Sighs of relief as DODEA-Pacific sports resume after shutdown

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Seoul American's MacKenzie Barden looks to shoot against three Osan defenders during Saturday's Korea girls basketball game, won by the Falcons 39-38 on two Barden foul shots with .8 seconds left.  SARAH DOYLE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Seoul American's MacKenzie Barden looks to shoot against three Osan defenders during Saturday's Korea girls basketball game, won by the Falcons 39-38 on two Barden foul shots with .8 seconds left. SARAH DOYLE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Sighs of relief as DODEA-Pacific sports resume after shutdown

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: January 24, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Games on.

That was the word from Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific following news Monday evening that the government shutdown had ended, at least temporarily.

Regular-season school sports and next week’s Far East tournaments in basketball and wrestling are back on as scheduled, officials said.

“We’re a go,” DODEA-Pacific athletics coordinator Tom McKinney told Stars and Stripes Tuesday afternoon.

Basketball games in all divisions are scheduled for Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, including boys Divisions I and II at Kubasaki High School and girls at Matthew C. Perry High School.

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