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Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

KHS boys’ and girls’ swim and dive head coach Matt Beasley received the Missouri Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year award, given by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Beasley was nominated by MSHSAA for the Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year for Missou...

The way of McVay

The way of McVay

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

Why was six afraid of seven? No, seven didn’t eat nine: six was a St. Louis Rams fan. Seven meant only seven wins, which meant no playoffs for the Rams once again. St. Louisans long suffered under the terrible coaching of Steve Spagnuolo and Jeff Fisher, but something changed only after crooked owne...

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Daniel Tobias, social media staff

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

St. Louis sports fans are faced with a conundrum. Should they root for the New England Patriots, a team that annoys football fans nationwide due to their frequent controversies and Tom Brady’s smug smirks as he holds up another Super Bowl trophy? Or should they support the Los Angeles Rams, a team...

Super Bowl LIII preview

Super Bowl LIII preview

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Super Bowl LIII is set for Feb. 3 between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in Atlanta on Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Both conference championship games featured thrilling overtime magic, as Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein iced a 57-yard field goal to top the New Orlea...

Who’s in?

Who’s in?

Daniel Tobias, social media staff

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every year, an authorized group of baseball writers chooses a maximum of 10 players they would like to see put into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America will announce the 2019 Hall of Fame class Jan. 22. This year’s ballot proves es...

Denver Miller basketball tournament debrief

Denver Miller basketball tournament debrief

Jack Matousek, features writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

After three seniors graduated from the previous year The Kirkwood Boys Varsity Basketball Team brought back the majority of the varsity team from last year. Bringing in a host of juniors coupled with some sophomores and returning senior leadership the boys are hoping for a strong season according to Jo...

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

Riley Arns, sports writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

For those of you who haven’t watched much football this year or don’t really understand the sport in general, I have created a guide that breaks down each remaining playoff team into their The Office character equivalent. Kanas City Chiefs (Pam Beesly) Vs. Indiana Colts (Darryl Philbin) The first match-up in the AFC is...

Top five sports stories of 2018

Top five sports stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

When it comes to sports, TKC covers a wide variety of athletics that captivate fans. With diverse stories on local and professional topics, our sports staff covered it all in 2018. From investigating concussions in high school to a serious lack of attendance at Kirkwood football games, as well as more ...

NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Predictions

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

NFL Playoff Preview With December football underway, it’s time to look forward to everyone’s favorite sporting event: The Super Bowl. The biggest sporting event in America will take place Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. But before we can talk about that, we must see which teams will be competing for the cha...

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

The baseball season has come and gone, and for the fourth time in 15 years, the Boston Red Sox have won the World Series. Built upon the acquisition of free agent stars, as well as the development of promising young players, the Red Sox won 105 games to win the AL East, beating the Yankees in the AL...

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