Yongsan International-Seoul

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Yongsan International-Seoul school info

Location:Seoul, South Korea
Mascot: Guardians
Colors: Red,black and white trim
Website: http://www.yisseoul.org/page.cfm?p=377

Principal: Dave Baniszewski
Athletic director: Daniel Hale

Boys volleyball: Craig Mooi
Girls volleyball: Mark Heil
Cross country: Lindsey Powell and Amy Atkinson
Boys basketball: Tim Baker
Girls basketball: Jeremiah Davis
Girls soccer: Harrison Creech
Boys soccer: Johnny Collins
Boys tennis: Mike Smith
Girls tennis: Alison Craft

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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.

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Schedule change will cause some Korea teams to miss district play

In any other year, DODEA-Korea’s cross country, volleyball and tennis teams would have district tournaments to prepare for Far East tournaments.