Y19 – Class of 2016

Congratulations to Yonsei 19, as they graduate high school! The Y19 team will be attending one of the following colleges this Fall: Biola University CSU Fullerton CSU Long Beach Cypress College Drexel University Oregon State University San Diego State Seattle University UC Berkeley UC Davis UCLA UC Riverside University of[…]

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Y23 Shoot-a-Thon Winners

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.

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Scholarship Applications Available

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[…]

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Introducing the Yonsei 23 Team

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[…]

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Yonsei 23 Coaches

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[…]

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2015 Yonsei Scholarship Recipients

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[…]

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