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“My mindset throughout the game was just win,” Lee said.

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play...

The football players raise their helmets for the national anthem.

Photo Gallery: football game Nov. 1

Ella Davies and Annie George November 7, 2019

Friday, Nov. 1, the Kirkwood varsity football team played against Northwest High School for the first game of the playoffs. Kirkwood beat Northwest 54-7. "It was a good game," Sam Linenbroker, sophomore,...

Juniors Mekhi Macklin (13) and Cole Johnson stand at the front of the line as the Pioneers raise their helmets at the end of the national anthem.

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 2, 2019

“Stay focused,” juniors Will Lee, Kannon Nesslage and Jaylen Phipps each said after the game. These players, along with the rest of the Pioneers, keep this message in their heads to remind themselves...

The Kirkwood defense squares off against the Ladue offensive line.

Oct. 25 Game Recap: Kirkwood 36, Ladue 35

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller October 26, 2019

The Pioneers stumbled into the visitors’ locker room at halftime Friday, Oct. 25. Only a few players dared to look at the Ladue 28, Kirkwood 7 score on Ladue’s new, high-definition jumbotron as they...

Before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today.

JMac: Back to where it all started

Hayden Davidson, sports writer October 15, 2019

For the past decade, people across the country, especially Kirkwood residents, have turned on the TV every Sunday in the fall to see the name “Maclin” on their screen. But before all the fame, Jeremy...

KHS football's Senior Night ended in a 38-17 win for the Pioneers. Photos by Ella Davies; visual by Hayden Davidson.

Sept. 27 Senior Night Game Recap: Kirkwood 38, Pattonville 17

Hayden Davidson, sports writer September 30, 2019

KHS varsity football delivered on its Senior Night, winning 38-17 over the Pattonville Pirates on Friday, Sept. 27. The Pioneers (now 3-2) lost to Pattonville (now 1-4) the past two years, but KHS played...

Jay Maclin catches the ball  during the 2018-19 football season. Photo courtesy of Jay Maclin.

Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor April 19, 2019
Jay Maclin, junior, committed to play football at the University of Missouri Columbia (Mizzou) April 19, 2019.
Jonah McDowell, senior, guards a Ladue player.

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...

Travis Lien, senior, dribbles through the baseline

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Ritenour

Christian Baker, photographer February 26, 2018

The varsity boys' basketball team played Ritenour High on Friday, February 16. The boys' team picked up their first win in seven games, thanks to a lay-up by Damien Loyd with 1.7 seconds left in the...

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