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.

Girls basketball AOY

Bailey had to shoulder more of load to help Panthers repeat

Helping Yokota to its fourth straight Far East Division II Tournament girls basketball title was a lot harder than it appeared for Panthers senior Britney Bailey.

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-II boys

Humphreys overcomes jinx, Yokota to triumph

After coming up short in the last two years in the Far East Boys Division II Basketball Tournament’s Final Four, Humphreys finally solved the championship misery.

D-II girls

Yokota downs Edgren for fourth straight crown

Whenever the Yokota girls basketball team brought home a tournament title of some kind the last four years, you could bet a player named Bailey was chiefly responsible.

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.

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.

Home Team

Bailey back with new perspective after health scare

Things were tracking quite nicely for Jamia Bailey two months ago.

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.

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: Priscilla Hill
Athletics director: Tim Pujol

Tim Pujol
Tennis: Tommy Palmer
Cross country: Dan Galvin
Girls volleyball: Byron Wrenn
Boys basketball: Dan Galvin
Girls basketball: Byron Wrenn
Wrestling: Kristina O’Grady
Boys soccer: Trent Anderson
Girls soccer: Matthew Whipple
Baseball: Steven Ferch
Softball: Aracely Diaz
Track and field: Dan Galvin

Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Yokota:


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Wrestling: William Smith, 122


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


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


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


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


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


Wrestling: Dustin Haney, 135


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


Wrestling: Canlas, 108; Leonard Underwood, 180


Wrestling: Spencer Frink, heavyweight


Wrestling: Eric Villarama, 135


Wrestling: Villarama, 122


Girls cross country


Division I girls basketball


Wrestling: DeAndre Beason, heavyweight


Division I girls basketball


Wrestling: Stephe DeSantis, heavyweight


Wrestling: Gordon Foster, 108


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


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


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


Wrestling: Steve Ennis, 168; Joe Wolfe, 180


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


Division I boys basketball
Wrestling: Earnie richardson, 148


Wrestling: David Toda, 101

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Falcons stay unbeaten by edging Osan

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Falcons boys break through for first victory

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Prep roundup

Kinnick continues to roll, but with a surprise or two

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