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For the past 23 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[…]

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Introducing the Yonsei 24 Team

This year’s team will be traveling to Matsue, Japan.  Coaches for the Yonsei 24 team are Girl’s Head Coach, Allison Taka and Assistant Coach, Melanie Schmitz; Boy’s Head Coach, Dayn Araki and Assistant Coach, Ryan Lee. Congratulations to: Girls Boys Rachel Arakawa Kara Chu Allyson Hirano Katie Ikemoto Kylee Ishibashi Makani[…]

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Yonsei 24 Coaches

Working with our Yonsei 24 players and preparing them for their Goodwill tour to Matsue, Japan are Boy’s Head Coach Dayn Araki and Girl’s Head Coach Allison Taka. Their assistant coaches are Ryan Lee and Melanie Schmitz. Dayn Araki has coached basketball for the past nine years at Foothill High School; three years as[…]

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2016 Yonsei Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Shaye Uyematsu, Lindsay Masukawa (pictured with Yonsei President Jim Matsushita), Danielle Yang and Zachary Ishimoto…recipients of this year’s Yonsei Scholarships Sue Kamiyama Scholarship – Danielle Yang Danielle graduated from La Canada High School with a 3.8 unweighted GPA. She will be attending UC Berkeley. Danielle participated in numerous[…]

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Y24 Shoot-a-Thon Winners

Congratulations to Kole Kikuta and Katie Osako, the Y24 winners in the recent annual Glenn Yamashita Shoot-a-Thon Scholarship contest. Kole made 87 out of 100 free throw attempts and Katie made 88 free throws.

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