Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Harris and 10 other Kirkwood High School athletes signed on to play collegiate sports.
Not every high school football player can have the sort of year Kirkwood High School Pioneers had this year. Eight members of Kirkwood's state championship football team signed on to play collegiate sports at schools throughout the country. Kirkwood High held a National Signing Day ceremony Wednesday to highlight a total of 11 students who will play higher level athletics. See more photos from the ceremony on the Kirkwood Patch Facebook page. Andre Harris, a senior wide receiver for the Pioneers this season, said he committed to University of Iowa in June. With a championship season -- Harris emphasizing it was the first time Kirkwood has taken the crown in 114 years -- signing for Iowa was just another highlight in a fantasy season. …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The coach and players of Kirkwood High School's first State Championship Football team receive the highest honors in the region.
Kirkwood High School football coach Matt Irvin and six KHS football players were selected by the Missouri Football Coach’s Association for the all state football team. Head Coach Matt Irvin has been awarded as: For his High School Coach of the Year Award, Coach Irvin will be recognized at the 43rd Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Jack Buck Sports Awards Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The KHS players nominated for the all-state football team are: First Team offense: Offensive Player of the Year First team Defense: Defensive Player of the Year Information provided by Kirkwood School District. For more on the 2012 Kirkwood Football State Championship team, see:
Monday, December 3, 2012
A look at Saturday's celebration for Kirkwood High School's first State Championship football team.
Station Plaza turned a sea of red Saturday afternoon as Pioneer fans descended on the Downtown Kirkwood landmark to celebrate the 2012 Kirkwood High School Football team. Here's a look at the celebration. Share your pictures of the event by uploading them to our Pics&Clips gallery. RELATED CONTENT:
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kirkwood High School will hold a community event at Station Plaza Saturday to celebrate the Pioneers' first state football championship. The celebration will include the KHS band, cheerleaders, football team and notable speakers.
Article updated 11:05 a.m., with information provided by the Kirkwood School District. To celebrate the Kirkwood High School football team's historic state championship win over Fort Osage High School Nov. 23, Kirkwood High School is organizing a community celebration on Saturday. Order of Events: 2 pm: KHS football team arrives at KHS Essex Parking Lot (801 W. Essex), and will board two busses and depart to downtown Kirkwood. 2:15 pm: KHS football team will stop at Mike Duffy’s (124 W. Jefferson) for pictures 2:30 pm: KHS Band, cheerleaders, and poms begin playing at Station Plaza (intersection of Kirkwood Road and E. Madison Ave.) 2:30-2:45 pm: KHS football Team arrives at Station Plaza 2:45-3:30: STATE CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION Speakers …
Fans of Pioneer and Statesmen football will have to step it up in order for the Turkey Day Game to move on in a competition to determine the best high school football rivalry in the nation.
The Turkey Day Game rivalry between the Pioneers and Statesmen is trailing in a USA Today poll that aims to determine the best high school football rivalry in the country. SEE PAST STORY: USA TODAY: Is Kirkwood vs. Webster the Best High School Rivalry in the Nation? As previously reported by Patch, voting for rivalries at the state level began Nov. 19 and ends Dec. 3. As of Monday evening, the rivalry between Brookfield vs. Marceline high schools had captured 62 percent of votes, making it the front-runner in the competition between Missouri rivalries. Kirkwood vs. Webster is in second place with 38 percent of votes and Hickman vs. Jefferson City brings up the rear with 1 percent. After Dec. 3, voting continues on a regional and then …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The Kirkwood Pioneers win their first State Championship in school history by beating Fort Osage 31-7.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The undefeated Pioneers are eying their first State Championship title as they take on the Fort Osage Indians tonight at 7:30 p.m. Here's how to watch the action live and receive in-game updates.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Kirkwood (12-0) and Fort Osage (12-1) will square off at 7:30 p.m. at the Edward Jones Dome Friday. Here's a look at how the teams stack up.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The undefeated Kirkwood Pioneers beat Parkway Central 42-7. Kirkwood will play Fort Osage in the Class 5 State Football Championship Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Pioneers battle the Colts tonight as they eye a State Football Championship. Here's everything you need to know about the big game.