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.
While existing Division I teams have been able to fend off their new rivals to win championships in volleyball and basketball so far this school year, the softball diamond might be the site where the power is transferred.
Plenty of underclassman chosen on first and second teams honoring the best prep basketball players in Europe.
Boys soccer preview
Ramstein devastated by graduation and looks vulnerable, but Marymount and Sigonella could defend titles again.
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 boys championship
Division II boys semifinals
Division II hoops - Day 2
Division II hoops - Day 1
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.
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.
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
Greathouse brothers lead D-II school to wins over D-I Warriors.
Girls basketball roundup
Lancers top Kaiserslautern in overtime before falling to Ramstein the next day.
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.
Holiday tournaments in Stuttgart, Kaiserslautern give players a chance to get more valuable time on the court.
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.
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.
After marching into Saturday’s finals with a hard-fought, four-set win over Hohenfels on Friday, Aviano fell flat in its title bid against an energized Rota team, 19-25, 18-25, 18-25.
DODDS-Europe volleyball - Day 2
This season’s DODDS-Europe realignment has served to expand Italy’s volleyball power base.
DODDS-Europe volleyball - Day 1
The realignment of DODDS-Europe’s three divisions was expected to produce mismatches. On Thursday, the first day of the 2014 European girls volleyball championship tournament, it did just that.
Divisional realignment adds another twist to tournaments that often feature the unexpected.
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.
German-based teams will face squads from northern Italy and Belgium while DODDS-Europe’s only Spanish entry makes the long trip to Naples.
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.
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.
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.
The Rota Admirals played their way into the DODDS-Europe Division II football playoffs Saturday with a dominant 42-16 win over the visiting AFNORTH Lions.
DODDS-Europe athletic director Karen Seadore this week announced an entirely new system for selecting eight playoff-bound teams from a Division II field that features 13 teams spread across six countries.
The Bitburg Barons avoided an unfamiliar form of streak Saturday with a 36-6 win over the visiting Rota Admirals.
Principal: Mohan Vaswani
Track and field:
2015 day-by-day spring sports schedules and results for:
2014-15 day-by-day winter sports schedules and results for:
2014 day-by-day fall sports schedules and results for:
DODDS-Europe schedules from previous years
Europe Scoreboard: March 22, 2015
02:09 March 22, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: March 21, 2015
13:40 March 21, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: March 14, 2015
06:17 March 15, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: March 8, 2015
03:17 March 11, 2015
Europe Scoreboard: Feb. 15, 2015
03:37 February 16, 2015