Sports Shorts – Aug. 28, 2015

Baseball and softball sign-ups

The KMC Ambassadors Baseball and Softball Club is holding sign-ups for the 2015-2016 developmental season from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. The KMC Ambassadors program is a baseball and softball developmental program open to all personnel assigned to or residing in the KMC and surrounding areas. The program is focused on player development and skills enhancement in baseball and softball. Enrollment is open to baseball players ages 10 to 18 and softball players ages 9 to 18. For more information, visit the KMC Ambassadors program Facebook page.

KMC Youth Sports recruits coaches

KMC Youth Sports is currently recruiting volunteer coaches for the upcoming fall season. Sports offered are soccer, flag football and cheerleading at Ramstein and Vogelweh Youth Sports. The ages range from 5 to 15 and the season runs from Sept. 12 to Oct. 24. For more information, call Ramstein Youth Sports Office at 480-5660; Vogelweh Youth Sports at 489-7806; or email

Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

The Rheinland-Pfalz Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is hosting a Remembrance 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12, dedicated to the brave men and women who gave their lives for their country. Registration for the run will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. T-shirts will be given to the first 150 paid participants. Cost is $7; ages 12 and under are free. Prior to the run, community members are invited to submit photos and names of their deceased loved ones to the FMWR Facebook page. Collected photos, names or both will be commemorated during the event. Submissions are due by Sept. 4. For details, visit

Back-to-school sports physicals

The Baumholder Army Health Clinic is holding a  Back to School and Sports Physical day from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 9. Following summer leave and PCS season, it is often difficult to meet these requirements in a timely manner so the facility has blocked off provider schedules for the afternoon. For more information and to book an appointment for sports physicals only, call  485-8080 or 06371-9464-5762.

Women’s soccer team needs players

The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice time is 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht (across from the Esso station) in Ramstein village. Come stop by and join the team or email for more information.