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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...

Who’s in?

Who’s in?

Daniel Tobias, social media staff

January 23, 2019

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

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

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...

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