Sports

January 25, 2013

Sports Shorts – January 25, 2013

Photo by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Airmen swing away during men’s varsity softball tryouts

Photo by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Joe Rivera, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, takes a swing during the batting practice portion of tryouts.

Photo by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Alex Hernandez, civilian, catches the ball during a fielding drill Jan. 15 during the men’s varsity softball tryouts at the Luke Air Force Base softball field. The tryouts were held Jan. 15, 16 and 17. For more information about the team, call Master Sgt. Scott Harris at (623) 856-6410.

Derek Geske, 56th Security Forces Squadron, throws the ball to first base as players perform a fielding drill.

Power lifting competition

A power lifting competition begins with sign-ins at 9:30 a.m. and events at 10 a.m. today 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.

Youth dance classes

Get in step dance classes featuring ballet, tap and hip-hop/jazz instruction meet Thursdays at the youth center. Tap and ballet for 3 to 5-year-olds are 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.; ballet for 6 to 9-year-olds is 5:15 to 6 p.m. Hip-hop and Jazz for 8 to 12-year-olds are 6 to 6:45 p.m. and for teens 7 to 7:45 p.m. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.

 




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