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Anna Podurgiel (20) competes in the 100m Butterfly in the swim meet against ACS Cobham Mar. 1, 2017.

Anna Podurgiel (’20) to swim at Brown University

Michael Flaherty, Sports Editor: Online January 24, 2020

After spending countless hours in the pool, Anna Podurgiel (’20) committed to Brown University for swimming at the beginning of August but was not officially into school until Early Decision results...

Marcus Rashford played in the game against Bulgaria where the fans made racist and antisemitic chants. He tweeted after the game to highlight the difficulty of the situation and the necessity of reform.

The ugly side of the beautiful game

Jasmin Taylor, Staff Writer January 21, 2020

Bananas thrown onto the pitches. Monkey chants. Racist jeers from the crowd. It was believed that racism against black football players was stomped out after it hit its peak in the '70s and '80s. But almost...

Jack Wilkin (’20) rows for the Varsity Crew Team at a past regatta. Wilkin will continue his rowing career at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jack Wilkin (’20) to row at UPenn

Michael Flaherty, Sports Editor: Online January 9, 2020

Jack Wilkin (‘20) committed to and officially got into the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) before the break.  He was between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Penn before making his...

Fall ISST Recap

Fall ISST Recap

Michael Flaherty, Sports Editor: Online November 18, 2019

Boys soccer Varsity boys soccer started out their ISSTs with a 3-0 loss to ACS Cobham.  Later in the day, the team played the International School of Brussels and won 2-0.   Varsity boys soccer...

Who should be the next Manchester United Manager?

Who should be the next Manchester United Manager?

November 15, 2019

With Manchester United's poor performance this season, Staff Writers Ozan Cetin and Spencer Towfighi provide two different options for who could replace the current manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

Fall ISSTs day two round-up

Fall ISSTs day two round-up

Michael Flaherty , Sports Editor: Online November 9, 2019

Boys Soccer Varsity boys soccer had a tough second day at ISSTs drawing their first game 2-2 against Frankfurt International School.  This draw knocked them out of the semi-final. They then lost 2-1...

Fall ISSTs day one round-up

Fall ISSTs day one round-up

Michael Flaherty , Sports Editor:Online November 8, 2019

Boys Soccer Varsity boys soccer started out their ISSTs with a 3-0 loss to ACS Cobham.  Later in the day, the team played the International School of Brussels and won 2-0.   Tomorrow the Eagles...

Fall ISSTs Preview

Fall ISSTs Preview

Michael Flaherty, Sports Editor: Online November 6, 2019

Field Hockey  The Field Hockey team will play their ISSTs at the British School of the Netherlands (BSN) on Nov. 7 and 8.  The team will play the International School of The Hague in their first game...

Crew team rows at Head of the Charles Regatta

Crew team rows at Head of the Charles Regatta

October 23, 2019

The Crew team participated in the Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR) Oct. 20.  The ASL team consisted of a boys coxed quad, (Omar Ben-Gacem (’20), Jack Wilkin (’20), Dylan Moran (’21), Elliot...

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