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Students attended Outback Bowl

Students attended Outback Bowl

Lydia Martin January 14, 2014

Over the holiday break from school, a few Kennedy students traveled south to cheer on the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team in the Outback Bowl. The University of Iowa Hawkeyes took on the Louisiana...

Kennedy 55 Jefferson 52

Kennedy 55 Jefferson 52

Ethan Divis January 13, 2014

It was a long wait. 20 days to be exact, was the amount of time that the Kennedy boys didn’t play a game. There was a little rust but Kennedy fought through it and improved to 6-1 on the year, defeating...

FIFA 14 popular among Kennedy students

FIFA 14 popular among Kennedy students

Morgan Schwab December 6, 2013

FIFA 14  is one of the most popular sports video games played by high school students. With the recent release of Fifa 14, the game is now more popular than ever. “It’s a way for people to like...

Cougars look to run

Cougars look to run

Ethan Divis December 3, 2013

The words up tempo haven’t been associated with Kennedy basketball in years past, but with a new coach and a new system that’s all about to change. Traditionally, in the past, Kennedy hasn’t been...

The Torch visits Boston

The Torch visits Boston

Ethan Divis November 21, 2013

Kennedy journalism students just missed the Red Sox World Series win, but it was an awesome experience for them in Boston last week attending the Journalism Education Association national conference. Seniors...

Premiere Concert

Premiere Concert

KatieWolfe14 November 19, 2013

The Kennedy Show choirs are kicked off their season with the premier concert where audiences got a taste of the each of the groups shows. Chanteurs, the freshman show choir, is preparing for a...

The Student Safety Line

The Student Safety Line

Bailey Zaputil November 13, 2013

A new program called the Student Safety Line has been implemented in Linn County. The program creates a new avenue for students to reach out to local law enforcement with information about illegal activities...

Senior quarterback Derek Jacobus looks to handoff the ball in a playoff game against Davenport Assumption.

Recap: Kennedy finishes football season at 8-4

Ethan Divis November 11, 2013

It will be a season that Cougar fans won’t soon forget. Kennedy lost a hard fought battle to Xavier 21-0 in the state quarterfinals to put a close to their season. They finish at 8-4. “Really...

Kennedy 35 Assumption 12

Kennedy 35 Assumption 12

Ethan Divis November 5, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. A physical Kennedy football come out and out muscles the other team en route to a win. Kennedy did just that as they upset second ranked Davenport Assumption...

Kennedy 42 Prairie 14

Kennedy 42 Prairie 14

Ethan Divis October 31, 2013

Kennedy head coach Tim Lewis wants his team to peak at the right time. It looks like his ballclub is doing just that as Kennedy (7-3) steamrolled Prairie 42-14 (5-5) in the first round of the playoffs...

Flu bug avoids Kennedy

Hannah Bruns January 28, 2013

Every winter, from December to March, the flu bug sweeps across the nation. Students all over miss school, while still passing it from friend to friend. It seems Kennedy has missed the punch. Thousands...

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