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Class 6 state champions

Class 6 state champions

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 22, 2016

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Kirkwood football wins state championship

Kirkwood football wins state championship

Abbey Painter, photographer

November 21, 2016

For the first time since 2012, the KHS football team won the MSHSAA Football State Championship. KHS students traveled to Mizzou’s Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. on Nov. 18 to watch the Pioneers play against the Blue Springs Wildcats in the Class 6 11-Man Championship game. Sixty-five players loaded...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball

Audrey Berns, photographer

November 18, 2016

Varsity girls' basketball started their season Nov. 7, and are preparing for their first game of the season. "Being a freshman on varsity is tough," Natalie Bruns, freshman, said. "I definitely feel some pressure because I'm playing with girls that have such a high level of talent, but [I'm] excited...

Photo gallery: varsity football practice

Photo gallery: varsity football practice

Lauryn Miller, photographer

November 18, 2016

Every Thursday during the fall, KHS's varsity football team arrives at Lyons Stadium at 6 a.m. for practice. With great anticipation for the game the next day, the boys spend time going over various plays and final details for their upcoming opponent. Even as mornings grew colder, the boys continued ...

Cubs win the World Series

Cubs win the World Series

Daniel Kim, sports writer

November 18, 2016

Two outs. Runner on first. Bottom of the 10th inning. The Chicago Cubs lead the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series. Michael Martinez hit a slow ground ball rolls to Cubs third basemen Kris Bryant. He fields the ball with ease for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs are the 2016 W...

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Kara Rieger, photographer

November 18, 2016

Boys' freshman basketball practiced, Monday, Nov. 14,  from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The boys said they were anxious as the season started. "We play Webster the first game of the season, so that will be fun, but also kinda scary, because it's a big deal to beat Webster," Aidan McGee, freshman, said. ...

State championship preview

State championship preview

Christian Heutel, sports writer

November 17, 2016

The KHS varsity football team will make its way back to the state championship game to take on Blue Springs (11-2) at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., Friday, Nov. 18. The Pioneers advanced to state defeating Rockhurst 24-17 in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 11. The Pioneers have gone 11-1 overall in their 2016...

Photo gallery: JV boys’ basketball practice

Photo gallery: JV boys’ basketball practice

Christian Baker, photographer

November 16, 2016

The JV boys' basketball team practices for their upcoming season on Tuesday, Nov. 15. "I'm excited to get the season started off with these guys," TJ Kocher, sophomore, said. "Not everyone is back from football season yet, but I think we will end up having a decent team."  

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