Sports

July 5, 2013

ALL STAR

2nd-place
McKinley Viers took second place in Major League Baseball’s “Pitch, Hit & Run Team Competition” at Anaheim Angels Stadium, June 1. McKinley, who turned 8 just before the competition, was one of three girls in the 7 and 8-year-old girls division.

To get to Anaheim stadium, McKinley qualified by winning in her local competition sponsored by Youth Sports and Fitness at Fort Irwin. “She’s a very talented athlete, who works hard and applies herself to whatever she does,” said Yalonda Baker, YSF Assistant Director. “Youth Sports and Fitness staff is so proud of her and her accomplishment.” When McKinley was asked if she enjoyed the competition at Angels Stadium she responded, “Yeah! It was fun getting to meet the other kids and play on the Angel’s field, but what I really liked was going to the game that night!”
 
Batting
The next level of competition, sectionals, was held in Riverside, Calif. Five Fort Irwin youth, participated at this level with two contestants placing second in their divisions with McKinley taking first place overall in her age group.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Photo courtesy of Lelan Daines

Ten-Miler team places fourth in division

Photo courtesy of Lelan Daines Fort Irwin Soldiers took fourth in their division at the 30th Army Ten-Miler road-race near Washington D.C., Oct. 11. A team of eight Soldiers placed fourth in a mix (male and female) division whi...
 
 
team_photo

Irwin FC takes trophy at 2014 Defender’s Cup

The Fort Irwin soccer team outplayed a team from Hawaii to secure a first place trophy in San Antonio, Sept. 1. Irwin Football Club defeated Armed Forces Hawaii FC, 1-0, during the final game of the Labor Day weekend soccer tou...
 
 
Girls_Basketball_Team

Wildcats snag another championship

Fort Irwin Middle School basketball teams top High Desert Athletic League Fort Irwin Middle School basketball teams for girls and boys have done it again. They both took first place in the High Desert Athletic League for the 20...
 

 
Arsam-Jafaryzad

Fort Irwin youth wrestlers hit the mats at Barstow tournament

Arsam Jafaryzad (right), with the Fort Irwin Youth Wrestling Club, faces off against a wrestler from the Riffian Wrestling Club during a tournament in Barstow, March 16. The Fort Irwin Youth Wrestling Club recently traveled to ...
 
 
combined_pg1

Fort Irwin’s new Volleyball Champions!

Fort Irwin Middle School students are shown in file photos after having clinched the 2011 championship in girls volleyball in the High Desert Athletic League and during a pep rally at FIMS, March 16. The middle school is part o...
 
 
Bowl-Over-GC-awards-026

Samuel and Dixon “Bowl Over the GC”

On August 30, Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Kurt Pinkerton shook the hands of the two Soldiers who “bowled him over” during summer opportunity leave. Strike Zone Bowling Center hosted the award cerem...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin