Sports

December 7, 2012

Sports Shorts – December 7, 2012

LRS digs past 756th in volleyball championship

 

Steve Radnor, 756th AMXS, blocks a shot by Rodolfo Perez, 56th LRS, during the second intramural volleyball game for the championship. Radnor’s block scored a point for AMXS. LRS won two of three games to win the championship.

 

Rebecca Murphy, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, bumps the ball to a teammate during the second intramural volleyball game Nov. 28 against 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center gym.

 

Myles Morales, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron, prepares to spike the ball during intramural play.

Winter games

The Luke Winter Games are Monday through Dec. 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.

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.

Red Eye Open tournament

The Red Eye Open golf tournament is 8 a.m. Jan. 1, 2013, at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $45 per club member, $50 per nonmember and $55 per guest, and includes breakfast, green fees, range balls, cart rental, lunch and prizes. Deadline to register is Dec. 28. For more information, call (623) 535-9334.

Jingle Bell fun run

The Jingle Bell 1.5-mile fun run is at 7 a.m. Dec. 14 in front of the Bryant Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.




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