Spike It! Boys’ Volleyball Begins Its Pre-Season

by Taylor Bata After laying dormant for a year (save for the occasional game or tournament), Boys’ Volleyball is back and the sound of court shoes scuffing on the floor of the Annex Building’s Gym is heard once more. With almost a whole month of tri-weekly practices under their belts, the boys are getting ready for the upcoming Invitational Tournament in Vienna. This friendly competition … Continue reading Spike It! Boys’ Volleyball Begins Its Pre-Season

A Variety of Warrior Successes at CEESA Softball

by Amelie Rehbein and Yoo Jin Lim The High School girls and boys softball teams competed in the CEESA this weekend, the girls in Bucharest, Romania, and the boys in Warsaw, Poland. The girls finished in 4th place, while the boys A team won its 7th consecutive CEESA championship. The girls travelling team consisted of 14 players and coaches Ms.Nail and Ms. Newman. The boys … Continue reading A Variety of Warrior Successes at CEESA Softball

JV Girls Take On CEESA Basketball

by Amy Oh The CEESA JV Girls Basketball tournament took place in ASW last weekend, 10th to 12th of March. Two equally divided ASW teams participated; the White team came 5th and the Red team came 4th. Schools from Bucharest, Prague, and Moscow also participated and the Prague Falcons won the 1st place trophy. According to Coach Berntson, “it was a successful season regardless of … Continue reading JV Girls Take On CEESA Basketball

JV Boys Baskeball Tournament

by Sneha Ramshanker Last weekend, ASW hosted the HS CEESA JV basketball tournament and both the JV boys teams (JV A and JV B) performed extremely well with the JV A team placing 3rd and the JV B team fifth 5th. Overall, the tournament was packed with action. The boys put all their months of training to the test and fought hard throughout the tournament. Matthew Batchelder (9) – … Continue reading JV Boys Baskeball Tournament

Play it Again: An Inside Look at Athletics at HKIS and ASW

Sports are an integral part of the high school experience in America in a way that they are not in most other places. In fact, as The Atlantic reported in 2013, the United States spends more tax money per high school athlete than it does per high school math student. How does this emphasis on sports work when American schools go overseas? How do student … Continue reading Play it Again: An Inside Look at Athletics at HKIS and ASW