Keeping up with Saira, part 2: She got away

Editor’s Note: This is the second segment of a two-part sports feature on Saira Mehra. Her extra-curricular schedule alone speaks for herself; Monday: basketball, Tuesday: cross country, Wednesday: basketball, Thursday: cross country, Friday: basketball, Saturday: cross country, then basketball. There’s also music practice and Community Engagement. Still, Saira Mehra, Class of 2020, is best known […]

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Keeping up with Saira, part 1: ‘A long story’

Editor’s note: This is the first segment of a two-part sports feature on Saira Mehra. However proud Saira Mehra, Class of 2020, is of her athletic accomplishments, when she initially joined the cross country team, she never reckoned that fate would get her this far. “I didn’t know that this would be something that I […]

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Participants run to cherish time

In the annual Inter-House Cross country race held on Nov. 19, Saira Mehra, Class of 2020, claimed the first position. Breaking the girls record — again —  she was “satisfied” with the results. Faisal Qadir won the senior boys race. As the Grade 11 and 12 crowds headed up for their races, excited chatter about potential […]

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A Supportive Team

Four intense days with the Tigers at Win Mumby The final practice Nineteen girls huddled around the tiger logo in the center of the gym, all anxious. It was a ritual: to become a Tiger, one must devote herself to the eye of the logo, the eye of the tiger. As Mr. Steve Luukkonen, physical […]

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Senior girls football kicks off with a win

On Sept. 9, the Senior girls’ football team, emerged victorious in the Fifth Challenge Cup Girls football tournament. The tournament was hosted by Unison World School in Dehradun. The girls played five games in the tournament and competed against Doon International School, Moravian Institute, The Asian School, Vantage Hall Girls’ Residential School, and Unison World […]

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Girls team render opposition redundant

On Sept. 12, the Woodstock Tigers girls team won the annual five-a-side indoor football tournament, which was hosted on the school campus. The after-school event was a huge success, with the finals, between the host team and Him Jyoti School, culminating in a Woodstock win of 9-2. The team consisted of eight out of the […]

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Runners, coaches reflect on cross country success

On your marks, get set…” Clap! The Woodstock Invitational Race commenced as Mr. Dana Crider struck the white clapper and dozens of girls started running down the Chakkar. The tournament began with the opening of the senior boys and girls race on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 9 a.m. With the wishes and encouragements from the […]

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