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Christian Academy Japan

Start, end of DODEA-Pacific fall sports season still uncertain

Practices for DODEA-Pacific fall sports that haven’t been canceled have been indefinitely delayed, athletics coordinator Tom McKinney said Monday.


DODEA cancels spring sports season in Japan

The announcement came the same day that DODEA-Japan and DODEA-Okinawa officials announced that classroom instruction would be halted from March 20-April 10 due to coronavirus concerns.


Amid coronavirus concerns, spring tryouts begin on Okinawa

Track and field begins its tryouts on Monday, and all sports in DODEA-Japan will follow starting Monday, with Zama the last to hit the fields on Wednesday.


Far East basketball, cheerleading canceled due to coronavirus fears

DODEA-Pacific officials decide to cancel events in South Korea, Japan and Okinawa due to concerns over spread of coronavirus.


Far East basketball

Humphreys boys look to demonstrate lessons they have learned

Talk about a rough patch for Blackhawks boys basketball.


Far East basketball

Zama, Kadena seen as favorites in girls tourneys

While some teams look at a basketball tournament as a “go hard or go home” deal, Chloe Sterling says she and her Zama teammates have their own spin on that expression: “Go hard or go hard.”


Far East wrestling

Four Dragons capture titles as Kubasaki defends crown

Just as Colin Nation’s victory at 180 pounds clinched the D-I title for Kubasaki, the Division II team crown came down to Yokota senior Austin Fisher pinning American School In Japan’s Dani Rahman at 215.


Zama turns last year's disappointment into triumph

Inspired by their home fans, ASIJ made it a see-saw battle, until finally, Kirari Smith hit two foul shots with 45 seconds left to give the Trojans just enough of a cushion.


Kubasaki sends a message in dominant "Beast" victory

Dragons have won only two of the last 10 Far East wrestling titles, but send six wrestlers to championship match in biggest in-season tournament.


Tournaments serve as tests for wrestling, basketball teams

They finished fourth, losing four times in the Kanto Classic last January. But coach Daisy Whitaker-Hayes called the three-day tournament at American School In Japan a “pivotal point” in Zama’s bid for its first DODEA-Japan and Far East Division II Tournament titles.


Prep roundup

Daegu, Humphreys girls will be Korea tourney favorites

Coupled with Humphreys’ 45-8 home win against Yongsan, the Warriors and Blackhawks each finished 9-1 in the regular season.


Prep roundup

Many wrestlers get chance to see what Far East foes look like

Colin Nation, a Kubasaki junior transfer from Tampa Prep, won all three of his bouts by technical fall.

Christian Academy Japan school info

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

Principal: Tanya Hall
Athletic director: Craig Eby

Coaches:
Volleyball: Stephen Hall
Tennis: Boys, Morris Yaegashi and Koji Yamabe; girls, Naoko Sawada
Cross country: Nate Rudd, Craig Eby
Boys basketball: Stephen Hall
Girls basketball: Craig Eby
Wrestling: Morris Yaegashi
Boys soccer: Charles Smoker
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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After seven years on the shelf, the Rumble on the Rock wrestling tournament is back on the Okinawa mats, with four regular Far East tournament teams and local Japanese grapplers set for a full day’s action Saturday at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.


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