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Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Malayna Vines, photographer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Soccer, Sports

Kirkwood varsity boys soccer team beat Mehlville High School 3-2 at KHS on Aug. 23. After Mehlville tied the score 2-2, Theo Ruppert, freshman, scored Kirkwood's third goal, putting the Pioneers in the lead. Brad Lay, junior, said that it felt great to beat Mehlville, especially at their first home game....

Letting kids be kids

Letting kids be kids

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Brennan O’Neil, freshman at Bay Shore (NY) High School, committed to play college lacrosse in March of his eighth grade year for Penn State. But my case was different, I didn’t commit to play until July before my senior year. Yet, my journey of visiting and committing to play in college following junio...

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under The Full Court Press

A city once deemed “not a three team professional market” by Stan Kroenke, Los Angeles Rams owner, may be seeing the bright lights of Major League Soccer (MLS) as soon as 2020, according to statements released by MLS President and Deputy commissioner Mark Abbott. After grieving the loss of the Rams, ...

Spring superstitions

Spring superstitions

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

March 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

TKC asked eight student-athletes about their off-the-field efforts to ensure a successful spring season. Below are their responses. art by Lizzie Stobbe...

(For)give Sin City sports

(For)give Sin City sports

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Stan “not the man” Kroenke called St. Louis a “two-sport city,” and we in Kirkwood felt the burn. How could he insult the business potential of our bustling (first in crime is still first in something, right?) metropolitan area? How will we survive without the validation that belonging to a ...

7 things to look forward to in 2017

7 things to look forward to in 2017

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Art, Entertainment

Iphone 7s With Apple typically releasing a new phone annually after the first iPhone hit the market, this year seems to be no different. While other new features are expected, a recent patent filed by Apple depicts a phone that is entirely glass with no buttons. Could this be the earliest stages of the newest iPhone or just an idea for Apple in the future? Wearable Tech Could 2017 be the year of new technology for clothing? With new products such as Heacket, a heated, battery-power...

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs Rockwood Summit

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs Rockwood Summit

Christian Baker, photographer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Visuals

After a hard fought and close game the boys' varsity basketball team pulled away from Rockwood Summit on Jan. 27. The boys played together as a team to blow past Summit, winning 63-53. Keyshawn Gilbert helped lead the Pioneers by scoring 16 points. "After I hit my first three I was like 'Okay, maybe...

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Christian Baker, photographer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Visuals

After a hard fought game, Vianney pulled away from Kirkwood with a final score of 66-48 Jan. 24. After a close first half, Vianney slowly built up their lead. "We did not play our best last night," Isaac Moye, senior, said. "This season has been up and down for us." Kirkwood's record this season is 7-7....

Photo gallery: girls’ swimming vs. Parkway North

Photo gallery: girls’ swimming vs. Parkway North

Mary Ralston, photographer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

The varsity girls’ swim team had their second to last home meet against Parkway North, Jan. 17. Winning 139-49. “I was kind of frustrated about [swimming the 100 Back], because, after all, I never swim back in practice unless I must,” Mary Frizzell, sophomore, said. “But after I swam, I was gla...

Photo gallery: JV boy’s basketball vs. Wentzville Holt

Photo gallery: JV boy’s basketball vs. Wentzville Holt

Abby Lay, photographer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Visuals

The Pioneers secure a narrow 47-45 win over Wentzville Holt High School during the Denver Miller Tournament Jan. 11. The game marked the first win of the tournament for KHS, and they finished the tournament 2-1 having also playing Ladue and Ritenour. Zach Kohl, sophomore, felt ready to go back to regul...

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