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Kinnick soccer teams have a perfect weekend as play resumes

Daegu girls turn same feat in South Korea as almost all DODEA-Pacific teams see action in first busy weekend of spring.


DODEA-Japan schools get go-ahead for spring sports

Five of six DODEA schools on Japan will get a limited schedule in track, soccer, softball and baseball.


Triple jump added to Far East track and field lineup

Most schools will be competing on their own during the season, with the current exception of South Korea. The season will end with a virtual Far East meet April 30-May 1.


Spring teams in South Korea, Okinawa can play against each other

DODEA schools in South Korea, Okinawa can play against each other but that's not the case for schools in Japan.


DODEA OKs track season that will end with virtual Far East meet

This will be the 11th DODEA-Pacific Far East track and field meet but the first done without all the entrants gathered in one location.


Coronavirus may have canceled games, but not all athletes’ dreams

Despite the limits imposed by the pandemic, student-athletes insist they’re pressing ahead with their goals of playing the sports they love in college.


DODEA-Korea basketball season canceled due to coronavirus

Health protection condition in South Korea hasn't changed, so season won't be played. Spring sports seasons undetermined.


Spring sports season on Okinawa, basketball in Korea delayed

Practices were supposed to start in Korea last week, but change in coronavirus threat condition has high school sports in standby status.


Gaines, Cheramie lead the way for virtual cross country titles

Under the Far East virtual format enacted for this year, each school ran on regulation 400-meter tracks, seven boys and seven girls each, five runners scoring and the others pushing for a total of 12½ laps.


Kadena, Edgren capture cheerleading competition crowns

Edgren won its 11th D-II title and led a sweep of the top three places by DODEA-Japan schools. Kadena captured its eighth D-I Far East title, leading a 1-2 finish for Okinawa.


Coronavirus concerns loomed over DODEA-Pacific sports in 2020

Sports in DODEA-Pacific didn’t go away entirely due to the pandemic. Still, some high-profile sports such as football were kicked off the proverbial playing fields.


DODEA-Pacific cancels spring competition between schools

Track and field, baseball, soccer and softball will be limited to in-school practice only due to DODEA’s health-protection guidelines


Far East cheerleading is back as a virtual event

Cross country and cheerleading championships will be determined in January after teams submit times or videos of their performances.


Far East cross country revived as a virtual event in late fall

The meet, open only to DODEA-Pacific schools, will take place at various locations between Nov. 21 and Dec. 12.


DODEA basketball, wrestling sidelined as volleyball gets new life in Korea

Fall sports season dates have been extended through Jan. 9, with Japan, Okinawa and Korea holding in-district tournaments the week of Jan. 4.


Fall sports restarting in DODEA-Pacific one school at a time

Okinawa is the only district in DODEA-Pacific that’s offering full competitive seasons in golf, tennis and cross country, for now.


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.

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: Veronica Jones


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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