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Remember the Titan

Remember the Titan

Tom Mueller, sports editor

November 27, 2019

For MyCole Pruitt, 2010 KHS graduate and current Tennessee Titan, playing professional football wasn’t always a dream ⁠— and when it became one, getting there didn’t materialize easily. Achieving this eventual dream meant sacrifice: being bussed from the city to KHS and getting by with what his...

The downfall of Antonio

The downfall of Antonio

Henry Chappell, sports writer

October 21, 2019

Antonio Brown used to be viewed by me as the best wide receiver in football. On week 17 of the 2018 NFL season, the Steelers played a must-win game against the Cleveland Browns. This would decide if they made the postseason. Then, the news broke from Mike Tomlin, Steelers head coach, about Pittsburgh’...

JMac: Back to where it all started

JMac: Back to where it all started

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

October 15, 2019

For the past decade, people across the country, especially Kirkwood residents, have turned on the TV every Sunday in the fall to see the name “Maclin” on their screen. But before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today. Now, he is back as a foo...

Sexual misconduct in sports

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*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...

Sex has no place in sports

Sex has no place in sports

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 26, 2019

It’s an easy sell: sculpted supermodels posing in exotic locations wearing little to no clothing, right at the fingertips of anyone willing to fork over a few dollars. Every year, Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition brings in about 7 percent of revenue for the renowned publication, according to F...

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

The Greatest of all GOAT’s

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

February 8, 2019

On February 3rd, Tom Brady cemented his place in NFL history. With a win over the Los Angeles Rams, he now has six Super Bowl titles to his name, placing him among the greatest athletes of all time. Should he be crowned the greatest of all time title after his recent masterpiece of a season? During a challeng...

The way of McVay

The way of McVay

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 3, 2019

Why was six afraid of seven? No, seven didn’t eat nine: six was a St. Louis Rams fan. Seven meant only seven wins, which meant no playoffs for the Rams once again. St. Louisans long suffered under the terrible coaching of Steve Spagnuolo and Jeff Fisher, but something changed only after crooked owne...

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Which Super Bowl team should you root for?

Daniel Tobias, social media staff

February 1, 2019

St. Louis sports fans are faced with a conundrum. Should they root for the New England Patriots, a team that annoys football fans nationwide due to their frequent controversies and Tom Brady’s smug smirks as he holds up another Super Bowl trophy? Or should they support the Los Angeles Rams, a team...

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

Riley Arns, sports writer

January 14, 2019

For those of you who haven’t watched much football this year or don’t really understand the sport in general, I have created a guide that breaks down each remaining playoff team into their The Office character equivalent. Kanas City Chiefs (Pam Beesly) Vs. Indiana Colts (Darryl Philbin) The first match-up in the AFC is...

NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Predictions

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 20, 2018

NFL Playoff Preview With December football underway, it’s time to look forward to everyone’s favorite sporting event: The Super Bowl. The biggest sporting event in America will take place Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. But before we can talk about that, we must see which teams will be competing for the cha...

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