Sports

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.

October 23, 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 ×
SAPI builds camaraderie with free bowling event

SAPI builds camaraderie with free bowling event

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

The Ramstein Community Center hosted a free bowling night for single Airmen Aug. 29 at the Ramstein Bowling Center.

September 4, 2014 ×
Senior Airman James Harrod, 693rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group operations training manager, catches a weighted ball thrown by Staff Sgt. Mario Jimenez, 86th Medical Operations Squadron Physical Therapy technician, during a physical therapy session Aug. 18 on Ramstein. The 86th MDOS physical therapy clinic can see active-duty patients for a variety of neuromuscular injuries, such as sprains, strains, rehabilitation after the 
healing of a fracture and more.

Fit to fight reoccurring injuries

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

Despite how cautious a service member may be, they still run the risk of sustaining an injury through everyday physical activity, whether it’s on the job, while working out or while playing a sport. If they become injured, it can be a journey to get them fit to fight again.

August 28, 2014 ×
Photo by Airman 1st Class Michael StuartTech. Sgt. James Shanks, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, drives a ball on hole two during a golf tournament Aug. 23 at Ramstein’s Woodlawn Golf Course. The Woodlawn Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 70 course that was built in 1955. The course is open seven days a week. For more information the pro shop can be reached by calling 480-6240/-7856.

Woodlawn golfing

August 28, 2014 ×