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Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

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.

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Francis Howell

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Francis Howell

Megan Tate Van Buren, Genevieve Francois, and Ben Rives

August 31, 2018

KHS varsity football played Francis Howell on Fri. Aug 31. The Pioneers won with a final score of 37-28. According to Caroline Wilson, senior, running the flags across the track allows seniors to get involved at football game. "I encourage people to [run the flags] because even though its a little hard...

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game 2017

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game 2017

Brendan Davidson and Zachary Clingenpeel

November 27, 2017

Kirkwood’s varsity football team won 35-7 against the Webster Groves Statesmen on Nov. 23, 2017, in the Turkey Day game. Kirkwood dominated throughout the game to keep the Frisco Bell at KHS for five years straight, a feat Kirkwood had never accomplished. ...

Senior profile: Anthony Loper

Senior profile: Anthony Loper

Christian Heutel, web sports editor

May 9, 2016

On and off the court and field, Anthony Loper is known by his friends and peers as someone who is always there for his family. Last August, Anthony began to notice a change in his mother’s health. When he learned she had stage II breast cancer, he knew his life was about to take a turn for the worse...

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game 2015

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game 2015

Gabi Baker, photographer

December 2, 2015

Kirkwood's varsity football team competed against the Webster Groves Statesmen on Nov. 26, 2015 in the Turkey Day game. Kirkwood won 42-7, keeping the Frisco Bell at KHS. "I was ecstatic about retaining the bell." Tahj Telfair, junior and wide receiver, said."[Webster] had some plays that could have...

Varsity Football vs Pattonville

Varsity Football vs Pattonville

Gabi Baker, photographer

October 14, 2015

Kirkwood's Varsity Football played Pattonville on October 9, 2015, senior night. The pioneers won 38-21. The games theme was a red out to show Pioneer pride. With it being the last home game of regular season and senior night, Pep Nation led the student section to join in the throwing of powder into...

Farrell Shelton named head football coach

Farrell Shelton named head football coach

Ben Cohen, web staff

April 15, 2015

Farrell Shelton has been announced as the KHS head football coach for the 2015-16 school year and will be joining the physical education department, pending school board approval. Shelton, current Eureka head football coach, assumes role as coach July 1. “We’re excited to have him join us as first...

Kirkwood comes back and downs Summit 52-28

Kirkwood comes back and downs Summit 52-28

Sam Balmer, web sports editor

September 30, 2014

After its four game absence, “Hey Baby” returned to Lyons Memorial Field. So did KHS’ second half dominance, en route to a 52-28 victory over Rockwood Summit on a picturesque evening. The Pioneers marched down the field to the 9-yard line on their opening drive, eventually settling for a Ryan...

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