Hiroshi Ikezawa

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

Gordon leads Frontiers to victory in Japan X Bowl

Dec 16, 2014

Gordon leads Frontiers to victory in Japan X Bowl

Former Harvard running back Gino Gordon rushed for 112 yards and four touchdowns, leading the Fujitsu Frontiers to a 44-10 victory over the IBM BigBlue on Monday night at Tokyo Dome in the Japan X Bowl. The Frontiers clinched their first X League title ...

Kwansei Gakuin routs Nihon University to win college title

Dec 14, 2014

Kwansei Gakuin routs Nihon University to win college title

It’s been a while since western Japan was regarded as having better American football schools than eastern Japan. The Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters, based in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Pref., proved that is now the case by clinching their fourth consecutive collegiate football championship by defeating ...

Ritsumeikan University trounces Hosei University in Tokyo Bowl

Dec 7, 2014

Ritsumeikan University trounces Hosei University in Tokyo Bowl

Senior quarterback Kanji Maeda completed 7 of 9 passes for 231 yards and a 66-yard touchdown pass to freshman wide receiver Yoshihito Omi, leading the Ritsumeikan University Panthers to a 41-7 rout of the Hosei University Tomahawks on Sunday at Amino Vital Field in ...

Nihon University beats Hosei to claim perfect record

Nov 23, 2014

Nihon University beats Hosei to claim perfect record

Reserve quarterback Ryosuke Nishizawa rushed 15 yards for the winning touchdown with 5:00 remaining in the second quarter, leading the Nihon University Phoenix to a 17-14 victory over the Hosei University Tomahawks on Sunday in the final day of Kanto Collegitate League at Yokohama ...

Deers take revenge on Seagulls, win division

Oct 19, 2014

Deers take revenge on Seagulls, win division

The Deers ended last season by losing to the Obic Seagulls 21-12 in the semifinals of the X League playoffs at Yokohama Stadium. It was also their last game as the Kajima Corporation-owned football team. A year later at the same site, the Deers, ...

Late Tanabe TD gives Hosei edge over Waseda

Oct 12, 2014

Late Tanabe TD gives Hosei edge over Waseda

Hosei Univeristy running back Ryo Tanabe rushed for 56 yards for the decisive touchdown with 9:27 remaining in the fourth quarter as the Tomahawks defeated the Waseda University Big Bears 28-24 on Sunday. The Tomahawks joined their archival Nihon University Phoenix as the only ...