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

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

Myanmar VASE trip creates new relationships

Angela Park, News Writer During Lunar break, a handful of students and teachers departed for Myanmar with one goal in mind: to bond and make meaningful relationships with the orphans of Myanmar. After a six hour flight and 10 hour bus ride students prepared themselves for five days of intense relationship building which consisted of playing soccer and  Jok-Gu, worship and dancing, making playdough and … Continue reading Myanmar VASE trip creates new relationships

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

Division realignment creates doubt

Janice Kim, News Editor The undefeated record of the boys varsity volleyball team and the third place record for the girls varsity volleyball team have raised questions and doubts on the effectiveness of the new sports division alignment. Based on how the varsity volleyball teams have progressed throughout the Fall sports season, the issue on the division shift to play against less competitive schools is … Continue reading Division realignment creates doubt