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Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs. Rock Bridge Nov. 29

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs. Rock Bridge Nov. 29

Julia Knoll, photo editor

December 2, 2019

The girls' varsity basketball team started their 2019 season with a tournament at St. Joseph's Academy on Fri., Nov. 29th. They game was close, but they eventually lost to Rock Bridge 45-35. "I'm really excited for this season, we only lost one senior last year so our team's chemistry is still strong,"...

Shooting the crystal ball: NBA awards predictions

Shooting the crystal ball: NBA awards predictions

Tom Mueller, features writer

March 15, 2019

From game-winning shots in double overtime to freakish displays of athleticism, the NBA’s best players routinely captivate crowds with their dazzling displays of basketball ability. This season is different from previous ones, as there is a refreshing feeling of diversity among the candidates competing ...

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...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Christian Baker and Morgan Gindler

January 16, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball team played against Ladue Jan. 8. Kirkwood had the lead through the first half of the game, but Ladue clipped Kirkwood in the end to win with a score of 64-61. "We need to learn how to play with a lead," Jonah McDowell, senior, said. "The third quarter has been our...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs University City Jan. 10

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs University City Jan. 10

Meg Murphy, photographer

January 14, 2019

Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball defeated University City 80-68 in the Denver Miller Tournament Jan. 10. “I did think the Pioneers were going to win," Samaya Trawick, junior cheerleader, said. "I think when they start playing, they really get into the game and it turns out to be a good game." ...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Jump on the bandwagon

Jump on the bandwagon

Tom Mueller, features writer

December 6, 2018

Jean ‘Sister Jean’ Dolores Schmidt, the 99-year-old un-official mascot for the University of Loyola-Chicago Ramblers men’s basketball team, became the idol of every bandwagon fan in March. She is the person they strive to be; somebody who becomes relevant without actually knowing much about spo...

Which KHS winter sport team do you belong on?

Which KHS winter sport team do you belong on?

Madisen Bromfman and Sophia Molitor

November 21, 2018

Answer these winter related questions to find out which KHS winter sports team you belong on. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

Your athletes owe you nothing

Your athletes owe you nothing

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

September 10, 2018

We’ve seen it in the most star-studded athletes in recent American sports history. LeBron James, Wayne Gretzky, Kevin Durant, Albert Pujols, the list goes on. Talented players bring joy to fans to the point they feel entitled to it. A player pursuing opportunities elsewhere might as well flip the bird to ...

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