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Sports Shorts January 29, 2016

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Varsity softball tryouts Luke Air Force Base varsity softball team tryouts will be held at 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday at base softball field 3. For more information, call Lonnie Gore at 623-856-2903. Thrive for 5 Thrive for 5 is a free weekly running program through March 19 to help members improve their…

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Fall triathlon The 56th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation Center is featuring a triathlon at 7 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Silver Wings Pool. There will be a 400-meter swim, 12-mile bike ride and 5k run. The cost is $20 per military ID  card holder and $45 for all others. There will be individual and…

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EMS defeats CES

Posted October 29, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron and the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron intramural football teams stepped on the field Oct. 19 to do battle at Luke Air Force Base. EMS defeated CES 27-14. The EMS team came into the game with a fast pace and were the first to score. EMS continued their dominance by scoring…

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Sports Shorts March 4, 2016

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St. Patrick’s Day fun run The St. Patrick’s Day 5k fun run is 7 a.m. March 11 and will begin at 944th Fighter Wing Headquarters, Bldg. 988. There will be prizes and refreshments. For more information, call 623-856-2291. St. Patrick’s Day golf tourney The St. Patrick’s Day golf tournament is 8 a.m. March 13 at…

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Sports Shorts September 11, 2015

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Wanted: Varsity golf coach The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is looking for someone to coach varsity golf. Those interested must apply no later than Jan. 1, 2016 by sending a resume and letter of interest to Antonio Bazan at the fitness center. For more information, call Jemia Fournier-Allen at 623-856-6241. Fight night…

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Online registration for 2016 DOD Warrior Games now open

Posted April 21, 2016 by

WASHINGTON — Online registration is now open to participate in the 2016 Defense Department Warrior Games at cvent.com. Volunteers, media and distinguished visitors — as well as selected athletes, family members, nonmedical attendants, staff and coaches — must register online to participate. The Army will host the DOD Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy…

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Flag football makes comeback

Posted January 29, 2016 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Coaches of the 2016 flag football tournament get together for a meeting Jan. 15 in the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center gym. They discussed rule changes and schedules.

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Airman vaults to spot on US Olympic team

Posted August 4, 2016 by Story and photo by DAVID VERGUN

EUGENE, Ore. — First Lt. Cale Simmons, who cleared the bar at 5.65 meters — 18 feet, 6.4 inches — July 4 in the men’s pole vault finals, secured a spot on the U.S. Olympic team at the U.S. Olympic team track and field finals. Simmons finished second at the finals, just behind Army 2nd…

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Sports Shorts November 6, 2015

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Turkey Trot 5K fun run The Annual Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run begins at 7 a.m. Nov. 20 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. T-shirts, prize drawings and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center at 623-856-6241. Power-lifting competition The Bryant Fitness Center is…

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Bball tourney highlights Special Olympians

Posted March 3, 2016 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Athletes from all over Arizona came under one roof to compete in the Palo Verde Area Special Olympics Basketball Tournament Feb. 19 in Avondale. Fourteen teams participated in the tournament in which each division winner moved to the state competition in March at the University of Arizona in Tucson. This basketball tournament has existed for…

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