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Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive Kirkwood invite

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive Kirkwood invite

Megan Tate Van Buren, photographer

February 1, 2019


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Kirkwood girls' swim and dive places second overall against Lafayette, Marquette, Parkway South, Villa Duchesne and Francis Howell in the second annual Kirkwood Invite on Friday Jan. 18. 2019. "[The Kirkwood Invite] lets me spend quality time with everyone on my team as well as the other teams," said...

Photo gallery: girls swim and dive vs. Marquette Dec. 11

Photo gallery: girls swim and dive vs. Marquette Dec. 11

Kelley Cochran, photographer

December 18, 2018


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Marquette won against Kirkwood with a score of 128-56. This is their 5th meet this season, and they have 6 more meets before heading into state. "The best part of my job is to work with all these awesome, talented, smart kids at Kirkwood high school" Matt Beasley, swim coach said. "It can be hard to...

Issues: Race in college admissions

Issues: Race in college admissions

Ethan Peter, features writer

October 26, 2018


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Imagine on Ivy Day, the day the eight Ivy League schools announce their admission decisions, a valedictorian and varsity captain with a perfect ACT score is rejected. Imagine he is left asking what else he could have accomplished to be accepted into these prestigious schools. Imagine the answer is...

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

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

Mary Frizzell, photographer

February 1, 2018


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"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: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 27, 2017


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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: girls’ swim practice

Photo gallery: girls’ swim practice

Kara Rieger, photographer

November 17, 2017


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TKC went to the girl's swim and dive practice Nov. 15. Bella Borbonus, junior, has been swimming since her freshman year. She says it's difficult to get back into swim shape, but she's optimistic about improving her 100 freestyle time this season to get a state cut. "I like the social aspect of it," Borbonus...

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