Hiroshi Ikezawa

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

Big Bears, Fighters to square off in Koshien Bowl

/ Dec 4, 2016

Big Bears, Fighters to square off in Koshien Bowl

Yuta Sasaki threw three touchdown passes in the first half as the Waseda University Big Bears routed the Tohoku University Hornets 47-2 on Sunday at Amino Vital Field in Chofu, Tokyo, in the Eastern Japan Championship. The Big Bears earned a berth in the ...

Quarterback guru Knapp brings message to Japan

/ Oct 16, 2016

Quarterback guru Knapp brings message to Japan

Greg Knapp has coached numerous quarterbacks over his 21-year coaching career, from Hall of Famer Steve Young to Michael Vick, Matt Schaub, Carson Palmer and Peyton Manning. His current mission is to develop Trevor Siemian and first-round draft pick Paxton Lynch to be the ...

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

/ Sep 25, 2016

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

Ryo Takagi rushed 37 yards for the decisive score and defensive back Go Sano made a touchdown-saving pass defense on the final play as the IBM BigBlue improved to 2-1 with a 34-27 win over the Asahi Beer Silver Star on Sunday at Fujitsu ...

Gardner shines in debut but fails to lead Rise to win

/ Aug 28, 2016

Gardner shines in debut but fails to lead Rise to win

Devin Gardner’s X League debut turned out to be a bittersweet experience. The former Michigan quarterback threw a touchdown pass to Jeremy Gallon, another ex-Wolverine, and scored another, but failed to lead his Nojima Sagamihara Rise to a victory over the Obic Seagulls, who ...