Sports

January 18, 2013

Sports Shorts – January 18, 2013

56th MOS wins on last minute drive, 20-18

Photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka
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Tracy Bravo, 56th Maintenance Operation Squadron, attempts to deflect the ball as Rafael Lopez, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment, drops to the ground to catch it Jan. 8 during an intramural flag football game at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center football field. Bravo swatted the ball to the ground keeping EMS from gaining yards.

 
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Taylor Keller, 56th EMS AGE, runs after catching the ball during the game. Keller gained 15 yards on the play giving EMS the first down.
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Joshua Heninger, 56th EMS AGE, escapes from a 56th MOS member as he rushes. Heninger ran for 17 yards on the play.

Soccer tryouts

Luke Air Force Base varsity soccer team tryouts for current and new members are 5 p.m. Tuesday at the base track. For more information, call Leon Woodard at (661) 917-4104.

Power lifting competition

A power lifting competition begins with sign-ins at 9:30 a.m. and events at 10 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Bryant fitness Center. Squat, dead-lift and bench-press events are in men’s and women’s categories. Awards will be presented to the first through 3rd-place winners in each weight class and lifting division. Register by today. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Bodybuilding, physique competition

A men’s bodybuilding and women’s physique, figure and bikini competition is Feb. 16 at the Luke Air Force Base fitness center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Youth center sports

The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is offering a co-ed youth winter basketball camp instructed by Bridget Pettis, Phoenix Mercury assistant coach and retired WNBA player. This is for youth program members, ages 9 to 14 and is $20 per person. The time is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb 7. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.




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