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E.J. King

Many teams have extra things to deal with this week

Few weeks are as memorable in the life of a high school student as homecoming. School spirit is place on display in a variety of manners, to include the homecoming parade, the dance, even days when students are asked to wear pajamas or don their clothing backwards.


Home Team

Rules governing long trips are there to prevent incidents

Garrett Macias and his Matthew C. Perry football teammates were settled in early Thursday evening for their bus ride, as long as 13 hours, to Yokota, their minds focused on a possible berth in the Far East Division II football title game.


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.


Volleyball preview

Defending champs facing different prospects

A one-of-a-kind run that produced three straight Far East Division I Tournament titles might be at an end for Kubasaki.


Far East softball

Can Kadena make it four in a row?

Bryana Alexander has been down this road be-fore, chasing a repeat championship on the softball diamond.


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.


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.


DODEA-Japan titles on the line this weekend

Matthew C. Perry baseball has come oh, so tantalizingly close, yet oh, so frustratingly far from its ultimate goals the past few seasons since coach Frank Macias came on board: Win a DODEA-Japan and a Far East Division II Tournament title.


Home Team

Cobras no longer slithering in the basement

After five years of losses and frustration, the E.J. King girls soccer team appears as if it might be turning the corner.


Prep roundup

Another weekend, another track record falls

American School In Japan senior Britt Sease tops his own record in the 800 in a time of 1:52.67.

E.J. King school info

Location: Sasebo Naval Base, Japan
Mascot: Cobras
Colors: Red and black and white trim
Enrollment: 155
Website: http://www.king-hs.pac.dodea.edu/

Principal: Gail Awakuni
Athletic director: Rick Kendall

Coaches:
Cross country:
Yvonne "Mimi" Long
Tennis: McKinzy Best
Girls volleyball: Kylee Venetsanakos
Boys volleyball: Shannon Kewin
Boys basketball: Laird Small
Girls basketball: Yvonne "Mimi" Long
Wrestling: Glenn Anderson
Boys soccer: Yvonne "Mimi" Long
Girls soccer: Kylee Venetsanakos
Softball: McKinzy Best


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for E.J. King:

2017

DII boys basketball

2016

Division II boys tennis

2014

Division II boys tennis

2012

Wrestling: Darnell Vinson, 180

2011

Division II girls cross country

2007

Division II boys soccer
Tennis: Kristia Suriben and Rizalina Suriben, girls doubles
Wrestling: David Heitstuman, 135

2006

Tennis: K.Suriben, girls singles; K.Suriben and R.Suriben, girls doubles
Wrestling: Luigi DeGuzman, 108

2006

Tennis: K.Suriben, girls singles; K.Suriben and Jemari Nimedez, girls doubles

2000

Division II boys basketball

1998

Wrestling: Darrell Booker, 122

1997

Division II boys basketball
Division II girls basketball

1995

Division II girls basketball

1993

Division II girls basketball Wrestling: Johnny Benjamin, 129

More stories

Prep roundup

Another weekend, another track record falls

American School In Japan senior Britt Sease tops his own record in the 800 in a time of 1:52.67.


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.


Edgren emerges from hibernation to host spring events

Bill Schofield didn’t sound worried, even as snow came pouring out of the northeastern Japan skies in blizzard-like fashion, as is customary most months at Misawa Air Base.


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.