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Northwest Guardian

Northwest Guardian

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.

Published: 11:57AM November 20th, 2014

West Point defeats Air Force Academy cadets in early-season contest

Published: 11:56AM November 20th, 2014

JBLM spouse and Iron Angels co-founder Tammy Colbert continues to be a model of fitness success for military wives as she begins her new job as assistant manager at JBLM fitness center.

Published: 11:25AM November 20th, 2014

Dragging tires across a field, heavy chains draped over fatigued shoulders and old-fashioned pushups are considered normal activities in physical training, but to do this while in a field training exercise is not so average.

Published: 11:17AM November 20th, 2014

Sports: Soccer teams from Joint Base Lewis-McChord are invited to sign up for the Navy Sports’ Thanksgiving Soccer Classic Nov. 28-29 at Naval Station Everett Soccer Field. Roster submission and registration deadline is today with a $250 per team sign-up fee. There will be a three game minimum. For more information, call 425-304-3935 or email

Published: 01:50PM November 13th, 2014

Cold weather doesn’t stop a record number 172 participants in 15th annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament Nov. 7 at Eagles Pride Golf Course on JBLM. Event raises money for Santa’s Castle, the JBLM Food Basket Program and the Madigan Foundation.

Published: 01:44PM November 13th, 2014

Lydell Spry has taught boxing for nine years on JBLM where he teaches life lessons to kids through the sport. He also instructs military youths at a gym in Tumwater where they interact with children outside the installation.

Published: 01:50PM November 13th, 2014

Army Sgt. Anthony Nunez knows how to take a punch, but he can dish them out too.

Published: 01:53PM November 13th, 2014

Recreation: Learn about local winter fun at the Winter Kick-off Expo 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Northwest Adventure Center on JBLM Lewis North. Visit with representatives of Washington’s top ski resorts, snowmobilers, state and national parks and more. Details available by calling 253-967-6263 or sending an email to

Published: 01:46PM November 6th, 2014

Hundreds of “zombies” and “survivors” could be found throughout the three-mile course during the first ever JBLM Zombie Apocalypse 5K Run near Keeler Fitness Center on Lewis Main Nov. 1.

Published: 01:44PM November 6th, 2014

More than 60 service members of JBLM’s 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command continued their training for the Seattle Marathon with a 24-mile run at the Chehalis Western Train in Olympia.

Published: 01:44PM November 6th, 2014

Information available for interested parties wanting to enter this year's JBLM Intramural Wrestling Championships. The 2014 sports season concludes with mat action as well as pre-season intramural basketball.