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Wrestling preview

This might be the year that someone breaks the St. Mary's-Kinnick monopoly

After five seasons of dominance by St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick on the Far East Division I wrestling scene, it’s pretty much starting-over time for the Titans and Red Devils - particularly for the latter.


Girls basketball preview

Fields wide open on who will make it championship games

And while American School of Bangkok might again soar to a D-I title, the small-schools title is up for grabs, now that Yokota’s super seniors, Britney and Jamia Bailey, have graduated.


Boys basketball preview

Kinnick, Humphreys can't both win Far East titles this year

Nile C. Kinnick won a Far East boys basketball title last year. So did Humphreys. This year, at least one of those teams won’t. At least not all by themselves.


Far East D-I football | Gallery

Red Devils cap perfect season with championship

Travion Morton set the table with a game-opening kick-return touchdown. Chris Mason slammed the door with a pick six in the closing minutes. In between, Patrick Kelly added healthy doses of passing to help keep the points coming.


D-I football final

Red Devils, Panthers engage in another high-stakes game

Teams that played for championship last year and in close game earlier this season are back at it again.


Far East volleyball preview

Dragons nearing season-long goal of regaining title

Unbeaten Kubasaki took third last year after three straight championships.


Far East cross country

Samurai newcomers cross line first in school first

Former volleyball player Angelique Armijo and fellow junior Owen Young, a transfer from Zama, give Perry top D-II individual honors for both boys and girls for the first time.


Athletes, coaches adjusting to new cross country format

Due to a new format, Monday’s Far East cross country meet features two-thirds the athletes it did a year ago.


Kadena topples Guam in a tune-up for Kinnick

With the win, the Panthers closed the regular season 6-1 with only next week’s Far East Division I title game remaining at Kinnick on Saturday.


Edgren steps in for Perry to take on Kinnick

The Eagles’ season was scheduled to be over last Friday when they beat Perry 34-6, but they were offered to replace the Samurai and they accepted.


Tennis players get final matches in before Far East

Kubasaki sweeps Kadena to win all Okinawa titles, while ASIJ and Seisen capture Kanto championships.


Kadena airs it out to roll over Yokota

Eric McCarter went 17-for-19 for team records of 411 yards and five passing touchdowns as Panthers improved to 5-1 with one regular-season game to go.


Korean league tries a new postseason format

The league is trying a format in which teams with winning records regardless of division face each other in KAIAC Cup volleyball tournaments, and teams with sub-.500 records take on each other in KAIAC Plate tournaments.


Prep roundup

Edgren freshman wins DODEA-Japan tennis title

Zama wins volleyball tournament for first time, while Kinnick, Yokota and ASIJ runners take top honors in cross country events.


Trojans, Eagles prepare to battle for D-II football host rights

It’s a battle of football teams that have not competed for a Far East championship in quite some time.


Formats other than 11-man being considered for D-II football

Is there a possibility that Pacific Division II football might go the way of Division III in Europe, where five schools are experimenting with a six-man tackle format?


Prep roundup

Kubasaki regains volleyball title by stopping Seisen

The Dragons won the title in the first YUJO tournament in 2015, but had lost in the final to host ASIJ in 2016 and Seisen in 2017.


Kadena romps past Humphreys to grab title berth

With the win, the Panthers (4-1 overall, 4-1 D-I) qualified for their Pacific-record 11th D-I title game, including the last six straight.


ASIJ-Kinnick game has clear title implications

Red Devils will likely earn host rights with victory, while a Mustang triumph opens door for Kadena to join other two in tie.


Better late than never for Edgren football

The Eagles’ season begins Saturday after a delay of more than a month, when it was unclear whether the Eagles would field a team.


Kadena shuts out Kubasaki to sweep series

Eric McCarter rushed for 105 yards and two scores on 10 carries and was 2-for-5 passing, both completions for touchdowns of 53 and 34 yards to Rasheed Fountroy.


Weather pushes two football games back three weeks

Kadena-Yokota and Nile C. Kinnick-Kubasaki won't happen now until Oct. 26, leaving a single game on the schedule this weekend.

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: Antiwon Tucker
Girls basketball: Johnny Cooper, Elonzo Higginson II
Wrestling: David Compton
Boys soccer: Christopher Anderson, Thomas Johnston
Girls soccer: Abraham Summers
Golf: Robert Bliss
Baseball: Steven Ferch
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

More stories

Kadena happy to see someone else on other side of net

Visit by Panthers will be only meeting against D-I school for Perry and E.J. King.


Kadena bounces back to blitz ASIJ

Eric McCarter – who started at quarterback for the injured Wyatt Knopp – gained 160 yards on 11 carries and threw a 25-yard TD pass to Malachi Johnson.


Kinnick and Humphreys meet for first time on football field

They gathered for the team’s traditional Thursday pasta feed, in the school cafeteria at Humphreys, something the Blackhawks have been doing since Steven Elliott took the team’s reins in the 2016 season.


Down big, Kinnick rallies to upend Kadena

Trailing 33-6 with less than 8 minutes to play, Red Devils score final 28 points to get some revenge for last year's title-game defeat.