Sports shorts – January 17, 2013


Applying for all-Army sports

Applications are now being accepted for all-Army sports. Upcoming deadlines are Feb. 15 for bowling and Feb. 26 for volleyball. All-Army sport applications will be accepted for the following on the dates indicated starting on: Feb. 1 for soccer and April 1 for softball, marathon and the Army 10-Miler. Apply online at https://apps.imcom/army.mil/apptrac or contact U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden sports director Kevin Ringgold at mil 335-5322 or civ (0611) 4080-322 for more information.

Boxing in February

Start training now for the Wiesbaden Black History Month Boxing Tournament Feb. 9 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. Call Coach Martinez at mil 337-2149 or email adam.c.martinez.mil@mail.mil.

Hunting course

Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation hosts a German hunting course Feb. 19 to April 17. Cost is $200. Call Outdoor Rec at civ (0611) 705-5760 for more information.


Basketball tournament

A men’s and women’s community level basketball tournament will be held Jan. 18-21. Cost is $275 per team. T-shirts will be provided to the first 10 paid teams. Call mil 337-5541 or civ (0611) 705-5541 for details.

DoDDS-Europe Championships

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Wrestling Championships Feb. 15-16 and Basketball and Cheerleading Championships Feb. 20-23 to be held in Wiesbaden. Come out and cheer on DoDDS top teams and athletes.

Free zumba classes

Head to the Army Community Service cafeteria in Hainerberg Housing every Monday and Thursday from 9-10 a.m. for free zumba classes. Call ACS at mil 335-5254 or civ (0611) 4080-254 for more information.

Fitness classes

Get toned up and fit during one of the Wiesbaden Fitness Center’s many classes — Zumba, spin, body tone, Plyometrics, H.E.A.T. and more. Call civ (0611) 705-5541 or stop by the fitness center on Clay Kaserne for more information.

Women’s volleyball

Women’s community volleyball is held Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. Join in to have fun, work out and improve your game. For more information contact Coach Chris at spoonyc@hotmail.com or strike-eagles.2012@gmail.com.

Boys soccer camp

An NCAA college soccer recruitment camp will be held next year in Bitburg, April 5-7, featuring representatives from colleges ranging from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point to the University of Dallas. Coaches will run six to eight sessions, provide feedback to players and explain the recruitment process. Cost is €300. Send an email to collegesoccercamp@gmx.de for more information.

Calling all hockey players

The Wiesbaden Vikings hockey team is seeking experienced and novice players to join the team this season that goes from September to April. The team plays throughout Germany and competes in the Rhein Main Hockey Liga, as well as, the annual USAFE hockey tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Anyone interested should email wiesbadenvikings@gmail.com.

Sport shooters

Head to the Wackernheim Range Jan. 26, Feb. 23 or March 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for recreational shooting with the Wiesbaden Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting Program. Cost is $8 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Call Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation at civ (0611) 705-5760 or 5302.