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Prep roundup

Kadena dominating boys long-distance races on Okinawa

Yokota softball team wins eighth straight, while baseball counterparts down Nile c. Kinnick on abbreviated no-hitter.


Chadwick edges Kubasaki to retain Perry Cup title

Kubasaki came up just short in its bid for a Perry Cup soccer tournament title in the Dragons’ first appearance in the in-season invitational.


Baseball preview

Ferch hopes that seven times is the charm for Kadena

If holding onto a DODEA coaching position was based solely on performance, then on paper, it would seem that Steven Ferch had little left to prove.


Softball preview

Defending champs have new look, but same mission

Of all the challenges Kubasaki’s girls softball team has faced in its 17 years of existence, this year’s is perhaps the most daunting, Jalyn Foster said.


Track preview

King's debut means that everyone's on track in Pacific

For the first time since it became a Far East tournament sport in 2010, all DODEA-Pacific schools now have track and field teams.


Prep roundup

King boys beat Perry in soccer for first time in a decade

Cobras avenge 5-1 defeat on Friday to edge Samurai 2-1 on Saturday and earn season-opening split.


Girls soccer preview

Stars return for several teams with high hopes

A slew of Pacific girls soccer stars are back for encore performances and appear primed to lead their teams to prominence.


Boys soccer preview

Perry, Kadena start off seasons experimenting

Why mess with success? To achieve even more success, or at least that’s the theory of two of DODEA-Pacific’s top soccer programs.


Girls basketball AOY

Zama's Sterling brought energy, scoring punch for new champs

Throughout her middle-school years, Chloe Sterling watched as her older sister Zhandra Graham and Zama reached DODEA-Japan and Far East Division II title games. And Sterling dreamed of doing the same.


D-II girls final

Zama breaks through for program's first championship

Freshman Chloe Sterling pumped in 24 of her 29 points in the first half as the Trojans pulled away in the second half.


Edgren, St. Mary's take dual-meet titles

It gave Edgren a sweep of both the dual-meet and individual-freestyle team titles for the first time since 2016.


Korean-based wrestlers, Kubasaki shine on the mats

Two Osan wrestlers and one from Humphreys take individual titles, while Dragons end St. Mary's-Kinnick run on championships.


Daegu, Zama head small-school field

Super sophomores Bethani Newbold and Dai’Ja Turner and the Warriors went 12-0 in the regular season.


Far East boys basketball

Humphreys, King clear favorites in boys tourneys

It’s been awhile since two boys basketball teams entered Far East tournaments with the huge bull’s-eyes being toted by Division I favorite Humphreys and Division II favorite E.J. King.


Several teams believe they've got shot at Far East crown

For the first time in six years, there appears to be no clear favorite entering this week’s Far East wrestling tournament, at least in the Division I field.


Balanced Kinnick attack too much for King

Five players scored in double figures, led by Kaine Roberts with 17, and the Red Devils led by as many as 26 points to beat King 73-53.


DODEA-Japan bragging rights at stake as tourneys open

While the girls title in this weekend’s DODEA-Japan basketball tournament appears to be Zama’s to lose, the boys championship looks to be a tossup.

Zama school info

Location: Camp Zama, Japan
Mascot: Trojans
Colors: Black with maroon and white trim
Enrollment: 330
Website: http://www.zama-hs.pac.dodea.edu/welcome/principalMessage.html

Principal: Wayne Carter
Athletic director:

Coaches:
Football: Scott Bolin
Tennis:
Cross country:
Girls volleyball: Veronica Tipton-Jones
Boys basketball: Andre Galera
Girls basketball: Daisy L. Whitaker-Hayes
Wrestling: Guy Snyder
Boys soccer: Evoly Angarita
Girls soccer: Manuel Duarte
Baseball: Dirk Schmeidel, Lyndsay Schmeidel
Softball: Danny Davis
Track and Field: Daisy Whitaker-Hayes


Wall of champions

Far East Championships for Zama:

2017

Division II softball
Division II girls, overall track
Track: Joshua Atkinson, DII boys discus; Rhece Jones, DII boys high jump; Hunter Lund, DII boys 800, 1,600, 3,200; Tasia Nelson, DII girls 100, 200; Faith Bryant, DII girls 400, long jump; Jessica Hibler, DII girls 800, 1,600, 3,200; DII girls 400 relay; DII girls 1,600 relay; Ti'Ara Carroll, DII girls high jump

2016

Division II girls track
Track: Jaelen Baker, DII boys 100; Tasia Nelson, DII girls 100, 400; Faith Bryant, DII girls 200; Destiny Thomas, DII girls shot put; Ti'Ara Carroll, dII girls high jump; DII girls 400 relay

2015

Division II boys track
Division II girls track
Cross country: Jarrell Hibler, boys Division II

2014

Division II baseball
Division II boys track
Division II girls track
Track: boys 3,200 relay

2013

Division II wrestling
Division II boys basketball
Wrestling: Chad Wilder, 158; Mitchell Harrison, 180

2012

Division II football
Track: Roland Cote, boys discus; Christian Garner, girls discus
Wrestling: Wilder, 141

2011

Division II wrestling
Tennis: Tia Burke and Natlie Burke, girls doubles
Wrestling: Michael Spencer, 168

2010

Track: Roland Cote, boys discus
Wrestling: Spencer, 168

2009

Division I girls soccer
Division II football
Wrestling: Spencer, 158; Jacob Iradela, 180

2008

Cross country: Andrew Quallio, boys
Wrestling: Daniel Polaski, 215

2007

Cross country: Quallio, boys

2005

Wrestling: David Burnett, 215

2004

Wrestling: David Burnett, heavyweight

1997

Division I girls volleyball

1990

Wrestling: Mike Greeson, 141

1989

Wrestling: Greeson, 129

1988

Division I girls volleyball
Wrestling: Ray Nomura, 115

1987

Wrestling: Robert Williams, 180

1986

Girls cross country

1984

Wrestling: Troy Matsumiya, 122

1983

Wrestling: Robert Watase, 122

1982

Wrestling
Wrestling: Robert Lee, 101; Matsumiya, 108; Watase, 122;

1981

Division I girls volleyball

1980

Wrestling: Jon Adams, 129

1979

Division I girls volleyball
Wrestling
Wrestling: Billy Ryan, 101; Tom Stanley, 108; Robin Knapp, 115; Rocky Ellis, 129

1978

Wrestling: Steve Miller, 148

1977

Wrestling: Miller, 148; Duke Nishimura, 168, John Shimeall, heavyweight

1963

Division I boys basketball

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Prep roundup

Edgren boys, Zama girls are last unbeatens on Japan

Kadena continues hardwood domination of Kubasaki and Turner does just about everything for Daegu.


New-look Eagles are soaring so far this season

Keys to the Eagles’ fortunes have been four senior transfers: Quan Thompson, Amos Alsvig, Chauncey Williams and Riley Palfy.


Wrestling preview

This might be the year that someone breaks the St. Mary's-Kinnick monopoly

After five seasons of dominance by St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick on the Far East Division I wrestling scene, it’s pretty much starting-over time for the Titans and Red Devils - particularly for the latter.


Girls basketball preview

Fields wide open on who will make it championship games

And while American School of Bangkok might again soar to a D-I title, the small-schools title is up for grabs, now that Yokota’s super seniors, Britney and Jamia Bailey, have graduated.