Dance to Impress

Dance to Impress

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
December 14, 2016
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Color Guard has always been an overlooked sport by Kickapoo High School. And although some people may not believe it is one, it takes as much effort and work as any other sport. Winter Guard is a dance team that incorporates flags, rifles and sabres to their routines. They often perform with the band...

Bowl Game Predictions

Bowl Game Predictions

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  This is it, it’s the beginning of the end for college football. Mixed feelings are acceptable at a time like this. On one hand college football is ending but some of the best football games of the year are coming as well. The College Football Conference Championships have just finished and the bow...

Superstars hit Home Runs with New Contracts

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Offseason for the MLB starts about a month after the World Series ends. Which means, whenever a player’s contract ends with a team, he becomes a free agent. So far, there have been a couple of big paying contracts handed out. There are many more contracts to be signed and roster spots to be filled....

NBA Finals Prediction

Paul Rich, Sports Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 NBA Finals. For the third year in a row the Warriors and Cavaliers are the best teams in the NBA and no one seems to be in their way. After the Warriors lost to Spurs 129-100 in the first game of the season they have been 15-1 and now have the best record...

Stepping Up to the Plate

Stepping Up to the Plate

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
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   The Lady Chiefs softball team had a slow start losing their first three games. However, since the slump, the Lady Chiefs have really kicked themselves into high gear with important wins against Hillcrest and Parkview. Senior Sidney Williams has had an amazing season by leading the Chiefs at fir...

College Football Starts Strong

College Football Starts Strong

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first few weeks of college football are in the books and we now have a sense of what teams are contenders and pretenders. As usual Alabama has completely dominated their opponents stopping them on both sides of the ball. Nick Saban, the Alabama head coach, truly is a genius consistently being able to...

The Sprint to the Playoffs

The Sprint to the Playoffs

Tyler Frey and Evan Ellis, Sports Editors
October 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over the past few years, Kickapoo has absolutely dominated the conference in football, either taking one loss or none at all. The Chiefs look to do the same with this current season. In the past few years, the Chiefs have had sour luck with tough opponents in the playoffs. Whether it was Rockhurst or ...

The Lady Chiefs Storm the Field

The Lady Chiefs Storm the Field

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year when school begins, a majority of students think of football as the only sport happening at the time.  The girl’s softball, soccer, golf, and cross country team are all of to a successful start. However, the main focus seems to be on the very young softball team for the Lady Chiefs. The...

MLB Postseason

MLB Postseason

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

   Every year the MLB seems to be the closest contested sport America has to offer. Year after year it always comes down to the last few games of the season to decide who is going to the playoffs. The teams in first place throughout the league include The Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers...

The Chiefs Conquer Senior Night

The Chiefs Conquer Senior Night

Riley McCullough
October 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Friday, October fourteenth was senior night for the football team. The team played Waynesville. The final score was 43 – 0. Below are some photo highlights from the game.   ...

Girls Doubles Battle for State

Girls Doubles Battle for State

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
October 18, 2016
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    Lady Chiefs Claire Conway and Raegan Brown are headed to state October 14th. “I feel pretty confident going into it. I’m just going to go out there with a good attitude and wanting to have fun…” says Raegan Brown. Raegan and Claire are competing in the women’s doubles and are ...

NBA 2K17 Review

Paul Rich, Sports Reporter
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In this years NBA 2K video game a lot of things improved and some things seem to have gotten worse. One thing that has improved a lot is the online gameplay. In last years 2K the online gameplay was extremely difficult but this years it is very fun and easy to play with anyone across the globe. Ano...

An Incredible Showmanship of Character

An Incredible Showmanship of Character

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
October 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

   Ari Acuff made it to Columbia Country Club in Columbia, Missouri as the lone state qualified girl’s golf player for Kickapoo. The state championships were held on October 11 and 12. All of the contestants were required to shoot two rounds of 18 holes each.    Acuff had a fairly rough start to her p...

Boys Soccer Season Presented in Photos

Boys Soccer Season Presented in Photos

Kelli Volonte, Reporter
October 7, 2016
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Boys Soccer Season Looks to a New Horizon

Boys Soccer Season Looks to a New Horizon

Kelli Volonte, Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When the soccer season started, captain Ian Hansen was looking forward to making this the best season yet, the long road trips for games, and hanging out with the team.   With three captains and two encouraging coaches, Hansen is feeling good about this year’s chances of going to state. ...

A Player To Remember

A Player To Remember

Tyler Frey, Sports Editor
October 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

   An early, chilly morning on Miami Beach was disrupted on September 25. The U.S. Coast Guard found an overturned 32 foot boat on a jetty off the coast of Miami Beach. A jetty is a barrier built to protect a coast from bigger waves. Little did anyone expect, a passenger on this boat was the young sup...

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
October 7, 2016
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   The Heisman award goes to the most talented and highest performing athlete in college football throughout the nation. The award can go from a Quarterback taking his team to the national championship or to a defensive lineman terrorizing that same quarterback. The Heisman candidates are storming and wi...

Why You Should Be Excited for the Football Game!

Why You Should Be Excited for the Football Game!

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Pumped for the Kickapoo v. Glendale game? That’s what I thought. In case you’re not, here are some reasons why you should get ready to bleed brown and gold!   To start off, Maxpreps, a website that recognizes and covers high school sports nationally, has this game listed as one of the to...

Rio Olympic Review

Rio Olympic Review

Rebecca Danley, Reporter
September 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer Olympics have just come to an end. The United States sent 558 athletes total 264 men and 294 women to Rio de Janeiro. The American gymnastics team was a success,  Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas,  Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman known as the “final five” won gold in the...

6 Tips For Fantasy Football

6 Tips For Fantasy Football

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Football kicks off on September 8th starting with the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. Before that first snap, make sure you draft the best and most informed Fantasy Football team. Here are 7 tips to give you that extra edge against your friends. Quarterbacks aren’t all that Quarte...

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