Sports

Sports shorts – April 10, 2014

Sports shorts – April 10, 2014

Freedom Run Wiesbaden Fitness Center hosts the third annual Freedom Run April 12 starting at 10 a.m. The event will include a free five-kilometer and half-mile children’s run, and a […]

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Making a strike against Bitburg

Making a strike against Bitburg

Janice Teschner takes a strike on goal as a Bitburg player tries to defend during a home varsity match March 29 at Wiesbaden High School. Brad Wisti goes up for […]

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Photo by Chrystal SmithZachary Caufman grabs Stephen Yaffe around the neck in an attempt to gain leverage toward a submission during action March 29 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center.

Testing Soldiers’ resilience with combatives

To the untrained eye, Army Combatives appear to be “a bunch of backyard wrestling” — two people rolling around on the floor jostling and grappling for dominance.

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On the mats: Military youths converge on Wiesbaden for Youth Sports Wrestling Showdown

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Child, Youth and School Services Sports and Fitness Program hosted more than 250 wrestlers from U.S. Army Garrisons Ansbach, Baumholder, Bavaria, Brussels, Hohenfels, Kaiserslautern, Schweinfurt, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden March 15.

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Making a racquet

Making a racquet

Sascha Meissner returns a volley by Ed Acuavera during action March 15 in the Saint Patrick’s Day Tournament at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. R2Sports hosted the tournament of about 30 […]

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Defense nets juniors championship

Defense nets juniors championship

Defense is what one local team staked its claim  on to earn champion’s honors in its league’s postseason tournament. The Wiesbaden Defenders stopped Stuttgart’s 13-15-year-old girls squad on the hard […]

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Sport shorts – March 27, 2014

Combatives Tournament
Albert Schweitzer Tourney
Softball players sought
German softball teams
Youth Sports Cheerleading Exhibition…

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USACE architect pulls her weight in Germany

USACE architect pulls her weight in Germany

At 5-foot-2 and a shade over 115 pounds, Martha Manuel hardly looks like an imposing figure. But appearances, as they say, do deceive on occasion. This little lady is a […]

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