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Jeremy Maclin will become the next KHS varsity football head coach after two years as an assistant. Profile photo courtesy of KSD press release, action photos from 2019 by Hayden Davidson.

Jeremy Maclin named next KHS head football coach, pending board approval

Hayden Davidson, design editor February 15, 2021

Just over 15 years after taking off his Kirkwood football uniform for the last time, Jeremy Maclin will now don the headset and head coaching attire as the KHS varsity football head coach. Maclin, 2006...

Webster Groves' Moss Field, where the 2020 Turkey Day game was scheduled to take place.

Breaking News: Turkey Day game canceled

Olivia Silvey, Hayden Davidson, and Molly Higgins November 13, 2020

KHS athletics announced the annual Turkey Day football game’s cancellation Friday, Nov. 13 in coordination with Webster Groves High School. The game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26 at Webster, and...

The KHS cafeteria sits undisturbed on Oct. 26, two weeks before students would return in person.

We are still failing

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor November 11, 2020

A little less than a week before I was supposed to start my senior year in person, my boss called to tell me I had been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. I’m a golf caddy, and on the...

The KHS senior class leaders have kept trying to find a plan to still maintain the spirit for Turkey Day at KHS.

Neverending spirit

Henry Chappell, sports editor November 11, 2020

  There may not be any large gym pep rallies, funny senior skits, or Dr. Havener ringing the Frisco Bell in the Denver Miller arena. But this dreaded virus has not stopped KHS from having...

KHS varsity football’s playoff push ends early due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Positive COVID-19 test forces KHS varsity football forfeit

Hayden Davidson, design editor October 30, 2020

An individual within the KHS varsity football program was diagnosed with COVID-19, of which KHS administration was notified the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 30. The positive test result came on the day of...

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...

“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...

Shelton and senior players look on before the team's season opener vs. Jefferson City.

Intense: Coach Farrell Shelton

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 27, 2019

The tumultuous crowd of family, friends, the band, the PA announcer and the rest of the fans at a packed KHS football game creates an enjoyable Friday night atmosphere. Through the noise, some spectators...

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...

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