Wiesbaden sophomore Daniel Boehme, 15, won a bronze medal in the German national clay-pigeon championships conducted Sept. 8-9 in Kreilingen, Germany, according to his parents Mike and Sharon Boehme. Shooting in the minors’ category for competitors younger than 21, Boehme knocked down 149 of 200 clay pigeons, a total exceeded only by the 152 and 162 shattered by the 19- and 20-year-olds who finished ahead of him, Boehm’s parents reported.
In a show of versatility Thursday, Boehme finished sixth in a three-way golf tournament conducted on his home course at Rheinblick with a Stableford score of 20 points.
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.
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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.