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Iwakuni Girl Scouts write in new year with Kakizome

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January 15, 2019
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Families with USA Girl Scouts Overseas West Pacific from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni and families from local Japanese...
E.J. King's James Meachum skies for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick during Saturday's Japan boys basketball game. The Red Devils won 54-34, handing the Cobras their first loss in nine games this season.  SHION RUDOLPH/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Basketball: Edgren boys, Zama girls are last unbeatens on Japan

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January 14, 2019
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – While Robert D. Edgren continued its flying start on the boys basketball hardwood, the Eagles’ wrestling team has also begun to rev up its engines.
Robert D. Edgren's Riley Palfy and fellow transfers Chauncey Williams, Quan Thompson and Amos Alsvig, hit the road for the first time this season playing at Zama on Friday and Saturday.  MICHAEL K. ATKINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Boys Basketball: New-look Eagles are soaring so far this season

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January 11, 2019
After a 2-22 season a year ago, Robert D. Edgren’s boys basketball team finds itself at 5-0, including a DODEA-Japan best 4-0 thus far.
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Ex-Panthers to take their games to Division I level

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January 08, 2019
A pair of former stars with their respective DODEA-Pacific high school Panthers teams are taking their respective games to the Division I level for the 2019-20 college years:
Geometry students use a rope to show how to calculate a triangle during class at Naples High School near Naples, Italy. The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to increase class sizes in its middle and high schools next year, a decision that would reduce staff by about 300.  SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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DODEA schools to increase average class sizes, shed 300 jobs in bid to free up funds

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January 10, 2019
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to increase average class sizes in its middle and high schools next year and expects to shed about 300...
Gimme that ball! Daegu's Dai'Ja Turner and Humphreys' Maria Bruch scrap for the ball during Saturday's Korea girls basketball game. Daegu came from behind to beat humphreys 48-44.  MARY SARANTAKES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Girls Basketball: Too much Turner for Blackhawks in first loss

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January 07, 2019
CAMP WALKER, South Korea – A strong dose of inside presence in the second half from Dai’Ja Turner helped Daegu’s girls basketball team win a battle of unbeatens Saturday against...