Sports shorts – week of September 27, 2012


Hispanic Heritage Boxing Tourney

The Hispanic History Boxing Tournament will be featured at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Oct. 6 with doors opening at 6 p.m. and bouts starting at 7 p.m. Call mil 337-5541 or civ (0611) 705-5541 for details.

Wahoos seek coach

The Wiesbaden Wahoos swim team seeks an energetic, motivated and skilled developmental swim coach. The Wahoos, ages 6-19, compete against other teams in the European Forces Swim League. Coach applicants must be 21 or older and have competitive swim coaching experience or equivalent as a swimming instructor, volunteer coach/instructor or swimmer. Compensation is possible, subject to negotiation and commensurate with experience. If interested submit a letter of application and resume with references to the Wiesbaden Swimmers’ Parents Association at swimwahoos@yahoo.com. For more information about the programs visit http://wiesbadenwahoos.com or http://swimefsl.org.

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.


Mountain bikers wanted

A local mountain biking group invites anyone interested in joining their tours (“no longer than about 15-20 miles at moderate speed – fun is first”) around the Wiesbaden area. The group meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the end of the Nerotal and on most Sundays around 10 a.m. For details call Bjorn Piechotka at civ (0611) 306 040 or email b.piechotka@formundwohnen.de.

EDGE! programs

Wiesbaden’s EDGE! Program features golf for grades six to 12 on Mondays from 3:30-5 p.m., bowling for grades six to 12 Tuesdays from 3:15-5 p.m., art for grades six to 12 from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays, bowling for grades six to eight from 3:15-5 p.m. Thursdays and Fit EDGE! for grades six to 12 from 3:30-5 p.m. on Fridays. Call Parent Central Services at mil 337-7928 or civ (0611) 705-7928.

Prep sports

The Wiesbaden Warriors are home Sept. 28 versus Vilseck, Oct. 5 (homecoming) versus Ramstein and Oct. 20 versus Filton. Cross country runners will be in town Oct. 6 and Oct. 13. Wiesbaden golfers head to Baumholder Oct. 4. Warrior tennis players will be at home Oct. 6 versus Lakenheath and Oct. 13 versus Kaiserslautern. Volleyball teams are home Oct. 6 against Lakenheath and Vilseck, and Oct. 27 versus Kaiserslautern, Heidelberg and the Black Forest Academy.

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. Baumholder, too, features a range of fitness opportunities — personal training with Laurie, free spin, water aerobics, aikido, power yoga and more. Call mil 485-7176 or civ (06783) 6-7176 for more information.