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Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

TKC Staff

November 27, 2019

Remember when the Ladue Rams won 23 straight games? Neither do we. Jeremy Maclin is a part of our coaching staff. We’ve had the Bell for six years, the longest streak in the history of the Turkey Day Game. Webster forgot what it looks like. 2016 state champs. ‘Nuff sai...

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

KHS student holds a purchased ticket for the Friendship Dance.

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor

October 30, 2019

KHS ran out of tickets for the Nov. 2 Friendship Dance, Oct. 30. Webster Groves High School (WGHS) and KHS each originally had 1,000 tickets, with 100 of those designated as guest tickets. When the dance is held at KHS, every other year, more tickets are available than when at WGHS since their gym is s...

Photo gallery: Turkey Day football game vs Webster

Maurice Massey, senior, dashes through the center  of the field

Malayna Vines, photographer

November 28, 2018

The KHS football team played Webster Groves in the 111th annual Thanksgiving Day football game Nov. 22. The Pioneers won with a final score of 75-34, allowing them to keep the Frisco Bell for the sixth year in a row. Cooper Wise, senior, accepted the Ray Moss award before the game commenced. One Kirkwood...

Kirkwood sets the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game

Kirkwood lines up before beginning the play.

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

November 27, 2018

For half a decade, the Kirkwood Pioneers have successfully kept the Frisco Bell. This year they brought it home after beating Webster's Statemen 75-34 on Nov. 22. Pioneer's won by the biggest margin since 2013, and they also set the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game. "It felt...

TKC not releasing annual ’10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game’ for 2018

TKC not releasing annual '10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game' for 2018

TKC Staff

November 22, 2018

After extensive consultation from the TKC staff, we have decided not to release our annual list of 10 reasons why Kirkwood will beat Webster in the Turkey Day Game. Out of respect for the hard-fought 0-9 season put up by the Statesmen (that’s right, zero wins), listing reasons for Kirkwood’s immine...

51 things you’ve definitely said if you went to KHS

51 things you've definitely said if you went to KHS

Jane Stewart, communications editor

March 15, 2018 Have you ever said or heard any of these phrases around the halls of KHS? Let us know in the comments below.

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game 2017

Tanner Lien, sophomore, walks onto the field before the game.

Brendan Davidson and Zachary Clingenpeel

November 27, 2017

Kirkwood’s varsity football team won 35-7 against the Webster Groves Statesmen on Nov. 23, 2017, in the Turkey Day game. Kirkwood dominated throughout the game to keep the Frisco Bell at KHS for five years straight, a feat Kirkwood had never accomplished. ...

VoK: Tacky Day

VoK: Tacky Day

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

November 20, 2017

Julie Healey “I never pass up a chance to wear fashion-forward outfits,” Julie Healey, librarian, said. “[My chicken feet shoes] are hard to wear, but they are noticeable. Orange is a glorious color and I look forward to being able to wear orange [on Tacky Day] every year.” John Longti...

The best that never was

Before earning the title of Dr., Michael Havener acquired a PhD. in puck... and baseball, and football. This is the story of his reign over the rinks and fields of South County, and the accident which nearly brought it all to a close.

Reese Anderson, print editor

December 8, 2015

Michael Jordan and Dr. Michael Havener are more alike than you think. Despite a generous difference in height and net worth (Jordan is 6’6” and estimatedly worth $1,000,000,000, according to Forbes), high school played a defining role in their respective athletic careers. Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High S...

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