Sports

June 28, 2013

Sports Shorts – June 28, 2013

SFS squeaks by MOS in golf tourney

Joshua Hoffman, 56th SFS, prepares to drive the golf ball downrange on the 5th hole.

The 56th Security Forces Squadron defeated the 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron 73-72 during an intramural golf tournament June 20 at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course.
The 56th SFS team remained confident despite the 56th MOS team taking a quick three-hole lead to begin the match.
“Our team will continue to be competitive, and I think we have a good chance,” said Joshua Hoffman, 56th SFS.
Hoffman and his teammates soon turned the tide as they began chipping away at the 56th MOS lead. They started placing their shots in the fairway, on the green and even birdied a few holes. The SFS team took the lead and held on to a one-hole lead to finish the match.

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The victory gave SFS their first win, and their record now stands at 1-1.
Though the teams are in the tournament to compete, the camaraderie and getting away from the work place for a break is just as rewarding, said Robert Helvie, 56th SFS.
His teammate Hoffman agrees.
“It’s fun to play,” he said. “But just as important is the networking amongst the squadrons while they’re working on their golf games.”

Intramural basketball

The summer intramural basketball season beings July 22. Games will be played at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. For more information, call 623-856-6241.

Firecracker 5k fun run

The Firecracker 5k fun run is at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the 944th Fighter Squadron Red Tail on Super Sabre Street. For more information, call 623-856-6241.

Softball playoffs

The summer intramural softball playoffs will begin July 8 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field. Games will be played at 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. For more information, call 623-856-6241.

Bodybuilding

A bodybuilding competition will be held Aug. 17 at the base theater. The preliminary round begins at 1 p.m. and the final competition begins at 5 p.m. Categories include men’s physique and bodybuilding, and women’s physique, figure and bikini. For more information, call 623-856-6241.

Youth glow bowling

The youth glow-bowling party is 10 a.m to 3 p.m. July 10 at Thunderbolt Lanes. Bowling is free and unlimited. Shoe rental is $2 or a food and shoe rental special is $7 per person. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 623-856-6529.




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