Christian Academy Japan

Baseball preview

Kadena seeking another title shot - and better ending

So close and yet so far. That’s been the narrative for Kadena, which seems to be jinxed where the Far East Division I baseball tournament is concerned.

Girls soccer preview

Kinnick, Perry looking for someone to put on scoring boots

Time and again over his 15 years as Nile C. Kinnick’s coach, Nico Hindie would coach the Red Devils girls soccer team to a stellar regular-season record, then come up short of a Far East Division I title.

Boys soccer preview

Yokota, Perry among those chasing after CAJ

Should folks believe that Christian Academy Japan is ripe to be dethroned as Far East Division II boys soccer tournament champion simply because Most Valuable Player Lawrence Yamaguchi has moved on, think again, at least one rival coach says.

Panthers, Red Devils own the mats

Yokota wins third straight dual-meet title, while Kinnick completes Far East sweep by edging St. Mary's.

ASIJ, Bangkok grab Far East combined titles

Three times Kadena tried to clip the American School of Bangkok Eagles’ wings the last two seasons. Three times, the Panthers were denied.

Some wrestlers don't just win - they win with style

It’s that occasional huge throw, a wrestler lifting an opponent completely off the mat, over his head, then tossing him aside like flotsam into a harbor, that makes one elbow the guy standing next to him saying, “Omigosh! Did you see that?”

Far East basketball

D-I title foes know all about each other

A new champion will be crowned in the Far East Boys Division I Basketball Tournament come Thursday. And it will be from the first All-Kanto Plain final to be played in nine years.

Far East preview

Top boys teams will be battling for two titles

On paper, American School In Japan and Humphreys look like solid favorites to win Far East boys basketball titles next week.

Far East preview

MVPs past and future on hand for girls tourneys

One thing the combined Far East high school girls basketball tournament field isn’t lacking is star power.

Prep roundup

Wyche back to 2016 form as Panthers triumph

E.J. King wins both boys and girls titles in Western Japan Athletic Association Tournament; St. Mary's takes Kanto mat title.

Teams get a chance to see new foes, styles at ASIJ tourney

Jimmy Dewberry sank a shot from the lane with four seconds left, capping a rally in which Yokota outscored Kadena 16-2 in the final period.

Kinnick holds up well to Beast challenge

Four Red Devils take titles as team outdistances rival St. Mary's to take title.

Christian Academy Japan school info

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

Athletic director: Craig Eby

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:


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


Track: Victoria Taylor, DI girls shot put


Division I boys soccer


Division I boys cross country


Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball


Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball


Division I boys soccer
Division I girls volleyball


Division II boys soccer


Division I girls volleyball


Division II girls volleyball


Division I boys basketball
Boys cross country


Girls cross country
Boys cross country


Boys cross country


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball

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Longtime DODEA-Pacific athletics coordinator dies after a long illness

Don Hobbs, was the athletics coordinator for DODEA-Pacific for 13 years and a DODEA employee for more than three decades.

Prep roundup

Falcons boys break through for first victory

Caleb Lee, the lone returner on Far East Boys Division I Tournament champion Seoul American, had 21 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Kinnick looks to continue strong start with visit to Edgren

They’re 6-0 thus far this season, a sharp departure from the Nile C. Kinnick boys basketball team that a season ago went 17-20 overall.

Far East D-II volleyball

Yokota repeats as small-school champion

Britney Bailey scored 23 kills and eight block points, while Jamia Bailey racked up 12 digs and the Panthers beat Christian Academy Japan in the D-II final again.