Sports Shorts January 15, 2016


Squadron challenge

The first Friday of the month, two squadrons compete in six events — bench press, 40-yard dash, vertical jump, three-cone drill, broad jump and short shuttle. Six-member teams must include one female competitor. For more information, call 623-856-6241.

Winter basketball league

The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is featuring a winter basketball league January through March. The cost is $35 for children ages 5 to 12 and $45 for youth ages 13 to 16. Uniforms are included. For more information, call 623-856-7470.

Baseball/softball interest

The 56th FSS Youth Center is taking names for those interested in learning baseball and softball fundamentals for children ages 5 through 12. The deadline to sign up is Feb. 29. For more information, call 623-856-7470.

Start Smart soccer

The 56th FSS Youth Center is featuring an introductory soccer fundamentals program where parents work one-on-one with their children ages 3 to 5. The cost is $25 per child and includes a T-shirt. For more information, call 623-856-7470.

Junior golf clinic

Falcon Dunes Golf Course is offering a junior golf clinic 9 to 10 a.m. Jan. 23 for ages 6 to 17. The cost is $20 per person. For more information, call 623-535-9334.