By the slimmest of margins, the Vicenza Cougars overcame a second-half Bitburg rally Saturday to advance to the semifinals of DODDS-Europe’s 2014 football postseason.
Wildcats advanced to the DODDS European Division II semifinals on the galloping runs of its sophomore quarterback Ty'Rick Riggins, pushing past a persistent Rota team to win 34-18.
The Hohenfels Tigers advanced to the DODDS Europe Division II semifinals after defeating the SHAPE Spartans, 33-20, during Saturday’s quarterfinal.
Lakenheath’s volleyball team overcame a tenacious rally by SHAPE to sweep its last games of the regular season Saturday.
Vicenza freshman Caleb Robles faced a tough course while trying to break the 21-minute mark for the second time this season.
The top seed in the DODDS-Europe Division II football playoffs cruised into the semifinal round Saturday.
The Kaiserslautern Raiders claimed the fourth and final spot in the DODDS-Europe Division I football semifinals Saturday with a 40-6 trouncing of the host Lakenheath Lancers.
The defending champion Wiesbaden Warriors clinched an unbeaten regular season and the outright top seed in the upcoming DODDS-Europe Division I football semifinals with a convincing 48-6 win over the host Patch Panthers on Saturday.
The hard-nosed Vilseck Falcons gave another opponent all it could handle Saturday without coming away with a win.
The race for the fourth and final spot in the DODDS-Europe Division I football postseason has come down to the final weekend.
German-based teams will face squads from northern Italy and Belgium while DODDS-Europe’s only Spanish entry makes the long trip to Naples.
Almost six months ago, Nicholas Duplessie suffered a spiral fracture in one of his legs during the DODDS European baseball finals. That injury looked to be a major setback for the Ansbach athletic star, especially in the world of cross-country.
The Patch Panthers’ boys and girls cross country teams swept top honors at a wet and slippery course at Rheinblick recreation area Saturday.
The Ansbach Cougars completed a dominant regular season and secured home-field advantage for the Division II quarterfinals and semifinals with a 44-13 win Saturday over the Rota Admirals.
The SHAPE Spartans played their way into the DODDS-Europe Division II postseason Saturday with a 29-0 win over International School of Brussels.
The Patch Panthers unleashed a potent passing attack Saturday in a 51-7 victory over the visiting Lakenheath Lancers.
The Naples Wildcats completed their northern Italian sweep Saturday with a 50-15 rout of the Aviano Saints.
The AFNORTH Lions shook off a scoreless first half to best the Baumholder Bucs 13-12 on Saturday, earning their first win of the season on their final opportunity.
The host Alconbury Dragons earned their only win of the 2014 season in emphatic style Saturday with a 57-0 drubbing of Menwith Hill/Woodham.
Tim Cuthbert found CJ Pridgen with a 25-yard pass to give the defending champion Wiesbaden Warriors a 20-14 overtime victory over the Ramstein Royals.
David Vidovic ran for 308 yards and scored four touchdowns Friday night to keep the defending Division II champion Hohenfels Tigers unbeaten with a 33-26 victory over Vicenza.
Bridger Hawkins threw two touchdowns passes and the Kaiserslautern Raiders downed Vilseck 20-10 on Friday night, tightening up the race for the final Division I playoff spot.
Jenna Eidem of Wiesbaden and Jordan Holifield of Patch built on first-day advantages Thursday on the way to successful defenses of their individual European titles.
It's been just more than a week since DODDS-Europe announced a new format for determining the eight participants in the Division II football playoffs. But already the bracket is rounding into form.
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2014 day-by-day fall sports schedules and results for:
DODDS-Europe schedules from previous years
Europe Scoreboard: Oct. 18, 2014
14:45 October 18, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Oct. 11, 2014
06:02 October 12, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Oct. 9, 2014
09:31 October 10, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Oct. 5, 2014
02:03 October 5, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Oct. 4, 2014
13:45 October 4, 2014
Top performers, Oct. 15, 2014
Top performers, Oct. 8, 2014
Top performers, Oct. 1, 2014
Top performers, Sept. 24, 2014
Top performers, Sept. 17, 2014
DODDS-Europe athletes of the week, Oct. 20
05:24 October 21, 2014
DODDS-Europe athletes of the week, Oct. 13
04:05 October 14, 2014
DODDS-Europe athletes of the week, Oct. 6
05:35 October 7, 2014
DODDS-Europe athletes of the week, Sept. 29
05:42 September 30, 2014
DODDS-Europe athletes of the week, Sept. 22
03:30 September 23, 2014
Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome talks about the Europe sports scene on AFN Radio. (Click on right arrow to play file)
Mar. 31: Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome highlights the weekend's coverage with Naples' success on multiple fields to include soccer, softball and baseball.
Mar. 24: Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome talks about the DODDS-Europe spring sports season highlighting soccer, softball and baseball.
Feb. 24: Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome rounds up Saturday’s six DODDS-Europe basketball championship games, including a classic Division I duel between Wiesbaden and Patch.