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Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Eileen Finley, junior, pivots around Catherine Butler, sophomore, to find an opening to throw in.
Morgan Gindler, photographer April 16, 2019

The Kirkwood Women's Ultimate team had practice at North Kirkwood Middle School on 4/13/19. They mainly scrimmaged in order to practice their new defensive strategies for their next game against Marquette....

The Frisbest Sport

The Frisbest Sport
Ryleigh Palmer, writer May 21, 2018

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...

Passing on the disk

“There’s a lot of respect in the game because there [aren’t any referees] and you call your own,” Rich said. “You can play hard but you still have respect [for the other team].”
Grace Fearheiley, writer May 21, 2018

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...

The ultimate competition

The ultimate competition
Jack Rittendale, writer May 24, 2016

Fourteen people gather every weekend at North Kirkwood Middle School. With the flick of the wrist and a turn of the hips, they practice the skills needed to meet the demands of the game. Seven on the field,...

Triple threat

Triple threat
Katie Judd, sports writer October 5, 2015

For Peter Christy, Ursula Kindt and Claire Hooker, participating in club sports like bowling, racquetball and Ultimate Frisbee was a relaxed change of pace than the traditional school sports. Peter...

Senior profile: Jack Huffman

Senior profile: Jack Huffman
Max Shulklapper, news writer April 21, 2015

As an athlete, cultural explorer, and leader of his peers, Jack Huffman’s senior year is much more than a relaxing break. Determined not to fit the stereotype of the lazy, burnt-out senior, Jack has...

Spring Sports Preview: Athletes

Spring Sports Preview: Athletes
John Drury, sports writer March 11, 2015

  Boys’ Golf: Joey Williams After a 10th place finish at state last year, Williams, a senior and Maryville University commit, leads the boys’ golf squad into the 2015 season. Last year, he...

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...

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