Sports

Kingfish win again

Courtesy of the Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team

The Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team hosed the Berlin Bear-a-cudas in a dual meet Nov. 15 at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. The Kingfish notched another victory, scoring 530 points to Berlin’s 190.

November 20, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoThe Landstuhl running association LLG holds its traditional Christmas run around the Christmas market Nov. 30. 
The event includes a children’s and main run.

26th Christmas run to race past Christmas market

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Landstuhl running association LLG will sponsor its 26th Christmas run Nov. 30.

November 20, 2014 ×
Photo by Cadet 3rd Class Alex LeeAir Force Falcons wide receiver Garrett Brown tries to elude the Army’s defense on the field 
Nov. 1 at the Falcons vs. Black Knights game at the U.S. Military Academy in New York. The Air Force won, 23-6, securing the trophy for the 19th time. Brown, an academy junior, ran two catches for 54 yards and had four rushes for a total of nine yards.

Air Force flies high, beats Army

by John Van Winkle
U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs

A risky play action pass on fourth-and-goal sealed a 23-6 Air Force victory over Army at the U.S. Military Academy Nov.1, securing the commander in chief’s trophy and a possible bowl bid.

November 13, 2014 ×

Sports shorts – events and notices

Sports news, events and information for the Kaiserslautern Military Community including athletic events, marathons and much more in and around Ramstein, Landstuhl, Kaiserslautern, Baumholder and Vogelweh.

November 13, 2014 ×
Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders Krystal (front) and Hayley lead children and parents from the KMC in a dance during a cheerleading clinic Oct. 11 at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center.

NFL cheerleaders give back, entertain Ramstein

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As a sea of children stood on the basketball court timidly waiting, music began playing. Suddenly, six Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders ran out and grabbed hands and led a conga line to kick off the event.

October 16, 2014 ×
Staff Sgt. Tiara Jenkins, a certified occupational therapy assistant with the 254th Medical Detachment, Combat Operational and Stress Control, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, prepares to throw a ball down the lane at the Vogelweh Bowling Center. Jenkins represented the Army women’s bowling team at this year’s Armed Forces Bowling Championship held in May at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Competing against bowlers from the Navy and Air Force, Jenkins and her three teammates bested the field, taking the gold.

Soldier helps Army win bowling title

Story and photo by Brandon Beach
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Staff Sgt. Tiara Jenkins has bowled a 279 game five times in her career.

October 16, 2014 ×

Kingfish do it again!

Courtesy of the Kaiserslautern Kingfish swim team

On Sept. 27, the Kaisers-lautern Kingfish swim team hosted four other teams from across Europe at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. The Kingfish once again swam away with the victory, beating the Wiesbaden Wahoos, Lisbon Bullsharks and Lakenheath Barracudas 1257-792-154-141.

October 9, 2014 ×
Photo by Senior Airman Timothy MooreMaj. Francisco Patino, NATO Allied Air Command, is joined by his son as he nears the finish line of the Ramstein Air Base Half Marathon Sept. 13. More than 300 members of the KMC participated in the half marathon.

13 miles around Ramstein

September 18, 2014 ×
Photo by Senior Airman Timothy MooreCol. Lawrence Hicks, 86th Logistics Group commander, runs to first base during an outfield hit Sep. 11 on Ramstein. Hicks was part of the RUfit Resilience Day Chiefs vs. Eagles game.

Chiefs’ rain dance swamps Eagles rally, 10-7

by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Even after a second rally, the Eagles could not reach the Chiefs during the 2014 RUfit Resilience Day softball game.

September 18, 2014 ×
Senior Master Sgt. Ryan Alton (left), 603rd Air and Space Operations Center superintendent, practices a ground-based self-defense technique with Tech. Sgt. Matthew Mlynarczyk, 1st Combat Communications Squadron quality assurance, during the Gracie Defense Systems seminar Sept. 4 on Ramstein.

Preparing defense instructors

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Walking down a street alone, you receive a text message. While responding, you don’t notice the person quickly approaching from behind. By the time you do, it’s too late. The person moves to strike. What do you do?

September 11, 2014 ×