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Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs Rockwood Summit

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs Rockwood Summit

Christian Baker, photographer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Visuals

After a hard fought and close game the boys' varsity basketball team pulled away from Rockwood Summit on Jan. 27. The boys played together as a team to blow past Summit, winning 63-53. Keyshawn Gilbert helped lead the Pioneers by scoring 16 points. "After I hit my first three I was like 'Okay, maybe...

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Christian Baker, photographer

January 25, 2017


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After a hard fought game, Vianney pulled away from Kirkwood with a final score of 66-48 Jan. 24. After a close first half, Vianney slowly built up their lead. "We did not play our best last night," Isaac Moye, senior, said. "This season has been up and down for us." Kirkwood's record this season is 7-7....

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Lindbergh

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Lindbergh

Audrey Berns, photographer

January 25, 2017


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KHS's varsity boys' basketball team played Lindbergh January 18. Lindbergh left the game with a win, the final score at 57-39. "We stay motivated [after a loss] by sticking with our motto of 'next play'," Isaac Moye, senior, said.

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball vs Nerinx Hall

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball vs Nerinx Hall

Gabi Baker, photo editor

January 25, 2017


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Girls' varsity basketball pulls away in the second half with a 67-47 win, after a close first half against Nerinx Hall Jan. 23. Lauryn Miller, senior, led Kirkwood with 21 points, followed by Jayla Everett with 16 points. Right before half time, Nerinx began to pull ahead, closing in the lead the...

Photo gallery: JV boy’s basketball vs. Wentzville Holt

Photo gallery: JV boy’s basketball vs. Wentzville Holt

Abby Lay, photographer

January 20, 2017


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The Pioneers secure a narrow 47-45 win over Wentzville Holt High School during the Denver Miller Tournament Jan. 11. The game marked the first win of the tournament for KHS, and they finished the tournament 2-1 having also playing Ladue and Ritenour. Zach Kohl, sophomore, felt ready to go back to regul...

Top 5 sports stories of 2016

Top 5 sports stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 6, 2017


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Whether it was about student athletes at KHS or controversial news heard around the country, sports staff was not afraid to push the limits in 2016. From profiling a basketball player headed to UCLA after overcoming a horrific injury to putting Stan Kroenke in his rightful place, sports stories ...

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Kara Rieger, photographer

December 16, 2016


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Freshman boys' basketball knocks Parkway South off their feet with a final score of 55-20 at 4:15 in the Denver Miller gym Dec. 12. The first quarter had everyone anxious as the score board sat at 6-4 for a seemingly long time. Kirkwood broke the tie of 6-6 and took the lead till the end. Matthew...

Behind the scenes of success

Behind the scenes of success

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

December 7, 2016


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The office looks more like an after school hangout rather than a medical office, students lounge on cushioned benches chatting to others while casually waiting to be helped, some students help themselves to tape or ice bags. The environment’s loud and active with Denise Grider, KHS athletic trainer, and her staff hustling to help every athlete, yet it provides a bre...

Boys’ basketball leaves for Chicago

Boys’ basketball leaves for Chicago

Abby Carpenter, news-features editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

For their first game of the 2016 season, KHS boys' varsity and JV basketball teams are playing against Reavis High School in Burbank, Ill. The two teams departed from KHS on a charter bus at 9 a.m. Dec. 2 and will return to KHS by 8 p.m. Dec. 3. JV plays at 5 p.m. and varsity plays at 6:30 p.m. Vars...

Photo gallery: freshman girls’ basketball

Photo gallery: freshman girls’ basketball

Abby Lay, photographer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports

The Pioneers practice for their first game Nov. 21. Courtnay Terry, freshman, is looking forward to being able to play in a game. "I am excited because I played last year and I want to improve my skills by being on this team," Terry said.

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