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Athlete of the Week: Tahj Telfair

Athlete of the Week: Tahj Telfair

Kate Hennessey, sports writer
February 2, 2016
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Tahj Telfair, junior forward, scored 22 points in a close loss of 67-65 against Jennings, on Friday, Jan. 15. Telfair started on the freshman team, then made varsity his sophomore year. This year Telfair has become an all-around player on the court, according to Bill Gunn, varsity head coach. ...

Athlete of the week: Izzy Marten

Athlete of the week: Izzy Marten

Dom Palombo, sports writer
October 26, 2015
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  Izzy is her name. Intensity is her game. Izzy Marten, junior, won the Class 2 District 1 Tournament Sept. 28 with a 3-over-par 75 at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Missouri. One of the top girl's golfer at KHS doesn’t take anything for granted and puts in the work to allow good ...

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Myers

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Myers

Kate Hennessey, sports writer
September 10, 2015
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Madeline Myers, senior, had a 7-6, 6-1 comeback win against Parkway South’s varsity tennis team in singles, August 24. “Since I’m a senior I’ve just tried to be a leader who can be positive, even when other people are negative about themselves”, Myers said. This year, Myers is a co-...

Athlete of the Week: Sam Goretzke

Athlete of the Week: Sam Goretzke

Ryan Davidson, sports writer
February 5, 2015
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Sam Goretzke, senior forward, redefined his role on the KHS varsity basketball team last week, as he put up 17 points in a 65-51 road loss at Lafayette and 27 at home in a 78-53 rout over Ritenour. “He has been a leader for the team. He’s really picked up his aggressiveness and has been attacking...

Athlete of the Week: Bridget Heartlein

Athlete of the Week: Bridget Heartlein

Ethan Cost, sports writer
January 27, 2015
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Bridget Heartlein, freshman, managed to shave six seconds off her best time in the 500 meter freestyle event at the Parkway South Invite Jan. 16-17, but came just short of qualifying for state. But the Pioneers, who took fourth at the competition, are more important to her. “Even though it’s like...

Athlete of the week: Dominique Loyd

Athlete of the week: Dominique Loyd

Jake Siegel, sports writer
January 16, 2015
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Dominique Loyd, junior guard, had two monster games last week, scoring a total of 38 points, propelled the Pioneers past Lindbergh (66-39) and DeSmet (69-58) Tuesday, Jan. 6 and Friday, Jan. 9. Loyd, current role player, known to friends as “sleep ‘nique” drained a total of 10 three-pointers...

Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Schulte

Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Schulte

Holden Foreman, sports writer
November 7, 2014
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When the girls’ cross country team began this season, there were some new faces among the crowd, but head coach Gina Woodard said one stood above the rest in her discipline and consistency. Rebecca Schulte, a sophomore German exchange student, is the team’s only state qualifier this year. “She...

Athlete of the week: Robert Taylor

Athlete of the week: Robert Taylor

Ethan Cost, sports writer
November 7, 2014
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Last week’s 56-3 win over Northwest, Friday, Oct. 24, was a blowout from the get-go, Matt Irvin, head varsity coach, said. The whole team had a solid performance, but Irvin said he thought it was highlighted by offensive lineman Robert Taylor, senior. Taylor “dominated” and was “mistake-free”,...

Athlete Of The Week: Delayne Ivanowski

Athlete Of The Week: Delayne Ivanowski

Christian Heutel, sports writer
October 29, 2014
Filed under Athlete of the week, Top Stories

When field hockey season rolls around, Delayne Ivanowski, junior, is always prepared to get back into a routine of having multiple practices a day, along with having to fit other priorities in such as school work. This past season, Ivanowski was an upperclassman on the varsity squad and felt a new...

Athlete of the Week: Jake Heckman

Athlete of the Week: Jake Heckman

Holden Foreman, sports writer
October 29, 2014
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Some injuries can be career-ending, and even if an injured player makes it back to the field lost talent can prevent them from recovering their skill. A torn ACL, however, failed to keep Jake Heckman, senior, from what he said has been a passion since first grade. “It was pretty rough bouncing back,...

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