Sports

February 15, 2013

Sports Shorts – February 15, 2013

Falcons come up short of taking it all

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Paul Madrid, Falcon catcher, prepares to tag the runner as he slides into home during the fourth inning of the game. Madrid tagged the runner out keeping him from scoring.
 
 
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Outfielder Alex Hernandez, Luke Air Force Base Falcon, prepares to throw the ball to third base after catching a pop fly during the fourth inning of the Surprise Baseball League championship game Sunday at the Surprise Sports Complex. Hernandez threw out the runner from the Peoria Athletics who won the game 4-1.
 
 
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Falcon batter Edgar Cotto hits the ball into the outfield during the sixth inning of the championship game.

President’s Day golf tournament

A President’s Day golf tournament is 8 a.m. Monday at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. For more information, call (623) 856-9334.

King of the hill

King of the Hill bowling is 12:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Thunderbolt Lanes. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

UFC fight night

UFC Fight Night is 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Club Five Six. For more information, call (623) 856-6446.

Aerobics

Yoga, step, sculpt, Zumba, Pilates, spin, cardio and stretch are available Monday through Thursday and Saturday in Bldg. 700. No classes Fridays, Sundays and holidays. Classes are subject to change. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Warrior training

Warrior training classes are 45 minutes continuously from 6 to 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Combat Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Outdoor micro soccer tournament

The Luke Bryant Fitness Center is featuring an outdoor micro soccer tournament 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

 




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