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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."  

Photo gallery: JV football vs. Rockwood Summit

Stephen Manley, junior, celebrates after making a tackle.

Abby Lay, photographer

October 19, 2016

The Pioneers win 35-27 against Rockwood Summit on Oct. 10.  KHS perseveres to win the game, despite losing starting quarterback, Cooper Wise, to an ankle injury in the first quarter. "I was very proud of [the team] because they overcame a lot of adversity," said Wise, sophomore, when asked about the...

Can’t contain the captain

Can't contain the captain

Lindsay Huck, features writer

November 7, 2015

Sam Smith ties his right skate, something he does before every game, puts on his jersey, looks at his teammates and prepares for the game ahead. They look back as he begins to give advice before the game, granting respect to the young hockey captain. This leadership role is not new to Smith. He was...

Photo gallery: KHS JV girl’s lacrosse vs. St. Joseph’s

Photo gallery: KHS JV girl's lacrosse vs. St. Joseph's

Abby Lay, photographer

May 22, 2015

The Pioneers fight hard at home in a tough 7-15 loss to St. Joseph's Academy on May 5. The game marked the ending of the season, with the last additional game being played on May 7. Vivian Kutheis, sophomore, expected the game to be a test for the Pioneers. "I thought it was going to be tough competition,"...

Spring Sports Preview

photo courtesy of the Pioneer staff

Holden Foreman, sports writer

March 11, 2015

Golf Varsity boys golf enters the season with high hopes, returning three of the top four golfers from last season. Coach BJ Kenyon is in his 22nd year coaching and is optimistic about the direction the team is headed after a 9-1 record last year. Despite the departure of JV coach Shawn Owens and ...

Photo gallery: JV girls’ basketball: Jan. 23

Players and coaches talk about the next play they're going to do during a time out.

Gabi Baker, photographer

February 2, 2015

The girls' JV basketball team beat Ritenour 39-16, Jan. 23 in the Denver Miller Gym. This was the JV girls' eleventh win of the season. "I was feeling determined to win because I knew we had the potential," Kellie Gilmore, sophomore, said.

Photo gallery: boys’ JV basketball: Jan. 23

Sam Gunn, sophomore, takes the ball down the court.

Gabi Baker, photographer

February 2, 2015

The boys' JV basketball team fell 48-43 to Ritenour Jan. 23.  "We're all friends on the team and it's really cool to be able to compete against other teams with all your friends," Isaac Moye, sophomore, said

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