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Nicholas Purschke stands in front of the Annual Run for ALD sign. Photo courtesy of the Purschke family.

Fighting for our boys

Lila Shepard, features writer December 9, 2020

Staring out his window across the busy city of Minneapolis, 12-year-old, Nicholas Purschke was laying in his hospital bed and dreaming of the day he could be a normal kid again. Now a sophomore at St....

Martin Strong races towards the finish line, preparing for the upcoming track season.

A Strong finish

Grace Klebe, print managing editor October 7, 2019
Martin Strong is a three time state champion. Read about his accomplishments here.
Photo by Meg Murphy

Issues: The dangers of girls running

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief October 20, 2018

It is always the same old routine. After school head to the locker room to change. Then meet outside the athletic building for new information and what the workout will be. Head to Chopin and make...

Running is for suckers

Running is for suckers

Hannah Cohen, social media editor October 19, 2016

For more than 20 years, KHS boys’ cross country has been running in the annual Blow Pop Race at Kirkwood Park, formerly known as Slo Poke. Originally, Slo Poke caramel lollipops were given to the top...

Shut up and run with me

Shut up and run with me

Anna Mullendore, features writer May 3, 2015

Anna Mullendore Recently I’ve been researching running. Now, I’ve always enjoyed running, but it’s never been a real passion of mine. I love the drive and devotion many runners have, and over...

left to right: Clair Bradfield, Rebecca Shulte, Trevor Rogan, and Jack Jaeger
(photo courtesy of Wayne Baldwin)

Today in sports: 11/1/14

Holden Foreman, sports writer November 2, 2014

Four Kirkwood cross country runners ran at the sectional meet in Farmington this morning, and Jack Jaeger, senior, Trevor Rogan, senior, and Rebecca Schulte, sophomore, qualified for next week’s state...

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