CHRISTIAN ACADEMY IN JAPAN
Christian
Academy
in Japan
January 2018

Varsity boys' basketball completes third day of Far East Tournament

CAJ's varsity boys' basketball team had a grueling day on Wednesday, playing three games in the combined Far East Tournament. CAJ won its first contest against Zion Christian Academy by a score of 49-41, which got the Knights into the bracket of 16.  Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball completes third day of Far East Touranment

A day after finishing third in the Division II Far East Tournament, the varsity girls' basketball team guaranteed themselves a top-eight finish in the combined tournament with one win and one loss on Wednesday. Read More…

JV girls' basketball loses 38-14 to ASIJ

The JV girls' basketball team also played at ASIJ on Tuesday. With just six players available to the Mustangs' 10, CAJ ran out of gas in the second half and let ASIJ run away with a 38-14 win. Read More…

JV boys' basketball loses 75-24 to ASIJ

The JV boys’ basketball team had another tough game against the talented ASIJ Mustangs on Tuesday, losing 75-24. ASIJ took an 18-2 lead after one quarter and kept widening the margin little by little throughout the game.
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Varsity girls' basketball completes second day of Far East Tournament

The varsity girls' basketball team finished third place at the Far East Division II Tournament in Iwakuni on Tuesday. CAJ began the day with a 39-14 semifinal loss to powerhouse Yokota before defeating Osan 33-30 to secure its final placing. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball completes second day of Far East Tournament

After a one-point loss to M.C. Perry on Monday, CAJ's varsity boys' basketball team responded with a vengeance by blowing out Edgren 57-29 on Tuesday morning. The victory gave the team a ninth-place finish in the Far East Division II Tournament. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball completes first day of Far East Tournament

CAJ's girls' varsity basketball team had a fantastic first day at its Far East Tournament in Iwakuni! Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball completes first day of Far East Tournament

The varsity boys' basketball team began its Far East Tournament in Okinawa on Monday with a tight game against M.C. Perry. Ultimately, the Knights lost 45-44 after staying neck and neck with the Samurai all game long. Read More…

JV boys' basketball loses 50-14 to Yokota

CAJ's JV boys had a difficult time stopping the Yokota Panthers and scoring on the other end on Thursday night. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball loses 68-56 to Yokota

While the girls were at CAJ playing Yokota, the boys went to Yokota for their games. Read More…

JV girls' basketball beats Yokota 24-15

The JV girls' basketball team was, however, able to defeat Yokota on Thursday. In a slow-paced defensive battle, the Knights won 24-15 and improved their league record to 8-4. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball loses 36-21 to Yokota

The varsity girls' basketball team held its Senior Night on Thursday at CAJ against Yokota. The Panthers entered the game with an 11-0 record in Kanto league play. Read More…

JV boys' basketball loses 57-27 to St. Mary's

The JV boys' basketball team had a more difficult time than the varsity against its rivals from St. Mary's on Wednesday. The Titans sprinted out to a big lead very quickly and ended up beating the Knights 57-27. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball beats St. Mary's 49-47

Wednesday night was an exciting one for the varsity boys' basketball team. The Knights went down to the wire at St. Mary's and ended up pulling out a 49-47 overtime victory over the Titans on a game-winning basket by Takara, with an assist from Josh. Read More…

Wrestling competes at Kanto Finals

CAJ's wrestling team had a strong showing at the Kanto Finals at St. Mary's on Saturday. Only three wrestlers competed officially for the Knights due to injury, but Safari and Natasha also wrestled exhibition matches. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball completes third day of Kanto Classic Tournament

CAJ's varsity boys' basketball team was, unfortunately, unable to pick up wins in either of its two games at the Kanto Classic Tournament at ASIJ on Saturday. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball completes third day of Kanto Classic Tournament

The varsity girls' basketball team picked up one win and one loss on the final day of the Kanto Classic Tournament at ASIJ. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball completes second day of Kanto Classic Tournament

Thursday was the girls' turn to upset Yokota, and Friday was the boys' turn to repeat the feat! Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball completes second day of Kanto Classic Tournament

