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Tropical Storm 32W (Kai-tak), #6

Kai-tak upgraded to a tropical storm; remains slow moving, forecast track edges further south.

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Student-athletes face tests on, off fields of play

Many a coach dreads the first two Saturdays this month if they’re coaching a team destined for a long-haul trip to one of the outlying areas of Japan or Korea.


Yokota’s Bailey signs to play hoops, volleyball for Anderson (S.C)

Panthers middle blocker, center earns full ride to play for Trojans of South Atlantic Conference.


Wrestling preview

Kubasaki looks to rejoin ranks of Pacific mat elite

Ever since Kubasaki wrestling extended its Pacific-record run to 25 Far East tournament titles five years ago, it’s been a run of frustration for the Dragons, thanks mainly to Kanto Plain-based powerhouses St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick.


Girls basketball preview

Can three-time champs make it four in a row?

After capturing three titles each in as many tries in the Far East Division II tournament, the question for Yokota girls basketball is, can they make it four in a row each?


Boys basketball preview

Transfer could put Humphreys over the top

Coach Ron Merriwether said he could not have asked for a better move-in than having Quintin Metcalf transfer from Seoul American to his Humphreys boys basketball team.


Tropical Depression 30W, #4 FINAL

All cyclone warning signals canceled for Philippines.


Boys tennis AOY

Inahara capped ASIJ career with more titles

Whether playing alongside his younger brother in a doubles match or against him in a key league or Far East singles finals tie, Noah Inahara says he plays just as hard as he would any other opponent.


Girls tennis AOY

Chang prefers a team approach to winning titles

More times than not, tennis is viewed as an “all eyes on me” individual discipline, with individual titles possibly leading to team success.


Football AOY

Williams did heroic work on, off field for Humphreys

They call him, “Thor,” for a number of reasons in Humphreys football country.


Far East tennis

Karasawa wraps up tourney that was all Mustangs

Senior rallied from behind in the third set of the final, breaking junior teammate Eriya Hara’s serve in the eighth and the 10th and last game and beating Hara 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.