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Far East track/roundup

More marks fall as Kinnick and potential new rival Humphreys triumph

She scratched on every attempt during last year’s Far East. Trinity Fiers vowed that she wouldn’t make the same mistakes again this year – and set a new meet record in the discus throw along the way.


Far East roundup

Two records fall in first day of track finals

Ja’Tavia Callier of Kubasaki and Nile C. Kinnick’s girls distance relay unit wasted no time shattering records as the Far East track and field meet got underway Monday.


Track preview

Even record-setting efforts might not topple Kinnick

Talk to any member of Nile C. Kinnick’s track and field teams, athlete or coach, about what’s made them so successful the past three-plus years – including three Far East Division I team titles – and they’ll invoke one word: balance.


Baseball preview

It's all about pitching - quality and quantity

A year ago, Frank Macias was enjoying the best of possible worlds for a baseball coach in a Far East tournament.


Boys soccer roundup

Teams have had a Devil of a time scoring against Kinnick

Travis Stevens might have been pleased enough about his team capturing the title in last month’s DODEA-Japan boys soccer tournament. But the way his Nile C. Kinnick team won the event was what really pleased him.


Neal leaps to DODEA-Pacific record in long jump

The Seoul American senior jumped 5.7 meters during Saturday’s DODEA-Korea “last chance” Far East qualifier.


Prep roundup

Edgren now has softball throne to go along with Crown

Eagles right-hander pitches team to victory and scores winning run to help team take away title from rival Panthers.


District bragging rights on line as postseason begins

It would be perfectly understandable if coaches and athletes gathered Saturday at Camp Humphreys gazed with one eye on the track and another on the sky.


Prep roundup

Kadena, Yokota still perfect in girls soccer

Okinawa-based Panthers win ASIJ festival in comeback fashion, while Japan-based Panthers romp over Edgren.


Prep roundup

Spring weather adds extra challenge for athletes

Weather a factor across Pacific, with several events canceled. But athletes want to take advantage of every opportunity to play.


Prep roundup

Yokota bats, pitches way into favorite role before spring break

Glen Willingham batted 3-for-3 with a double and five RBIs and Sean Caffrey shut down the Samurai on two hits and two walks with seven strikeouts over three innings as the Panthers routed the Samurai 16-0.


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.


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.


Prep roundup

Several forging ahead in races for top goal scorers

Three players already have at least 10 goals two weeks into the DODEA-Pacific soccer season.


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.


Humphreys boys, Seoul American girls capture titles

Hill and Metcalf lead Blackhawk boys after two straight tourney finals losses, while Dykes stars on defense as Falcons defend championship.

Seoul American school info

Location: South Post, Yongson Garrison, South Korea
Mascot: Falcons
Colors: Navy blue and white
Enrollment: 474
Website: http://www.seoul-hs.pac.dodea.edu/

Principal: Donald Williams
Athletic director: Ben Pak

Coaches:
Football:
Reggie Meno
Tennis: Chae Yi
Cross country: Joseph O'Connor
Boys volleyball:
Girls volleyball: Ronda Gardner
Boys basketball: Steve Boyd
Girls basketball: Eddie Rozzi
Wrestling: Ben Pak
Boys soccer: Steve Boyd
Girls soccer: Jonathan Brooks
Baseball: Eddie Rozzi
Softball: Ronda Gardner
Track and field: Joseph O'Connor


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Seoul American:

2017

Division I boys basketball
Track: Christian Williams, DI boys 100, 110 hurdles; Quintin Metcalf, DI boys high jump; Levi Johnson, DI boys long jump; Alyse Neal, DI girls 400, long jump; DI girls 1,600 relay

2016

Wrestling: Jarek Bartel, 158; Brandon Rothe, 215; Connor Knight, 275
Track: Jezreel Harper, DI boys long jump; DI boys 400 relay; Latisha Dolford, DI girls discus; DI girls 400 relay

2015

Track: Shawn Horne, 400; boys 400 relay
Wrestling: Jack Barnes, 215

2014

Track: David Davison, boys shot put; Cameron Harris, boys discus; Aliyah Patterson, girls discus; Tiesha Jones, girls 100
Wrestling: Barnes, 215

2013

Track: boys 1,600 relay

2012

Division I baseball
Track: boys 400 relay; Kelsey Scott, girls 100; Amanda Henderson, girls 800, girls 1,500, girls 3,000

2011

Division I boys soccer
Softball
Division I girls basketball
Cross country: Henderson, girls
Tennis: Andrew Clark and Carson Allen, mixed doubles
Track: boys 3,200 relay; Siarria Ingram, girls 800; girls 1,500; girls 1,600 relay; Henderson, girls 3,000; girls 3,200 relay

2010

Division I girls soccer
Division I girls volleyball
Division I girls basketball
Cross ocuntry: Henderson, girls
Tennis: Jay Han and Carson Allen, mixed doubles
Track: Thomas Kim, boys 1,500, boys 3,000; Kristy Taylor, girls long jump; girls 100, girls 200; Ingram, girls 800; girls 1,500, girls 3,000; girls 3,200 relay
Wrestling: Kortney Martin, 101

2009

Cross country: Kim, boys; Ingram, girls

2008

Division I boys basketball
Division I football
Division I boys cross country
Tennis: Kennedy Allen and Melissa Bruhnke, girls doubles

2007

Division I wrestling
Tennis: Allen, girls singles; Chris Paek and Esther Kim, mixed doubles
Wrestling: James Nutter, 115; Justin Stokes, 180

2006

Division I girls basketball
Division I football

2005

Division I girls basketball
Girls cross country
Tennis: Allen Chin, boys singles; Chin and Aesop Lee, boys doubles
Wrestling: John Crabtree, 135

2004

Division I boys basketball
Division I wrestling
Tennis: Thomas Kim and Chin, boys doubles
Wrestling: Travis Johnson, 101; Scott Tunis, 180

2003

Division I boys basketball

2002

Cross country: Will Carter, boys

2001

Wrestling: Randall Hull, 141; Ray Lamb, 168

2000

Wrestling: Hull, 129; Lamb, 141; Ken Miller, 158

1999

Wrestling: Wesley West, 168

1998

Wrestling: Casey Vulcan, 158; Tony Jackson, heavyweight

1996

Division I boys basketball

1998

Wrestling: Sam Colby, 129

1990

Wrestling: Jason Fried, 148

1989

Tennis
Tennis: Farha Ali and Melinda Catonguay, girls doubles
Wrestling: Alan Ang, 115

1988

Wrestling: Ang, 108; Garrit Ahr, 148

1987

Wrestling: Ahr, 141

1984

Division I girls basketball Wrestling: Ed Polland, heavyweight

1982

Wrestling: Jamie Pettyjohn, 115; Brian Webb, 129; Chris Stephenson, heavyweight

More stories

Korea teams face adjustments in post-Far East tourney

After Far East hoops was moved up due to Olympics, DODEA teams in South Korea now play in KAIAC championships.


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?”