It was a tough day at ASIJ for the varsity girls' basketball team in the Kanto Classic Tournament. Following a big win against powerhouse Yokota on Thursday night, the Knights lost both games on Friday. They fell 30-20 to Kinnick in the early afternoon and then 34-23 to Kadena a few hours later.
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JV girls' basketball beats ASIJ 26-22

The JV girls' basketball team had an inspiring performance at CAJ on Thursday against the favored ASIJ Mustangs. The Knights won 26-22 in a game that was tight all the way through. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball completes first day of Kanto Classic Tournament

What a night it was for the girls' varsity basketball team on Thursday! Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball completes first day of Kanto Classic Tournament

The boys' varsity basketball team got off to a solid start on the first day of the three-day Kanto Classic Tournament at ASIJ on Thursday. They started with a 65-37 loss to Kinnick before ending the day with a 47-39 comeback victory over Edgren.
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Wrestling loses dual meet to ASIJ

The wrestling team continued an injury-plagued season on Tuesday in a dual meet at ASIJ. CAJ had just three healthy wrestlers (Joe, Jordan and Tai), but only Jordan had an opponent to compete against. Read More…

JV girls' basketball beats ISSH 28-10

The JV girls’ basketball team was also able to pick up a win against ISSH. In this game, the Knights didn’t have much trouble as they cruised to a 28-10 win. At halftime, they had built an 18-2 lead thanks to a combination of strong defense and poor shooting by the Symbas. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball beats ISSH 42-23

It wasn’t pretty, but the varsity girls’ basketball team defeated ISSH on Tuesday by a score of 42-23 to push its league record to 7-3 and its overall record to 9-3. Read More…

Wrestling competes at Beast of the East tournament

The wrestling team competed in The Beast tournament on Saturday at the Yokosuka Naval Base. With Joseph and SungWon injured, only four varsity wrestlers and one exhibition wrestler competed for the Knights. Read More…

Field hockey splits games against ASIJ and BST

The field hockey team played two games at ASIJ on Saturday, winning and losing one apiece. The first game was a 3-0 loss to ASIJ in the morning, while the second was a 2-1 victory over BST in the afternoon. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball beats St. Maur 59-16

Excellent defense spurred the varsity boys’ basketball team to a resounding 59-16 win on Saturday against St. Maur, who struggled to score on the Knight’s press and half-court defenses. Read More…

JV boys' basketball beats St. Maur 39-32

CAJ’s JV boys’ basketball team held off a late comeback from St. Maur on Saturday to defeat their opponent 39-32. The Knights’ lead of 29-18 after three quarters was trimmed to 35-32 with one minute left before Hikaru made all four of his free throws in the final minute to seal the win for CAJ. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball beats St. Maur 64-22

The varsity girls’ basketball team coasted to an easy 64-22 victory on Saturday morning at CAJ against St. Maur. The Knights led the Cougars 41-12 at halftime before slowing down the pace of the game in the second half.
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JV boys' basketball loses 68-15 to ASIJ

CAJ's JV boys' basketball started the evening on Friday night with a contest against the always tough ASIJ Mustangs JV. The young Knights struggled with turnovers all game long and ended up losing 68-15. Read More…

Varsity boys' basketball loses 83-32 to ASIJ

The varsity boys' basketball team ran into an offensive machine on Friday, losing to ASIJ by a score of 83-32. The Mustangs used excellent outside shooting and several aggressive drives to take a 65-13 lead midway through the third quarter. Read More…

Varsity girls' basketball loses 58-46 to Kinnick

The girls’ varsity basketball team hung tough against a big and fast Kinnick squad on Thursday night at CAJ, losing 58-46 in a competitive game. The Knights trailed by a score of just 30-26 at halftime, but the Red Devils’ athleticism shone through in the second half as they scored several baskets on the fast break. Read More…

JV girls' basketball loses 42-32 to Kinnick

The JV girls’ basketball team was also in action on Thursday night against Kinnick. Like the varsity, the JV Knights stayed close for most of the game, but ended up falling by a score of 42-32. The Red Devils’ JV squad was also very a tough physical matchup for CAJ, who were at a big height disadvantage. Read More…

Field hockey beats YIS 1-0

The field hockey team defeated YIS in Yokohama on Wednesday afternoon by a score of 1-0. Reeko scored the only goal of the game about 22 minutes into the first half on an assist from Morgan. Read More…
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