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Senior column: Brennan Rea

Senior column: Brennan Rea

Brennan Rea, sports editor May 1, 2024

Growing up, family members, teachers and adults would always ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up. My answer was always the same, “I want to be a pro baseball player.” Whatever your sport is,...

Contrary to popular belief, only 13.5% of players walk out of a casino making a profit according to thegamblingclinic.com

The addiction nobody is talking about

Brennan Rea, sports editor March 21, 2024

*The names Matt, James and Mark have been used to protect the identity of sources in this article. When parents think of things to worry about their teenagers doing, it usually consists of smoking weed,...

KHS seniors Owen Swearngin, Collin Callaway and Kipper Tallon all pose for the camera

Pumping iron

Brennan Rea, sports editor February 28, 2024

Everyday after school, hundreds of students run to their local gym and put their bodies under intense pressure to build their dream physiques. At the Kirkwood YMCA, three KHS seniors have committed themselves ...

Atticus McDowell, senior, dribbles the ball down the field versus John Burroughs on Saturday Oct. 7.

Top 5 sports stories of 2023

TKC Staff January 5, 2024

This year, TKC wrote on a multitude of sports from KHS sponsored sports, KHS students recreational sports, to local professional sports. TKC made sure that their readers were informed as well as entertained...

Macon stares down the pitcher while getting ready for his next at-bat.

Tyler Macon

Brennan Rea, sports writer May 10, 2023

University of Memphis Computer Science When opposing football and baseball teams arrive at KHS, there is one player who is always circled on their scouting reports: Tyler Macon. According to KHS...

Baseball gears up alongside all other springs sports in preparation for their seasons

Spring sports preview

Nicholas Copeland and Brennan Rea March 7, 2023

As the snow on KHS baseball and lacrosse fields melts, spring sport athletes and coaches get ready for their upcoming seasons. They share their eagerness and goals for the new season as all of the programs...

Tom Brady holds the record for the most Super Bowl wins and MVPs

Brady: A career built on triumph

Brennan Rea, sports writer February 2, 2023

When the 199th pick in the 2000 NFL draft was announced, many people were shocked. The New England Patriots had selected Tom Brady, a quarterback from the University of Michigan. Brady was not a well known...

Each one of these moments is what makes sports so awesome.

Top five moments in sports from 2022

Brennan Rea, sports writer January 12, 2023

From Minnesota Vikings’ star receiver Justin Jefferson’s insane catch in Buffalo to Edmonton Oilers’ superstar Connor McDavid’s highlight reel goal against the Washington Capitals, there were many...

The logo for the 2023 National Championship, held at SoFi stadium in Inglewood, California

2022-23 college football bowl game predictions

Brennan Rea, sports writer December 19, 2022

*All stats courtesy of ESPN   Valero Alamo Bowl: (-6.0) 20 ranked Texas vs. 12 ranked Washington  Horns up for this game. Even though Texas is ranked 20th, they should have no problem dealing...

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