Odell Beckham Jr. Makes History

Odell Beckham Jr. Makes History

Riley Herron, Reporter

October 9, 2015


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Through the first sixteen games of his career, Odell Beckham Jr. has cemented himself as an elite receiver in the NFL. The statistics that he continues to put up, along with the acrobatic catches, have put him under a very unique spotlight. The most recent record that Beckham broke took place this...

Cross Country Sprints Past the Competition

Cross Country Sprints Past the Competition

Riley McCullough

October 9, 2015


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Last weekend Kickapoo Cross Country competed at the Chili Pepper Cross Country Festival. The festival was held in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The boys Varsity and JV teams had great finishes. Varsity had a strong finish placing 9th out of 84 teams. JV boys ran great times and finished 10th out of 60 teams. ...

Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

Cole Austin, Reporter

October 8, 2015


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Kickapoo boy’s soccer has a rich tradition of success. This year the team looks to continue this tradition and make a deep run into the post season. Recent tournaments during the regular season have boosted their confidence to accomplish this. The Chiefs went undefeated in their 25th annual Kic...

The Hunt For October

The Hunt For October

Bobby Ince, Sports Editor

October 5, 2015


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As the calendar rolls over to October every fall, the hunt for immortality begins around Major League Baseball. Players become household names, teams become legendary, and a World Series title is won. The Toronto Blue Jays won the American League East, a task that they hadn't completed since 1993....

Fournette Runs Over Competition

Fournette Runs Over Competition

October 2, 2015


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Every year when a long, hard fought season comes to an end one-college football player is awarded the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman trophy is a trophy given to the best college football player annually. Only three sophomores have ever claimed the trophy. One sophomore this year striving to be on that list,...

Clash of the Undefeated

Clash of the Undefeated

Riley Herron, Reporters

October 2, 2015


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Following a dominant performance last Friday in a 42-14 win over the Hillcrest Hornets, the football team will look to put it all on the line again this Friday night. The Chiefs will be hosting undefeated Ozark Conference opponent West Plains, and they will certainly have their work cut out for them....

Fall Sports Schedules

Fall Sports Schedules

Riley Herron and Bobby Ince, Reporters

August 25, 2015


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Boys Soccer The boys soccer team finished with a 20-5 record and a quarterfinal appearance. This year’s team will be without graduated All-State members Alec Gathright, Quinn Ruggeri, and Sam Engler. Repeating the high expectations set from last season will prove to be a difficult task for a youn...

Photo Gallery: Home Opener of Chiefs Football

Photo Gallery: Home Opener of Chiefs Football

Maddie Polonus, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2015


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On Aug. 21, super fans, parents, and students flocked to watch the first home football game against the Parkview Vikings.  The final score was 35-3, leaving the Chiefs 1-0.  Read the live tweets from the game on twitter - @khsmag. ...

2015-2016 NFL Pre-season Rookie Preview

Cole Brents and Paul Rich, Reporter

August 21, 2015


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The 2015-2016 NFL season is going to be exciting to watch as a new class of rookies hope to make a name for themselves amongst an experienced group of veteran players. Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota the first two players taken in the 2015 NFL Draft are looking to turn both of their franchises around....

NBA Award Predictions and Recap

NBA Award Predictions and Recap

Riley Herron, Reporter

April 22, 2015


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Most Valuable Player: James Harden, Houston Rockets Harden has carried his team all season long despite injuries plaguing the majority of the Rocket’s roster throughout the year. Thanks to his efforts the Rockets have the two seed in the Western Conference for this year’s playoffs. Sporting a stat ...

Kickapoo Swim State Recap

Kickapoo Swim State Recap

Alec Gathright, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015


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The Kickapoo Girls Swimming Team had a good showing at the State Swim meet in St. Louis. Many school records were broken. Some of them by underclassmen who could re-break their records in the coming years. Freshmen Kayla Herron broke the school record in the 50 free race. “It was a unimaginable...

A Look at the 2015 NFL Combine

A Look at the 2015 NFL Combine

Cole Brents, Reporter

February 27, 2015


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With the NFL season ending with the conclusion of the Super Bowl earlier this month, teams have already been preparing for the upcoming season. On top of anything though, many teams are looking to the Draft later this spring. Before the draft though, teams are looking at all of the prospects in the...

LeBron James Passes Idol

LeBron James Passes Idol

Riley Herron, Reporters

February 27, 2015


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On Sunday, February 22nd Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James made another step forward in the ranks of all time greats. In this 101-83 win against the New York Knicks, James passed Allen Iverson to become twenty second on the all-time scoring list. This is a monumental feat in James’s career, as...

Red Sox Sign Moncada

Red Sox Sign Moncada

Danny Crews, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2015


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Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox Monday afternoon. Moncada will receive a $31.5 million signing bonus meaning the Red Sox will be spending $63 million on the young talent. The 19 year old was highly wanted, with multiple teams wanting to sign him. The New York Yankees,...

Sports to Watch After Football Season

Sports to Watch After Football Season

Bobby Ince, Sports Special Projects Editor

February 6, 2015


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After the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 over the Seattle Seahawks, the football season officially came to an end. This years game on NBC was this most watched television program ever, and now that the season is over other sports are taking over the spotlight. The NBA is having one...

Super Bowl Brawl

Super Bowl Brawl

Alec Gathright, Sports Editor

February 6, 2015


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The ending of Super Bowl XLIX will never be forgotten. It looked like the Seattle Seahawks were going to repeat as champions. Then quarterback Russell Wilson throws an interception and the Patriots held on for the win. But before the final whistle blew, there were a few players who let their emotions...

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Riley Herron, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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Entering into his sixth Super Bowl appearance, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was already going to be a Hall of Fame player with one of the most consistent careers a player could want. By winning the 2014 Super Bowl, he has solidified his legacy as being one of, if not the greatest quarterback...

The New England Patriots and DeflateGate

The New England Patriots and DeflateGate

Bobby Ince, Sports Special Projects Editor

January 30, 2015


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Usually during the two weeks between the NFL Championship round and the Super Bowl all the talk is about who will win the game. However, this year all the attention has been surrounding the New England Patriots and a controversy named "DeflateGate." The New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis...

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Cub

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Cub

Danny Crews, Sports Reporter

January 30, 2015


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Last Friday, the world said goodbye to 1997 Hall of Fame inductee Ernie Banks. Banks gre up in Dallas, Texas and debuted in the Negro Leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs in 1950. After two years in the Army, he returned to baseball, this time to the Chicago Cubs who picked up his contract from the...

Pro Bowl Experiments

Pro Bowl Experiments

Riley Herron, Reporter

January 30, 2015


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The 2015 Pro Bowl was definitely a unique game this year. The NFL implemented new rules into the game, experimenting with various parts of the game that they may try to adjust for years to come. One of these changes included moving the PAT (point after touchdown) attempt back from the standard two-yard...

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