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Sports Shorts February 5, 2016

Posted February 4, 2016 by

Valentine’s Day 5k The 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a Valentine’s Day 5k fun run at 7 a.m. Feb. 12 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. There will be prizes for the top three male and female finishers. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Horseback riding Outdoor recreation is offering…

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MacDill Airman competes in ultramarathons

Posted September 1, 2016 by Story and photo by ALANNAH DON

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Inspiration for the modern marathon, a 26.2-mile race, stems from military origins. Legend tells of a Greek soldier who ran from Marathon to Athens to deliver news of the defeated Persian army. More than two millennia later, one Airman at MacDill Air Force Base is writing his own story….

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T-bolts kick up dust for CFC …

Posted November 6, 2015 by Photo by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Senior Airman Devante Williams Senior Airman Eric Burrell, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron electrician, kicks the ball during the Combined Federal Campaign kickball tournament Oct. 30 against the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base. The kickball tournament was to raise awareness for the CFC, which supports eligible nonprofit organizations that provide health and…

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Sports Shorts March 18, 2016

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Start Smart Baseball Start Smart Baseball is for children ages 3 to 5 with a parent participating. It is 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays March 22 through April 26 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. The cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt. A sports physical is required. For more information, call 623-856-7470….

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The running man

Posted December 17, 2015 by by Tech. Sgt. KARL CLYMER

I failed a physical training test in February, and then ran every day for 21 days straight to pass another in March. I did it just in time to go to the NCO Academy in April. At the NCOA I made some great friends with classmates. We shared many commonalities such as knowing the Air…

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Sports Shorts May 6, 2016

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Extramural golf season The extramural golf season begins June 9. Squadrons that wish to participate must complete and submit a letter of intent to Jemia Fournier by May 26 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Games will be played at 7 a.m. Thursdays at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $17…

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Sports Shorts

Posted October 9, 2015 by

Indoor volleyball Coed volleyball for beginner to expert skill levels is 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays at the Bryant Fitness Center in basketball Court 3. For more information, email Alex Sigler at alexander.sigler.2@us.af.mil. Intramural sports Fall softball and volleyball tournaments begin Nov. 2 and Oct. 19 respectively. Letters-of-intent must be submitted…

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Sports Shorts February 12, 2016

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Spring Break camps Youth ages 9 to 12 attend an all-sports camp 8 a.m. to noon, lunch noon to 1 p.m. and adventure camp 1 to 5 p.m. March 7 through 11 and 14 through 18 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. Camps are $35 each and lunch is $5 unless the youth…

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Flag Football Season underway

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Markeith Wimbush, 56th Security Forces Squadron, runs towards the first down during an in intramural flag football game against 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron/AMMO Sept. 16, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. SFS defeated EMS/AMMO 7-6. Flag football season began at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug….

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Sports Shorts November 13, 2015

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Turkey Shoot-Out Tourney Falcon Dunes Golf Course is featuring the Turkey Shoot-Out Tournament Nov. 22. Shotgun start is 8 a.m. The cost is $42 per club member, $47 per nonmember, $52 per guest and includes green fee, range balls, cart rental and lunch. Prizes will be awarded. Sign up by Thursday. For more information, call…

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