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Sports Shorts September 11, 2015

Posted September 11, 2015 by

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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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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Fall flag football season opens

Posted September 11, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. MARCY COPELAND

The 2015 fall flag football season has begun at Luke Air Force Base with 13 teams competing to show who has what it takes to win. “I feel pretty good about this season,” said Benjamin Williams, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron head coach. “There was a good showing of people, and we have a very talented…

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Airman swims into university’s hall of fame

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For one 96th Test Wing Airman, the wild blue yonder isn’t overhead but below and in front of his gaze as he stands on the starting block waiting for his signal. Senior Airman Francisco Perez Castillo, a 96th Maintenance Group administrator, has been swimming since age 4. He joined his first swim team a year…

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Posted October 2, 2015 by

Indoor volleyball Co-ed 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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Airman offers tried, true health tips

Posted February 4, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. GRACE LEE

We’re more than a month into the new year and since losing weight is a popular New Year’s resolution, I’d like to share a few insights I gained on my journey to lose weight. Last year my goal was to lose weight, and I did just that by losing more than 15 pounds. Below are…

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AAFES advances with win over SFS

Posted November 6, 2015 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

  The Army and Air Force Exchange Services flag football team beat the 56th Security Forces Squadron team Oct. 26 in a heated and closely contested dogfight to advance to the second round of the championship tournament at Luke Air Force Base. AAFES started strong, scoring early in their first drive and then forcing a…

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