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Ashar spends most of his day on the court, practicing and preparing for his next matches.

Ashar the crusher

Khadija Khan, features writer May 9, 2021

The crowd goes wild as Ashar Mir crushes the final set, pumping his racket in the air shouting, “One step closer to Wimbledon!” Ashar, a sophomore at Bayview Academy in Karachi, Pakistan, plays professional...

Grace Williams, senior, runs to get in front of the ball to hit it back to the other team.

Photo Gallery: varsity girls’ tennis vs. Lafayette, Sept. 9

Julia Knoll, photographer September 12, 2019
The Kirkwood Varsity girls tennis team played in a match against Lafayette on Sept. 9. They've had a challenging season, but have grown closer as a team because of it.
Spring superstitions

Spring superstitions

Maisie Bradley, sports writer March 12, 2017

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

Commander in cleats

Commander in cleats

Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley November 8, 2016

TKC staffers Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley reflect on past presidents and candidate’s athletic careers prior to working in politics. 1. Before Gerald Ford entered the oval office, his name was...

Fun national holiday calendar: February

Fun national holiday calendar: February

Chloe Hooker, photographer February 4, 2016

  With only 29 days, February is the shortest month of the year. Celebrate each day with one of these unique and wacky national holidays.

Jannett leaving KHS

Jannett leaving KHS

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor January 13, 2016

Head boys’ and girls’ tennis coach and walking counselor Nick Jannett announced he will resign from his position as coach  Jan. 6. Girls’ varsity tennis went 9-5 under Jannett, winning their District...

Bridget Mayfield, senior, talks with a teammate.

State qualifiers: tennis and golf

Kate Hennessey, sports staffer October 30, 2015

Four-time state qualifier Bridget Mayfield placed seventh in the girls’ singles tennis State Championships. This was her fourth and final time in the championships at the high school level. Mayfield...

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Myers

Athlete of the Week: Madeline Myers

Kate Hennessey, sports writer September 10, 2015

Madeline Myers, senior, had a 7-6, 6-1 comeback win against Parkway South’s varsity tennis team in singles, August 24. “Since I’m a senior I’ve just tried to be a leader who can be positive,...

Kylel Gillam, senior, starts off his match against Westminster with a serve.

Photo Gallery: KHS varsity boy’s tennis vs. Westminster

Julia Bailey, photographer April 14, 2015

Varsity boys' tennis kept their undefeated season in-tact by beating Westminster Friday, April 10.  "(The match) went well," George Hansen, senior, said. "We had a rough start; we got broken a few times....

photo courtesy of the Pioneer staff

Spring Sports Preview

Holden Foreman, sports writer March 11, 2015

Golf Varsity boys golf enters the season with high hopes, returning three of the top four golfers from last season. Coach BJ Kenyon is in his 22nd year coaching and is optimistic about the direction...

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