Sport shorts – March 27, 2014

Combatives Tournament

A Combatives Tournament will be held March 29 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. It is open to all active duty service members. Teams wishing to compete in the Commander’s Cup must have at least eight members. Doors open for spectators at 9 a.m. Call civ (0611) 705-5541 for more information.

Albert Schweitzer Tourney

The international Albert Schweitzer Junior Basketball Tournament will be held April 19-26 at the GBG-Halle in Mannheim-Neckarstadt and Waldsporthall in Viernheim. Teams from Argentina, Chile, Germany, Japan, the United States, Spain and other countries will compete. For tickets visit

Softball players sought

The Wiesbaden Eagles Softball Team is looking for responsible and reliable players for the 2014 season. The Eagles are a highly competitive team that plays in Germany and other European countries. Members include military personnel, family members, government employees and contractors. For more information email

German softball teams

Would you or your children like to play softball or baseball on a German team? Visit for information about the various possibilities.

Youth Sports Cheerleading Exhibition

The 2014 Child, Youth and School Services Cheerleading Exhibition will be held March 29 starting at 9:45 a.m. at Wiesbaden High School.

Cheer on the Rhinos

The Rhine River Rhinos Wiesbaden, a wheelchair basketball team, hosts a day of hotly contested wheelchair basketball April 12 at the Sporthalle Wiesbaden-Klarenthal (Geschwister-Scholl-Strasse 10, 65197 Wiesbaden-Klarenthal). Admission is free with games at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Soccer Camp

The 2014 Boys and Girls Soccer College Showcase Camp will be held May 24-26 in Bitburg. College coaches from West Point, the Naval Academy, University of North Carolina and other colleges will provide feedback and information. Cost is €300 including room, board and training. For details visit or email

Mainz-Kastel bike ride

The Equipe Wiesbaden Radsportverein 2011 e.V. invites bike riders to join in a Ride Around Petersweg in Mainz-Kastel on April 6. The event will feature different distances for various age groups starting at 10:45 a.m. Cost is €5 to enter. Register by email at or visit

Out on the links

The Rheinblick Golf Course features Friday Night Scrambles April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 6, 20 and 27. Rheinblick also hosts the Blickster Scramble April 19 starting at 8 a.m. Golf lessons for children ages 7-17 are offered every Saturday starting April 12 through Oct. 4. Cost is $50 per month or $150 for the full season. All ID cardholders receive free green fees during Rheinblick’s membership drive in March. Call civ (0611) 5059-2717 for more information.