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Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

KHS students voted on the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes for each grade.

Most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes of KHS

Megan Cleveland and Amelia Hurley February 13, 2020

KHS students voted on the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes for each grade. After tallying the results, TKC interviewed each bachelor(ette) about themselves and their views on relationships. Although...

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...

“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...

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...

Jairus Maclin, senior, looks across the field at his teammates.

Oct. 11 Game Recap: Eureka 21, Kirkwood 6

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller October 14, 2019

The Kirkwood Pioneers varsity football team lost 21-6 to the Eureka Wildcats Friday, Oct. 11. Eureka didn’t allow a Kirkwood point, on a wet, 40-degree night, for the final 45 minutes of the 48-minute...

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.
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