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Far East cross country revived as a virtual event in late fall

The meet, open only to DODEA-Pacific schools, will take place at various locations between Nov. 21 and Dec. 12.


DODEA basketball, wrestling sidelined as volleyball gets new life in Korea

Fall sports season dates have been extended through Jan. 9, with Japan, Okinawa and Korea holding in-district tournaments the week of Jan. 4.


Fall sports restarting in DODEA-Pacific one school at a time

Okinawa is the only district in DODEA-Pacific that’s offering full competitive seasons in golf, tennis and cross country, for now.


Start, end of DODEA-Pacific fall sports season still uncertain

Practices for DODEA-Pacific fall sports that haven’t been canceled have been indefinitely delayed, athletics coordinator Tom McKinney said Monday.


Kinnick's Gailson, Gallo named DODEA-Pacific's top athletes

For the first time, Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific has named high school Athletes of the Year. And it’s one Red Devil of a senior pair.


DODEA cancels spring sports season in Japan

The announcement came the same day that DODEA-Japan and DODEA-Okinawa officials announced that classroom instruction would be halted from March 20-April 10 due to coronavirus concerns.


Amid coronavirus concerns, spring tryouts begin on Okinawa

Track and field begins its tryouts on Monday, and all sports in DODEA-Japan will follow starting Monday, with Zama the last to hit the fields on Wednesday.


Far East basketball, cheerleading canceled due to coronavirus fears

DODEA-Pacific officials decide to cancel events in South Korea, Japan and Okinawa due to concerns over spread of coronavirus.


Far East basketball

Humphreys boys look to demonstrate lessons they have learned

Talk about a rough patch for Blackhawks boys basketball.


Far East basketball

Zama, Kadena seen as favorites in girls tourneys

While some teams look at a basketball tournament as a “go hard or go home” deal, Chloe Sterling says she and her Zama teammates have their own spin on that expression: “Go hard or go hard.”


Far East wrestling

Four Dragons capture titles as Kubasaki defends crown

Just as Colin Nation’s victory at 180 pounds clinched the D-I title for Kubasaki, the Division II team crown came down to Yokota senior Austin Fisher pinning American School In Japan’s Dani Rahman at 215.


Tournaments serve as tests for wrestling, basketball teams

They finished fourth, losing four times in the Kanto Classic last January. But coach Daisy Whitaker-Hayes called the three-day tournament at American School In Japan a “pivotal point” in Zama’s bid for its first DODEA-Japan and Far East Division II Tournament titles.


Prep roundup

Daegu, Humphreys girls will be Korea tourney favorites

Coupled with Humphreys’ 45-8 home win against Yongsan, the Warriors and Blackhawks each finished 9-1 in the regular season.

Osan school info

Location: Osan Air Base, South Korea
Mascot: Cougars
Colors: Teal with black and white trim
Enrollment: 172
Website:
http://www.osan-hs.pac.dodea.edu/
 
Principal: Wanda L. Bradley
Athletic director: Jerome Learman
 
Coaches:
Football: Jerome Learman
Tennis:
Cross country: Brad Helsel, Brenda Helsel
Golf: Sung Plourde
Boys volleyball: Audene Harvey
Girls volleyball: Lacie Arb
Boys basketball: Robert Penry
Girls basketball: Michael Paul
Wrestling: Andrew Grant
Boys soccer: Andrew Grant
Girls soccer: Sung Plourde
Baseball: Robert Penry
Softball: Lacie Arb
Track and field: Brad Helsel, Celeste White


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Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Osan:

2017

Wrestling: Kojiro VanHoose, 108
Track: James Kinkley, DII boys shot put

2014

Division II volleyball
Division II softball

2013

Division II girls soccer

2012

Wrestling: Brett Hamontree, 122

2011

Division II girls soccer

2010

Division II girls cross counrty
Division II girls soccer
Wrestling: Michael Gilliam, heavyweight

2009

Division II boys cross country
Division II girls soccer
Division II girls basketball
Division II wrestling
Wrestling: Jesse Crockett, 215; Gilliam, heavyweight

2008

Division II girls volleyball
Tennis: Dustin Caranci and Laura Konecne, mixed doubles

2007

Division II girls volleyball
Wrestling: Carlos Albaladejo, 158

2006

Division II girls soccer

2005

Division II girls basketball
Division II football
Division II girls soccer
Division II boys soccer

2004

Tennis: Amanda Reiff and Jessica Guertin, girls doubles

2003

Division II boys basketball

2002

Division II girls soccer
Division II girls basketball

2001

Division II girls volleyball
Division II girls basketball

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Blackhawks pull together for key win over Daegu

Jaylynn Knight scored 15 points and Humphreys took charge in the third quarter before holding off the Warriors for a 38-37 triumph.


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Many wrestlers get chance to see what Far East foes look like

Colin Nation, a Kubasaki junior transfer from Tampa Prep, won all three of his bouts by technical fall.


Wrestlers set to Rumble again this weekend

After seven years on the shelf, the Rumble on the Rock wrestling tournament is back on the Okinawa mats, with four regular Far East tournament teams and local Japanese grapplers set for a full day’s action Saturday at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.


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Freshman marksman helps King start off strongly

Cameron Reinhart drained 25 three-point goals in four victories as defending Far East Division II tournament champions broke out of the gate quickly.