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Northwest Guardian

Dylan Kendall, right, enjoys living closer to a hockey rink like Tacoma’s Puget Sound Hockey Center since his dad was stationed at JBLM two years ago.

Northwest Guardian

The Puget Sound Hockey Center has become a second home to JBLM service members and their families who come from areas where hockey has a large following like New York, Pittsburgh and Washington D.C.

Published: 01:07PM January 22nd, 2015

Sheridan Sports and Fitness Center provides an alternate, less crowded workout site

Published: 01:05PM January 22nd, 2015

With a growing membership, Team Red, White and Blue’s Seattle-Tacoma chapter has split to allow a new JBLM chapter composed of active-duty service members, veterans and civilians who support the military community through athletic workouts and events.

Published: 01:05PM January 22nd, 2015

A look at activities coming up.

Published: 12:26PM January 15th, 2015

A look at the sports calendar for 2015 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. In addition to intramural leagues, there will be a variety of 5K, 10K, triathlons and marathons on the JBLM race schedule.

Published: 12:26PM January 15th, 2015

Military families share a special bond that carries on to the basketball court.

Published: 12:23PM January 15th, 2015

For the ninth year in a row, more than 100 men and women celebrated the new year by working up a sweat during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Aerobathon Saturday at Soldiers Field House.

Published: 12:21PM January 15th, 2015

Recreation: The JBLM Northwest Adventure Center offers five levels of two-hour kayak skills class, including proper paddling, self-rescue and recovery techniques. Classes are scheduled for Tuesday, and again Feb. 17 and March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Kimbro Pool inside McVeigh Sports and Fitness Center. Minimum age is 12 and cost is $25 each class — $100 for all five. For more information, call 967-7744 or visit

Published: 03:29PM January 8th, 2015

Peninsula High School’s boys’ basketball team hosted a youth camp Dec. 20 at JBLM’s Child, Youth and School Services gymnasium on Lewis Main. The camp gave 80 kids, ages 7-15, a chance to learn from one of the state’s top 3A teams this season.

Published: 03:28PM January 8th, 2015

Sounders Lanes on McChord Field is scheduled to reopen after a year of renovations and includes 12 lanes of bowling, a family fun center, laser maze and more.

Published: 03:14PM January 8th, 2015

Recreation: Sounders Lanes on JBLM McChord Field is scheduled to reopen 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday with a new look. The center will include 12 bowling lanes, laser maze, family fun area and a new snack bar menu. Call 982-5954 for more information.

Published: 12:17PM December 18th, 2014

There’s no shortage of athletes stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord – competing in everything from golf to football.

Published: 11:17AM December 18th, 2014

Navy Region Northwest came to Cowan Stadium at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Dec. 12 with the Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic’s trophy on display behind their bench after last year’s 9-0 win.

Published: 11:20AM December 18th, 2014

Saturday morning brought about 39 degrees and clear skies – perfect conditions for a swim in the chilly waters of American Lake, right? Especially after running three miles to elevate body temperatures.

Published: 11:17AM December 18th, 2014

The 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron won only one first place trophy this intramural sports season, but it was the biggest of them as the unit is the first from McChord Field to win the Commander's Sports Trophy.

Published: 12:13PM December 18th, 2014

Youth: Registration is open for Start Smart Sports Camp ($20) and flag football ($35) Dec. 22-24 and tennis ($35) and volleyball ($35) camps Dec. 29-31 at JBLM Child, Youth and School Services at Bldg. 2295 on Bitar Avenue on Lewis Main. Register online at

Published: 06:40PM December 11th, 2014

On Dec. 3, just nine days before their big game against Navy Region Northwest, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord flag football team made a change at their head coach.

Published: 06:31PM December 11th, 2014

Courtney Garrett enjoys teaching Zumba at JBLM.

Published: 06:30PM December 11th, 2014

Despite changes from last year’s roster, the 7th Infantry Division’s Bayonet hockey team has begun to find it’s rhythm in the Rainier Hockey League’s 3A Division, winning five of their last six.

Published: 06:58PM December 11th, 2014

Races: Sign up for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s first Polar Dip and Skip 5K run 10 a.m. Saturday at Shoreline Park on Lewis North that includes a plunge into the neighboring American Lake. Hot showers will be turned on and hot chocolate will be served at the finish line. For registration, visit

Published: 01:57PM December 4th, 2014

Several organizations and battalions battled for inner-unit bragging rights in several Turkey Bowl flag football games and tournaments throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord, including seven at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.

Published: 01:36PM December 4th, 2014

After months of tryouts and training camps, the JBLM Army Flag Football team looks to be prepared with plenty of options to use against Navy Region Northwest in the Puget Sound Army vs Navy Flag Football Classic Dec. 12 at JBLM’s Cowan Stadium.

Published: 01:35PM December 4th, 2014

Duke defeats West Point cadets by 20 points

Published: 01:35PM December 4th, 2014

Sports: The Sounders Football Club’s “S2” second team is welcoming members of the JBLM community to register for their open tryouts Dec. 13-14 at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Nev. Registration cost is $150 (transportation and lodging not included). Open to males 18 and older. For more information, visit

Published: 01:31PM December 4th, 2014

Base sports directors bring runners the inaugural Polar Skip ‘n Dip Dec. 13 at Lewis North’s Shoreline Park, replacing the JBLM Reindeer Dash. Participants have option of jumping into American Lake after running 5K or 2K run.

Published: 07:43PM November 26th, 2014

Hundreds run and skate in the 2014 Turkey Trot 5K and 10K event where 20 turkeys and two $300 gift cards were awarded after the race. The event is one of the more unique and popular events on the JBLM race calendar.

Published: 07:38PM November 26th, 2014

1st Special Forces Group shuts out I Corps in Intramural Championship while the JBLM Fire and Emergency Services takes inaugural Open League Championship in title doubleheader to wrap up JBLM Intramural Flag Football Championships Nov. 20 at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.

Published: 07:06PM November 26th, 2014

Sports: The JBLM flag football team will face Naval Region Northwest during the 15th annual Pacific Northwest Army vs Navy Flag Football Classic 2 p.m., Dec. 12, at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main. Tailgate party starts at noon. Free admission.

Published: 12:01PM November 20th, 2014

1st. Lt. Jeremy Hence of JBLM joins All-Army men’s team at Armed Forces Championships Nov. 7-13 and played with former teammates from his college basketball days at the West Point Academy.

Published: 11:58AM November 20th, 2014

McChord Reservist returns to the Armed Forces Golf Championships Nov. 5-9 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The competition featured best golfers from Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.