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TOCHIGI

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 8, 2019
Three teachers in Tochigi referred to prosecutors over 8 students killed in avalanche in 2017
Three high school teachers were referred to prosecutors Friday over an ill-fated mountaineering lesson at a ski resort in Tochigi Prefecture that resulted in eight deaths in an avalanche in March 2017.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Feb 9, 2019
Impressive outside shooting carries Brex past Sunrockers
The Tochigi Brex didn't have a single player carrying the offense on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 5, 2019
Japan shoe sniffer admits sexual kicks drove him to steal 70 pairs of used footwear
A man on trial for the theft of a large number of shoes has admitted he committed the crimes because he gets his sexual kicks from sniffing people's used footwear, police said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jan 25, 2019
Hannaryz prevail against Levanga; Brex edge Brave Thunders
Veteran big man David Simon had a game-high 21 points and four teammates also scored in double figures in the Kyoto Hannaryz's 85-74 road victory over the Levanga Hokkaido on Friday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 17, 2019
Jets, Brex continue heavyweight battle for superiority
Talk about excellent timing.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 13, 2019
Jets win Emperor's Cup in overtime thriller
Diminutive star Yuki Togashi ended the nail-biting, seesaw game with a clutch shot.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 12, 2019
Jets cap comeback against Alvark in final second, book spot in Emperor's Cup final
The Chiba Jets Funabashi are returning to the Emperor's Cup final.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 10, 2019
Jets, Hannaryz, Brex, Alvark reach Emperor's Cup semifinals
Four B. League teams advanced to the Emperor's Cup semifinals after posting victories on Thursday at Saitama Super Arena.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jan 6, 2019
Clutch shooting gets Brex past Alvark in series split
B. League champions in the first two seasons of the upstart circuit's existence, the Tochigi Brex and Alvark Tokyo, have a fierce rivalry and display immense pride whenever they step onto the basketball court.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Dec 13, 2018
Tochigi flourishing with solid team play
The Tochigi Brex are playing at an astonishingly high level this season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Dec 9, 2018
Ryan Rossiter sends big brother home happy as Brex beat Golden Kings
It's not every day that a brother who lives on the other side of the Pacific Ocean gets the chance see a younger sibling play a starring role in a professional sports event far from home.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Nov 23, 2018
B. League revenue increased by 30 percent in second season
Although it is too hard to predict the future, the Japan men's professional hoop circuit has made steady growth since its inception in September 2016.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Nov 15, 2018
Hokkaido will host 2020 All-Star Game
The annual All-Star Game is making the rounds in the league's brief history.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Nov 4, 2018
Brex stomp Lakestars to maintain high-flying form
When the Tochigi Brex are in sync on offense, they are a very dangerous team.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 26, 2018
Police conduct major search for French woman missing in Nikko since July
Police conducted another large-scale search operation on Friday for a female French tourist who went missing in late July in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Oct 12, 2018
Tochigi trounces Toyama in series opener
The Tochigi Brex played opportunistic pressure defense against the Toyama Grouses on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Sep 27, 2018
Returning core makes Alvark title favorites
When a team ascends to the top by winning a title, the players have a metaphorical target on their backs whenever they step onto the court.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2018
Japanese police deploy 80 officers in search for French woman missing in Nikko
Police and rescuers on Friday stepped up search efforts for a French woman who vanished during a trip to Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, in late July, after receiving a new witness report.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 3, 2018
High court upholds life term for '05 Tochigi killer after quashing lower court ruling; defense appeals
The Tokyo High Court sentenced a man to life in prison Friday for the 2005 murder of a girl in Tochigi Prefecture, retaining a lower court's punishment but repealing its ruling for excessive reliance on interrogation footage.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 3, 2018
Makoto Hiejima energized by opportunity to compete for Brisbane Bullets
The Tochigi Brex's signing of top guard Makoto Hiejima was one of the biggest moves to date in the B. League this offseason.

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