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July 12, 2013

Sports Shorts – July 12, 2013

OG slides past CES 11-6
 
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Taylor Shewbirt, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, rounds third base during the first inning of the intramural softball game Tuesday at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field. Shewbirt scored the first of four runs by CES during the inning.
 
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Christopher Moylan, 56th Operations Group, swings at the ball during the third inning of the game. Moylan hit a two-run homer to put his team up 6-5.
 
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Joseph Rivera, 56th CES, tags out Ryan Keany, 56th OG, for the final out of the fourth inning. Rivera went two for two at the plate, scoring on both hits.
 
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Donald Hammond, 56th CES, throws the ball to the infield during the fourth inning of the game. Hammond went one for two at the plate.
 
Intramural basketball

The summer intramural basketball season begins 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.

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.

Hook up 2 bowling

Hook up 2 bowling is an eight-week class on bowling for adults. The lessons, taught by a professional instructor, are 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday July 13 through Aug. 3 at Thunderbolt Lanes. For more information, call 623-856-6529.

Bowling extravaganza

Luke members receive one free game of bowling when another is purchased by saying the code, LMB2 at the time of purchase. The offer is good through Aug. 30. For more information, call 623-856-6529.




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