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Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

Landon Evans, senior, runs to the applause of cheerleaders and his team before the game.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball senior night vs. McCleur Feb. 22

Jack Anderson, features + in-depth editor March 3, 2020

Kirkwood boy's varsity basketball played McCleur Feb. 22 on their senior night. While they started with a lead, they ultimately fell to McCleur 47-53. "I feel like we're pretty good as a team," Landon...

Will Lee, junior, attempts to reach pass his opponent during a jump ball.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. McCluer North Feb. 4

Sophie Smith, photographer February 11, 2020

Boys' varsity basketball played McCluer North Feb. 4 during the Block Out Cancer fundraiser. The team played an intense game, but KHS lost 71-62. Although Kirkwood lost, the game was an ultimate success...

On Jan. 24th, boy's varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Ladue Jan. 24

Sophie Smith, Photographer January 26, 2020

On Jan. 24, boys' varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61. "We definitely wanted to beat Ladue because...

Players of both teams compete to grab the ball.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Jennings High School Jan. 16

Julia Knoll and Mia Alexander January 22, 2020

Kirkwood boys' varsity basketball played against Jennings High School Thursday, Jan. 16 as a part of the losers bracket in the Denver Miller tournament. They led throughout the first half, but eventually...

“My mindset throughout the game was just win,” Lee said.

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play...

Juniors Mekhi Macklin (13) and Cole Johnson stand at the front of the line as the Pioneers raise their helmets at the end of the national anthem.

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 2, 2019

“Stay focused,” juniors Will Lee, Kannon Nesslage and Jaylen Phipps each said after the game. These players, along with the rest of the Pioneers, keep this message in their heads to remind themselves...

The Kirkwood defense squares off against the Ladue offensive line.

Oct. 25 Game Recap: Kirkwood 36, Ladue 35

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller October 26, 2019

The Pioneers stumbled into the visitors’ locker room at halftime Friday, Oct. 25. Only a few players dared to look at the Ladue 28, Kirkwood 7 score on Ladue’s new, high-definition jumbotron as they...

Jackson Fortner looks to see what play the team is running.

Sept. 20 Game Recap: Kirkwood 27, Rockwood Summit 13

Tom Mueller and Daniel Tobias September 22, 2019
KHS varsity football beat Rockwood Summit 27-13. Find out how the game transpired here.
Left to right:  Maurice Massey, senior, Melvin Simmons, junior, Will Lee, sophomore, and Jaylen Phipps, sophomore, watch teammates from sideline.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Sophia Smith , staff artist February 11, 2019

Kirkwood Varsity boys' basketball ended Friday night with a win against Rockwood Summit. The final score was 74-63. "The game started off kind of slow for us but towards the end of the 3rd quarter we...

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