Hiroshi Ikezawa

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

Impulse down Frontiers to win Japan X Bowl

/ Dec 14, 2015

Impulse down Frontiers to win Japan X Bowl

The X League championship is heading to western Japan for the first time since 2008. So is the overall national championship. Tetsuo Takata threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Taiji Koyama with 1:11 remaining as the Panasonic Impulse defeated the defending national champion Fujitsu ...

Frontiers, Impulse in X Bowl showdown

/ Dec 10, 2015

Frontiers, Impulse in X Bowl showdown

The X League’s No. 1 passer faces its stingiest defense when two undefeated teams fight for the X League championship in the Japan X Bowl on Monday at Tokyo Dome. The defending champion Fujitsu Frontiers quarterback Colby Cameron set the league’s single-season records for ...

Cameron leads Frontiers to win over Deers

/ Nov 15, 2015

Cameron leads Frontiers to win over Deers

Colby Cameron completed 35 of 48 passes for 304 yards and two TD passes to Takeshi Akiyama and scored another on an 8-yard run, leading the defending national champion Fujitsu Frontiers to a 34-24 victory over the Lixil Deers on Sunday at Yokohama Stadium. ...

Obic outplays IBM in second-stage opener

/ Oct 31, 2015

Obic outplays IBM in second-stage opener

Shun Sugawara, making his first start since Sept. 13, completed 19 of 30 passes for 226 yard and a score and Asaki Mochizuki had two rushing touchdowns as the Obic Seagulls beat the IBM BigBlue 34-26 on Saturday at Yokohama Stadium in the second-stage ...

Cameron, Fujitsu trounce Obic

/ Oct 17, 2015

Cameron, Fujitsu trounce Obic

Colby Cameron threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the defending national champion Fujitsu Frontiers to a 41-7 rout of the Obic Seagulls on Saturday at Fujitsu Stadium Kawasaki. With the victory, the Frontiers (5-0) finished the season’s first stage in ...

Wawrinka puts away Stepanek in opener

/ Oct 6, 2015

Wawrinka puts away Stepanek in opener

At age 30, Stan Wawrinka feels he is still improving. And Tuesday’s first-round victory turned out to be more proof of that. The top-seeded Swiss got off to a good start in his fourth Japan Open appearance by scoring a 7-5, 6-3 win over ...