Prem Middle School boys
win soccer tournament
Last Saturday the CMAC Middle School boys and girls
soccer tournaments were held at Prem.
boys: celebrate their victory!
In the girls’ tournament, all of the teams showed a
high level of intensity and there was fierce competition throughout the
morning games. In the final rounds of the tournament, NIS tied with GIS 1-1
and CMIS tied with GIS 1-1, showing just how evenly matched the girls’
teams were. CMIS emerged as the overall victor, followed by NIS in second,
Prem in third and GIS in fourth place.
boys celebrate a hard-earned second place.
Participating teams on the boys’ side included CMIS, GIS, APIS, CDSC,
Prem, LIST and NIS. Prem, CMIS, NIS and APIS all advanced to the semifinals
when CMIS dominated, defeating NIS 2-1. Prem and CMIS headed it off in the
finals and, after a long, hard game; the score remained 0-0. Thirteen
penalty kicks later, Prem pulled ahead, defeating CMIS 1-0 (14-13 pk’s).
Though Prem came out with the victory, both teams, CMIS and Prem played
outstanding all-around games.
Thai soccer star gives clinic to young players
By Chin Ratitamkul
Thai national team star football striker, Kiatisak
“Zico” Senamuang on November 21 taught football tactics and techniques
to Yupparaj Wittayalai School students at a football clinic held at the
school. The football training course was organized by the school and the
Sponsor energy drink company.
Chiang Mai teachers compete in Bangkok
Anything is a good excuse to get out of the normal
routine, and an invitation to Bangkok to compete in a ‘Fun Sport
weekend’ against other teachers and their families was the best one could
like fun and it was fun! (Photo by Miranda Rose)
So a group of staff from Prem Tinsulanonda International
School and their families traveled to Bangkok for a weekend of sport. They
played netball, volleyball, basketball and touch rugby, competing with and
against Bangkok teachers and students.
A fantastic time was had by all and it is hoped that
further sporting weekends can be organized to build on the ties being forged
between schools from the two cities.
Bicycle World Champ cycles Chiang Mai
Max Hrzeler, founder of the Swiss Bicycle Team,
organizes regular bicycle camps. However, they are usually in his normal
surroundings of the Mediterranean Island of Majorca, Spain. This year he
decided to tackle the hills of Chiang Mai.
group of bike lovers began cycling from the Amari Rincome Hotel and
proceeded through the streets of Chiang Mai before climbing ever-upwards
into the hills.
With the help of ‘Hotelplan’, he brought a group of
39 bicycle enthusiasts to Chiang Mai. Working on the principle of ‘what
goes up must go down’ they discovered the northern roads, from Chiang Mai
to Chang Dao to Doi Angkahn.
Following a small ‘pep talk’ given by Max
Hrzeler, the multiple Swiss, European and World Champion of 1984,
more than one of the onlookers wished he were fit enough to join the group.
A police escort accompanied the group of bike lovers from the Amari Rincome
Hotel through the streets of Chiang Mai and pointed the way upwards and
Chiang Rai and Nan win regional World Vision Cup competition
The World Vision Foundation (Supanimit), a Christian
charity organization, held its football competitions for the two categories
up to 12 years and up to 16 years at the 700 year anniversary sports
In the younger group, the champion of the northern region
was Ban Loo School from Chiang Rai province. Tha Wangpha Phittaya School
from Nan province was victorious in the older category.
1000 students from eight northern provinces participated in the World Vision
Both these teams go through to the final round in
December. The two teams as the northern champions for both categories will
receive trophies from Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The winners of the
final rounds in December will receive royal trophies from HRH Crown Prince
In each part of Thailand, the organizing committee
chairman for the Supanimit Cup, Chartchai Maneekarn, said there were 37
provinces under Supanimit’s responsibility and all were involved in this
Chartchai said that in the north, young teams from eight
provinces took part, including Chiang Mai, Lampang, Phrae, Lamphun, Phayao,
Mae Hong Son, Nan and Chiang Rai.
The sports activity was part of the anti-drug offensive
and to give knowledge and awareness about AIDS.
Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”
CH3, the oldest hash club (males) in Chiang Mai is picked
up from the “ONON” pub (Moon Mueng Soi 1) at 16.00 once every 2 weeks.
Pick up can be arranged from Fish and Chips shop as well.
CSH3 is a mixed Saturday hash which is picked up from the
H3 Pub on Moon Mueng Road every Saturday at 15.30. Pick up can be arranged
from Fish and Chips shop as well.
CUMH3 is a male hash which runs from the “ONON” Pub
every consecutive (from CH3) Tuesday. Pick up is at 16.00.
BH3 is a female hash (Harriettes) that runs once a month
on the last Sunday of the month.
All information either from Fish and Chips, H3 or
“ONON” Pub. Or look at the websites at:
It’s great fun and you surely get value for your money
plus you get to meet all the long-time expats here!