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Warren places 2nd at regional flag football tournament

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electrical Maintenance Team technician, runs past defensemen from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team came in second in the tournament, falling to the undefeated team from Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electrical Maintenance Team technician, runs past defensemen from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team came in second in the tournament, falling to the undefeated team from Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Kevin Tufts, 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron, attempts to avoid a defenseman from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team played four games throughout the day, making it to the championship game where the faced Fort Carson for a second time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Kevin Tufts, 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron, attempts to avoid a defenseman from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team played four games throughout the day, making it to the championship game where the faced Fort Carson for a second time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electrical Maintenance Team technician, runs past defensemen from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team came in second in the tournament, falling to the undefeated team from Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electrical Maintenance Team technician, runs past defensemen from Fort Carson, Colo., during a flag football game Oct. 17, 2015, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. The Warren team came in second in the tournament, falling to the undefeated team from Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electro-Mechanical Team technician, intercepts a pass intended for a receiver from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., Oct. 17, 2015, during a flag football game at the Air Force Academy. Warren won the game to move on to the championship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Nicolas Sisco, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Electro-Mechanical Team technician, intercepts a pass intended for a receiver from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., Oct. 17, 2015, during a flag football game at the Air Force Academy. Warren won the game to move on to the championship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Devin Harris, 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron, stretches to gain extra yards while two defensemen pull at his flags Oct. 17, 2015, during the Rocky Mountain Flag Football Championship Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. Each year, five tournaments are held in different sports to determine the winning teams. The next tournament is basketball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

Devin Harris, 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron, stretches to gain extra yards while two defensemen pull at his flags Oct. 17, 2015, during the Rocky Mountain Flag Football Championship Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. Each year, five tournaments are held in different sports to determine the winning teams. The next tournament is basketball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. -- A team of Mighty Ninety Airmen traveled to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., to compete in the Rocky Mountain Flag Football Championship tournament Oct. 17. Five teams from different bases in northern Colorado and Cheyenne came to compete for the title of the 2015 Rocky Mountain champions.

The Warren team fought hard through four games before losing to the team from Fort Carson, Colo. Though they lost the championship, the team remained in high spirits as they had placed second among all the bases in the area.

Each year, five championship tournaments in different sports are held and each base receives an invitation to compete. The winners of the competition receive commemorative T-shirts and their team name on a traveling plaque.

When the next tournament begins, the previous winners return the plaque. The next Rocky Mountain Championship will be determined in a basketball tournament held next year.