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Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 10, 2017

Ryan Kraichely had every reason to quit football. He battled a recurring injury for nearly half his KHS career. But he didn’t quit. And now is his time to quarterback the Pioneers. Kraichely, senior, made the varsity roster leading into his sophomore year, the 2015 season, backup to future state-champ...

Kirkwood Announcements 10/9/17

Kirkwood Announcements 10/9/17

KHTV Staff

October 9, 2017

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Malayna Vines and Kylan Lane, photographers

October 5, 2017

KHS boys varsity soccer beat Saint Louis University high school in the semifinals by a score of 1-0 on Friday, Sept. 22, but lost to Vianney in the final round of the CYC tournament Saturday Sept. 23. After ending both halves of the game with the score tied at zero, KHS held their own throughout two...

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Melanie Witt, copy editor

September 19, 2017

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS football game. Choosing between band, poms/cheer and flag football, KSD students with special needs will be invited to participate in this year’s “Wednesday Night Lights.” KHS will hold its second annual inclusive version of a high school football game, ...

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Malayna Vines, photographer

September 4, 2017

Kirkwood varsity boys soccer team beat Mehlville High School 3-2 at KHS on Aug. 23. After Mehlville tied the score 2-2, Theo Ruppert, freshman, scored Kirkwood's third goal, putting the Pioneers in the lead. Brad Lay, junior, said that it felt great to beat Mehlville, especially at their first home game....

Fall sports preview

Fall sports preview

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

September 3, 2017

  photo by Vanessa Gonzalez    The name “Kirkwood” does not hold the same weight as CBC or Rockhurst High School, Armon Tindle, senior, said. Because of this, KHS football went into the semifinals and state championships as the underdog in the 2016 season. However, the team used the n...

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

April 6, 2017

Voters in St. Louis passed Proposition 1, which will increase the city sales tax half a cent on every dollar and $12 million a year toward an 8-mile expansion of MetroLink, on April 4.   Proposition 2 would have  allowed funding toward building a 22,000 seat soccer stadium for the St. Louis...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Malayna Vines and Hannah Cohen

March 23, 2017

After defeating Rock Bridge High School in a double overtime game, KHS girls' varsity basketball played at state Saturday March 18. KHS beat Lee's Summit High School 43-36 in a well-deserved win, Makayla Wallace, junior and point guard, said. “It was amazing," Wallace said. "It was like a dream come ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines

March 23, 2017

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

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