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November 16, 2012

Sports Shorts – November 16, 2012

756th AMXS crushes CMS 17-8

Kevin Cheney, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is about to catch the ball as Fanci Brown, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron, runs to first base during an intramural baseball game Nov. 7 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field.


Erik Smith, 756th AMXS, stretches to catch the ball after Fanci Brown, 56th CMS, connected with the ball during the fifth inning of the intramural baseball game. Brown was CMS’s second out of the inning.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Robert Davis, 756th AMXS, slides into third base Nov. 7 in the third inning of the intramural baseball game against the 56th CMS giving the 756th a 6-5 lead.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Winter games

The Luke Winter Games are Dec. 10 through 14 and include a home run derby, tug-o-war tournament, relay races, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, humvee push, 3-on-3 football tournament, obstacle course, bench press challenge, 2-on-2 sand volleyball tournament, track and field events, and a 5k fun run. The Luke Winter Games and Commander’s Cup trophies will be presented in an awards ceremony. For more information, call the Bryant Fitness Center at (623) 856-6241.

Combative classes

Hand 2 Hand combative classes are 6 to 8 a.m. Nov. 26 through Dec. 21 at the Warrior PT Center. Space is limited and participants must be military identification card holders and 18 or older. Sign-up now at the Bryant Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

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 infomation, call (623) 856-6529.

Turkey trot fun run

The turkey trot 5k fun run is 7 a.m. Nov. 16 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. Trophies, turkey drawings and refreshments are included. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.




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