Sport briefs: Humphreys soldier makes All-Armed Forces triathlon team
A soldier assigned to Camp Humphreys, South Korea, has been named to the All-Armed Forces women’s triathlon masters team and qualified for the International Military Sports Council championships in Estonia.
Tina Eakin, a staff sergeant with Humphreys’ 620th Aviation Support Battalion, finished the Point Mugu, Calif., course on May 31 in 2 hours, 16 minutes, 51 seconds, good for 68th overall and 10th among women.
Some 77 athletes competed in the event, hosted by Naval Base Ventura County for the eighth straight year. It featured a two-loop, 1,500-meter swim; 40-kilometer bicycle ride; and a three-loop, 10-kilometer course.
Timothy O’Donnell of Naval Air Station Coronado, Calif., won his sixth men’s overall gold medal in 1:46:17, and led Navy to the team championship in 15:51:37, 6:09 ahead of Air Force.
Justine Whipple, of U.S. Northern Command, won the women’s title in 2:00:07 and paced the Marines to the women’s team title in 8:45:26. Army was second in 8:50:04.
The CISM meet is scheduled for June 12-17 at Otepaa, Estonia.
Korea runners take shot at Army Ten-Miler June 14YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — Entries are being taken for the 8th U.S. Army Ten-Miler, scheduled for June 14 at Camp Casey’s Carey Fitness Center, officials announced Wednesday.
Registration begins at 6 a.m., a course briefing is slated for 7:30, followed by the start at 7:45.
The top eight finishers in the men’s and women’s divisions qualify for the Army Ten-Miler scheduled for Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.
Volleyball clinic for teens slated for August at Osan AmericanA three-day volleyball clinic for boys and girls players entering grades eight through 12 is scheduled for Aug. 21-23 at Osan American High School, organizers announced Friday.
The clinics consist of two-a-day skill-development sessions, costing $85 for one session or $135 for two sessions; and an advanced camp by invitation only, boys in the morning and girls in the afternoon, costing $95 for one session and $140 for two.
Conducting the clinics will be Roger Colon, a former pro player and current club coach in Puerto Rico; and Carlos Rodriguez, head coach of the Puerto Rico boys junior national team and former assistant coach of the senior men’s national team. Each are International Volleyball Federation Level I-certified.
Checks should be made payable to the Korea Volleyball Club. For information, contact Christine Vega at DSN 784-9098 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volleyball clinic for teens slated for August at Kadena High
A four-day volleyball clinic for boys and girls players entering grades seven through 12 is scheduled for Aug. 16-19 at Kadena High School, organizers said Friday. It’s open to the first 24 players who sign up.
The clinics consist of one specialty session for setters, hitters and blockers at a cost of $30; and three-day sessions for beginners and advanced players, each at a cost of $90.
Conducting the clinics will be Roger Colon, a former pro player and current club coach in Puerto Rico. He is International Volleyball Federation Level I-certified.
Checks should be made payable to Kadena Panther volleyball. For more information, contact Greg Rosenberger at email@example.com.