Hiroshi Ikezawa

For Hiroshi Ikezawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

BigBlue, Seagulls set to square off in Pearl Bowl

/ Jun 14, 2017

BigBlue, Seagulls set to square off in Pearl Bowl

James Brooks wears an affable smile and never loses his polite attitude off the field. But once the 195-cm, 123-kg defensive lineman gets on the field, he becomes a guy who forces offensive coordinators to shape their game plan around combating him. The IBM ...

Harimoto striving to boost ranking after sensational debut

Jun 7, 2017

Harimoto striving to boost ranking after sensational debut

Sensational junior high school student Tomokazu Harimoto is now setting his sights on playing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after becoming the youngest quarterfinalist ever at the recent world table tennis championships. Amazed at the number of media people surrounding him, the 13-year-old said ...

BigBlue, Seagulls advance to Pearl Bowl final

/ Jun 4, 2017

BigBlue, Seagulls advance to Pearl Bowl final

IBM quarterback Yuki Masamoto outperformed former Michigan passer Devin Gardner to lead the BigBlue to a 27-19 victory over the Nojima Sagamihara Rise on Sunday at Fujitsu Stadium Kawasaki in the semifinals of the Pearl Bowl Tournament. The defending champion BigBlue will take on ...