Nile C. Kinnick

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.

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.

Wrestling AOY

Wirth turned rare loss into motivation for another title

Sometimes, one down moment in a wrestler’s season can be enough to motivate them for the rest of their high school career.

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 boys

Kinnick upends ASIJ for first boys hoops championship

One knock on Nile C. Kinnick boys basketball this season was the Red Devils couldn’t play defense.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nile C. Kinnick school info

Location: Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan
Mascot: Red Devils
Colors: Red and white
Enrollment: 603
Web site: http://www.kinnick-hs.pac.dodea.edu/

Principal: Jackie Ferguson
Athletic director: Joseph White

Dan Joley
Tennis: Robert Stovall
Cross country: Luke Voth
Girls volleyball: Tony SanNicolas, Travis Stevens
Boys basketball: Robert Stovall
Girls basketball: Michael Adair
Wrestling: Gary Wilson
Boys soccer: Travis Stevens
Girls soccer: Nicolas Hindie
Girls softball: Katrina Kemper
Baseball: Chad Stark
Track and field:
Luke Voth and Anthony San Nicolas

Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Nile C. Kinnick:


Division I cross country
Wrestling: Chon Daereing, 115; Devoney Stanley, 129; Dwayne Lyon, 180; Marc Domery, heavyweight
Division I softball
Division I girls soccer
Track: DI girls, overall; Alex Austin, DI boys shot put, discus; boys DI 400 relay; Dazlyn Brown, DI girls 100; Exotica Hall, DI girls 200, high jump; Sonti Sesay, DI girls 300 hurdles; DI girls 400 relay


Wrestling: Lucas Wirth, 108; Dwayne Lyon, 180
Division I boys track
Division I girls trrack


Division I wrestling (dual)
Division I girls track
Track: Jabari Johnson, boys 100, boys 200; Aya Stewart, girls 400
Wrestling: Lucas Wirth, 101; Dre Paylor, 168


Division I wrestling (dual)
Track: Johnson, boys 200, boys 400; Audri Salter, girls shot put; Stewart, girls 400; girls 400 relay; Carydaliz Fontanez, girls 800
Wrestling: Nate Abrenilla, 122


Division I girls softball
Division I girls basketball
Division I girls track
Track: Daniel Costello, boys shot put; boys 3,200 relay; Val James, girls 100, girls 400; Fontanez, girls 800; girls 1,600 relay
Wrestling: Eddie Sheridan, 101


Division I boys track
Track: Justin Smith, boys 400; boys 1,600 relay
Wrestling: Quincy McCants, 115; Zach Lacaria, 148


Wrestling: Marcus Boehler, 122
Quincy McCants, 115; Zach Lacaria, 148


Division I wrestling (individual)
Division I girls track
Track: David de los Santos, boys shot put; Chaun Lynn, boys long jump; Cory Serfoss, boys 110 hurdles, boys 300 hurdles; boys 1,600 relay; Shannon Johnson, girls shot put; Mashiya McKinney, girls high jump; James, girls 400
Wrestling: Boehler, 108; Triston Barnet, 115; Elijah Gamble, 135; Dereck Youngblood, 148


Wrestling: Boehler, 101; Cameron Butts, 135


Cross country: Nadine Mulvany, girls
Wrestling: Butts, 135


Cross country: Gee Mi Jorde, girls
Wrestling: Phil Ergus, heavyweight


Cross country: Mulvany, girls
Tennis: Garren dial, boys
Wrestling: Bobby Antonio, 115; Kenji Doughty, 141; Ergus, heavyweight


Wrestling: Doughty, 141; Yamato Cibulka, 158


Wrestling: Joey Wood, 158


Wrestling: Go Yamada, 129; Jason Bailey, 141


Wrestling (individual)
Wrestling: Matt Moore, heavyweight


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: John Korth, 108; Shawn Moore 129


Wrestling: Moore, 122; Jonny Doughty, 135


Wrestling: Sh.Moore, 115; Scott Moore, 122; Connor Smith, 141


Wrestling: Alvin Diosa, 101; Reggie Langarang, 129


Wrestling: Mark Hopkins, 148


Division I girls basketball
Wrestling: Nick Gonzalez, 141; Ryan Polatty, 148; Nelson Willis, 180


Wrestling: Kenji Gunderson, 115; Cris Mirador, 180


Wrestling: James Mills, 141; Ron Sapp, 261-plus


Wrestling: Ken Adkins, heavyweight


Wrestling: Albert Hill, 129


Wrestling: Raul Panes, 115


Wrestling: Don Jones, 148


Wrestling: Nick Jones, 180


Wrestling: N.Jones, 180


Wrestling: Robert Underwood, 135, Ed Rogers, 168


Wrestling: James Cook, 108, Mike Cook, 135; Tom Mahlik, 148


Wrestling: M.Cook, 122; Mahlik, 135; Tom Doyle, 158


Wrestling: Andrew Salinas, 129; Mike Lewis, 135; Jay Grafton, 158


Wrestling: Frank Stagliano, 135


Wrestling: Salinas, 122; Stagliano, 129; Dave Gitlin, 135; Kelly Wood, 141; King Dietrich, 158


Wrestling: Stagliano, 122; Geoge Severance, 141; Tee McFarling, heavyweight

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Prep roundup

Kinnick continues to roll, but with a surprise or two

Sophomore Raphael Gomez, in his first year of wrestling for Edgren’s varsity, rallied from an 11-4 deficit to pin Kinnick’s former two-time Far East champion Lucas Wirth.

Student-athletes face tests on, off fields of play

Many a coach dreads the first two Saturdays this month if they’re coaching a team destined for a long-haul trip to one of the outlying areas of Japan or Korea.

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.

Prep roundup

Perry turns heads for strong finish behind perennial power Kinnick

Scoring second-place berths for the Samurai were Gio Cano (108), Brad Ponsiano (115), Bryan Williams (135), Ethan Cecil (168), Zac Forester (215) and Marshall China (heavyweight).