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

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

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. "It went really well. I think we learned a lot," Eileen Finley, junior, said. "We learned the new...

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 the frisbee land into the hands of her teammate in the end zone.  The KHS Women’s Ultimate Fr...

Passing on the disk

Passing on the disk

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 first started playing frisbee with her family. Frisbee has been one of her passions for the majority of he...

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, and seven off, the players launch into a game whose only foe is the wind. With a two hour time ...

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 Christy Going into eighth grade, Peter Christy, freshman, received a bowling ball from his mother. He wanted to join a team that few teenagers would want to be a part of because of the way the sport m...

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 played a role in a wide range of school activities. Not only is Jack deeply interested in the German...

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 had a Birdie-Par-Bogey percentage of 95, meaning he shot a birdie, par or bogey on 95 percent of hi...

Spring Sports Preview

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

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