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[4/23/2014] 96th Summer Koshien Finals game to start at 1pm

by on Apr.24, 2014 @ 1:06 am, under High School, Summer Koshien
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The Steering Committee for the 96th Summer Koshien met in Osaka on Wednesday.  Among topics covered:

  • The Finals game will go back to starting at 1:00pm for the first time in four years
  • Forty-nine schools will participate in the fifteen-day tournament that begins on August 9 (includes day-off after quarterfinals)
  • Bracket selections for the 1st Round will begin at 4:00pm on August 6 at The Festival Hall in Osaka

Source: Sponichi 4/24/2014

[4/8/2014] Yamashiro High School teachers gets one-year suspension for physical punishment

by on Apr.09, 2014 @ 1:07 am, under High School

Yamashiro High School in Kyoto announced on Tuesday that a fifty-two-year-old male teacher, who was also manager of the school's baseball team, resorted to violence as a form of punishment.

According to school officials, on the night of March 21, during a road trip to Funabashi, Chiba, the teacher slapped a first-year student twice after the student said the team's lodgings were like a reformatory.  That same night, the teacher went out for some drinks.  Upon returning to the lodgings, he found members of the team awake after curfew and punished the team captain, a second-year student, by striking him a number of times with his fist.

None of the players suffered any physical injuries.  The teacher was sorry for his actions and said he should not have resorted to physical punishment.

The Japan Student Baseball Association handed the teacher a one-year suspension on the same day of the announcement.

Source: Sponichi 4/8/2014

Japan Student Baseball Association hands down sentences [4/8/2014]

by on Apr.08, 2014 @ 11:44 pm, under High School
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The Japan Student Baseball Association met on Tuesday to determine punishments for the following cases:

Game Suspensions

Tochio (Niigata) - bullying - six months beginning on February 18

Daito Gakuen (Tokyo) - bullying - six months beginning on February 18

Funabashi Futawa (Chiba) - bullying - one month beginning on March 17

Nakano Nishi (Nagano) - bullying - three months beginning on March 19

Yufu (Oita) - bullying, playing with fire - one month beginning on March 19

Kamo Norin (Niigata) - card gambling - one month beginning on March 4

Osaki Chuo (Miyagi) - larceny, drinking - one month beginning on April 3

Hakata Kogyo (Fukuoka) - smoking - four months beginning on January 22**

Matsusho Gakuen (Nagano) - bullying, destruction of property - from February 13 to September 5*

Suspensions

Tabuse Noko (Yamaguchi, rubber baseball) director - false report - two years beginning on March 12

Okinawa Suisan (Okinawa) former manager - embezzling club activity costs - two years beginning on January 22

Omagari Kogyo (Akita) director - delayed report - three months beginning on March 19

Shichinohe (Aomori) manager - violence, delayed report - six months beginning on February 7

Yamashiro (Kyoto) director/manager - violence - one year beginning on March 26

Wakimachi (Tokushima) director - drunk driving - two years beginning on March 13

* extended after one member of the team broke a school window and another beat a teammate because they were unhappy about the original punishment (six-months beginning on February 13, violence).

** extended another month after more smoking was uncovered (original punishment was three months beginning on January 22).

Updated with extension information on April 11 at 3:23am.

Source: Jiji Press 4/8/2014Nikkan Sports 4/9/2014

[4/4/2014] Asian 18U Baseball Championship Preliminary Roster

by on Apr.04, 2014 @ 8:44 pm, under High School, International
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The Japan High School Baseball Federation released the preliminary roster for the Asian 18U Baseball Championship (Thailand, September 1-7).  The selections are based on performances during the recent Spring Koshien.  Twenty-six players were selected -- nine pitchers, four catchers, eight infielders, and five outfielders.  Additional candidates will be selected after the Summer Koshien.

