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Three DoDEA students named among 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students were named among 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalists...

Cameraman Alex Kim of Guam High School, sound man Soogeun Oh of Seoul American and actors Jackson Batz of Kubasaki and Sari Seibert of Yokota run through a scene from the short subject film their team made during Far East Creative Expressions.

Students hone art skills during Far East Creative Expressions

TOKYO – Mary Sarantakes gave a studious look to the movie script on the computer screen on which she had written notes for the previous few hours...

Seoul American MS Student Represents DoDEA in Nat Geo Bee

ALEXANDRIA, VA — May 23, 2018 — Seoul American Middle School 8th grader Alexander Daniel represented the Department of Defense Education Activity...

Robert D. Edgren senior right-hander and Far East Division II Softball Tournament MVP Brittany Crown kicks and delivers as the Eagles beat Daegu 5-2 in the tournament final.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Softball: Edgren, Crown now sit atop throne

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – Brittany Crown said she and her Robert D. Edgren teammates had grown tired of playing Far East Division II...

Kubasaki softball players celebrate their first Far East Division I tournament title.  DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Softball: Dragons soar to first championship

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – After 15 years of frustration and a couple of near misses, Kubasaki now finds itself atop the Far East Division...

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...

U.S. Navy graphic by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brittany N. Tobin/Released

Navy approves more tuition assistance semester hours and raises funding cap

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced changes to Tuition Assistance (TA) program May 21 in NAVADMIN 127/18, lifting the fiscal year limit of 16...

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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Far East Track and Field Championships...
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...