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Kirkwood Football Wins First State Championship

The Kirkwood Pioneers win their first STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in school history by beating Fort Osage 31-7.

Kirkwood (13-1) 14 3 0 14 31 Fort Osage (12-2) 0 0 7 0 7

First quarter
K: Clyde Benson 73 pass from Jordan Bishop (Andrew Phillips kick), 6:18
K: Jarrod Bishop 7 pass from Jordan Bishop (Andrew Phillips kick), 1:53
Second quarter
K: Andrew Phillips 23 FG, 2:05
Third quarter
F: Ezra Vaoifi 2 run (Hayden Baumgartner kick), 3:57
Fourth quarter
K: Edward Richey 2 pass from Jordan Bishop (Andrew Phillips kick), 6:25
K: Eric Phillips 46 interception (Andrew Phillips kick), 6:00

  • RB Ramon Alton - 17 for 92 yards rushing
  • QB Jordan Bishop - 9 of 23 for 146 yards & 3 TDs passing
  • The Indian offense was held to 30 yards on 27 rushes
  • The Pioneers outgained Fort Osage 300 yards to 172 yards
  • Jarrod Bishop, Blake Goddard and Antonio Leachman all recorded 6 total tackles on defense.

The Pioneers win their 1st State Championship in school history!

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CJL November 24, 2012 at 03:20 PM
Congrats to the team on a great season!
Pioneer Fan November 24, 2012 at 06:31 PM
13 - 1? 14 - 0!
Pioneer Fan November 24, 2012 at 06:34 PM
Way to go Pioneers!
Pioneer Fan November 24, 2012 at 06:41 PM
An UNDEFEATED season! Congratulations!
Jim Nelson November 26, 2012 at 11:03 PM
Michael, Kirkwood won the state baseball championship in 1961.
Pioneer4life November 27, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Pretty sure Michael meant that this is Kirkwood's first Football State Championship. Implied by the title: Kirkwood Football Wins First State Championship.

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