E.J. King

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.

Shutdown kicks Pacific athletes off mats, courts

With just more than a week before the Far East wrestling championships are set to take place, Daegu senior Hunter Lane – and hundreds of other Pacific high school student-athletes – now have to wonder whether such events will happen.

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.

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

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: Cory Atwood, Jason Spruill
Girls soccer: Yvonne “Mimi” Long, Kylee Venetsanakos
Softball: McKinzy Best
Baseball: Joseph Schinker

Wall of champions

Far East Championships for E.J. King:


DII boys basketball


Division II boys tennis


Division II boys tennis


Wrestling: Darnell Vinson, 180


Division II girls cross country


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


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


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


Division II boys basketball


Wrestling: Darrell Booker, 122


Division II boys basketball
Division II girls basketball


Division II girls basketball


Division II girls basketball Wrestling: Johnny Benjamin, 129

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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.

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 stay unbeaten by edging Osan

Seoul American freshman sinks both free throws with just .8 seconds left to give her Falcons a 39-38 squeaker of a win over Osan.

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.