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.
Warrior boys edge Lakenheath in Friday-Saturday games, while girls have an easier time in two blowouts.
Holiday tournaments in Stuttgart, Kaiserslautern give players a chance to get more valuable time on the court.
Girls basketball roundup
The Wiesbaden Warriors narrowly avoided meeting the fate that befell divisional archrival Patch, salvaging a two-point victory over Division II upstart Bitburg on Saturday.
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.
Wiesbaden dominates 2014 All-Europe football teams
DODDS-Europe names 2014 All-Europe volleyball teams
Rojas helped lead Warriors to perfect season
Eidem went four for fore as best in Europe
Ramstein shuts down Wiesbaden, takes back crown
Wiesbaden edges Naples to take championship
South of the Alps, but top of the heap
Newcomers off to strong starts in revamped tourneys
Surprise! It's Wiesbaden vs. Ramstein - again
Spikers set for marathon play in season-ending championships
ISB, Patch dominate title matches
Unbeaten Wiesbaden will defend football title
Panther duo team up to topple Wiesbaden ace
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
Royal blue and yellow
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Track and field
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DODDS-Europe schedules from previous years
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 17, 2014
05:44 December 17, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 14, 2014
06:30 December 14, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 13, 2014
14:51 December 13, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 12, 2014
07:51 December 13, 2014
Europe Scoreboard: Dec. 6, 2014
04:11 December 10, 2014