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Where do the Rams fans go to hideaway?

Where do the Rams fans go to hideaway?

Holden Foreman, web editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

I took a firm stance on football in a TKC article published Jan. 28, 2015. The St. Louis Rams, I claimed, could easily expand profits and popularity in the alluring market of Los Angeles, the nation’s second largest city. So, it seemed a no-brainer that the team would return “home,” where it playe...

Above average

Above average

Quentin Stepp, sports writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

  With an average GPA of 3.95, the KHS girls’ volleyball team won the Art Stout Award,  given annually to the team with the highest team GPA, for the fifth year in a row. Coaches Julie Goodmann and Kara Wall said they both stress academics along with athletics, and their players said this ha...

NBA All-Star weekend recap

NBA All-Star weekend recap

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

March 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Friday, Feb. 12: NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Mountain Dew: After last year’s incredible performance, Kevin Hart won his fourth Celebrity Game MVP and announced his retirement from the game. In 2016, he came back with fire in his heart as the head coach for Team America. His enemy f...

Winter sports 2015-2016

Julia Bailey and Christian Heutel

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Video

Throughout the season Julia Bailey, photographer, filmed a variety of winter sports, capturing highlights from each game, meet and match. This video will give you an inside look at the winter sports season at KHS. Records from KHS winter sports season: Girls Basketball: Varsity: 23-4 (still ...

Fast lane to state

Fast lane to state

Katie Judd, sports writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

She gets into her swimsuit, warms up with her team and begins to swim. Since third grade Victoria Coombs, freshman, has swum year-round and said she has learned many lessons she would not have learned without swimming. “[Swimming] pushes me to do to better not just in swimming but in [school],”...

Top sports moments of 2015

Top sports moments of 2015

Christian Heutel and Mara Hockerman

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

With 2016 sports kicking off, TKC takes a look at what the sports world brought us in 2015. From the Triple Crown to the U.S. women’s soccer team winning the World Cup, 2015 held a whirlwind of exciting events. Here is a look at 2015 sports in review: 1. Racehorse American Pharaoh and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Triple Crown (winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stak...

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Michael Galakatos, Photographer

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

With spring training rapidly approaching, there may be wonders of what new players will be joining the team in red. With players leaving and out because of injuries, the Cardinals have made some much-needed moves to compensate for the losses.   Brayan Pena (Catcher):   Picked up as a free agent in late November, Pena replaces Tony Cruz, who wa...

Top 5 sports stories from 2015

Top 5 sports stories from 2015

TKC staff

December 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sports staff has the power to cover one of the most prominent parts of KHS. From reporting on the new multi-million natatorium to profiling a softball player defeating cancer, TKC delved deep within the athletic student body to reveal the joys and distresses of each sports team and player, mixed with o...

Silver lining

Silver lining

Camille Baker, features writer

December 15, 2015


Filed under Features

When 8-year-old Vanessa Gonzalez dreamed of becoming a horseback rider, she said she did not realize how much of an impact it would have on her, from the emotional attachments to the lessons it would bring. Before starting horseback riding, Gonzalez, sophomore, was enrolled in dance classes until...

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