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Matthew C. Perry ballcarrier Elijah Lebron tries to burrow his way through a gaggle of Zama defenders. (SHIGERU STUCKEY/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Bad weather is good news for Perry again

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – When Frank Macias checked the weather forecast for Friday at Zama – rainy and chilly – he said he couldn’t help but suppress a...

Humphreys' Sh'voda Gregory Jr.works his way past teammate Owen Williams and Robert D. Edgren pursuers upfield. (MICHAEL K. ATKINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Humphreys stays unbeaten by pounding Edgren

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – Humphreys enjoyed its second football road trip to Japan much more than its last one, coach Steven Elliott said.

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Yokota quarterback Nathan Rundle turns to hand off to Jalen Harrison. (MORGAN HARTLEY/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Kinnick shuts out Yokota to stay perfect on season

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Perhaps Dan Joley will seek more seniors who’ve never played football before in future seasons, the way Aaron...

Runners from Kadena, Kubasaki, Okinawa Christian and Zion Christian conclude the Okinawa season with the all-island finals on Wednesday at Cape Zampa. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Many teams have extra things to deal with this week

Few weeks are as memorable in the life of a high school student as homecoming. School spirit is place on display in a variety of manners, to...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carlos Jimenez

Ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates new schools in Iwakuni

Members of the Matthew C. Perry High School Junior ROTC post colors as the Samurai Elementary Voices sing the national anthem during the ribbon-...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (April. 18, 2017) "Navy College Program" is an information graphic created to provide guidance for Sailors pursuing voluntary education. The Navy College Program is now providing on-line access to Tuition Assistance (TA) and counseling through the Virtual Education Center (VEC). (U.S. Navy graphic by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brittany N. Tobin/Released)

Remaining U.S.-based Navy colleges close

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced that the remaining four Navy College Offices (NCO) in the continental...

Football: Winless Falcons can't corral Mustangs

TOKYO – Running backs Andrew Howe and Rhys Gallagher not only helped American School In Japan run its football winning streak to two games – they...

Nile C. Kinnick running back Harry Cheng tries to avoid Kadena defenders Eric McCarter and Cody Sego. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Football: Kinnick outscores Kadena to take command of D-I chase

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – It took a clutch defensive takeaway to end the highest-scoring game of the Division I regular season.

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Yokota ball carrier Kishaun Kimble-Brooks is tackled by Matthew C. Perry's Mason Graydon as he dives for yardage. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Football: Perry holds off Yokota to grab D-II Japan lead

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Dylan Ernst’s fleet feet carried Matthew C. Perry to the brink of a second straight Far East Division II football final...

Zama receiver Sean Canada tries to elude Robert D. Edgren defenders, led by Courtlyn Glover. (SHIGERU STUCKEY/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Zama gets first victory at Edgren's expense

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – The Zama Trojans finally played the sort of football game the coaching staff had been seeking, head coach Scott Bolin said....

The marquee in front of the new Yokota High School touts the homecoming football game Friday against Matthew C. Perry. The visiting and defending Far East Division II champion Samurai have to travel between 11 and 13 hours, sometimes longer, from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni by bus to Yokota, which can sometimes be an undertaking. GREG HOLLADAY/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Rules governing long trips are there to prevent incidents

Garrett Macias and his Matthew C. Perry football teammates were settled in early Thursday evening for their bus ride, as long as 13 hours, to...

U.S. Department of Education selects three DoDEA schools for 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award

ALEXANDRIA, VA — September 28, 2017 — Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools were recognized today by U.S. Secretary of...

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