Call E.J. King’s spring sports teams the “Road Warriors.” That’s because the next two weekends will see the Cobras’ baseball, softball and soccer teams log some serious air miles, for visits to Daegu in Korea and DODDS Japan tournaments in the Kanto Plain.
A week after posting the fastest, albeit wind-aided and hand-held, time in the 100 in Pacific history, Rahman Farnell found his way Saturday into the Pacific track and field record book, anchoring Kubasaki to a 42.9-second time in the 400 relay, beating the old mark by 0.44 of a second.
They’re separated by some 800 miles, they play soccer for different DODDS schools and teams. But Yuji Callahan and Gaku Lange are similar in so many respects, they might as well be twin sons of different mothers.
Matthew C. Perry’s numbers the last four seasons speak volumes. It’s not that the Samurai have risen as a DODDS Japan and Far East Division II boys soccer power, but how they’ve done so and how it has transformed the program.
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