Archive for February, 2013


B-ball breaks: Warrior girls take second, boys finish in fourth

B-ball breaks: Warrior girls take second, boys finish in fourth

The fateful number was two for the Wiesbaden High School girls’ team during the Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Basketball Championships in Wiesbaden Feb. 19-23

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Wiesbaden Wrestlers: Grappling for gold

Wiesbaden Wrestlers: Grappling for gold

Wiesbaden wrestlers battled through two days of top-notch competitions at the European Wrestling Championships in Wiesbaden Feb. 15-16. By day two, eight Warrior grapplers were still in the thick of it fighting for the top six places in the respective weight classes.

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Parking in germany

Parking in germany

Most city parking in Germany is paid or restricted to residents. Large cities have large signs to direct you to garages, and some show how many spaces are available at any given time. “Besetzt” means the garage is full; “Frei” means that spaces are available.

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Photos courtesy of Tourist Office Bitcherland

The Vauban Citadel in Bitche was built in the 17th century and takes visitors on a journey through the fortress under siege in the War of 1870.

Visit Nearby Bitcherland

Bitcherland is situated in the Natural Regional Park of the Northern Vosges and represents the Lorraine part of this park, which has been classified by UNESCO as a “World Reserve of the Biospshere.”

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Tyler Peng (center) stands poolside with fellow medal winners at the 2013 European Forces Swim League Feb. 17 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

8-year-old Wahoo wins 8 golds, breaks records

Wiesbaden Wahoo Tyler Peng, 8, won gold medals in all eight races available in his age group at the 2013 European Forces Swim League championships this year.

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Sports shorts: February 28, 2013

Half marathon March 9 The Wiesbaden Fitness Center hosts a…

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Photo by Chrystal Smith

Wiesbaden High School cheerleaders burst into action Feb. 21 at Wiesbaden High School. Although the team didn’t place in the top three, Wiesbaden’s Julie Davenport and Sarah Griffith earned All-Tournament honors.

Wiesbaden sports photos: February 28, 2013

Warrior cheerleaders build a pyramid. Wiesbaden High School cheerleaders burst into action Feb. 21 at Wiesbaden High School.

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Handwashing: The ‘do-it-yourself’ vaccine

Handwashing: The ‘do-it-yourself’ vaccine

Handwashing with soap is an affordable “do-it-yourself” vaccine that effectively prevents disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have estimated that proper handwashing could eliminate half of all cases of food-borne diseases.

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