Athletics & Community Blog

Athletics Blog – September 30

Lisa Isom, Athletics Director

Community Education

Tuesday/Friday Morning Yoga Moving to Tuesdays Only

Beginning this week, morning community yoga classes will only take place on Tuesdays.  There is still room in class for those who want to sign up. Please email for more information and to get registered for the class.



Middle School Volleyball Registration Now Open

Middle School boys and girls volleyball will begin Wednesday, October 23rd.  Tryouts will take place during the first two practices of the season. If you would like to sign up (or you are a parent who wants to sign up an athlete) please do so HERE.  

NEW Swimming Pool Hours

The ISY pool will remain open until 7pm Monday through Thursday nights beginning Monday, September 30th.  This extra hour has been added in response to a request by parents who cannot get off work in time to get to the pool after work.  This extra hour can be used for family/open swimming or for lap swimming.  

In addition, after October Break we will announce a new swimming lesson program and more family swim times on the weekends!

ISY Swim Meet October 4

ISY will host an intersquad meet on Friday, October 4 from 4-7pm.  This meet will give ISY swim team members the opportunity to establish qualifying times for our upcoming meets vs BSY and at the Phnom Phen Plunge in November.  If your child is on the swim team but has not yet registered for this event, registration will close Monday, September 30th at 8pm. Please go to ISY Intersquad Meet to register.

ISY Athletics Weekend Results

JV Boys Soccer Take 2nd at PREM Fall Classic Tournament

The boys JV soccer team traveled to the PREM International School in Chiang Mai over the weekend and brought home the 2nd place tournament trophy.  Accompanied by Coach Michael Ramires and Coach Albert Stages, the boys played in muddy conditions, finishing with 2-1 win/loss record on day 1 to make the semifinals on day 2.  They won the semifinal match vs LIST 1-0 to advance to the tournament finals against the undefeated team from CRICS. Although they lost the final match 3-0, the host Athletic Director was impressed with ISY’s composure and sportsmanship on the field and reached out to invite them back next year.  Nice work Chinthes!

Game 1 vs Prem 2-1 Win

Game 2 vs CMIS 2-0 Win

Game 3 vs TCIS 7-2 Loss

Semifinals vs LIST 1-0 Win

Finals vs CRICS 3-0 Loss


ISY Hosts YAC Tournament Championships – Boys Take 1st Place

ISY hosted the Yangon Athletic Conference Championships this past Friday and Saturday.  Each team in the conference (ISY, YIS, ISM, ILBC) played each other once in a round-robin style tournament.  The boys went undefeated on both days with 3 straight wins, to take the championship trophy. The girls lost a close match to ISM on Friday night but came back on Saturday ready to play hard, beating ILBC and then taking down YIS with a last-second free throw to win 19-18. They came 2nd overall.  Great work this weekend MS boys and girls!


JV YAC Volleyball Tournament

The JV boys and girls volleyball teams went to the the YAC championships at YIS this weekend.  The boys’ team swept the event, coming home undefeated (3-0) for a 1st place win. The girls’ team came home with a 1-2 record, but coaches said the girls played well and have learned a lot this season.  ISY will look forward to seeing many of these athletes on our varsity teams next year!

Elementary School (ES) Sports Update from Kalu Laoshi

ES Sports had a very exciting week.  Wednesday ISY hosted Thalun International School for three matches allowing for players in grades 1-5 to participate.  ISY was able to win all three games. On Friday, two elementary basketball teams traveled to ILBC. ISY went 1-1 in these two games. On Saturday, ISY soccer players headed to ISM to take part in two YAC tournaments. Students played four games each, had an amazing day of teamwork, and showed great sportsmanship.  Our grade 5 team was able to win all of their games and first place in the older division. Our grade 3 and grade 4 players also had great success winning 2nd and 3rd place.

ES Sports have another exciting week coming up:  

Wednesday, G5 soccer team will host Network International  School.  

Thursday, G4-5 basketball teams will travel to the British School Yangon (BSY).

Friday, G4-5 soccer to host Yangon Academy.

Saturday, G3 & G5 will join the ISM Soccer Invitational.

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