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A group of varsity girls bond at one of their final lacrosse games.

Almost over

Natalie Bednarski, writer May 17, 2022

The 2022 season for the girls varsity lacrosse team is coming to an end, with their final game on May 11. Some players look forward to their future years on the team, while others dread the goodbyes. Emily...

The final compilation of the 37 submissions to Pep Nations bracket challenge finds Gonzaga as the most commonly picked champion, with Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Kentucky as the most commonly picked winners of each region.

KHS’s March Madness bracket

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief March 31, 2022

Every March, hardcore and casual basketball fans alike see their NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets crumble as the inevitable upsets occur. Personally, I watched quite a bit of college basketball this...

Spring sports preview

Spring sports preview

Owen Backer and Kinley Bokermann March 31, 2022

With the harsh winter slowly fading into the past, it's time for some of KHS athletics’ best to emerge once again to compete at a high level. The fall and winter sports seasons have officially concluded...

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season.

KHS wins Racquetball National Championship March 6

Zach Thomson and Henry Chappell March 8, 2022

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season. The tournament was held at Vetta Sports Centers around St. Louis, from March 2-6. “[During the]...

They used steroids, and from then on their legacies were tarnished. But for a substantial portion of their careers, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Roger Clemens were among the most prominent players in baseball.

Baseball’s Hall of Shame

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief March 7, 2022

*Opinion Barry Bonds hit 762 home runs and won seven MVP awards. Roger Clemens pitched 4,672 strikeouts and won seven Cy Young awards. Yet neither of them are members of the National Baseball Hall of...

The 2022 NHL All-star game and skills competitions was held in Las Vegas.

The best and worst moments from the 2022 NHL all-star game

Owen Backer, sports writer February 15, 2022

The 2022 NHL All-Star weekend came to a close on Saturday, February 5. It was an eventful weekend filled with great highlights, and dazzling moments. This was the first NHL All-Star game since it was in...

The greatest hockey players in the world play in the NHL and they continue to make history year in and year out.

NHL history quiz

Henry Joiner, sports writer February 15, 2022

The National Hockey League (NHL) has made many grand records in its 105 year history. Some may never be broken, like Wayne Greztky’s single season point record of 215 or the Montreal Canadiens’s Stanley...

Front row, pictured left to right: Grace Hupp, Jane Upmeyer, Alyssa Dennis, Elena McCarthy, Brooke Kittner, Aiden Troup, and Brian Loudenslager. Back row, pictured left to right: Adam Gates, Diego Guzman, Darius Jones, Jack Shanahan, Cameron Paul, Finnegan Mulvaney and Xavier Austin. Photo courtesy of KSD.

KHS athletes honored at Athletics signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 11, 2022

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 10 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. A total of 14 student athletes were recognized at the celebration for verbally committing or having...

2022 marks the 50-year anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that made opportunities for women more equal across the board, especially in the world of sports.

Leveling the playing field

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor February 11, 2022

No Serena Williams grand slams, no Simone Biles gravity-defying routines, no Alex Morgan goals and no Katie Ledecky golds. Without Title IX these world-renowned athletes and other women around the country...

The Blues Stanley Cup win brought the players and fans together in a truly magical moment.

Relive the magic of the Blues’ Stanley Cup run

Henry Joiner, sports writer February 8, 2022

*Opinion As of February the St. Louis Blues sit at second place in the central division with a record of 26-13-5 and are finding success with a well constructed offensive attack and solid goaltending....

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