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:
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.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Staley's rushing attack proved too much for Kirkwood. Miscues in the fourth quarter end hope.
Kirkwood football finally met its match in a junior and a senior from Staley. Their combined 285 yards proved too much for the Pioneers in the Class 5 state final game at the Edward Jones Dome. Kirkwood battled back from two-score deficits in the second and third quarters, but fell in the end 35-21 to the Staley Falcons, from Kansas City. The Pioneers finished with a 12-1 record. Staley finished at a perfect 14-0. The Staley duo of junior quarterback Trent Hosick and senior running back Morgan Steward ambushed Kirkwood with 53- and 20-yard runs by Steward followed by Hosick’s 2-yard finish. The Falcons were on the board 29 seconds into the game. While the Staley offense was primarily running – quarterback Hosick had only three completions …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
The Pioneers will face the Hazelwood East Spartans in the State Championship semifinals
Another game, another blowout win for the Kirkwood Pioneers. This week’s victims were the Camdenton Lakers in a 46-18 quarterfinal playoff game. The defense stood tall and the offense scored seemingly at will. Jahmal Hicks piled up three sacks while wide receiver Mike McHugh caught four touchdowns passes, two from each quarterback, Jordan Bishop and BJ Buckner. Kirkwood set the tone right away. Hicks forced a Laker punt with his first of three sacks. On the Kirkwood’s first offense play, running back Ramon Alton scampered for a 34 yard touchdown run. The next Pioneer drive took a bit longer. The three-play drive was capped off by Buckner hitting McHugh for a 65 yard touchdown pass on a deep crossing route. A Buckner fumble and …