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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.


DODEA cancels spring sports season in Japan

The announcement came the same day that DODEA-Japan and DODEA-Okinawa officials announced that classroom instruction would be halted from March 20-April 10 due to coronavirus concerns.


Girls basketball AOY

Sterling-led Zama backed up confidence on the court

It wasn’t that Zama had any less talent last year than during the just-concluded season, Chloe Sterling and her coach Daisy Hayes said.


Amid coronavirus concerns, spring tryouts begin on Okinawa

Track and field begins its tryouts on Monday, and all sports in DODEA-Japan will follow starting Monday, with Zama the last to hit the fields on Wednesday.


Far East basketball, cheerleading canceled due to coronavirus fears

DODEA-Pacific officials decide to cancel events in South Korea, Japan and Okinawa due to concerns over spread of coronavirus.


Far East basketball

Humphreys boys look to demonstrate lessons they have learned

Talk about a rough patch for Blackhawks boys basketball.


Far East basketball

Zama, Kadena seen as favorites in girls tourneys

While some teams look at a basketball tournament as a “go hard or go home” deal, Chloe Sterling says she and her Zama teammates have their own spin on that expression: “Go hard or go hard.”


Far East wrestling

Four Dragons capture titles as Kubasaki defends crown

Just as Colin Nation’s victory at 180 pounds clinched the D-I title for Kubasaki, the Division II team crown came down to Yokota senior Austin Fisher pinning American School In Japan’s Dani Rahman at 215.


Kinnick boys, Zama girls win DODEA-Japan showdowns

Red Devils edge Trojans twice on Saturday to earn crown, while Zama girls win going away.


Zama boys looking to match girls' exploits

Much attention has been focused on Zama’s girls basketball team in the last year.


Zama turns last year's disappointment into triumph

Inspired by their home fans, ASIJ made it a see-saw battle, until finally, Kirari Smith hit two foul shots with 45 seconds left to give the Trojans just enough of a cushion.


Kubasaki sends a message in dominant "Beast" victory

Dragons have won only two of the last 10 Far East wrestling titles, but send six wrestlers to championship match in biggest in-season tournament.


Tournaments serve as tests for wrestling, basketball teams

They finished fourth, losing four times in the Kanto Classic last January. But coach Daisy Whitaker-Hayes called the three-day tournament at American School In Japan a “pivotal point” in Zama’s bid for its first DODEA-Japan and Far East Division II Tournament titles.


Prep roundup

Blackhawks pull together for key win over Daegu

Jaylynn Knight scored 15 points and Humphreys took charge in the third quarter before holding off the Warriors for a 38-37 triumph.


Prep roundup

Many wrestlers get chance to see what Far East foes look like

Colin Nation, a Kubasaki junior transfer from Tampa Prep, won all three of his bouts by technical fall.


Wrestlers set to Rumble again this weekend

After seven years on the shelf, the Rumble on the Rock wrestling tournament is back on the Okinawa mats, with four regular Far East tournament teams and local Japanese grapplers set for a full day’s action Saturday at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.

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: Henry LeFebre
Athletic director: Scott Bolin

Coaches:
Football: Scott Bolin
Tennis:
Cross country: Lyndsay Schmiedel
Girls volleyball:
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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Freshman marksman helps King start off strongly

Cameron Reinhart drained 25 three-point goals in four victories as defending Far East Division II tournament champions broke out of the gate quickly.


Wrestling preview

Osan turns back the clock by filling out the lineup

There were just two wrestlers in the Osan practice room two years ago, setting off concerns about an “empty room syndrome” at some of the smaller programs in Korea.


Boys basketball preview

Can Humphreys duplicate a perfect season?

After winning all 33 games and a school-first Far East Division I boys basketball title, the question is: Can Humphreys do it all again?


Girls basketball preview

Zama has become the leader of the pack

What a difference that first championship season has made for Zama’s girls basketball team.