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.
On an early Tuesday morning, Soldiers from two nations walked onto a dirt field and started warming up. They worked on the same base each day and saw each other in passing, but on that day they spent the morning’s physical training hours engaged in a Senegalese pastime — soccer.
When the first snow falls, ski resorts begin to open, and in Germany, this is a sport many look forward to. In fact, skiing made its mark in Germany in 1891, “The birth year of German skiing,” directly on the slopes of Feldberg Ski resort by a Frenchman named Dr. Pilet with his wooden skis. The trend caught on and next year, Feldberg will celebrate 125 years of skiing.
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.
The Landstuhl running association LLG will sponsor its 26th Christmas run Nov. 30.
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.
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.
Staff Sgt. Tiara Jenkins has bowled a 279 game five times in her career.
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.