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Senior football players stand as captains before their game.

Top five KHS athletic moments from 2023

Brennan Rea, sports editor January 20, 2024

In 2023, KHS athletics had many memorable achievements. From individual and team state championships, to dominant seasons and unforgettable games, here are the top five KHS athletic moments.   Honorable...

The Kirkwood Girls Field Hockey varsity team prepares for their first game on 8/25

Fall sports preview

Brennan Rea and Nicholas Copeland September 18, 2023

As August rolls in, KHS athletes come home from their summer vacations and gear up for another year of chasing state championships and district titles. Also listed below is each team's first 3 events.       “I...

Kameron Richardson, senior, chest bumps his teammate who just scored a touchdown.

Fall sports recap

Anna Newland, sports editor December 16, 2022

Although all sports have ended, KHS athletics did not disappoint in awards and achievements earned from their seasons. Here's a recap of individual and group awards given to KHS fall sports teams:   BOYS’...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is located at 4335 Warne Ave in North St. Louis.

Charity issue: Helping one meal at a time

Bella Ruzicka, features writer November 9, 2021

In the 1900s the building was just a shell. Years earlier, a fire destroyed the building from the inside out, leaving behind charred wood, concrete and exposed wires. Through the help of volunteers the...

Intramurals are leagues that focus on the enjoyment and community of sports. These need to be implemented at KHS.

Intramural inclusion

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer September 25, 2019
Intramurals are less competitive leagues that focus on enjoying sports. KHS does not offer intramurals, but these leagues should be implemented.
Sarah Hickenbotham, sophomore, begins the race with a strong start. She placed 10th with a time and PR of 19:26.

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Meg Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Morgan Gindler October 20, 2018

Kirkwood cross country hosted the Class 4 District 2 Meet at Francis Park, Oct. 20. Christian Baker, running a 15:22 PR won the varsity boys' race. The boys had six out of their seven runners in the top...

art by Sarah Nash

Friendship takes first place

Ryleigh Palmer, features writer August 29, 2018

She sprints across the finish line and although she is tired, makes it to the end of the first cross-country race of the 2018 season. Olivia Matthews, sophomore, finishes strong, and gladly accepts praise...

Photo gallery: girls and boys cross country meet 9/30

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet 9/30

Mary Ralston and Meg Murphy October 12, 2017

Kirkwood girls' and boys' cross country team had a meet at Parkway West's home course at Living Word Church Sept. 30. The girls' varsity team and freshman-sophomore teams ranked 2nd overall. The boys'...

The race: 300 word features: Keyon Eversgerd

The race: 300 word features: Keyon Eversgerd

Thomas Birmingham, news writer March 12, 2017

At the fire of a gun, he moves. The muscles he stretched moments before leap into action. He spots the front runners and rushes to meet them. Now Keyon Eversgerd, 16, is racing. His gaze turns to tunnel...

Tabby Stowers, junior, is the first runner from Kirkwood at the end of the first loop in the varsity race and finished in 24th place.

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country conference meet

Mary Ralston, photographer November 2, 2016

Girls' cross country had its conference meet at McNair Park Oct. 8. Varsity placed 3rd overall and 1st in suburban 12, JV placed 7th in the JV - Gold race, and freshman placed 6th overall.  “My favorite...

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