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Christian Hughes, senior, gets ready to takes a free throw.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood boys varsity basketball vs. Webster Groves

Mitchell Fales, photographer January 20, 2023

On Friday Jan. 13, Kirkwood boys varsity basketball hosted their arch rival Webster Groves. Kirkwood defeated Webster Groves by a score of 52-42 to continue their undefeated season to finish the night...

The rosters for KHS winter sports for the 22-23 season have been released.

2022-23 winter sport rosters

Anna Newland, sports editor November 21, 2022

KHS winter sports seasons have begun. Here are each sports rosters for the 2022-23 school year. To learn more, go to KHS pioneer athletics homepage for more information.

The whole team comes together at the end of practice for the Kirkwood cheer..

Photo Gallery: First day of Wrestling Nov. 7, 2022

Kaitlyn Glasgow, photographer November 14, 2022

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Kirkwood wrestling team had their first day of practice. Many athletes showed up and were working hard. They are ready for the season to start and get back to wrestling. Many athletes...

Blues Bits October 31: St. Louis Blues versus Los Angeles Kings

Mason Heller, breaking news editor November 3, 2022

Final Score: Los Angeles Kings 5, St. Louis Blues 1.  Trick or Treat? The Blues seemed primed to give the red-hot L.A. Kings a trick in front of an enthusiastic home crowd. With thoughts of the possible...

Kirkwoods basketball coach, Sam Briscoe, watches and encourages his players during practice.

Briscoe: a player’s coach

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer October 4, 2022

“Swish.” The crowd erupts as the ball goes through the basket, the loudest of the cheers being KHS boys’ basketball coach, Sam Briscoe. But for Briscoe, it is about more than basketball, he said...

Jimmy McKinney, KHS boys basketball head coach, coaches his team in practice prior to their first game against Mehlville.

Jimmy McKinney: Dedication

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 7, 2022

Intense. Passionate. Dedicated. These were the three words junior guard Kellen Rhimes used to describe his head coach, Jimmy McKinney. For McKinney, boys basketball head coach, his passion for basketball...

Winter sport athletes compete with hopes of bringing home state titles back to KHS.

Winter is coming

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 6, 2022

With temperatures dropping and fall sports in the past, KHS athletics' focus shifts to a new season: winter sports. After months of hard work, teams are ready to see how they can preform against some of...

Goalie Morgan Miller, sophomore, watches the play across the rink from the goalie box.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Varsity Hockey Game vs. Chaminade Dec. 4, 2021

Cassie Sprang, photographer December 10, 2021

The Kirkwood hockey team played at the Kirkwood Ice Rink, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 against Chaminade. Kirkwood won the game 4-2, with a large student section to cheer them on. "I love how every time our...

The banners with past titles hang on the wall of the Natitorium.

Meet the 2021 Girl’s Swim Team

Rachel Finan, web editor November 30, 2021

Last year, the Kirkwood Girls’ Swim and Dive Team brought home the first team state title in the history of Kirkwood. The banner hangs above the pool in the Walker Natatorium,  showing the history and...

Christian Hughes goes up for a shot in the boys varsity basketball game against Marquette.

Next level

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer February 9, 2021

For most competitive athletes, their dream is to get to the next level. According to the NCAA, almost 8 million high school athletes compete in sports each day, many of whom are looking to continue playing...

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