Sports

March 15, 2013

Sports Shorts – March 15, 2013

Get the ball

Courtesy of Jet Journal, May 12, 1972

Air Force Academy soccer player Steve Hansel goes after the ball against a Colorado College player in a recent Academy victory. The Academy team meets the German student pilots of Luke at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Alhambra High School field. The game is for the benefit of the Glendale Boys Club. (U.S. Air Force Photo)

 
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First Place Winners in all but one of five events in the Pima County Pistol Club matches at Tucson, (left to right) S/Sgt. John J. Stratford, Col. Warren H. Hughes, Capt. Hartley R. Wildes and A/1C Ernest Goldstrom display the medals they received and the weapons they used. All are members of the Luke Pistol Team.

Maryvale Ace 
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It was no April Fool’s Day joke for Jim Johnston Saturday at the Maryvale Golf Course. Jim used a six-iron to record a hole-in-one on Maryvale’s 144-yard 11th hole. It was the first ace for the Luke staff sergeant, who works in base graphics. Just two days earlier, Jim came within 14 inches of Maryvale’s fourth hole. (U.S. Air Force Photo by A1C Jerry Lev)

Ultimate football tourney

An ultimate football tournament is 3 to 5 p.m. March 25 through 28 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

White Tank hike

The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a White Tank Mountains hike 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Family camp out

The spring family camp out at Fowler Park is April 12 and 13. Eat s’mores around a camp fire, sleep under the stars and watch a movie on the big screen. Dinner and breakfast are provided. The event is free. A tent and sleeping bag package can be rented at outdoor recreation. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.

Rope course

Flagstaff extreme rope course April 27 is a high rope course and zip lines that will challenge the fittest. Three heights to choose from. The cost is $55 per person and includes roundtrip transportation. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.

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.

 




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Rain

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A staff sergeant watches as water continues to flood a parking lot Monday in front the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit on Luke Air Force Base. The base experienced a two-inch rainfall causing flooding and delays around Luke.
 
 
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