is limited. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.




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