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South Korea’s Asian Cup rollercoaster: from high prospects to crushing tie with Malaysia

South Korea’s Asian Cup rollercoaster: from high prospects to crushing tie with Malaysia

Colin Park, Reporter | Feb 13, 2024

Deafening uproars from both sides of the field characterized Korea’s football match against Malaysia. The South Korean team arrived in Qatar for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup this...

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Varsity girls basketball team wins AISA

Christie Hwang, Copy Editor | Feb 13, 2024

The 2024 Association of International Schools in Asia (AISA) tournament for varsity girls basketball was held in South Korea at KIS from Feb. 2-3. Eight international schools from all across Asia competed...

Varsity Golf introduces Tiger Cup

Varsity Golf introduces ‘Tiger Cup’

Colin Park, Reporter | Jan 25, 2024

Unlike other sports teams at SIS, the golf season does not end with the final KAIAC match. Alongside the creation of the Golf Varsity team, the Tiger Cup was introduced as an off-season tournament held...

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Who won the Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks trade?

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Jan 18, 2024

On Dec. 30, the Raptors traded OG Anunoby and others to the New York Knicks for a package deal that included RJ Barrett, Immanuel Quickley, and a 2024 second-round draft pick. On the Raptors’ part,...

Josh Giddey is under investigation by police. (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald)

Police investigate Josh Giddey

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Dec 12, 2023

On Nov. 29, police in Newport Beach, California confirmed that Josh Giddey, Oklahoma City Thunder player, was under investigation for allegedly being in a relationship with a minor.  “The Newport...

After experiencing an ankle injury, James Maddison is out until next year.

New Premier League: cursed by VAR and referees

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

The Tottenham Spurs lost 4-1 against Chelsea F.C. on Nov. 7, their first defeat in their undefeated season. Yet, this match was much more than the first loss for the Spurs; the match showed the clear flaws...

SIS varsity basketball dominates Korea Classics

SIS varsity basketball dominates Korea Classics

Everlyn Chong, Reporter | Nov 28, 2023

From Nov. 17 to 18, the boys and girls varsity basketball team participated in a friendly basketball tournament, Korea Classic. The girls traveled to GSIS and the boys traveled to CI (Chadwick) and each...

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James Harden traded to L.A. Clippers

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

James Harden, star guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, was traded in a package deal to the L.A. Clippers on Nov. 1. In the trade, the Philadelphia 76ers received Nicolas Batum, Marcus Morris, Robert Covington,...

LIV Golf gives Tiger Woods a redemption arc

LIV Golf gives Tiger Woods a redemption arc

Colin Park, Reporter | Nov 8, 2023

Tiger Woods, the golf legend and 15-time major league champion was recently offered figures around 700 ~ 800 million dollars from the new LIV Golf Association, far exceeding the 120 million dollars racked...

SIS Cross Country takes home silver at AISA conference

SIS Cross Country takes home silver at AISA conference

Everlyn Chong, Reporter | Oct 23, 2023

From Oct. 12-14, the SIS cross-country team traveled to KISJ to compete in the AISA conference. Both girls and boys secured second place in the conference and varsity captain Paul Moon (12) performed exceptionally,...

South Koreas Jung Cheol-won prematurely celebrates before crossing the finish line. Taiwans Huang Yu-Lin stretches forward the win the race.
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South Korean rollerskater’s premature celebration costs them the win

Christie Hwang, Copy Editor | Oct 19, 2023

On Oct. 2, South Korean skater Jung Cheol-won and his team faced an unfortunate defeat in the 2023 Asian Games. Taking place in Hangzhou, China, the quadrennial event carries significant importance, particularly...

Sports and politics in the Asian Games

Sports and politics in the Asian Games

Colin Park, Reporter | Oct 17, 2023

The Asian Games, a quadrennial multi-sports competition, boasts 45 nations participating in each of its events. With the games being held in mainland China, some have raised concerns about politics and...