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Photo gallery: Kirkwood JV track meet Apr. 10

Photo gallery: Kirkwood JV track meet Apr. 10

Julia Knoll, photographer

April 17, 2019


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The Kirkwood track team held their JV meet on Apr. 10, starting at 4p.m. The meet lasted through the night, with 6 boys teams and 7 girls teams competing. Kirkwood took first place in both divisions. "This track season has been a bit of a challenge, but it’s very fun because I like having something...

Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

April 16, 2019


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The Kirkwood Women's Ultimate team had practice at North Kirkwood Middle School on 4/13/19. They mainly scrimmaged in order to practice their new defensive strategies for their next game against Marquette. "It went really well. I think we learned a lot," Eileen Finley, junior, said. "We learned the new...

Photo gallery: pole vault practice 3/8/19

Photo gallery: pole vault practice 3/8/19

Mia Alexander and Ryleigh Palmer

March 12, 2019


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The KHS pole vaulting team meet Thursday, Mar. 8 to practice and continue try-outs. Despite the chilly weather, the athletes continued practice. "[Practicing in the cold] sucks because your muscles get all tight, then you can't run and swing as fast, so it's just hard," Jason Pool, sophomore, said. In...

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

March 5, 2019


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Boys' golf had their tryouts for the spring season Feb. 25. The boys compete to place on the varsity and junior varsity teams. "I think it went pretty good," Danny Jensen, sophomore, said. "The first round I didn’t shoot too well, but I picked it up in the second half and got a couple pars in a...

Varsity girls’ basketball senior night vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Varsity girls’ basketball senior night vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Julia Knoll, photographer

February 14, 2019


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The Varsity girls' basketball team had their senior night game vs. Parkway South on Feb. 13. They have just one senior, Abby Ludbrook, leading the team this season after the loss of seven seniors last year. So far this season the girls have a record of 19-3. "Abby's a huge part of our team, she's...

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Morgan Gindler and Mia Alexander

February 12, 2019


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The Kirkwood swim and dive team practiced after school Jan. 25, 2019. This practice was right after the senior night meet. "It's not that stressful to prepare [for upcoming swimming conferences] because we taper, meaning we do less and less each practice," Joslynn Gura, freshman, said. "[Swimming...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive conference

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive conference

Megan Tate Van Buren, photographer

February 10, 2019


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Kirkwood is awarded 2nd place in conference against Marquette, Parkway Central, Lindbergh, Eureka, Lafayette and Parkway South. "I met many great people this season,"said Sandra Swat, junior. "[I] was able to spend the last meet with [the team] and make a final memory with them."  ...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 7 winter sports preview

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 7 winter sports preview

photo staff

January 30, 2019


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Hockey 2017-18 record: 16 - 10 Key players: Arvell Ferguson Damien Loyd Jonah McDowell Championship: 2nd in Conference Racquetball Key players: Sarah Lovett Liam Justin Alice Reider Upcoming matches: vs. Lafayette (Jan. 10) vs. SLUH (Jan. 16) Nationals: 1st place mixed doubles 7th place ...

Photo gallery: varsity girls basketball game vs. U-City Jan. 18

Photo gallery: varsity girls basketball game vs. U-City Jan. 18

Julia Knoll, photographer

January 24, 2019


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The Varsity girls basketball team played U-City on Jan. 9 and won by a score of 58-15. Although they had a slow and steady start, they blew away the competition as the game progressed. The girls are in the middle of a strong season with a record of 14-3. "The score showed that we were able to offensively...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Christian Baker and Morgan Gindler

January 16, 2019


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The Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball team played against Ladue Jan. 8. Kirkwood had the lead through the first half of the game, but Ladue clipped Kirkwood in the end to win with a score of 64-61. "We need to learn how to play with a lead," Jonah McDowell, senior, said. "The third quarter has been our...

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