Osaka Toin High School beat Kanaashi Nogyo High School earlier today by the score of 13-2 and won the 2018 Summer Koshien.0 Comments
Brackets for the 100th Summer Koshien were selected on August 2.0 Comments
|1||北北海道||Kita Hokkaido||旭川大高||Asahikawa Daigaku||Priv||8|
|3||青森||Aomori||八戸学院光星||Hachinohe Gakuin Kosei||Priv||9|
|9||茨木||Ibaraki||土浦日大||Tsuchiura Nihon Daigaku||Priv||4|
|13||北埼玉||Kita Saitama||花咲徳栄||Hanasaki Tokuharu||Priv||6|
|14||南埼玉||Minami Saitama||浦和学院||Urawa Gakuin||Priv||13|
|15||東千葉||Higashi Chiba||木更津総合||Kisarazu Sogo||Priv||7|
|16||西千葉||Nishi Chiba||中央学院||Chuo Gakuin||Priv||1|
|17||東東京||Higashi Tokyo||二松学舎大付||Nisho Gakusha Daigaku Fuzoku||Priv||3|
|18||西東京||Nishi Tokyo||日大三||Nihon Daigaku Dai San||Priv||17|
|26||静岡||Shizuoka||常葉大菊川||Tokoha Daigaku Fuzoku Kikugawa||Priv||6|
|27||東愛知||Higashi Aichi||愛知産大三河||Aichi Sangyo Daigaku Mikawa||Priv||2|
|28||西愛知||Nishi Aichi||愛工大名電||Aichi Kogyo Daigaku Meiden||Priv||12|
|29||岐阜||Gifu||大垣日大||Ogaki Nihon Daigaku||Priv||5|
|32||京都||Kyoto||龍谷大平安||Ryukoku Daigaku Fuzoku Heian||Priv||34|
|33||北大阪||Kita Osaka||大阪桐蔭||Osaka Toin||Priv||10|
|34||南大阪||Minami Osaka||近大付||Kinki Daigaku Fuzoku||Priv||5|
|35||東兵庫||Higashi Hyogo||報徳学園||Hotoku Gakuen||Priv||15|
|36||西兵庫||Nishi Hyogo||明石商||Akashi Shogyo||Pub||1|
|37||奈良||Nara||奈良大付||Nara Daigaku Fuzoku||Priv||1|
|48||北福岡||Kita Fukuoka||折尾愛真||Orio Aishin||Priv||1|
|49||南福岡||Minami Fukuoka||沖学園||Oki Gakuen||Priv||1|
|53||熊本||Kumamoto||東海大熊本星翔||Tokai Daigaku Fuzoku Kumamoto Seisho||Priv||2|
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The Japan High School Baseball Federation is not planning to schedule pre-tournament practice days at Koshien Stadium this year. Teams will instead get a tour of the facilities and a chance to check the field.
A tournament-high fifty-six high schools will be participating in this year’s 100th anniversary Summer Koshien. The tournament is slated to start on August 5.
Legend Ceremonial First Pitches
The steering committee for the 100th Summer Koshien held a meeting in Osaka on April 11 and approved revisions for ticket sales and costs.
The Japan High School Baseball Federation made the decision to raise prices due to accidents caused by fans waiting in long lines for games. The extra money raised will be put towards a fund for high school baseball.0 Comments
The steering committee for the 90th Spring Koshien (Senbatsu) met in Osaka on January 10 and selected Ima Arite for the opening march. Ima Arite is also currently the tournament song. The thirty-six participating high schools will be decided by the selection committee on January 26.
The following tie break rules will also be introduced, not just to the Spring Koshien, but also to the Summer Koshien and various spring, summer, and fall tournaments.
The Japan High School Baseball Federation (JHBF) decided that the new tie-break rules for the 90th Spring Koshien next year will be finalized in January 2018. The JHBF originally planned to set the final rules before the end of the year, but they decided to extend the deadline so that they can take all suggestions (provided through surveys given by regional federations across Japan) in consideration.
The JHBF decided the 100th Summer Koshien message will be, “Arigato Natsu 100-kai Korekaramo” (Thank you, summer 100 times, from here on too).
Source: Daily Sports 11/24/2017
The Kanagawa High School Baseball Federation (KHBF) decided to split the Kanagawa region into two tournaments for the 100th Summer Koshien: the South Kanagawa Tournament and the North Kanagawa Tournament. The federation has 194 high school members and ninety-six will be in the South Kangawa and ninety-eight in the North. The Kanagawa Tournament will be split into North and South for the first time since the 90th Koshien Tournament in 2008.
The steering committee for the Summer Koshien met in Osaka today and decided that the 2018 Summer Koshien will feature a tournament-high fifty-six high schools as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. The decision will be approved during a board of directors meeting on April 26.
Regions that will have with an extra bracket (total two):
Source: Sponichi 4/19/2017
In other related news:
The 100th Summer Koshien next year could feature two schools from Fukuoka, as part of a special rule to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Summer Koshien. In the past, six brackets (Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Aichi, Osaka, Hyogo) were added to the 80th (1998) and 90th (2008) tournaments.
Fukuoka is a large region that has been highly competitive. 134 high schools competed for one spot in last year’s Summer Koshien. Two high schools from Fukuoka made it to the Spring Koshien this year for the first time in twelve years and both managed to advance to the quarterfinals.0 Comments