Weather pushes two football games back three weeks
KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – Two DODEA-Pacific football games scheduled for Friday were postponed to Oct. 26 due to the approach of Typhoon Trami and the fear that it would affect the two Okinawa-based teams’ ability to travel.
Trami, a Category 2-equivalent typhoon, is forecast to affect Okinawa this weekend. Kadena and Kubasaki were to fly to Tokyo on Thursday, with the Panthers playing at Yokota and the Dragons at Nile C. Kinnick on Friday, with the teams scheduled to return to Okinawa on Saturday.
DODEA-Pacific officials were fearful they’d be stranded in Tokyo for a day, maybe two, Far East athletics coordinator Tom McKinney said.
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