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Landon Evans, senior, runs to the applause of cheerleaders and his team before the game.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball senior night vs. McCleur Feb. 22

Jack Anderson, features + in-depth editor March 3, 2020

Kirkwood boy's varsity basketball played McCleur Feb. 22 on their senior night. While they started with a lead, they ultimately fell to McCleur 47-53. "I feel like we're pretty good as a team," Landon...

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

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

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...

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.

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

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...

Players of both teams compete to grab the ball.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Jennings High School Jan. 16

Julia Knoll and Mia Alexander January 22, 2020

Kirkwood boys' varsity basketball played against Jennings High School Thursday, Jan. 16 as a part of the losers bracket in the Denver Miller tournament. They led throughout the first half, but eventually...

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...

Wide receiver Cole Johnson, junior, cuts across the field in motion as the Pioneers prepare for the snap.

Aug. 31 Game Recap: Kirkwood 61, Jefferson City 35

Hayden Davidson, sports writer September 1, 2019
KHS's varsity football team traveled to Jefferson City for the first game of the year Aug. 31 and brought home a 61-35 victory. Read about the game's highlights and biggest contributors here.
Left to right:  Maurice Massey, senior, Melvin Simmons, junior, Will Lee, sophomore, and Jaylen Phipps, sophomore, watch teammates from sideline.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Sophia Smith , staff artist February 11, 2019

Kirkwood Varsity boys' basketball ended Friday night with a win against Rockwood Summit. The final score was 74-63. "The game started off kind of slow for us but towards the end of the 3rd quarter we...

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...

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...

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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