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St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

Kate Hennessey, sports writer
April 6, 2017 • 138 views
Filed under Sports

Voters in St. Louis passed Proposition 1, which will increase the city sales tax half a cent on every dollar and $12 million a year toward an 8-mile expansion of MetroLink, on April 4.   Proposition 2 would have  allowed funding toward building a 22,000 seat soccer stadium for the St. Louis...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Malayna Vines and Hannah Cohen
March 23, 2017 • 607 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

After defeating Rock Bridge High School in a double overtime game, KHS girls' varsity basketball played at state Saturday March 18. KHS beat Lee's Summit High School 43-36 in a well-deserved win, Makayla Wallace, junior and point guard, said. “It was amazing," Wallace said. "It was like a dream come ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines
March 23, 2017 • 250 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

Class 5 state champions

Class 5 state champions

Christian Heutel, sports editor
March 19, 2017 • 311 views
Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Top Stories

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The Full Court Press: March Madness picks

The Full Court Press: March Madness picks

TKC staff
March 15, 2017 • 307 views
Filed under Sports, The Full Court Press, Top Stories

It’s finally here. TKC’s March Madness picks. From reigning champion Villanova to Coach K’s Duke juggernaut to Lonzo Ball and UCLA’s dynamite offense, the 2017 NCAA Tournament is absolutely loaded. Hover over the dots on the bracket below to read the Final Four predictions of TKC staffers Riley A...

Spring superstitions

Spring superstitions

Maisie Bradley, sports writer
March 12, 2017 • 225 views
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

TKC asked eight student-athletes about their off-the-field efforts to ensure a successful spring season. Below are their responses. art by Lizzie Stobbe...

Hey now, you’re an all-star, get your game on, go play

Hey now, you’re an all-star, get your game on, go play

Austin Cleveland, sports writer
March 7, 2017 • 274 views
Filed under Sports

“He's heating up! He’s on fire! Boomshakalaka!” In an NBA All-Star Game with 374 points, no defense and practically no excitement, I wish I would’ve spent that wasted time playing NBA Jam, throwing down massive dunks with bobblehead Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. I bet I would’ve had more...

The light in me honors the light in you

The light in me honors the light in you

Christian Heutel, sports editor
March 6, 2017 • 289 views
Filed under Sports

Every Thursday afternoon in a dark classroom at North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS), Dr. David Holley, former KHS principal, begins class by playing “The Song of Your Heart” which first caught his eye during a drive back from Colorado after Christmas. In a fairly quiet setting, Holley stands in front of ...

Photo gallery: freshmen girls’ basketball vs. Hazelwood West

Photo gallery: freshmen girls’ basketball vs. Hazelwood West

Mary Ralston, photographer
March 2, 2017 • 149 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Visuals

The freshman girls’ basketball team ends their season with a 46-32 victory against Hazelwood West Feb. 7. The Pioneers led by 10 points or more the entire game. “[The best part of the season was] meeting new people,” Courtnay Terry, freshman, said. “We had a team party every Friday and were able to connect more. I got a lot closer to my teamma...

Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish

Kate Hennessey, sports writer
March 1, 2017 • 222 views
Filed under Sports

As soon as the dancers came tapping and kicking out onto the stage, she was instantly drawn into the rhythms and beats of their feet. Tabby Stowers, junior, saw her stepfather performing on the bagpipes with a procession of Irish dancers in an opening ceremony recital in St. Charles. At just 7 years...

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