J.P. Krussick was in peril. He trailed 6-0 against Osan’s Steven Halik, who’d tilted him three times with a reverse gut wrench his teammates called Gator, and he needed one more tilt to put the Cougars in control of the dual meet.
Kaleb Atchison wrapped up an undefeated season with a Far East High School Wrestling Tournament gold medal Friday. But helping lead his Robert D. Edgren Eagles to the Division II individual freestyle team title made it more special, he said.
A bone of contention for many prior to last year’s Far East high school basketball tournaments was the seeding process. Pool-play were games eliminated and a straight double-elimination format introduced, with seeding by tournament directors and approved by the DODDS Pacific area office.
Phillip Loyd had a good feeling as Torian James released the shot behind the three-point line in the corner. His Daegu Warriors trailed three-time defending champion Seoul American by three points with 39 seconds left, but James was about to write a new ending.
Devin Green’s driving layup with two seconds left in Friday’s 68-67 semifinal win over Yongsan International-Seoul propelled Daegu into Saturday’s championship game against Seoul American in the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference Blue Division tournament.
A handful of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers recently became mini-celebrities in South Korea after appearing on “Real Men,” a popular reality television show about the Korean military. Each episode features Korean celebrities — singers, actors, comedians and TV personalities — experiencing some aspect of military life while being embedded with the South Korean armed forces.
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