Local briefs: Army goes unbeaten, wins title
Army, led by guard Ronald Bartley of Yongsan Garrison, went unbeaten and captured the gold medal in the 2004 All-Armed Forces men’s basketball tournament championship in Fort Carson, Colo., last weekend.
Army beat Air Force 95-89 in the final. Air Force lost just twice during the tournament, both times to Army.
Bartley, who led the Runnin’ Rebels to a 37-5 overall record and five titles in as many command and open tournaments during the 2003-04 Korea interservice season, was one of three soldiers selected from overseas to the 2004 All-Armed Forces team.
He’s joined by Craig Marcellin of Schweitzgen, Germany, and Eloi J. Perry of Mannheim, Germany, on the 11-player All-Armed Forces team, now in training through June 17 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
They’ll compete for the United States in the International Military Sports Council (CISM) championship scheduled for June 17-27 at Zagreb, Croatia.
Entries being taken for Air Force Marathon
KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa — Entries are being taken until Friday for runners interested in participating in the Air Force Marathon, scheduled for Sept. 18 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Five airmen from Pacific Air Forces will be selected and sponsored by the command to run in the event.
For information, go to http://afmarathon.wpafb.af.mil or contact fitness centers at the following air bases:
• Misawa, Japan: Potter Fitness Center, DSN 226-4128.• Osan, South Korea: Osan Fitness Center, DSN 784-4467.• Kunsan, South Korea: Wolf Pack Fitness Center, DSN 782-4026.• Kadena, Okinawa: Risner Fitness Center, DSN 634-6207.• Yokota, Japan: Yokota Fitness Center, DSN 225-8881.• Andersen, Guam: Coral Reef Fitness Center, DSN 366-6100.