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Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

Here are the three players who have made their mark at the third base position, while wearing the birds on the bat.

Triple threat: Top three Cardinals third basemen

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 17, 2021

The Cardinals: known as one of the MLB’s most historic franchises. A staple of what a winning team is, with an astounding 11 World Series championships and 23 National League (NL) pennants. The franchise...

Photo courtesy of KSD. 

Front row, pictured left to right: Jackson Fortner, Kaya McArdle, Kamryn Ealey, Emma Ealey, Kate Domian, Morgan Gindler,  Paige Howell, Aliya Swearingin, Ella Pearl and Jaylen Phipps. 

Back row, pictured left to right: Nick Walker, Sam Bryan, Jack Matousek,  Will Lee, Blake Seifert, Kannon Nesslage, Asher Weinberg, Ryland Irvin and Jakob Limpert.

Athletes honored at the annual KHS athletic signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 5, 2021

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 4 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. In this year’s ceremony, there were a total of 19 senior student-athletes present, not including...

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces athletics shutdown through July 24

Kate Schreiber, features and in-depth editor July 19, 2020

Update: KHS football workouts will resume Monday, July 27, according to a tweet by KHS football on Wednesday, July 22. Corey Nesslage, athletics director, said that the goal was to get further removed...

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin,...

Never enough

Never enough

Thomas Birmingham, print editor August 20, 2018

Once golden instruments are now rusted and out of tune. The four practice rooms never seem to be open. Some music stands are so old they can barely bend. Rebecca Friesen, KHS band director, said that...

Just walk it off

Just walk it off

Melanie Witt and Quentin Stepp February 2, 2018

Immediately after school, a long line of athletes from a variety of sports gather in her office waiting for assistance in treating their injuries. KHS athletic trainer Denise Grider’s office is constantly...

Tyresse Norris, senior, commits to play football at Missouri Valley College.

Photo gallery: National Signing Day

Malayna Vines, features writer February 15, 2017

19 KHS seniors participated in National Signing Day while officially committing to play a sport at their college or university Feb. 2. Sadie Wise, senior, committed to play Division 1 softball at Saint...

Denise Grider, KHS athletic trainer, tapes a students foot before practice.

Behind the scenes of success

Kate Hennessey, sports writer December 7, 2016

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...

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