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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...

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 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...

All the magic in fantasy football is done in the draft.

The drafting guide for Fantasy Football

Henry Joiner, sports writer October 21, 2021

*Opinion  In 1962, Bill Winkenbach, co owner of the Oakland Raiders at the time, sat down with a couple of friends and proposed an idea that would change how we see the game of football forever. The...

With Nolan Arenado now sporting the Birds on the Bat, St. Louis now has one of the best hitters in baseball to boost the batting lineup and probably the best defensive player in baseball to reinforce the teams defense. Art by Genevieve Francois.

Shuffling the Cards: 2021 Cardinals season preview

Hayden Davidson, design editor April 8, 2021

*Opinion Ten years ago the Albert Pujols-led Cardinals won the World Series. That offseason, Pujols left St. Louis for the Los Angeles Angels. Since then, the Cardinals’ front office has made only...

Charlie Hollocher, shortstop, played his entire career for the Chicago Cubs.

Charlie Hollocher: A lost legend

Daniel Tobias, political editor March 20, 2021

What does a gravestone say about the life of the person beneath it? In cemeteries, there are thousands of gravestones marking not only dead bodies, but the stories of the lives they lived. Instinctively,...

Different St. Louis Blues jerseys over the course of franchise history

Who are the greatest Blues players of all-time?

Henry Joiner, sports writer March 2, 2021

           The St. Louis Blues have been a part of the NHL since 1967 and are a well documented franchise. In 52 total NHL seasons, they have made the playoffs 42 times, the most by any team outside...

With athletes training their physical strengths, often their mental health is overlooked.

The game beyond the game

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer March 2, 2021

*Opinion After making the number one ranked USC volleyball team as a walk on, Victoria Garrick was overjoyed to finally be on the path to play for her dream college. Although finally living her dream,...

Esports players compete on mobile devices, tablets, consoles, laptops and PCs.

Rated E: Esports for everyone

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief February 28, 2021

It had been a summer of losses: losses of time for socializing with friends, losses of opportunities for outdoor exploration and losses in video game competitions. Yet on the eve of the new school year,...

The Blues celebrate their first Stanley Cup win in franchise history.

St. Louis Blues offseason recap & regular season predictions

Henry Joiner, sports writer February 16, 2021

Hockey is finally back, and the St. Louis Blues are hopefully ready to begin another Stanley Cup journey. Last season before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Blues had a strong hold over the central division...

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