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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.


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.


Perry, Humphreys to get a feel for each other before title game

It’s rare that two teams get a chance to see each other two weeks before they likely play each other for Far East Division II football’s top prize.


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.


Kinnick outscores Kadena to take command of D-I chase

Devoney Stanley, a senior defensive back, intercepted a fourth-down pass with 27.5 seconds left and host Nile C. Kinnick held on to edge Kadena 45-40 in a battle of unbeaten D-I teams.


Showdowns will likely determine at least half of finalists

Call it a weekend of de facto semifinals in DODEA-Pacific high school football: Matthew C. Perry visits Yokota at 6 p.m. Friday, while Nile C. Kinnick hosts Kadena at 2 p.m. Saturday.


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.


Some new standouts, but same old Kadena in rout of Seoul American

The game was called midway through the second quarter due to the Falcons’ suffering too many heat casualties.


Kadena loses football players to code of conduct violations

Several sources familiar with the situation, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said seven starters were involved and removed from the team.


Big plays spark Kadena to rout of ASIJ

Junior newcomer Eric McCarter accounted for 343 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns and Uriah Morris added 160 rushing yards and a TD.


Panthers get another shot at Mustangs

It would be understandable if Kadena football entered Saturday’s rematch of the 2016 Far East Division I title game hungry for revenge, after losing twice at American School In Japan’s Mustang Valley last season.


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.

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: Chris Anderson
Girls soccer: Abraham Summers
Golf: Amie Woo
Baseball: Boe Roberts
Softball: Tom Bell
Track and field: Maureen Taylor


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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Kadena-Kubasaki round one is no contest

Eric McCarter, Cody Sego combine for five touchdowns as Panthers romp.


Kadena easily wins Panther showdown with Yokota

Eric McCarter, a junior, rushed seven times for 78 yards and three touchdowns and the Panthers overwhelmed Yokota with 402 yards in a 44-0 rout.


Kadena looking to regain title it lost a year ago

Justin Sego and 12 returning Panthers, six of them starters, begin their quest for a Pacific-record six Far East D-I titles, starting Sept. 1 when they host Kubasaki.


Far East track - Day 2

Kinnick, Zama defend titles as more records fall

Ti’Ara Carroll said she couldn’t think of a better end to her four-year career as a Zama sprinter.