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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.

Land of 10,000 locks

Land of 10,000 locks

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

  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...

Sex has no place in sports

Sex has no place in sports

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Columns

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 way of McVay

The way of McVay

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

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...

Top five sports stories of 2018

Top five sports stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

When it comes to sports, TKC covers a wide variety of athletics that captivate fans. With diverse stories on local and professional topics, our sports staff covered it all in 2018. From investigating concussions in high school to a serious lack of attendance at Kirkwood football games, as well as more ...

Trivia Tuesday IIX: Obscure sports

Trivia Tuesday IIX: Obscure sports

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

December 25, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

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NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Predictions

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Kirkwood sets the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game

Kirkwood sets the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

For half a decade, the Kirkwood Pioneers have successfully kept the Frisco Bell. This year they brought it home after beating Webster's Statemen 75-34 on Nov. 22. Pioneer's won by the biggest margin since 2013, and they also set the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game. "It felt...

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

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