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TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, Sports

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson break down their predictions for the 2019 MLB season, including an analysis of the St. Louis Cardinals' outlook.

Revving up the rivalry

Revving up the rivalry

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

Sexual misconduct in sports

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Where are they now

Strapped in large ski goggles and sporting their postseason gear, the Kansas City Royals team jumps and screams in the locker room as they spray each other with champagne in celebration of their 2015 World Series Championship. Right in the midst of it all stood Steve Stewart, Kansas City Royals radio bro...

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Benji Wilton, features writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Sports

Are you a home run hitter or a defensive star? Are you the first one to arrive to the game or the first one to leave? Take this quiz to find out which St. Louis Cardinals player you relate to. ...

Hey now, you’re an all-star, get your game on, go play

Hey now, you’re an all-star, get your game on, go play

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

“He's heating up! He’s on fire! Boomshakalaka!” In an NBA All-Star Game with 374 points, no defense and practically no excitement, I wish I would’ve spent that wasted time playing NBA Jam, throwing down massive dunks with bobblehead Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. I bet I would’ve had more...

Scholastic Journalism Week: The best fans in baseball?

Scholastic Journalism Week: The best fans in baseball?

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

February 23, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports, Top Stories

I've often considered myself to be the luckiest man on the face of the Earth. Born from blasts by McGwire and raised on roundtrippers by Pujols, I know nothing else than to worship the Birds on the Bat and everything they stand for. Talent isn't everything. It’s not over until it's over. An 83...

Cubs win the World Series

Cubs win the World Series

Daniel Kim, sports writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

Two outs. Runner on first. Bottom of the 10th inning. The Chicago Cubs lead the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series. Michael Martinez hit a slow ground ball rolls to Cubs third basemen Kris Bryant. He fields the ball with ease for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs are the 2016 W...

MLB Playoffs predictions

MLB Playoffs predictions

Brendan Davidson, designer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the MLB Playoffs rapidly approaching, here are TKC's postseason predictions. All statistics and standings are updated as of the morning of Tues., Sept. 27. ...

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