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Sexual misconduct in sports

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

Eric McWoods: A flash from the past

Eric McWoods: A flash from the past

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 22, 2019

He raced across Selma Field, ready to make his next move. To him, there is nothing better than a double overtime soccer game against Webster Groves. The KHS varsity boys’ soccer team had a tough matchup against Webster’s future MLS senior goalkeeper Sept. 17, 2010. But he was no match for 2014 KHS gra...

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 22, 2019

The varsity boys' and varsity girls' MSHSAA district basketball tournaments are coming up. Both teams square off against Parkway West in the first round, with the boys' team (16-9) playing Saturday, Feb. 23, and the girls' team (20-3) playing Tuesday, Feb. 26. In advance of districts, this quiz tells...

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

February 8, 2019

On February 3rd, Tom Brady cemented his place in NFL history. With a win over the Los Angeles Rams, he now has six Super Bowl titles to his name, placing him among the greatest athletes of all time. Should he be crowned the greatest of all time title after his recent masterpiece of a season? During a challeng...

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 4, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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