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School vs. club sports

Zoey Hayes, social media writer March 21, 2024

Christian Ermilio skates onto the rink during a club hockey game. He knows his game is going to be relaxed and he feels calm. A few days later Ermilio heads to the ice rink again but this time it’s for...

Bella Mosley, Ava Whaley and Chloe Vann.

She’s the puck

Madeleine Krewet, entertainment editor March 14, 2024

Her eyes open wide with admiration as the cashier hands her brother his hockey skates, and she cannot wait to get her own pair. But she doesn’t. Instead she is handed a pair of pretty white figure skates,...

Jane Geeting, sophomore, rebounds her shot, then passes the ball.

Photo Gallery: Girls varsity basketball vs. Rockwood Summit Feb. 20

Ellie Tebo, photographer March 11, 2024

Kirkwood varsity girls basketball played against Rockwood Summit in the Denver Miller gym, on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The Kirkwood girls won, 57 to 22, and wore pink jerseys for their senior night. "I liked...

STL City SC kicked off their MLS season Feb. 24, 2024 against Real Salt Lake.

STL City SC: transfer recap, season prediction and review of games played so far

Owen Spiegel, sports writer March 10, 2024

*opinion STL City SC have already played several games this season, but with the year still very young and the club competing in three, or possibly four, competitions this season, there’s plenty to...

The 2023-24 March Madness tournament is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory

March Madness preview

Brennan Rea, Sports editor February 28, 2024

With the Super Bowl and NFL season officially over, sports fans can now turn their heads to the best tournament of the year: March Madness. The 68-team tournament starts on March 19 and will end with a...

KHS seniors Owen Swearngin, Collin Callaway and Kipper Tallon all pose for the camera

Pumping iron

Brennan Rea, sports editor February 28, 2024

Everyday after school, hundreds of students run to their local gym and put their bodies under intense pressure to build their dream physiques. At the Kirkwood YMCA, three KHS seniors have committed themselves ...

Allison Schmidt and Lily Dodd-Ruessing, KHS lacrosse players.

Stick sisters

Madeleine Krewet, entertainment editor February 22, 2024

The scoreboard buzzes as the team jumps up and down, glorious in their victory. Allison Schmidt, senior, takes a moment to celebrate with her teammates before running to the benches. The girls lacrosse...

Seniors cheer during the Turkey Day pep rally, the last one of the year.

Springing off without a pep rally

Nicholas Copeland, sports editor February 18, 2024

With stomachs full of chili, students, parents and younger siblings watch as the senior class belts out the Alma Mater before scrambling to form a mosh pit with the hopes that no one will fall. The final...

KHS athletics had many memorable achievements across all programs

Top five KHS athletic moments of 2023

Brennan Rea, Sports writer January 29, 2024

In 2023, KHS athletics had many memorable achievements. From individual and team state championships, to dominant seasons and unforgettable games, here are the top five KHS athletic moments.   Honorable...

KHS varsity basketball huddle together after warmups to prepare for their game.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity basketball vs. Webster Groves Jan. 12

Jake Goble, photographer January 25, 2024

On Jan. 12 the Kirkwood boys varsity basketball team played against Webster Groves and lost with the final score being 52-66. Jack Kocher, senior and captain shared his thoughts about the game. "Although...

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