KMC Eagles win Garmisch hockey tournament

The KMC Eagles, a Kaiserslautern, Germany-based hockey team, competed recently in an 11-team tournament in Garmisch, Germany. Read about the tournament and learn more about the Eagles at www.kmceagles.com

DODDS-Europe hoops championships start Feb. 19 at Wiesbaden

This article has been updated.

The DODDS-Europe basketball championships will take place Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 23 at Wiesbaden, Germany. In a late change, four games have been added to the schedule on Tuesday evening. The tournaments were originally scheduled to start Wednesday. Division I teams don't start until Thursday.

Wiesbaden hosts military boxing matches; next event set for Grafenwöhr

Bavarian Military Community took top team honors at Saturday’s military boxing event at Clay Kaserne in Wiesbaden, Germany, outlasting USAG-Wiesbaden, Team Wiesbaden, Spangdahlem and Stuttgart.

The next scheduled military boxing event is March 2 at USAG-Grafenwöhr.


Gregory Broome is an experienced and accomplished community sports journalist. Officially a native of Iowa, Broome grew up a Department of Defense dependent at sites all over the United States and Germany.

He finally settled in Florida, earning a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Central Florida.

Broome began his journalism career in in 2004 as a sports writer for the Ocala Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla., covering high school, college and community sports and earning recognition for his work from the Florida Press Club. In 2009 Broome was named the first sports information director at College of Central Florida, an NJCAA member school, where he launched the program's website and social media pages and revamped its promotional and game-day operations.

Broome joined Stars and Stripes in October of 2012.



Twitter: @broomestripes

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Broome on AFN


Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome talks about the Europe sports scene on AFN Radio. (Click on right arrow to play file)


Mar. 20: Winter sports season comes to an end, with most spring teams still thawing out after a light opening weekend.