Sports shorts – January 31, 2013

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Straight shooters
Michael Boehme, a member of the garrison’s hunting, fishing and sport shooting commu- nity, holds the “Ehren- scheibe” plate of honor he won during the New Year’s Shooting Compe- tition at the Wiesbaden Shooting Association Jan. 19. His son, Daniel (right), came in second.
Photo Steve Steininger



Boxing Action
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Adam Martinez
Spc. Rubin Stackhouse (right) and Nathaniel Barnd spar at the Boxgymnasium in Heidelberg Jan. 23 in preparation for the Wiesbaden Black History Month Boxing Tour- nament, which will take place Feb. 9 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center.



Boxing in February

Head to the Wiesbaden Fitness Center on Clay Kaserne Feb. 9 to enjoy an evening of explosive boxing action during the Black History Month Boxing Tournament. Call Coach Martinez at mil 337-7766 or email if interested in getting involved with the Wiesbaden boxing team.

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/ or contact U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden sports director Kevin Ringgold at mil 335-5322 or civ (0611) 4080-322 for more information.

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.

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 for more information.

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.

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.

One of the most outstanding wrestlers this year is senior Andrew Hempstead who is the 160-pound weight class and is undefeated. Another talented wrestler is senior Jesse Davis, who is also in the 160-pound weight class. If Hempstead and Davis meet at the European championship, the match will be a clash of titans. Sophomore Dante Thomas, at 132 pounds, also holds great promise for the championship with a 14-0 record.  He could be the first Wiesbaden wrestler to be a three-time  champion.