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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...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs University City Jan. 10

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs University City Jan. 10

Meg Murphy, photographer

January 14, 2019


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Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball defeated University City 80-68 in the Denver Miller Tournament Jan. 10. “I did think the Pioneers were going to win," Samaya Trawick, junior cheerleader, said. "I think when they start playing, they really get into the game and it turns out to be a good game." ...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball vs. Eureka

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball vs. Eureka

Mary Ralston, photo editor

December 15, 2018


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Kirkwood varsity girls' basketball had a game against Eureka Wednesday Dec. 11. They won with a score of 56 to 42 and their next game will be against Webster this Friday, Dec. 14. "We look like a completely different team [than last year]," Olivia Giardino, junior, said. "We lost seven seniors, which...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Julia Knoll, photographer

December 6, 2018


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The Kirkwood Varsity poms team had their first competition of the season on Sat. Dec. 12. at Lindbergh High School, where they placed 3rd overall. "[This season] has been going really well, this team has bonded really fast,” Sara Mattingly, junior, said. “We all love each other so much so it makes...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey stick it to cancer game

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey stick it to cancer game

Genevieve Francois, photographer

October 26, 2018


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The girls varsity field hockey team played Eureka Wednesday, Oct.17 in their Stick it to Cancer Game. The girls won with a final score of 4-1.  The team has many special traditions for the game "I designed the shirt this year and we wear it for our warm up.  We also got a special headband," says Laur...

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