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From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 10, 2019

A KHS math teacher was a three-sport athlete in high school and a Division I football player in college. Learn who it is and more about him here.

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019

After three years of missing the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals made major moves in the offseason in order to improve their roster and make a push for the postseason. In a crowded field of strong contenders, will they be able to pull off the success they have been waiting for? Benji Wilton and Hayden...

Hoop dreams

Hoop dreams

Tom Mueller, features writer

May 1, 2019

It was judgement day and he was an hour late. With only 30 minutes left in tryouts, he hurried into the densely packed gym full of sweaty sixth graders. Damien Loyd, now senior, knew that he would have to set himself apart from all the other boys trying for roster spots on the sixth grade Pioneer Elit...

2019 Final Four preview

2019 Final Four preview

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

April 5, 2019

What, when and where: 1 Virginia vs. 5 Auburn, 5:09 p.m. CT 2 Michigan State vs. 3 Texas Tech, 7:49 p.m. CT Saturday, April 6 Minneapolis, MN   Last year’s March Madness did not disappoint, from Loyola-Chicago’s run to the Final Four to UMBC taking down Virginia for the first-ever 16-1 s...

Shooting the crystal ball: NBA awards predictions

Shooting the crystal ball: NBA awards predictions

Tom Mueller, features writer

March 15, 2019

From game-winning shots in double overtime to freakish displays of athleticism, the NBA’s best players routinely captivate crowds with their dazzling displays of basketball ability. This season is different from previous ones, as there is a refreshing feeling of diversity among the candidates competing ...

Revving up the rivalry

Revving up the rivalry

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

Land of 10,000 locks

Land of 10,000 locks

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 13, 2019

  For many March the beginning of college basketball’s March Madness, but for the boys on skates in the land of 10,000 lakes, March is the Minnesota High School Hockey tournament. And no honor (besides winning the state title) compares to being honored in the annual All-Hockey Hair Team vi...

Sexual misconduct in sports

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

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