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Go for gold in this Olympic quiz

Go for gold in this Olympic quiz

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, held in South Korea Feb. 9-25 have concluded. At the closing of every Olympics, history is made with old records smashed and boundaries broken. Take this quiz to test how much you know about the Olympics and its history. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getEl...

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Olympics featured many new faces, like Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old snowboarder who won a gold medal in halfpipe and the Nigerian women’s bobsled team, which was the first bobs...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Kara Rieger, photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

The girls' varsity basketball team won 59-38 against Pattonville high school Friday, Jan. 19. Both the varsity Pommies and the Male Pommies stole the floor during half time with their dance routines. "I believe the experience is amazing, but I had some extra experience, because I'm in Mrs. Bekebrede's...

Dogs vs. GOATs: Super Bowl LII

Dogs vs. GOATs: Super Bowl LII

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Call me bandwagon, call me arrogant, call me a hater, but I can say one thing: I love dynasties. I love watching a dominant force blow past unworthy underdogs, and this Super Bowl is going to be no exception. Super Bowl LII kicks off on February 2nd at 5:30 p.m. from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis bet...

Finn Dawg preview

Finn Dawg preview

Grace Murphy, features writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

As Maya Pritchard, senior and one of the girls’ cross country captains, runs the hills and grassy path of Kirkwood Park, she passes the crowds of people cheering. She manages to pass the girls in front of her, making her last race her best race. She finishes the race feeling accomplished, wiping t...

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 – 1/21/17

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 – 1/21/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Global: Minnesota Vikings beat New Orleans Saints 26-24 with the last-second touchdown With 25 seconds left, Saints kicker Wil Lutz kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Saints a 24-23 lead. Two plays later, Vikings quarterback Case Keenum connected to Stefon Diggs for a miraculous 61-yard ...

A reason to celebrate

A reason to celebrate

Benji Wilton, features writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

A group of friends form a circle, eight of them sitting down while one other trots around the perimeter. As he walks, he pats each person on the head, saying ‘duck, duck, duck,’ and eventually shouts ‘goose!’ as the person tapped chases him around. No, this is not the scene of a kindergarten...

Taking a knee

Taking a knee

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

As a student journalist, exercising the First Amendment is something that comes quite easy. It is a basic right that our country was founded on, one that makes the United States unique compared to other countries. It is the reason members of the alt-right and neo-Nazis are able to walk down the stree...

Top five sports stories of 2017

Top five sports stories of 2017

TKC Staff

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

KHS hosts some of the best sports in the state of Missouri, and TKC’s sports staff makes sure to cover them all. Whether it’s a comeback story of the school’s quarterback or a humorous take on student-formed CYC basketball teams, the sports staff reorts a variety of topics. In 2017, sports cover...

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