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Christian Academy Japan

Tennis preview

ASIJ brings back champ, firepower to courts

To get to the top of the mountain is enough of a challenge. To stay there? Even more so, especially in an individual discipline such as tennis.


Cross country preview

Kinnick, Yokota look to plug holes in lineups

Already a Far East track and field power, Nile C. Kinnick has seen some of that success translate over to the cross country courses in recent times.


Far East track - Day 2

Kinnick, Zama defend titles as more records fall

Ti’Ara Carroll said she couldn’t think of a better end to her four-year career as a Zama sprinter.


Far East boys DII soccer

CAJ romps to first DII title in 15 years

Stephen Hall has been affiliated with Christian Academy Japan as a student, teacher and coach dating back to the 1970s.


Two Pacific track records fall in Kanto finals

The broken records came less than a week before the start of the Far East meet Monday at Yokota.


Far East girls soccer

Returning champs have foes lined up to take crowns

It’s a subject Lexi Klimek and her Kubasaki teammates are loath to discuss, especially since they’re talking about it a second straight year.


ASIJ quartet now holds Pacific 3,200 relay mark

With Pacific 800-meter record-holder Britt Sease running the anchor leg in 1 minute, 55.1 seconds, the Mustangs foursome shattered the three-year-old Pacific record.


Prep roundup

Perry girls break through for first DODEA-Japan title

Bobbi Hill has won just about individual accolades in her four seasons with Matthew C. Perry girls soccer. She’s a three-time All-Far East Division II selection and two-time tournament outstanding offensive player.


Home Team

Track athletes can jump and throw more in Guam

A year ago, Ashlyn Yelvchak was an up-and-coming sophomore triple jumper, finishing second in the Idaho junior varsity 5A District III finals with a personal-best 30 feet, 8½ inches – less than 3 inches short of the champion.


Track preview

Records are running scared in Pacific track

How far can Brianna Hunter throw? Edgren senior broke shot put Far East mark in first meet and is one of handful of athletes with aspirations of re-writing more this season.


Far East basketball roundup

Panthers reach the final in at least three tourneys

Thursday’s finals of the Far East Division I basketball tournaments will have a definite hint of black and yellow.


Far East basketball roundup

Falcons oust Dragons from title defense

They’ll crown a new champion in this year’s Far East High School Boys Division I Basketball Tournament.

Christian Academy Japan school info

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Mascot: Knights
Colors:Blue and gold
Enrollment:
Website: http://www.caj.or.jp/athletics/

Principal:
Athletic director: Craig Eby

Coaches:
Volleyball: Tanya Hall
Tennis: Ushio Sawada
Cross country: Nate Rudd, Craig Eby
Boys basketball: Stephen Hall
Girls basketball: Craig Eby
Wrestling: Morris Yaegashi
Boys soccer: Stephen Hall
Girls soccer: Stephen Hall
Track: Craig Eby


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Christian Academy Japan:

2017

Division II boys, girls tennis
Wrestling: DII individual freestyle; Callum Marshall, 158; JinHwi Park, 168
Division II boys soccer
Track: Kaito Suzuki, DII boys 100, 200; DII boys 400 relay, 1,600 relay, 3,200 relay

2016

Track: Victoria Taylor, DI girls shot put

2012

Division I boys soccer

2010

Division I boys cross country

2009

Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball

2007

Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball

2005

Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball

2002

Division II boys soccer

2001

Division I girls volleyball

1999

Division II girls volleyball

1998

Division I boys basketball
Boys cross country

1996

Girls cross country
Boys cross country

1992

Boys cross country

1975

Division I boys basketball

1973

Division I boys basketball

1972

Division I boys basketball

1971

Division I boys basketball

1970

Division I boys basketball

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Far East wrestling

Yokota, St. Mary's earn team championships

Yokota and CAJ deadlocked 31-31 in the Division II final, but the Panthers won the title via tie-breaker. On the Division I side, St. Mary’s scored its second successive title sweep, downing Nile C. Kinnick 31-26.


Far East basketball

Trio of teams going for three in a row

It’s not so much about protecting past legacies, but creating an act of your own.


Likely showdowns highlight league tourneys

He says he doesn’t dwell on it. But Ron Merriwether still remembers.


Home Team

Small school wrestling trying to avoid a fall

It’s not hard to come to a conclusion that high school wrestling in the Pacific is in trouble, at least at the Division II level.