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American School In Japan

D-I baseball final

Another tourney, another championship for ASIJ

For six straight years, teams have tried to solve the puzzle that is American School In Japan’s Far East Division I Baseball Tournament dynasty.


Far East roundup

Humphreys runs past the competition

Led by Tevijon Williams and Jaela Higgs, Pacific high school’s unofficial “Fastest Human” and “Fastest Female,” Humphreys’ track and field team soared like no Blackhawk has before.


Far East roundup

Two records fall as three-day championships open

Momomi Atkinson faced a tough choice entering the first day of Far East track and field meet Wednesday: focus on her best event, the 300 hurdles, or try to score more team points for Edgren by also taking on the 400.


Far East girls soccer

Unbeaten Kinnick looks to regain title

Capturing the DODEA-Japan tournament and Kanto Plain regular-season titles and going unbeaten were just the start of Nile C. Kinnick’s girls soccer team’s labors, coach Nico Hindie said.


Far East softball

Last year's losing finalists look for redemption

Both tournaments feature round-robin play followed by a single-elimination tournament in D-I and double-elimination in D-II.


Far East track

Humphreys athletes chase individual, team titles on track

Where Humphreys High School’s track and field team is concerned, the expression “All Eyes On Us” might well be apropos.


Prep roundup

It looks like 100 will be a (quick) three-man race

Kinnick junior joins Humphreys freshman and Kadena senior in holding fastest marks at one point this season.


Prep roundup

Yokota retains DODEA-Japan baseball title, reclaims softball crown

Perry and Kinnick triumph in boys and girls soccer tourneys as champs crowned in four sports.


Baseball preview

Ferch hopes that seven times is the charm for Kadena

If holding onto a DODEA coaching position was based solely on performance, then on paper, it would seem that Steven Ferch had little left to prove.


Softball preview

Defending champs have new look, but same mission

Of all the challenges Kubasaki’s girls softball team has faced in its 17 years of existence, this year’s is perhaps the most daunting, Jalyn Foster said.


Track preview

King's debut means that everyone's on track in Pacific

For the first time since it became a Far East tournament sport in 2010, all DODEA-Pacific schools now have track and field teams.


Prep roundup

King boys beat Perry in soccer for first time in a decade

Cobras avenge 5-1 defeat on Friday to edge Samurai 2-1 on Saturday and earn season-opening split.


Girls soccer preview

Stars return for several teams with high hopes

A slew of Pacific girls soccer stars are back for encore performances and appear primed to lead their teams to prominence.


Boys soccer preview

Perry, Kadena start off seasons experimenting

Why mess with success? To achieve even more success, or at least that’s the theory of two of DODEA-Pacific’s top soccer programs.


Edgren, St. Mary's take dual-meet titles

It gave Edgren a sweep of both the dual-meet and individual-freestyle team titles for the first time since 2016.

American School In Japan school info

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Mascot: Mustangs
Colors: Black and gold
Enrollment:
Website:
https://www.asij.ac.jp/

Principal: Rick Weinland
Athletic director: Brian Kelley

Coaches:
Football: Football – Tim Jacobsson
Volleyball: Kristi Hoskins
Cross country: Steve Welckle, Ryosuke Suzuki
Tennis: Jen Brown
Boys basketball: Greg Garrison
Girls basketball: Doug McQueen
Wrestling: Adam Carlson
Girls soccer: Hiro Kita
Baseball: Aaron Rogers
Softball: Julie Rogers
Track: Christopher Bell


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for American School In Japan:

2017

Division I football
Lisa Watanuki, girls cross country
Division I overall tennis
Division I boys tennis
Noah Inahara, boys singles and doubles
Leon Hoy, boys doubles
Ren Niikura and Eriya Hara, mixed doubles
Division I boys track and field
Britt Sease, boys 200, 400, 800
Ryan Nishida, boys 3,200
Lisa Watanuki, girls 3,200
Boys 1,600 relay
Boys 3,200 relay

2016

Division I boys cross country
Division I girls cross country
Evan Yukevich, boys cross country
Lisa Watanuki, girls cross country
Division I girls tennis
Len Kamemoto and Noah Imahara, boys doubles
Lili Kobayashi, girls single
Kobayaski and Nana Yoshimura, girls doubles
Leon Hoy and Erin Chang, mixed doubles
Division I baseball

2015

Division I girls cross country
Division I boys cross country

2014

Division I girls basketball
Division I baseball
Division I boys cross country

2013

Division I girls volleyball
Division I boys basketball
Division I girls soccer

2012

Division I girls volleyball

2011

Division I girls soccer
Baseball
Division I girls volleyball

2008

Division I girls volleyball
Division I girls soccer
Division I girls volleyball

2002

Girls cross country

1998

Girls cross country

1995

Wrestling (dual)

1994

Boys cross country

1993

Wrestling

1992

Division I girls basketball

1991

Division I girls volleyball

1990

Wrestling
Girls cross country
Boys cross country

1989

Wrestling

1988

Boys cross country

1987

Division I girls volleyball

1986

Division I girls volleyball
Boys cross country

1983

Division I boys basketball

1982

Boys cross country

1974

Division I boys baskeball

1964

Division I boys basketball

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Korean-based wrestlers, Kubasaki shine on the mats

Two Osan wrestlers and one from Humphreys take individual titles, while Dragons end St. Mary's-Kinnick run on championships.


Daegu, Zama head small-school field

Super sophomores Bethani Newbold and Dai’Ja Turner and the Warriors went 12-0 in the regular season.


Far East boys basketball

Humphreys, King clear favorites in boys tourneys

It’s been awhile since two boys basketball teams entered Far East tournaments with the huge bull’s-eyes being toted by Division I favorite Humphreys and Division II favorite E.J. King.


Several teams believe they've got shot at Far East crown

For the first time in six years, there appears to be no clear favorite entering this week’s Far East wrestling tournament, at least in the Division I field.