Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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 …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Freshmen and Sophomores will play this year's Turkey Day Game as Kirkwood travels to Webster Groves at noon on Thanksgiving to battle for the Frisco Bell.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Members of the Kirkwood and Webster Groves varsity football teams battled it out in what's becoming a pre-Turkey Day Game tradition at Rock Hill's St. Louis Wing Company.
The Kirkwood Football team beat the Statesmen at Lyons Stadium Nov. 5, but the Pioneers couldn't repeat a victory over Webster when members of the teams squared off for an eating competition last weekend. On Saturday, Rock Hill's St. Louis Wing Company held its second wing-eating competition between members of the schools' varsity football teams. Pioneers Jordan Bishop, Jarrod Bishop and Antonio Weston went head to head with Statesmen Marlon Peal, Zeb Bates and Rob Thompson. The Statesmen came out on top, giving Webster its second St. Louis Wing Company pre-Turkey Day Game victory. For more, visit the St. Louis Wing Company on Facebook. For photos from last year's event, see: Webster Beats Kirkwood in Wing Eating Comp.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Kirkwood defeated Hazelwood East 33-12 to advance to the District Championship vs. Webster Groves. The next game will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Kirkwood High School.
Monday, November 21, 2011
St. Louis Wing Company sponsored a pre-Turkey Day Game wing eating competition between the high school football players.
As part of pre-Turkey Day Game festivities, the St. Louis Wing Company in Rock Hill hosted a chicken wing eating competition between stars from the Kirkwood Pioneers and Webster Groves Statesmen football teams. Kirkwood's BJ Buckner and Mike McHugh squared off against Webster's Rayshawn Simmons and Tony Smith. The teams were charged with the task of eating 60 wings per pair. While all the athletes put up an admirable effort, Simmons and Smith won the competition by seven wings, according to Bobby Tessler, owner of St. Louis Wing Company.