Pos Name JPN Name ENG School Yr Ht (cm) Wt (kg) T/B
P 田嶋 大樹 Tajima, Daiki Sano Nihon Daigaku 3 182 76 L/L
P 飯塚 悟史 Iizuka, Satoshi Nihon Bunri 3 185 76 R/L
P 田中 空良 Tanaka, Sora Toyokawa 3 177 75 R/L
P 高橋 奎二 Takahashi, Keiji Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian 2 176 62 L/L
P 永谷 暢章 Nagatani, Nobaki Riseisha 2 187 87 R/R
P 山岡 就也 Yamaoka, Shuya Hiroshima Shinjo 3 173 70 L/L
P 岸 潤一郎 Kishi, Junichiro Meitoku Gijuku 3 175 75 R/R
P 伊波 友和 Iha, Tomokazu Misato Kogyo 3 180 78 R/R
P 山城 大智 Yamashiro, Daichi Okinawa Shogaku 3 176 77 R/R
C 池田 瞳夢 Ikeda, Hiromu Kanto Daiichi 3 174 78 R/R
C 氷見 泰介 Himi, Daisuke Toyokawa 3 173 71 R/R
C 髙橋 佑八 Takahashi, Yuya Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian 3 175 70 R/R
C 岸田 行倫 Kishida, Yukinori Hotoku Gakuen 3 175 76 R/R
INF 直井 秀太 Naoi, Shuta Hakuoh Daigaku Ashikaga 3 174 75 R/L
INF 深江 大晟 Fukae, Taisei Hachinohe Gakuin Kosei 3 176 75 R/R
INF 吉田 叡生 Yoshida, Toshiki Sano Nihon Daigaku 3 173 77 R/L
INF 森 奨真 Mori, Shoma Meitoku Gijuku 3 170 65 R/R
INF 岡本 和真 Okamoto, Kazuma Chiben Gakuen 3 183 95 R/R
INF 安里 健 Asato, Takeru Okinawa Shogaku 3 181 84 R/R
INF 高濱 祐仁 Takahama, Yuto Yokohama 3 182 80 R/R
INF 吉田 有輝 Yoshida, Yuki Riseisha 3 173 70 R/L
OF 大下 誠一郎 Oshita, Seiichiro Hakuoh Daigaku Ashikaga 2 172 87 R/R
OF 伊藤 優希 Ito, Yuki Komazawa Daigaku Fuzoku Tomakomai 3 175 68 R/R
OF 浅間 大基 Asama, Daiki Yokohama 3 182 72 R/L
OF 徳本 健太朗 Tokumoto, Kentaro Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian 3 177 68 R/L
OF 赤嶺 謙 Akamine, Ken Okinawa Shogaku 3 176 76 R/R

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Source: Mainichi Shimbun 4/2/2014

86th Spring Koshien: Day 10

by on Mar.31, 2014 @ 8:58 pm, under High School, Spring Koshien
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Game 1

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Fukuchiyama Seibi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 1
Riseisha 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 6 9 3

Game 2

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toyokawa 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 12 1
Okinawa Shogaku 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 2

Game 3

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Sano Nihon Daigaku 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 15 0
Meitoku Gijuku 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 1

Game 4

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Kiryu Daiichi 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 3
Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1X 5 5 2

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86th Spring Koshien: Day 8

by on Mar.29, 2014 @ 10:24 pm, under High School, Spring Koshien
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Game 1

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kanto Daiichi 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Meitoku Gijuku 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 X 3 10 2

Game 2

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 R H E
Kiryu Daiichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 2
Hiroshima Shinjo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 5

Game 3

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hachinohe Gakuin Kosei 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3
Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 X 8 13 0

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86th Spring Koshien: Day 7

by on Mar.28, 2014 @ 9:18 pm, under High School, Spring Koshien
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Game 1

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Ikeda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 2
Toyokawa 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 4 10 0

Game 2

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hakuoh Daigaku Ashikaga 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Okinawa Shogaku 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 X 8 12 1

Game 3

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Chiben Gakuen 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 8 1
Sano Nihon Daigaku 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1X 5 10 2

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