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Kadena

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?”


D-I girls

Bangkok tops Kadena again to defend title

Even trying to slow the pace to take American School of Bangkok out of its high-speed full-court game couldn’t put Kadena back on top of the Far East Girls Division I Tournament heap.


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.


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.


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.


Kubasaki boys capture island friendship title

It was Kubasaki’s fourth title in the event since it began in 2007; the Dragons are 4-2 in six finals appearances.


Kubasaki, Kadena rev up against Okinawa teams

Jon Fick spent a good amount of time in Thursday’s practice briefing his Kubasaki boys basketball team on Saturday’s opening ceremony of one of the season’s key events, the Okinawa-American Friendship Tournament.


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.


Wrestling preview

Kubasaki looks to rejoin ranks of Pacific mat elite

Ever since Kubasaki wrestling extended its Pacific-record run to 25 Far East tournament titles five years ago, it’s been a run of frustration for the Dragons, thanks mainly to Kanto Plain-based powerhouses St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick.


Girls basketball preview

Can three-time champs make it four in a row?

After capturing three titles each in as many tries in the Far East Division II tournament, the question for Yokota girls basketball is, can they make it four in a row each?


Boys basketball preview

Transfer could put Humphreys over the top

Coach Ron Merriwether said he could not have asked for a better move-in than having Quintin Metcalf transfer from Seoul American to his Humphreys boys basketball team.


D-I football final

Kadena rallies in heart-breaking loss for Kinnick

Go for the corner of the end zone and find the championship.


Seisen rallies and rallies to earn championship

A league championship, a major in-season invitational and the first Far East tournament title in 24 years.


Far East football

Four teams, two rematches, two titles up for grabs

An air of anticipation hangs over Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan and Korea’s Camp Humphreys because the local high school is venturing into uncharted football territory.


Far East cross country

Experience counts as seniors sweep races

Call Wednesday “Senior Day” in the Far East Cross Country meet.

Kadena school info

Location: Kadena Air Base, Okinawa
Mascot: Panthers
Colors: Black and gold
Enrollment: 812
Website: http://www.kadena-hs.pac.dodea.edu/kdhsdnn/home/dotnetnuke/Default.html

Principal: Kris Kwiatek
Athletics director: Tom Bell

Coaches:
Football: Sergio Mendoza
Tennis: Aaron Fisk
Cross country: Seth Renquist
Girls volleyball:Joanna Wyche
Boys basketball: Robert Bliss
Girls basketball: Johnny Cooper, Elonzo Higginson II
Wrestling: Holly Willenbrock, Dennis Page
Boys soccer: Christopher Anderson, Thomas Johnston
Girls soccer: Abraham Summers
Golf: Robert Bliss
Baseball: Boe Roberts
Softball: Tom Bell
Track and field: Doyle Roberston


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Kadena:

2017

Division I girls cross country
Division I boys soccer
Track: Wren Renquist, DI girls 800, 1,600; Division I girls 3,200 relay; Nikeria Albritton, DI girls shot put, discus

2016

Division I football
Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Demetrio DeLaRosa, 101; Dominic Santanelli, 168
Division I softball

2015

Track: Damien Seals, boys high jump; Jazmyn Sharper, girls shot put; Jasmine Rhodes, girls high jump; Apryl-Len Cabase, girls 100 hurdles
Wrestling: Gabe Duplon, 122; Jason Bland, 141

2014

Division I football
Division I boys soccer
Division I softball
Track: Preston Harris, boys high jump; Damien Pierre, boys 110 hurdles
Wrestling: James Alexander, 168

2013

Division I boys soccer
Cross country: Andrew Kilkenny, Divsion I boys; Ana Hernandez, Division I girls
Tennis: Kristin Howard and Alex Howard, girls doubles
Track: Derrick Taylor, boys 110 hurdles; boys 300 hurdles; Rhodes, girls high jump; Pashence Turner, girls 100 hurrdles; girls 300 hurdles
Wrestling: Alex Rojas, 141

