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Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity swim meet Oct. 29

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity swim meet Oct. 29

Annie George, photographer

November 7, 2019

The boys' varsity swim team raced Parkway South High School for Senior Night Oct.29. Each senior walked across the bulkhead and was greeted by their parents to honor their last season swimming for the KHS swim team. KHS won with a score of 115-71. "The meet felt like a combination of four years of...

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 4, 2019

KHS boys’ and girls’ swim and dive head coach Matt Beasley received the Missouri Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year award, given by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Beasley was nominated by MSHSAA for the Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year for Missou...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive practice 1/25

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive practice 1/25

Mary Frizzell, photographer

February 1, 2018

"The sport is challenging because everyday no matter what's happened we all have to try our hardest, but everyone wants each other to get their best times and we all have each other's backs," Molly Sheridan, junior, said.

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Audrey Berns, Abbey Painter, Zac Clingenpeel, and Mary Frizell

January 19, 2018

TKC's Issue 3 photo spread, "Teacher Tunes", showcased many KHS teachers recreating popular album covers.

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 27, 2017

Girls' swim and dive began tryouts to start preparing for the 2017 season Nov. 6. After having a few girls make it to state last year, they have big plans for the upcoming season. "[Coach Beasley] expects a lot of us, but it's because he loves us and he wants us to do well," Bella Borbonus, junior, said....

Photo gallery: boys’ swim conference

Photo gallery: boys’ swim conference

Kara Rieger, photographer

November 15, 2017

The Kirkwood boys' swim and dive team competes in the boys swim conference at Pattonville High school Oct. 25.

Senior Profile: Katie Brodersen

Senior Profile: Katie Brodersen

Megan Van Buren, photographer

April 22, 2017

While the winter air crept itself through her clothes, Katie Brodersen sat atop her roof looking at the supermoon. Although the view was not as super as she originally expected, Katie still found inspiration and went to her journal to write her first Sunday soliloquy. She wrote about the moon, a p...

Girls’ state swimming and diving recap

Girls’ state swimming and diving recap

Allie Hickenbotham, features writer

March 1, 2016

After stretching caps over their heads, pushing goggles over their eyes and compressing their bodies into kneeskins, the girls’ swim and dive team was ready for state, which took place Feb. 19-20. “My personal goal for us was to be top 10, and we achieved that goal,” Matt Beasley, KHS sw...

Baby got back(stroke)

Baby got back(stroke)

Christian Heutel, web sports editor

October 27, 2015

As Jack Wever’s alarm clock goes off every morning at 4:30 for club practice, he is reminded that there is yet another opportunity to improve his skills and his work from the previous day. Over time, Wever, sophomore, said he has become a much stronger swimmer because of his commitment to the team...

Walker Natatorium opens

Walker Natatorium opens

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

October 2, 2015

The Walker Natatorium opened Wednesday, Sept. 30. Dr. Michael Havener, principal, got on the microphone, counted to three and shouted “jump,” and the swimmers all dove in. “I don’t know if words can describe how excited we are,” Matt Beasley, swim and dive coach, said. “[Everyone ce...

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