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Kinnick soccer teams have a perfect weekend as play resumes

Daegu girls turn same feat in South Korea as almost all DODEA-Pacific teams see action in first busy weekend of spring.


DODEA-Japan schools get go-ahead for spring sports

Five of six DODEA schools on Japan will get a limited schedule in track, soccer, softball and baseball.


Triple jump added to Far East track and field lineup

Most schools will be competing on their own during the season, with the current exception of South Korea. The season will end with a virtual Far East meet April 30-May 1.


Spring teams in South Korea, Okinawa can play against each other

DODEA schools in South Korea, Okinawa can play against each other but that's not the case for schools in Japan.


DODEA OKs track season that will end with virtual Far East meet

This will be the 11th DODEA-Pacific Far East track and field meet but the first done without all the entrants gathered in one location.


Coronavirus may have canceled games, but not all athletes’ dreams

Despite the limits imposed by the pandemic, student-athletes insist they’re pressing ahead with their goals of playing the sports they love in college.


DODEA-Korea basketball season canceled due to coronavirus

Health protection condition in South Korea hasn't changed, so season won't be played. Spring sports seasons undetermined.


Spring sports season on Okinawa, basketball in Korea delayed

Practices were supposed to start in Korea last week, but change in coronavirus threat condition has high school sports in standby status.


Gaines, Cheramie lead the way for virtual cross country titles

Under the Far East virtual format enacted for this year, each school ran on regulation 400-meter tracks, seven boys and seven girls each, five runners scoring and the others pushing for a total of 12½ laps.


Kadena, Edgren capture cheerleading competition crowns

Edgren won its 11th D-II title and led a sweep of the top three places by DODEA-Japan schools. Kadena captured its eighth D-I Far East title, leading a 1-2 finish for Okinawa.


Coronavirus concerns loomed over DODEA-Pacific sports in 2020

Sports in DODEA-Pacific didn’t go away entirely due to the pandemic. Still, some high-profile sports such as football were kicked off the proverbial playing fields.


DODEA-Pacific cancels spring competition between schools

Track and field, baseball, soccer and softball will be limited to in-school practice only due to DODEA’s health-protection guidelines


Far East cheerleading is back as a virtual event

Cross country and cheerleading championships will be determined in January after teams submit times or videos of their performances.


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.

Yokota school info

Location: Yokota Air Base, Japan
Mascot: Panthers
Colors: Blue and gold
Enrollment: 287
Website: http://www.yokota-hs.pac.dodea.edu/

Principal: Marian Leverette
Athletics director: Tim Pujol

Coaches:
Football:
Tim Pujol
Tennis: Tommy Palmer
Cross country: Dan Galvin
Girls volleyball: Taylor Hepner
Boys basketball: Dan Galvin
Girls basketball: Byron Wrenn
Wrestling: Kristina O’Grady
Boys soccer: Trent Anderson
Girls soccer: Matthew Whipple
Baseball: Barry Oxendine
Softball: Brianna Kelly, Casey Rodriguez
Track and field: Dan Galvin, Michael Woodworth


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Yokota:

2017

Division II girls volleyball
Cross country: DII boys, overall; Jeff Ferrand, boys
Division II girls basketball
Division II dual-meet wrestling
Track: Britney Bailey, DII 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles

2016

Division II boys cross country
Daniel Galvin, Division II cross country
Division II wrestling duals
Division II girls tennis
Division II boys basketball
Division II girls basketball
Division II girls soccer
Division II softball
Division II baseball
Division II boys track
Track: Quadyr Tindal, DII boys 200; Daniel Galvin, DII boys 800, 1,600; Christian Sonnenberg, DII boys shot put, discus; Kaliah Henderson, DII girls 300 hurdles, DII girls 1,600 relay

2015

Division II baseball
Division II softball
Division II girls soccer
Division II boys cross country
Division II boys basketball
Division II girls basketball
Track: Christian Sonnenberg, boys discus, boys shot put; Daniel Galvin, boys 800, boys 1,600, boys 3,200

2014

Track: Galvin, boys 800, boys 1,600, boys 3,200

2013

Track: Jesse Hogan, boys discus; Donvan Ball, boys high jump
Wrestling: Kalik Battle, 135; Hogan, heavyweight

2012

Division I football
Track: Preston Brooks, boys 100, boys 200; Fred Gustafson, boys 110 hurdles, boys 300 hurdles
Wrestling: Trenton Traylor, 135

2011

Division I football
Track: Hogan, boys discus; Brooks, boys 100, boys 200; Gustafson, boys 110 hurdles, boys 300 hurdles; Kelsey Scott, girls 100, girls 200
Wrestling: Yuki Sorci, 129; Devin Day, 135

2010

Wrestling: William Smith, 122

2009

Wrestling: Mark Meade, 108; Chris Cournoyer, 115; Day, 129; Tony Presnell, 168

2008

Wrestling: Cournoyer, 101; Meade, 108; Day, 129; Presnell, 158

2007

Tennis: Kenta Takahashi and Ken Brophy, boys doubles
Wrestling: Kyle Shimabukuro, 168

2006

Division I boys basketball
Tennis: Takahashi and Brophy, boys doubles
Wrestling: Jason Rodriguez, 122; Zach Dopslaf, 180, Jim Scott, 215

2005

Wrestling: Patrick Pamintuan, 108; Rodriguez, 115; Dopslaf, 180

2004

Wrestling: Dustin Haney, 135

2003

Division I wrestling (individual)
Wrestling: Jerry Moore, 101; Rae Canlas, 115; Mike Chamberlain, 158; Blake Reinhold, heavyweight

2002

Wrestling: Canlas, 108; Leonard Underwood, 180

2001

Wrestling: Spencer Frink, heavyweight

1994

Wrestling: Eric Villarama, 135

1993

Wrestling: Villarama, 122

1992

Girls cross country

1991

Division I girls basketball

1990

Wrestling: DeAndre Beason, heavyweight

1989

Division I girls basketball

1987

Wrestling: Stephe DeSantis, heavyweight

1985

Wrestling: Gordon Foster, 108

1984

Girls cross country
Wrestling: David Burgess, 108; Mike Rothstein, 115, George Cruz, 135

1983

Wrestling: Ben Marquez, 115; Gegg Nakano, 141; Robert Underwood, 148

1980

Girls cross country
Wrestling: Shinzu Chang, 115; Clint Yamaoka, 141

1979

Wrestling: Steve Ennis, 168; Joe Wolfe, 180

1978

Wrestling
Wrestling: Carl Nordin, 101; Don Kingery, 135; Danny Takemoto, 158; John Berry, 168; Ed Deariso, 180; Chuck Vickery, heavyweight

1976

Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: Earnie richardson, 148

1974

Wrestling: David Toda, 101

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