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Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 3, 2019

I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs at KHS, but at the end of the day, I loved high school. Saying goodbye has been harder than I could have ever imagined.

Senior Profiles: Nia Callion

Senior Profiles: Nia Callion

Grace Klebe, Entertainment writer

April 30, 2018

Attending Rockhurst University Switching schools after sophomore year was nerve-wracking for Nia Callion, senior. Transferring from Lafayette High School, Callion entered KHS without knowing many people. Although she often said starting KHS junior year was terrifying, her coaches and friends say she handled...

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 14, 2017

They don’t want to let their team down. They can’t. To Nina Naes, junior, two broken toes means nothing if she can score just a few more goals. To Abby Gunn, senior, seriously bruising the bone in her elbow means nothing if she can just lead her team to victory. These athletes are just two of...

Letting kids be kids

Letting kids be kids

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

April 28, 2017

Brennan O’Neil, freshman at Bay Shore (NY) High School, committed to play college lacrosse in March of his eighth grade year for Penn State. But my case was different, I didn’t commit to play until July before my senior year. Yet, my journey of visiting and committing to play in college following junio...

Spring superstitions

Spring superstitions

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

March 12, 2017

TKC asked eight student-athletes about their off-the-field efforts to ensure a successful spring season. Below are their responses. art by Lizzie Stobbe...

2016 KHS signing day

2016 KHS signing day

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 10, 2016

Seven KHS seniors signed letters of intent to participate in intercollegiate athletics Nov. 9 outside the Holley Gym. Molly Jozwiakowski School: Southern Utah University Sport: Gymnastics Qualified and competed for Regionals (seven Midwest states) for the past seven years Qualified and competed for the last two years in the Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championships, finishing 17...

Cate can

Cate can

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 10, 2016

From Stanford to Colgate, Division I women’s lacrosse coaches from all across the nation sought Cate Camenzind, sophomore, to play for their schools. Only in the nation’s capital did Camenzind find her match at Georgetown University. Camenzind’s recruiting process began the summer after her eighth grade ye...

Senior profile: Regina Doty

Senior profile: Regina Doty

Katie Woodruff, news editor

May 7, 2016

The summer before seventh grade, Regina Doty fell in love with the sport she knew she wanted to pursue throughout her athletic career. But unlike most girls who play, she started out playing boys’ lacrosse. “One day, my dad brought home a lacrosse stick and he showed me how to use it, and I th...

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: Athletes

Spring Sports Preview: Athletes

John Drury, sports writer

March 11, 2015

  Boys’ Golf: Joey Williams After a 10th place finish at state last year, Williams, a senior and Maryville University commit, leads the boys’ golf squad into the 2015 season. Last year, he had a Birdie-Par-Bogey percentage of 95, meaning he shot a birdie, par or bogey on 95 percent of hi...

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