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Yokota's David Carlson clears the ball out of the zone against Christian Academy Japan during Wednesday's Far East Division II boys soccer tournament final. The Knights won 7-0 for the second straight year over Yokota.  RENA CARROLL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Boys soccer: Different approach, same outcome for CAJ

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – No Lawrence Yamaguchi? No problem for Christian Academy Japan soccer.

Instead of relying mainly on one dominant...

Yokota's Nick Yingling makes contact against Zama during Tuesday's title game in the Far East Division II baseball tournament. The Panthers routed the Trojans 14-0.  LILY SCHESSER/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Yokota thumps Zama to reclaim title

IWAKUNI, Japan – Steven Ferch walked off the field Tuesday with mixed feelings after his Yokota baseball team captured its third Far East Division...

OKINAWA, Japan (May 11, 2018) Sailors assigned to the "Skinny Dragons" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, pose for a photo with students and teachers from the American School in Japan. The students were in Okinawa to learn about the U.S. Navy’s and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (JMSDF) roles, capabilities and missions. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson)

American School in Japan Visits Okinawa

OKINAWA, Japan (May 22, 2018) – Students from American School in Japan (ASIJ) learned about the U.S. Navy - its roles, capabilities and missions...

Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Naomi Marcom

High school, collegiate coaches learn about Marine Corps leadership at workshop

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -- Nearly 50 high school and collegiate coaches from across the United States attended Marine Corps Recruiting...

Kubasaki senior Ja'Tavia Callier clears the hurdles en route to breaking the Pacific and Far East meet records in the 100 hurdles Monday in the Far East track and field meet.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Two records fall in first day of track finals

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Ja’Tavia Callier of Kubasaki and Nile C. Kinnick’s girls distance relay unit wasted no time shattering records as the Far...

Kubasaki's Judge Morgan drives up field against Seoul American's defense during Monday's round-robin match in the Far East Division I boys soccer tournament. The Dragons won 5-0.  TINA DAVIS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Far East scores from May 21, 2018

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A series of “Art Bots” designed by a Kadena Elementary School student sit on display May 15, 2018, Kadena Air Base, Japan. Students are encouraged to “think outside the box” on school projects to create innovative products or solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

Kadena picking up STEAM

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- The new Kadena Elementary School opened Feb. 22, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.

Within the new school, the use...

Sigma Gamma Gamma Graduate Chapter presents eight scholarships totaling $4,000.

Okinawa 1st Annual Community Scholarship Banquet

Members of various Greek Organizations, the National Naval Officers Association, Prince Hall Masonic Family and Diamond Hearts Outreach came...
Kubasaki senior Ja'Tavia Callier hopes to set a new Far East meet standard in the 100 hurdles. She already holds the Pacific record. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Track and Field: Even record-setting efforts might not topple Kinnick

Talk to any member of Nile C. Kinnick’s track and field teams, athlete or coach, about what’s made them so successful the past three-plus years –...

Two-time Far East Division II Most Outstanding Player Brittany Crown is aiming to help Robert D. Edgren win its first team title in that same tournament. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Softball: Well-balanced tourneys could come down to one play

Ask a coach which team stands the best chance of winning the Far East Division I and II softball tournaments next week at Naval Air Facility...

Senior right-hander Garrett Macias is the only one of three ace pitchers remaining for a Matthew C. Perry pitching staff. The Samurai begin defense of their Far East Division II Baseball Tournament title on Monday. (LILY SCHESSER/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Baseball: It's all about pitching - quality and quantity

A year ago, Frank Macias was enjoying the best of possible worlds for a baseball coach in a Far East tournament.

DODEA-Pacific had...

Kadena senior Adrianna Gomez enters the Far East Division I Tournament second in the Pacific with 36 goals. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Girls Soccer: Experienced players power top teams, fuel gaudy goal totals

Gaze up and down the rosters of the teams seen as the favorites in Far East Girls Division I and II soccer tournaments and one might see an array...