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

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

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 already known because of his athletic accomplishments. As a teenager, Ford was a center on his h...

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 and Conference. Bridget Mayfield, senior, finished seventh in the state tournament.  The boy...

State qualifiers: tennis and golf

Bridget Mayfield, senior, talks with a teammate.

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 said after her freshman year, when she placed second at state, she set a precedent for herself to win ...

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, even when other people are negative about themselves”, Myers said. This year, Myers is a co-...

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

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

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. But after we got our serves together, it went well."

Spring Sports Preview

photo courtesy of the Pioneer staff

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 the team is headed after a 9-1 record last year. Despite the departure of JV coach Shawn Owens and ...

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