During the winter sports season, cheerleaders play a crucial— but often underappreciated— role when it comes to basketball games. Unlike other varsity sports, cheerleading has a more inclusive age range— allowing all students to join and participate. Both boys and girls are welcome to join, as it would create more balance within the team— however, GSIS’ team mostly comprises of girls from grades 8 to 12. Continue reading Spirit Raisers: A Look into GSIS’ Cheerleading Team
Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer Ending the season with immense growth and success the varsity girls basketball team was ready to take on bigger challenges by participating in the Asia Christian Schools Conference (ACSC tournament). The girls went in the competition with a mindset ready to fight hard and to learn from the experience. The girls faced the obstacle of having very few players … Continue reading With a small team and “big hearts”, Lady Knights pull off a win in Taiwan
By Sarah Wilson, News Writer With a different environment and more competition in Malaysia at the Girls Varsity ACSC Basketball Tournament, the team tried their best to come home with good results. The players had goals in mind and practiced strategies, ready to play their hardest in the games. This being the first year that the girls varsity team was invited to the ACSC … Continue reading Lady Knights Compete in ACSC Basketball Tournament
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
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
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
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