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Drew’s Last Jump

March 8, 2017 // 2 Comments

The 2017 track season is finally here with Andrew Thornton (12) making his final season debut here at ISB. Andrew, more commonly called Drew by his fellow classmates, has been on the ISB Varsity Track & Field team since he was a freshman three years ago. Drew has become a big threat at IASAS for other teams. He is one of those players that the other teams do not [...]

Team-Working Towards the Future

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of the main focuses in team sports at ISB is teamwork, because it supposedly has important lessons and skills for our future as working adults. Panther Nation asked four students to give their personal opinions on this subject. Rayan Saqib (9), Jeannie Macrae (11), Benedict Laidlaw (10), and Leah Zhao (9) have all been on team sports. Rayan has been part of the [...]

All Pain No Gain

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Many injuries at ISB are related to sports, and include injuries that have happened during practices, tournaments or even sometimes PE. In fact one of the most annoying things that is common for most of us here are ISB is sports injuries, and this article should shed a little light on the injuries that are common for athletes and how to cure them. According to WebMD [...]

Going Back in Time

February 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

What was your coach and teacher like as an athlete? Mrs. Sarah Barnes – IB Sports and Exercise Health Science and HS Physical Education Teacher – Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach Which sports did you play? I played field hockey and did track and field during high school and then started playing volleyball after I left high school and went to Argentina. To what [...]

Choreographing the Controversy

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dance is choreographed movement of the body in rhythms to music. It can be performed alone or in a group of any number. There are hundreds of dance styles that are each performed for different reasons, such as religion, profession, passion and exercise. Even though dance is extremely active and physical, there are some controversies on whether or not it is [...]

Does Virtual Reality Qualify as a Sport?

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Virtual Reality, more commonly referred to as the VR, is the new rising technology in modern gaming and sports industry. Virtual reality is an immersive, interactive experience generated by a computer. The concept of virtual reality was coined in the 1950’s, but was not created and released until 2016. Technology’s intervention in the sports industry first [...]

Battle of the Sexes

February 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. It arises from differences in socially constructed gender roles. Gender inequality is one of the major problems we face in our everyday lives as many people are discriminated against for being a certain gender and not fitting the stereotypes of that specific gender. [...]

Changing to Baseball & Fast-Pitch Softball

February 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

As third and last season sports kick off this week, there has been a major change to Softball. After ending 30 years of Slow-Pitch Softball with both ISB boys and girls winning Gold last year, it has now changed to Baseball for the boys and Fast-Pitch Softball for the girls. Varsity Boys Coach Andrew Weiser, who is now heading into his 7th year of coaching the team, [...]
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