Tokaidai Sagami wins Koshien title

| Aug 20, 2015

Tokaidai Sagami wins Koshien title

Shinnosuke Ogasawara hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the ninth inning as Tokaidai Sagami of Kanagawa Prefecture beat Miyagi’s Sendai Ikuei 10-6 in the National High School Championship final on Thursday. Leading off the ninth with the game tied 6-6 before ...

Jul 11, 2015

Man arrested for bomb threat over boy band film

Hyogo prefectural police arrested a 27-year-old man Saturday on suspicion of making a bomb threat against a sports stadium unless a film starring a Japanese boy band was pulled from theaters. According to police, on July 31 last year, Shuhei Yoshie, a resident of ...

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

Dec 23, 2013

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

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Makoto Chogahara, 48, is making it possible for former high school baseball players to once again chase their dream of playing in Koshien Stadium, home of the national tournament. Chogahara, an associate professor at Kobe University’s Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, founded ...