Some of those wrestling Saturday in a six-team meet were only competing in their second high school event. Others were trying to regain the form they displayed with strong showings last year.
Defending champion Panther boys haven't been challenged this season so far; girls pound Ansbach as well.
The reigning Division I European champions will defend their title behind a sturdy roster of 45 wrestlers. Among those are 22 returnees from last year’s title squad.
Patch, which won DODDS-Europe team championships in 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2009, has all the elements of another championship team in place.
Boys basketball preview
Defending champions devastated by graduation, leaving three new-look divisions open for new contenders.
Girls basketball preview
Wiesbaden, Black Forest, Brussels face new and old opponents while trying to retain their titles.
DODDS-Europe finalists Ramstein, Wiesbaden, Ansbach and Hohenfels dominate the 2014 All-Europe football teams, announced Thursday by DODDS-Europe athletic director Karen Seadore.
Twenty-one players from 14 DODDS-Europe schools across five countries have been named to the 2014 All-Europe volleyball teams, announced Thursday by DODDS-Europe athletic director Karen Seadore.
Ansbach dethrones Hohenfels to cap perfect season
South of the Alps, but top of the heap
Newcomers off to strong starts in revamped tourneys
Hohenfels set to defend title against Ansbach
Spikers set for marathon play in season-ending championships
Can sister act become winning act? AFNORTH hopes so
A few players key to teams' chances of making title games
Patch runners look to retain cross country titles
Favorites, unknowns converge for three-day tennis finals
Ansbach stays perfect by outscoring Aviano
Eight will become four as playoffs begin
Unbeaten Ansbach sinks Rota, continues to roll
Runners tuning up for European championships
Seven of eight D-II playoff teams already set
Unbeaten Ansbach keeps rolling along
New playoff format set for D-II football teams
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DODDS-Europe schedules from previous years
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 17, 2014
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Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 14, 2014
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Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 13, 2014
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Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 12, 2014
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Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 6, 2014
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