Prep roundup

Kubasaki wins half of four-game slate in Japan

Defending champion American School In Japan sweeps Dragons twice Saturday following Kubasaki victories over Kinnick and Yokota on Friday.

Kubasaki set for marathon baseball weekend

Nothing like getting a chance to get a preview of teams you’ll be facing in the Far East Division I Baseball Tournament by seeing a couple of them early on in the regular season.

Home Team

Duenas in control of emotions, pitches on mound

Usually, a pitcher who completes a no-hit, no-run game in high school baseball might find himself carried on his teammates’ shoulders or dogpiled by same in a wild celebration.

Prep roundup

Sullivan scores early, often for Kinnick

Sophomore scores seven goals in two games as Red Devils thump Edgren by 5-0 and 6-0 scores.

Track preview

Will this be another record-breaking season?

Exotica Hall is perhaps best known for achieving high heights in the Pacific’s high school high jump pits.

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.

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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.

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 cross country

Experience counts as seniors sweep races

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

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

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

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.

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.

Kubasaki school info

Location: Camp Foster, Okinawa
Mascot: Dragons
Colors: Green and white
Enrollment: 664
Website: http://www.kubasaki-hs.pac.dodea.edu/

Principal: Gregory Mowen
Athletic director: Jon Fick

Fred Bales
Tennis: Amanda Vinson
Cross country: Paul Campbell
Girls volleyball: Mike Hogen
Boys basketball: Jon Fick
Girls basketball: Steven Casner
Wrestling: Brent Cook
Boys soccer: Christopher Eastman
Girls soccer:
Golf: Saleem Malek
Baseball: Randy Toor
Softball: Trevor Thibert
Track and field: Kenneth Gipson


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Kubasaki:


Division I girls volleyball
Track: Ja'Tavia Callier, girls 100 hurdles


Division I volleyball
Division I boys basketball
Division I boys soccer
Division I girls soccer


Division I boys basketball
Track: Kaelyn Francis, girls 100, girls 200; girls 400 relay
Wrestling: Christian Fernandez, heavyweight
Division I volleyball


Division I volleyball
Division I girls soccer
Division I boys track
Track: Rahman Farnell, boys 100; Francis, girls 200
Wrestling: Zach Tyler, 101; Austin Cyr, 148; Tanner Stamper, 158; Fernandez, heavyweight


Division I baseball
Division I football
Division I wrestling (dual)
Boys track
Track: Farnell, boys 100, boys 200; boys 400 relay; Ryan Bugler, boys 800; Erik Armes, boys 1,600, boys 3,200; Jesica Ircink, girls 1,600; Allie Reichenberg, girls 3,200; girls 3,200 relay
Wrestling: Daniel Mora, 108; Steven Walter, 115; Cyr, 148; Fred Suniga, 215


Division I girls soccer
Division I softball
Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: Walter, 108; Suniga, 215


Division I boys basketball
Cross country: Armes, boys
Track: boys 400 relay; Vallen Alleyne, girls shot put, girls discus
Wrestling: Walter, 101; Jonathan Goddard, 141; Matt Payne, 180


Track: A.J. Watson, boys 100, boys 200; boys 400 relay; Alleyne, girls discus; Micaela Sherman, girls 110 hurdles


Division I wrestling
Wrestling: Scott Wood, 122


Division I boys soccer
Wrestling: Wood, 115; Bucky Shaw, heavyweight


Division I boys basketball
Division I girls soccer
Wrestling: Wood, 108; Matt Maza, 129; Jorge Cristobal, 215


Cross country: Matt Coon, boys
Wrestling: Wood, 101; Steve Courtney, 158


Division I football
Wrestling: Jack Abate, 101; Maza, 122; Courtney, 148; Paul Haecherl, heavyweight


Division I girls basketball


Division I girls soccer


Division I boys soccer
Division I girls soccer
Wrestling (dual)
Division I girls basketball


Boys soccer
Wrestling: T.J. Aguila, 101; Bobby Duncan, 122


Wrestling: Aguila, 101; Duncan, 115; Russell Micho, 168; Josh Collins, heavyweight


Wrestling: Liam Mulcahy, 101; Will Greer, 129; Christian Pilapil, 135; Justin L. Miller, 158


Wrestling: JL.Miller, 148


Wrestling (individual)
Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: JL.Miller, 141; Joe Guerrero, heavyweight


Wrestling: Justin S. Miller, 129; JL.Miller, 135


Wrestling (individual)
Tennis: Theresa Felix, girls singles; Felix and Stephanie Supko, girls doubles
Wrestling: JS.Miller, 115; Kris Huffman, 122; Matt Murray, 141; Adam Koch, 180


Wrestling: Dan Charboneau, 101; Darby James, 108; Huffman, 122; Rob Meade, 129


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Tom Chavez, 101; Anthony Brooker, 108; Jamel Smith, heavyweight


Wrestling: Chavez, 101; Jed Burt, 122; James Simon, 135; Crhis Murray, 148


Wrestling: Steve Sigafus, 108; Michael Hogan, 115; Simon, 129; Mike Lindblom, 135; Doug Hoston, 158; Smith, 180; Wilbur Harbor, 221-260


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Milo Stafford, 115


Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: Johnny Wirsig, 148; Elbert Bailey, 168; Monte Scrivner, 180


Division I boys basketball
Girls cross country
Wrestling: Bailey, 158; Don Patterson, 168; Wiley Cooke, 180


Wrestling: Robert Treacher, 108; Brian Hughes, 122; Trevor Lyons, 158


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Drew Scheuerman, 122; Tony Pacheco, 129; Alan Mrano, 135; Robert Melville, 141; Ken Monaco, 180


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Scheuerman, 115; Al.Morano, 122; Melville, 135; Richard Wittington, 141; John Higa, 158; Mike Beyma, 180


Wrestling (co-champs)
Wrestling: Tsuyoshi Wells, 101; Robert Westberg, 141; Higa, 148; Victor Sim, 158


Wrestling: Ariel Morano, 101; Mark Beyma, 158; Robert Mundy, heavyweight


Wrestling: Tom Taniguchi, 158


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Wayne Tanaguchi, 101


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Masaru Yamada, 148


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: John Bush, 115, Joe Robinson, 122; Don Bush, 129; Yamada, 141


Wrestling: Eugene Kim, 101; Richard Harrison, 108; Art Maccaro, 141


Wrestling: Mike Dumapay, 158, Fred Freee, 180; Robert Kellberg, hevyweight


Wrestling: Custis Tamon, 101; Cliff Tamashiro, 115; Ken Kitagawa, 148; Mike Brown, 168; John Bohush, heavyweight


Wrestling: Mike Nakashima, 108; Brown, 170


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball


Division I boys basketball

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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.

Mustangs keep playoff hopes alive by topping Kubasaki

Jack Ambrosino accounted for four touchdowns and 306 yards as ASIJ gets first D-I win at expense of winless Dragons.

Home Team

Kubasaki standouts ending careers on sideline

The cheering had barely died down three Novembers ago, following one of the biggest upsets in Far East Division I Volleyball Tournament history, when then-freshmen Chloe’ Stevens and Maiya Larry of Kubasaki said they made a pact.

Red Devils start slowly, then run over Kubasaki

Harry Cheng ran 17 times for 134 yards, scoring on runs of 6, 4 and 38 yards.