Fourteen coaches and wrestling champs will provide instruction at the 2006 Camp of Champions June 18-23 at Patch High School in Vaihingen, Germany.

Three-time Olympian and former world champ Dariusz Jablonski of Poland is the most highly decorated member of the wrestling staff, which also includes Jim Zeigler, two-time U.S. junior college coach of the year; former national champions from Poland and Germany; current and former U.S. Forces Europe champions; and DODDS-Europe coaches Jim Hall of Naples and Todd Taylor of Patch, according to camp director Duane Werner.

Fee for overnight campers is $250, covering all meals, instruction and accommodation. Special 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. day-camp sessions for elementary school wrestlers cost $150, including lunch.

For information, call Werner at (+49) (0)162-270-4772 or e-mail him at

Hoops camp scheduledSummer basketball camps for boys and girls in grades eight through 11 will be conducted at Chierves Air Base, Belgium.

Camp dates for girls are June 27-29. For boys, the sessions are June 30-July 2. Registration deadline for both camps is Monday, according to director Mike Vargas.

Fee is $100, payable on arrival, and players will be billeted at the gym. A reversible jersey, camp T-shirt and some drinks are included in the fee, Vargas said.

Registration packets are available at For details, e-mail Vargas at or Lin Hairstone at

Mannheim wins Juniors baseball titleZach Wilson scampered home with the winning run Sunday as Mannheim downed host Stuttgart 5-4 to win the Youth Services European Juniors baseball championship for players 13-15 years.

Heidelberg claims high school championshipIn rainy Schinnen, Netherlands, the Heidelberg Lions claimed their second straight Installation Management Agency-Europe high school baseball championship.

After limiting Schinnen to four hits and Wiesbaden to two in 10-6 and 10-5 winners-bracket victories during the Memorial Day weekend tournament, the Lions won the winners-bracket final 7-5 over Kaiserslautern by scoring two runs in their final at-bat.

That victory proved decisive, as the losers-bracket final and championship games scheduled for the next day were rained out. Officials declared Heidelberg the winner.

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