Sports

April 12, 2013

Sports Shorts – April 12, 2013

Michael Rossi, 56th Communications Squadron, lines up before bowling the second frame of the first intramural bowling game against the 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron team April 4 at Thunderbolt Lanes. Rossi spared in the frame. CS won the first game 820-757.

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Iquinna Byrd, 56th LRS, bowls the third frame of the first game against the 56th CS team at the bowling center. Byrd knocked down nine pins on the first bowl, but was unable to pick up the spare.

 

Danielle Sturdivant, 56th CS, bowls the third frame of the first game against the 56th LRS team at Thunderbolt Lanes. Sturdivant knocked down nine pins on the first throw and picked up the spare.

Link Up 2 Golf introductory class is specifically designed for the new golfer. The classes are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through April 19 or May 7 through 10 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. Registration is required. For more information, call (623) 535-9334.
 
One-pitch softball tournament

A one-pitch softball tournament is 6 to 9 p.m. April 22 through 25 at Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. The letter-of-intent is due today. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Pitch, hit and run competition

An MLB pitch, hit and run competition for boys and girls ages 7 through 14 is 6 p.m. April 25 at Mark Grace Thunderbolt Ball Field. Register at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.

Rope course

Flagstaff extreme rope course April 27 is a high rope course and zip lines. The cost is $55 per person and includes roundtrip transportation. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.




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News Briefs April 11, 2013

Base-wide exercise The 56th Fighter Wing will conduct a natural disaster exercise today, which will include military, local, county and state law enforcement, and fire departments. Those traveling on base should expect traffic disruptions, gate closures or delays, and interruptions of customer service operations. Expect to see simulated explosions, smoke, role players depicting individuals with...
 




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