Kings' Courier

A Disgrace to Baseball: Astros Cheating Saga

A Disgrace to Baseball: Astros Cheating Saga

Samuel P Miller, Senior Writer

January 19, 2020

Cheating in baseball is a tale as old as time. Players will cork bats, shoot their bodies full of steroids, and, most commonly, steal signs. Signals are personalize orders on every baseball team. These complicated hand gestures are used to talk to your players on the field without actively speaking. A pi...

Changing Gender

Changing Gender

Cana Jones, Sophomore Writer

January 17, 2020

A boy was born with the name of David Reimer. While doing his circumcision, things went extremely wrong. It was decided to change the gender of the boy entirely making him a transgender. Because of this, David grew up all his life feeling wrong and later committed suicide because of it. According to The...

Royal Rundown

Royal Rundown

Cayl Garland, Senior Writer

January 16, 2020

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Spies in Disguise

Spies in Disguise

Cayl Garland, Senior Writer

January 10, 2020

Spies in Disguise is a new animated movie featuring Will Smith plays the spy and Tom Holland plays the engineer. Now I know what many of you are thinking, “Why would he watch this movie? It’s a kids' movie.” Well, the reason I decided to watch this movie was that when I took my girlfriend, Emil...

The Claps of Mankind

The Claps of Mankind

Bella Panmei, Junior Writer

January 9, 2020

The Claps of Mankind A person wakes up getting ready for work in the morning, and the first thing he does is make coffee. The man eats a hot breakfast and brushes his teeth afterward. Instead of discarding his unfinished coffee on the ground to help keep the soil fertile, he dumps it out in the dr...

FINALS! Stress for no Reason

FINALS! Stress for no Reason

Bella Panmei, Junior Writer

December 18, 2019

That time of year is upon us: not the Christmas merriness or jolly feeling, but the overwhelming dread and stress of finals. Why are finals needed? If so, why make it difficult? Can the finals tests not be just a survey of what one has learned the past semester and what they wish to have changed? All ...

Analysis of The Fountainhead

Analysis of The Fountainhead

Samuel P Miller, Senior Writer

December 3, 2019

A tick is a parasite. It clings onto its host and suckles until they implode from their own gluteny. Normally, the hosts despise these vile creatures that can only survive on their blood; however, Elsworth Toohey loves needy, tick-like parasites that cling to his name and influence. The feeling of s...

Are you Christmasing too Early?

Are you Christmasing too Early?

Cayl Garland, Senior Writer

November 15, 2019

It’s only the second week in November and people already have their Christmas trees up. Don’t get me wrong. I love Christmas just as much as the next person, but this an outrage. Why would some people put up their christmas tree this early? Who wants to skip over Thanksgiving? Some people go as far as puttin...

Girls Basketball Preview

Girls Basketball Preview

Samuel Miller, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

Wayne Gretski famously said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” This quote is especially true and hits home with our girls basketball team. The Lady Kings are sporting one of the worst losing streaks in the state with 19 losses and a record of 1-22 last season. However, the tide seems...

I Am Who I Say I Am

Samuel P Miller, Senior Writer

October 27, 2019

I am who I say I am.    Social media is a powerful tool and can cause chaos with a click of a button. This was proven over the weekend when I said, “Sportsmanship has a face, and it’s not mine.” For the unfamiliar onlooker this might seem crass and unnecessary. With reflection, I mig...

Breakfast with the Chancellor and Meeting the Mayor

Breakfast with the Chancellor and Meeting the Mayor

Caleb Johnson, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

On our first scheduled e-learning day, the Kokomo CEO students met with the Chancellor of IUK, Susan Sciame-Giesecke.  She taught us many valuable lessons including how to become a successful leader in the community and contribute to the success of the community as a whole. I think she is an except...

Mentality

Mentality

Cana Jones, Sophomore Writer

October 24, 2019

Complaining is something almost everyone does regularly. Whether it is going to school, having too much homework, playing against a really good sports team, or something as simple as having a hard practice, complaining is such an easy subject to fill our mouths with. As popular as complaining is, some...

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