2012

Cross country: Kilkenny, Divsion I boys; Hernandez, Division I girls
Tennis: K.Howard and Erika Youngdahl, girls doubles
Track: Gabe Ahner, boys shot put; Chinyere Turner, girls 100 hurdles; girls 400 relay; girls 1,600 relay
Wrestling: Justin Duenas, 101

2011

Boys track Girls track Track: Ahner, boys shot put; Lotty Smith, boys high jump, boys long jump; Tomas Sanchez, boys 800; Jacob Bishop, boys 1,600; boys 1,600 relay; C.Turner, girls 400
Wrestling: Thomas Cioppa, 108; Jacob Bishop, 148; Cory Peckins, 158, Aaron Ahner, heavyweight

2010

Softball
Division I football
Division I boys basketball
Division I girls cross country
Division I wrestling (dual)
Boys track Track: Smith, boys long jump; James Thompason, boys 400; Sanchez, boys 800; boys 3,200 relay; girls 400 relay; girls 1,600 relay
Wrestling: Harry Bloom, 158

2009

Division I football
Division I wrestling (dual)
Tennis: Kyle Sprow, boys singles; Elissa Mason, girls singles; Sprow and Elliot Mason, boys doubles; Eli.Mason and Christin Gentz, girls doubles
Wrestling: Shanon Lautenschlager, 141; H.Bloom, 148

2008

Wrestling
Division I girls cross country
Division I girls basketball
Tennis: Sprow, boys singles; Eli.Mason, girls singles; Sprow and Ell.Mason, boys doubles
Wrestling: Chris Hoshaw, 129; H.Bloom, 141; Jacob Bloom, 148;

2007

Division I girls basketball
Girls cross country
Boys cross country
Tennis: Sprow, boys singles
Wrestling: Hoshaw, 122; Brandon McCullough, 141; J.Bloom, 148

2006

Wrestling
Girls cross country
Division I boys soccer
Division I girls soccer
Wrestling: J.Bloom, 129; Austin Copeland, 148

2005

Division I girls soccer
Division I boys basketball
Cross country: Victoria Lyle, girls
Boys cross country
Wrestling: McCullough, 129; Devon Copeland, 168

2004

Division I girls soccer
Division I boys soccer
Cross country: Jon Turner, boys; Niki Kauzlarich, girls
Tennis: Amy Lopes, girls singles; Ian Copeland and Katherine Otterson, mixed doubles
Wrestling: D.Copeland, 168; Cole Maxey, 215

2003

Division I girls basketball
Division I boys soccer

2002

Cross country: Kim Lyle, girls
Wrestling: Brenden Stanford, 101; Mundre Fleming, 148

2001

Wrestling: Fleming, 135

2000

Girls soccer

1999

Boys soccer
Division I boys basketball

1998

Girls soccer

1996

Wrestling: Jon Roundtree, 101; Adam Peaden, heavyweight

1995

Division I boys basketball

1994

Division I girls basketball

1992

Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: Ed Pineda, 141; Matt Osborne, 158

1991

Division I boys basketball

1989

Tennis: Dae Kim, boys singles; Hyo Kim and D.Kim, boys doubles

1988

Division I girls basketball

1987

Division I boys basketball
Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: James Arnestad, 135; John Metalf, 168

1986

Division I boys basketball

1985

Wrestling: Pat Walsh, 148; Nate Hodges, heavyweight

1984

Division I boys basketball
Cross country: Kiela Snyder, girls; boys

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Prep roundup

Yokota breaks Red Devils' DODEA-Japan volleyball reign

Britney Bailey had 24 kills and reigning Far East Division II Tournament MVP Kyra Anderson had 37 assists to boost Yokota, the defending D-II champion, past host Kinnick.


Seisen serves notice it's a challenger at Far East volleyball

Phoenix win ASIJ tourney by downing defending D-I champion Kubasaki in finals.


ASIJ turns tables to ruin Kadena homecoming

Conference will call Monday will determine which team gets opportunity to play Nile C. Kinnick for Far East D-I title.


Kadena's Garcia, Kubasaki's Joy earn first victories at Okinawa finals

It was the capper to an Okinawa season when Kadena won first place in every meet, boys and girls.