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2016 KHS signing day

2016 KHS signing day

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 10, 2016

Seven KHS seniors signed letters of intent to participate in intercollegiate athletics Nov. 9 outside the Holley Gym. Molly Jozwiakowski School: Southern Utah University Sport: Gymnastics Qualified and competed for Regionals (seven Midwest states) for the past seven years Qualified and competed for the last two years in the Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championships, finishing 17...

Commander in cleats

Commander in cleats

Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley

November 8, 2016

TKC staffers Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley reflect on past presidents and candidate’s athletic careers prior to working in politics. 1. Before Gerald Ford entered the oval office, his name was already known because of his athletic accomplishments. As a teenager, Ford was a center on his h...

Modern day tribes

Modern day tribes

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

November 7, 2016

From the Sunday gridiron to the Madhouse on Madison, more than 2,000 sports teams with names and logos associated with Native Americans have spread across the U.S. Despite strong backlash by some of the groups they represent, teams such as the Washington Redskins are trying their best to hold on to the...

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country conference meet

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country conference meet

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 2, 2016

Girls' cross country had its conference meet at McNair Park Oct. 8. Varsity placed 3rd overall and 1st in suburban 12, JV placed 7th in the JV - Gold race, and freshman placed 6th overall.  “My favorite part [of the conference meet] was running as a team,” Ally Gooden, freshman, said. “Claire...

Glendale boy goes global

Glendale boy goes global

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

October 21, 2016

Beginning his volleyball career in third grade, 8-year-old Murphy Troy, now a U.S. Volleyball Olympian, said he never imagined he would receive a bronze medal. Not just any medal, one that did not only represent his country, and more importantly, his home town. Troy grew up in Glendale, right by Kirk...

Looking Forward

Looking Forward

Lany Borella, features writer

October 20, 2016

Growing up she participated in track, basketball and soccer; then, during her freshman year of high school, Meredith Openlander tried field hockey, and she is still involved with the sport today. Openlander said field hockey is the sport she loved the most because she picked it up really quick and was abl...

Running is for suckers

Running is for suckers

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

October 19, 2016

For more than 20 years, KHS boys’ cross country has been running in the annual Blow Pop Race at Kirkwood Park, formerly known as Slo Poke. Originally, Slo Poke caramel lollipops were given to the top 10 runners of both the JV and varsity races. “The joke was that if you were the first 10 acro...

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