Here’s a look back at DODEA-Europe sports for 2022
After two years of reduced schedules or entirely canceled seasons, DODEA-Europe sports was back to something approaching normal for 2022.
University of Central Florida prepares for cold weather at Military Bowl: ‘I’m hoping it snows’
The Knights are staying in Washington, D.C., where they’ll arrive days ahead of the matchup with the Blue Devils to take part in the Military Bowl.
New Navy football coach Brian Newberry calls promotion 'honor and privilege,' is working on completing staff
Brian Newberry, who was promoted from defensive coordinator to head coach, announced a new defensive coordinator, discussed his timeline for putting a staff together, his offensive philosophy and addressed expectations for the program.
West Point football star Andre Carter now free to pursue NFL career
The new provision still requires Army, Navy and Air Force athletes who enrolled at the academies after June 2021 to finish their military service before they pursue pro careers. Athletes who joined before that date can still defer their military service under the 2019 rule.
Navy to promote defensive coordinator Brian Newberry to head coach
The Naval Academy intends to promote defensive coordinator Brian Newberry, according to a person familiar with the decision. The defense has been a bright spot as the team struggled the last several years.
Okinawa teams gain a bit on the court and off
The tournament began in 2007 but was interrupted the last two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Navy football player, decorated Marine Corps officer Tyler Tidwell dies of ALS at age 37
Tyler Tidwell, a standout linebacker for Navy from 2003 through 2006, succumbed after a four-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The Oklahoma native died last Saturday at home surrounded by his family at the age of 37.
On her way home, Brittney Griner says she'll play in the WNBA this season
Brittney Griner announced in an Instagram post Friday that she has left a U.S. military hospital and will again play for the Phoenix Mercury in the 2023 season.
Ramstein hands Wiesbaden first defeat
Royals lead almost all game, but have to hold off fourth-quarter rally from Warriors to head into holiday break tied for second in Division I.
Jones steals show in Royals’ win over rival
The Royals were trailing their crosstown rival Kaiserslautern at Kaiserslautern High School, but Ramstein exploded in the second quarter and never looked back.
Former Phillies pitcher Curt Simmons, a Korean War veteran, dies at the age of 93
Curt Simmons missed part of the Phillies “Whiz Kids” 1950 season, including the World Series, serving in the National Guard during the Korean War. He also missed the entire 1951 season while fulfilling his military commitment.
UCF mourns after former tight end Jake Hescock, 25, dies of cardiac arrest
Former UCF tight end Jake Hescock suffered a cardiac arrest while jogging in Boston, Mass., on Dec. 6. He died five days later. He was 25.
'I wasn't ready for it to be over': Ken Niumatalolo surprised by dismissal as Navy football coach
Ken Niumatalolo, who will not return after 15 seasons as the head football coach at the Naval Academy, said he did not expect to get fired and had already begun strategizing ways to get Navy back on a winning path.