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The Frisbest Sport

The Frisbest Sport

Ryleigh Palmer, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

She sends the disc soaring across the field towards the end zone and immediately sprints after the frisbee.  Onlookers stare in awe as the disc flies through the air and Eileen Finley, sophomore, watches the frisbee land into the hands of her teammate in the end zone.  The KHS Women’s Ultimate Fr...

Passing on the disk

Passing on the disk

Grace Fearheiley, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Her hair bobs as she sprints down the field. Eileen Finley, sophomore, prepares to intercept a frisbee throw during a KHS ultimate frisbee game. As she runs down the field, she is reminded of when she first started playing frisbee with her family. Frisbee has been one of her passions for the majority of he...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Ritenour

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Ritenour

Christian Baker, photographer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

The varsity boys' basketball team played Ritenour High on Friday, February 16. The boys' team picked up their first win in seven games, thanks to a lay-up by Damien Loyd with 1.7 seconds left in the fourth quarter, that gave Kirkwood 78 points, over Ritenour's 76 points. "It feels good, I’m stil...

Just walk it off

Just walk it off

Melanie Witt and Quentin Stepp

February 2, 2018


Filed under In Depth

Immediately after school, a long line of athletes from a variety of sports gather in her office waiting for assistance in treating their injuries. KHS athletic trainer Denise Grider’s office is constantly busy with students anxious to get back to playing their sport by practicing strengthening exercises...

Top five sports stories of 2017

Top five sports stories of 2017

TKC Staff

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

KHS hosts some of the best sports in the state of Missouri, and TKC’s sports staff makes sure to cover them all. Whether it’s a comeback story of the school’s quarterback or a humorous take on student-formed CYC basketball teams, the sports staff reorts a variety of topics. In 2017, sports cover...

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under In Depth

She walked across the soccer field on an early May day. She felt ready to play in one of the last games of the season. During the final minutes, however, she was nowhere near the field. That’s because she tore her ACL in the middle of a game and had not played since. Kate Jozwiakowski, sophomore, is o...

Photo Gallery: JV boys’ basketball vs. Lebanon

Photo Gallery: JV boys’ basketball vs. Lebanon

Christian Baker, photographer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

The boys' junior varsity basketball team played Lebanon High School's basketball team on Friday, Dec 1. The Kirkwood junior varsity team defeated Lebanon's junior varsity team by a score of 69-28. KHS took an early lead over Lebanon and continue to dominate throughout the four quarters of the game. ...

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Kate Hennessy, sports editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In a press conference on Dec. 5, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided to ban Russian athletes as well as the country’s officials from participating in or attending the 2018 Winter Olympics which will be held in which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. This decision comes after 17 months of investiga...

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under In Depth

They don’t want to let their team down. They can’t. To Nina Naes, junior, two broken toes means nothing if she can score just a few more goals. To Abby Gunn, senior, seriously bruising the bone in her elbow means nothing if she can just lead her team to victory. These athletes are just two of...

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