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Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Jack Matousek, sports writer

February 4, 2020

Just before 10 a.m. PT on Jan. 26, 2020 a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter crashed near Calabasas, California. Former NBA Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant were among nine killed Sunday morning. Bryant took the NBA by storm after being picked 13th overall straight out of high school by ...

Got Earplugs?: the trouble with modern sporting events

Got Earplugs?: the trouble with modern sporting events

Kate Schreiber, features writer

January 20, 2020

Thousands of fans flooded the entrances of the Enterprise Center. I, among them, wove through the congested crowds to find my seat. Inside, the lights went down and spotlights lit the arena. Music began to blare as the crowd screamed and clapped, leaving my ears ringing. The combination of the audio an...

Top five sports stories of 2019

Top five sports stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 29, 2019

2019 was an eventful year in sports, and TKC was there for it all. From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year. Our coverage wasn’t limited to professional or collegiate sports, though. TKC staffers covered to...

Photo Gallery: Unified Night Lights Oct. 16

Photo Gallery: Unified Night Lights Oct. 16

Annie George and Ben Rives

October 24, 2019

Unified Night Lights is an opportunity for kids with disabilities to play football with their peers.

No right way

No right way

Henry Chappell, sports writer

October 22, 2019

The rules. I know they are part of Baseball and they shouldn’t be broken, but what about unwritten rules? To me, they ruin sports and make the games less fun to watch. Bat flips in baseball should not be frowned upon; instead, they should be seen as a positive that make baseball better. But that’s ...

Intramural inclusion

Intramural inclusion

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

September 25, 2019

Intramurals are less competitive leagues that focus on enjoying sports. KHS does not offer intramurals, but these leagues should be implemented.

cHEerleading

cHEerleading

Maya Kim, features writer

September 17, 2019

David Ahr, sophomore, is the only male cheerleader on the junior varsity cheerleading team.

Faith rewarded

Faith rewarded

Ethan Peter, web editor

August 15, 2019

The St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup for the first time this year. Follow the Chapman family as the Blues journey went from last place to champions.

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019

After three years of missing the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals made major moves in the offseason in order to improve their roster and make a push for the postseason. In a crowded field of strong contenders, will they be able to pull off the success they have been waiting for? Benji Wilton and Hayden...

Land of 10,000 locks

Land of 10,000 locks

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 13, 2019

  For many March the beginning of college basketball’s March Madness, but for the boys on skates in the land of 10,000 lakes, March is the Minnesota High School Hockey tournament. And no honor (besides winning the state title) compares to being honored in the annual All-Hockey Hair Team vi...

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