Congratulations to Mia Farrell and Jared Shintani, the Y23 winners in the recent annual Glenn Yamashita Shoot-a-Thon Scholarship contest. Mia made 89 out of 100 free throw attempts and Jared made 84 free throws.
For the past 22 years, the Yonsei Basketball Association has provided an opportunity for middle school-aged youth to learn about the importance of Japanese culture, family values, and community participation. These experiences will surely play an important role in the development of the character in our youth. Yonsei will be[…]
This year’s team will be traveling to Kochi, located in Southern Japan. Coaches for the Yonsei 23 team are Girl’s Head Coach, Lindsey Nitake and Assistant Coach, Jodie Goya; Boy’s Head Coach, Derek Mitchell and Assistant Coach, Curtis Takimoto. Congratulations to: Girls Boys Charis Au Alyson Chang Mia Farrell Kate Higashi Sydney Homan Jordyn[…]
Preparing the Yonsei 23 team for their Goodwill tour to Kochi, Japan are Boy’s Head Coach Derek Mitchell and Girl’s Head Coach Lindsey Nitake. Their assistant coaches are Curtis Takimoto and Jodie Goya. Derek is the Varsity Head Coach at Cypress High School, and is currently a middle-school teacher. Derek traveled[…]
The 2016 Goodwill Exchange Tour will visit Kochi, the capital city of Kochi Prefecture, Japan. The city is small and friendly, a friend of the Yonsei Basketball Association for many years! Kochi is located on the southern coast, on the island of Shikoku, Japan. The city has a rich history[…]
Congratulations to Kayoko Fong, Keith Nishihara, Alex Lee, and Jared Yamasaki…recipients of this year’s Yonsei Scholarships. Sue Kamiyama Scholarship – Kayoko Fong A graduate of Westridge School for Girls in Pasadena, Kayoko will be attending Emory University (Oxford College) in the Fall. She plans to pursue a degree in Human[…]