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Passion on High Display During China Cup Volleyball 2019
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Passion on High Display During China Cup Volleyball 2019

Ira Gorawara From September 19th-22nd, the HKIS Volleyball teams brought their talents to the International School of Beijing (ISB), competing in their first tournament of the Volleyball season. This year’s tournament included familiar faces, ISB and SASPX (Shanghai American School Puxi), another international school in Beijing (Western Academy of Beijing), and of course, our very…

HKIS Tennis Takes China Cup By the Storm
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HKIS Tennis Takes China Cup By the Storm

Michelle Ahn From September 19th to 22nd, the HKIS Tennis teams flew to the International School of Beijing (ISB) to compete in China Cup. Although the competition was fierce, the HKIS Dragons dominated the tournament. The Boys Varsity, Boys Junior Varsity (JV), and Girls JV brought home titles as champions, and the Girls Varsity team…

Gabby Wei: A Big Fish in a Big Pond
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Gabby Wei: A Big Fish in a Big Pond

by Selena Sun At HKIS, one of the most dreaded sports is competitive swimming. The physical and mental toil of waking up at 5 am to repeatedly practice the same strokes until it becomes muscle memory lacks appeal to many. It’s a grind made for the elite few who are able to cling to the…

From Holiday Basketball to Super APAC: How Far Have We Come?
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From Holiday Basketball to Super APAC: How Far Have We Come?

by Ira Gorawara In the blink of an eye, the thrilling 2018-2019 basketball season has come to an end. Varsity boys and girls not only concluded the season on a high note but also made tremendous progress in building individual skills along with developing unbreakable team chemistry. From January 24 to 27, the varsity girls…

To Jason Lee, Baseball Is More Than Just A Sport
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To Jason Lee, Baseball Is More Than Just A Sport

by Katelyn Liu The bustling activity of people at the concession stands, proudly displaying their team colors from head to toe, the excitement and adrenaline pumping through the audience as the first player steps up to bat. To Jason Lee (12), it’s an atmosphere that has fueled his love for baseball and sabermetrics—the sensation of…