Redemption in sports sometimes takes only seconds. It may take years. Other times, it never comes. For Amelia Heath, it took three months.
Boys soccer roundup
With a month left in the season, no team has more than two losses in Division I play and only one team has three wins.
Girls soccer roundup
Wiesbaden scores first goal of season against Royals, but Ramstein stays unbeaten with 6-1 victory.
The only surviving games of the anticipated Germany-Italy divisional showdowns will be held Saturday at Aviano.
The Panthers and Royals have turned the annual Division I European championship game into their own protracted rivalry as the rest of the large-school field was reduced to playing for third place.
Eight soccer games kick off slow start to spring sports season in DODDS-Europe.
Only two seniors - both holdovers from last year - make first team along with three sophomores and five juniors.
Boys soccer preview
Girls soccer preview
Ramstein and Patch have dominated sport in recent years, but now have new competition, especially from D-II champ Naples.
Division II hoops - Day 2
Both teams from Black Forest Academy reach final four, joining teams from six other schools.
Division II hoops - Day 1
AOSR only unbeaten team for boys; Black Forest Academy, Bitburg rout opponents in girls action.
European boys preview
Teams in Germany favored to fight it out for D-I title, but teams from elsewhere expected to reign in D-II and D-III.
European girls preview
Regular season produced favorites, but upsets always possible in season-ending, four-day events.
It won’t surprise anyone if Black Forest Academy and Bitburg meet for the DODDS Europe Division II title next week.
American Overseas School of Rome won its 11thstraight game Saturday, sweeping a Division I foe for the second straight weekend in the process.
DODDS European wrestling - Day 2
Nine schools were represented among Saturday’s 28 weight-class finalists. Four schools placed three or more wrestlers in one of the 14 title bouts, and five programs came away with individual championships.
Vilseck qualifiers 10 wrestlers to Europeans, while success varies for other schools at southern meet. Large schools dominate as well at other meets.
Defending champions will enter final weekend without a loss.
Kaiserslautern hands Warriors first loss before teams reverse fortunes on Saturday.
The three meets, while based largely on geography, are well-balanced in terms of the number of wrestlers competing and the size of the participating schools.
Boys basketball roundup
Royals improve to 9-1 while sending Warriors to sixth straight defeat.
Girls basketball roundup
The undefeated Warriors have now swept doubleheaders against Division I rivals Lakenheath, Vilseck, Patch and Ramstein.
American Overseas School of Rome, swept by Aviano to begin the season in both boys and girls action, looked like the best team on the court in both respective brackets Saturday.
Falcons look strong at Aviano basketball gathering, one of four that DODDS is holding during weekend.
This weekend, a total of 14 schools from five different European countries will gather in four events that can only be described as basketball meets.
Girls basketball roundup
The upstart Barons upset their favored host Saturday at Ramstein Air Base, building a double-digit halftime lead en route to a 53-47 victory.
The Wildcats earned a sweep of Friday night’s contests with Aviano, though they were close enough that a reversal on Saturday wouldn’t be surprising.
The Royals won team gold from 2004 through 2008. The Panthers won from 2009 to 2012. They've split the last two seasons.
Boys basketball roundup
The two-time defending Division I champion Panthers opened what might be a rebuilding year by building double-digit leads and sweeping visiting Division II rival Black Forest Academy.
Coaches generally happy with debuts of new wrestlers as DODDS season gets under way.
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.
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 names 2014 All-Europe volleyball teams
Admirals' armada too much for Saints to overcome
South of the Alps, but top of the heap
Newcomers off to strong starts in revamped tourneys
Spikers set for marathon play in season-ending championships
Scarlet, navy, white
Track and field
: Meghan Sindelar
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DODDS-Europe schedules from previous years
Europe Scoreboard: April 24, 2015
14:20 April 24, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: April 19, 2015
02:07 April 19, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: April 18, 2015
15:15 April 18, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: April 3, 2015
03:07 April 3, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: March 28, 2015
16:26 March 28, 2015