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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.


Prep roundup

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.


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.


Wrestling preview

Kubasaki looks to rejoin ranks of Pacific mat elite

Ever since Kubasaki wrestling extended its Pacific-record run to 25 Far East tournament titles five years ago, it’s been a run of frustration for the Dragons, thanks mainly to Kanto Plain-based powerhouses St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick.


Girls basketball preview

Can three-time champs make it four in a row?

After capturing three titles each in as many tries in the Far East Division II tournament, the question for Yokota girls basketball is, can they make it four in a row each?


Boys basketball preview

Transfer could put Humphreys over the top

Coach Ron Merriwether said he could not have asked for a better move-in than having Quintin Metcalf transfer from Seoul American to his Humphreys boys basketball team.


Far East cross country

Experience counts as seniors sweep races

Call Wednesday “Senior Day” in the Far East Cross Country meet.


Prep roundup

Yokota breaks Red Devils' DODEA-Japan volleyball reign

Britney Bailey had 24 kills and reigning Far East Division II Tournament MVP Kyra Anderson had 37 assists to boost Yokota, the defending D-II champion, past host Kinnick.


Yokota routs Zama to even up record at season's end

Kishaun Kimble-Brooks rushed just four times, but three were for touchdowns - 1, 55 and 70 yards on the game’s first play - and had two interceptions.


Home Team

It's double trouble for Zama's foes in tennis

How does one tell Megan and Marissa Petros apart? That’s the question folks at Zama have asked all fall, following the arrival of the senior tennis stars from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Kinnick dominates Zama to stay perfect on season

Kacey Walker ran for two touchdowns on three carries, Harry Cheng and Aaron Peterson scored once each and Andrew Urette rushed for three TDs and the Red Devils outgained Zama 485-3 in a 76-6 romp.


Bad weather is good news for Perry again

Perry improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in DODEA-Japan Division II, all but clinching its third berth in the Far East D-II title game in four years.


Many teams have extra things to deal with this week

Few weeks are as memorable in the life of a high school student as homecoming. School spirit is place on display in a variety of manners, to include the homecoming parade, the dance, even days when students are asked to wear pajamas or don their clothing backwards.


Zama gets first victory at Edgren's expense

Nick Canada threw for a career-high three touchdown passes and ran for a score and DeVonte Gabriel accounted for two TDs for Trojans.


Home Team

Rules governing long trips are there to prevent incidents

Garrett Macias and his Matthew C. Perry football teammates were settled in early Thursday evening for their bus ride, as long as 13 hours, to Yokota, their minds focused on a possible berth in the Far East Division II football title game.


Perry stifles Zama in 54-0 blowout

As a team, the Samurai held the Trojans (0-2) to minus-12 yards of offense and had three interceptions and two fumble recoveries.


Panthers get another shot at Mustangs

It would be understandable if Kadena football entered Saturday’s rematch of the 2016 Far East Division I title game hungry for revenge, after losing twice at American School In Japan’s Mustang Valley last season.

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: Louis D'Angelo
Athletic director: Carmen Middleton

Coaches:
Football: Scott Bolin
Tennis: Jason Osborne
Cross country: Lyndsay Schmiedel
Girls volleyball: Veronica Tipton-Jones
Boys basketball:
Girls basketball: Aaron Wells
Wrestling: Ben Greenman
Boys soccer: Marc Norton
Girls soccer: Manuel Duarte
Baseball: Tom Dignan
Softball: Aaron Wells
Track and Field: DeAngelo Galang


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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ASIJ brings back champ, firepower to courts

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Cross country preview

Kinnick, Yokota look to plug holes in lineups

Already a Far East track and field power, Nile C. Kinnick has seen some of that success translate over to the cross country courses in recent times.


Volleyball preview

Defending champs facing different prospects

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Edgren starts off season with a bang, downing Zama

Senior running back Matt Keating paced the Eagles to their biggest win in almost two years, scoring three times.