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Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. McCluer North Feb. 4

Will Lee, junior, attempts to reach pass his opponent during a jump ball.

Sophie Smith, photographer

February 11, 2020

Boys' varsity basketball played McCluer North Feb. 4 during the Block Out Cancer fundraiser. The team played an intense game, but KHS lost 71-62. Although Kirkwood lost, the game was an ultimate success for Jessie Hopper, senior, as all proceeds from the game were dedicated to cancer research in honor...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Ladue Jan. 24

On Jan. 24th, boy's varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

January 26, 2020

On Jan. 24, boys' varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61. "We definitely wanted to beat Ladue because last time they beat us," Bryce Simpson, junior, said. "So we wanted revenge. At first the game was...

Photo gallery: Varsity boys basketball vs SLUH

Ryan Tyrrell, junior, dribbles around a SLUH player.

Malayna Vines, photographer

December 30, 2017

KHS varsity boys' basketball team defeated Saint Louis University High School  with a final score of 45-44 in the Coaches vs Cancer Holiday Tournament at Meramec Community College Dec 28.

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

Arvell Ferguson, sophomore, goes in for a layup.

Abby Lay, photographer

January 20, 2017

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...

Boys’ basketball leaves for Chicago

Tahj Telfair, senior, powers up in the post against an opposing defender.

Abby Carpenter, news-features editor

December 2, 2016

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: JV boys’ basketball practice

Ryan Tyrell and Preston Salazar, sophomores, weave in and out of cones working on their ball handling skills.

Christian Baker, photographer

November 16, 2016

The JV boys' basketball team practices for their upcoming season on Tuesday, Nov. 15. "I'm excited to get the season started off with these guys," TJ Kocher, sophomore, said. "Not everyone is back from football season yet, but I think we will end up having a decent team."  

Athlete of the Week: Tahj Telfair

Athlete of the Week: Tahj Telfair

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

February 2, 2016

Tahj Telfair, junior forward, scored 22 points in a close loss of 67-65 against Jennings, on Friday, Jan. 15. Telfair started on the freshman team, then made varsity his sophomore year. This year Telfair has become an all-around player on the court, according to Bill Gunn, varsity head coach. ...

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