Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament

By Angela Park, News Editor In the weeks preceding Oct. 21, a selective group of students battled through schedule conflicts to form an off-season soccer team, placing fifth amongst unfamiliar teams, in the Asian Christian Schools Conference (ACSC) held at YISS.  Due to the team being formed off-season, “it was almost like a whole new team, with missing last year’s seniors,” acknowledged defending sweeper, Justin … Continue reading Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament

A Dream Come True: The Lady Knights Slay the Dragons

By: Brian Lee, News Writer The Lady Knights cruised to victory against TCIS on Feb. 26, as they trampled on their opponents’ turf. This was the first win over their rivals since the team’s inception seven years ago. The “Sister School Classic” has always been a fierce battle between the two schools who have never wanted anything more but to emerge victorious against one another. Angela … Continue reading A Dream Come True: The Lady Knights Slay the Dragons

A Heartfelt Sport: Why Jacob Son is Going Pro

Justine Hong, News Editor “My uncle used to be a soccer player so I always played soccer with him. And living away from my father, I spent most of my time with a soccer ball. It was the best friend I had.” Influenced by humanitarian ambitions, his uncle the role model, and an intimate history with the sport, senior Jacob Son plans to become a … Continue reading A Heartfelt Sport: Why Jacob Son is Going Pro

Varsity Swimming Poised to Take Competition to a New Level

By Victor Jeong, News Editor As spring begins, Knights varsity swimmers will once again compete in the hopes of a successful season. However, a new addition to the team has left the members inspired, and ready to challenge any opponent. Competition has been no stranger to sophomore swimmer Jongwhee Jeon, who had arrived at the beginning of the semester. Hailing from the Boston area, Jong … Continue reading Varsity Swimming Poised to Take Competition to a New Level

Season of Change Gives Boy’s Basketball Plenty of Reasons to Be Thankful

By Victor Jeong, News Editor Around one year ago, the Boy’s Varsity Basketball team was 0-3, coming off difficult losses to tough division rivals such the likes of SIS and KIS. This year, the Knights are 2-1, second place in the division, and in the driver’s seat heading into winter break. As for what guided this early success, it can be attributed the individual performance … Continue reading Season of Change Gives Boy’s Basketball Plenty of Reasons to Be Thankful

Low athlete numbers force boys Junior Varsity volleyball to get creative

By: Angela Park In an effort to save the boys Junior Varsity [JV] volleyball program, two varsity swing players and five eighth graders volunteered to fill in the vacant positions. The shortage was not a surprise to many. Coach of the JV team, Mr. Dalton, said, “I expected, given the fact that we are a smaller school this year, that there would be some issues … Continue reading Low athlete numbers force boys Junior Varsity volleyball to get creative

Bittersweet season for boys soccer team

By: Eric Han, Editor-in-Chief The boys varsity soccer team emerged victorious as the undefeated champions of the Tri-Cities Division. In midst of these celebrations, many overlooked the fact that Mr. Wiese, the assistant head coach, has taken his final steps on the soccer pitch. Every year, players come and go; there are those that leave the school of their own volitions, or those that depart … Continue reading Bittersweet season for boys soccer team

More KAIAC changes to come

Sports Writer, John Park KAIAC, a 41-year-old organization, will realign it’s divisions once again, as they welcome three new schools. This will also introduce the Red, White, and Blue divisions for the 2013-2014 school year. Humphrey’s American High School, Dwight, and Chadwick join KAIAC to total 17 schools. Humphrey’s joins the other Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DODDS) entities in Blue Division, Dwight and Chadwick join the other … Continue reading More KAIAC changes to come

Efforts and goals redefine the Knights

Jaho Koo, News Editor On Feb. 16, the Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team brought home the Third Place Conference Plaque, finishing their season with an 8-4 record. In addition, sophomore, Josh Ryu and senior, Suin Park won the All-Conference award and the All-Tournament award, respectively. The Knights came a long way since their slow start of the season when they were 0-3 after playing against the … Continue reading Efforts and goals redefine the Knights

Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities

Victor Jeong, News Writer Students looking into athletics have had more than just conditioning to worry about, grades have been some of their biggest opponents. Those who didn’t keep their grades up this semester have been prohibited from playing sports until they could prove that they could maintain higher achievement levels. When administrators are assessing a students co-curricular eligibility they are looking to see if … Continue reading Poor achievement levels stand in the way of co-curricular activities