Athletics

Jason Yessak, Activities Director
Kelli Rose, Activities Secretary
2285 Middle Road
Phone: 319.524.2542
Fax: 319.524.1784calvstadiummvp

The Keokuk Chiefs welcome you. You can find the most up-to-date information on the Activities Calendar. The coaches, staff, and administration encourage you to attend our sporting events and see our student athletes in action. Whether as a spectator or a participant, we ask that you exhibit good sportsmanship.

Keokuk Athletic Boosters invite you to attend our monthly meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 5:15 in Room 219 at the high school.  The mission of KAB is to promote and support student athletes at KHS and to foster good sportsmanship, citizenship, academic excellence and school spirit. Current KAB board of directors:

Cheri Kemp – President, Kim Wyatt – Vice President, Teri Dunlap – Treasurer, Rachel Patterson-Rahn-Treasurer, Kris Payne – Secretary, Bernice Alberts, Margaret Cook, Tracy Etter, Samantha Glasscock, Melissa Plate, Yvonne Vradenberg, Mendy Thompson  – Chief Cart

Please feel free to attend any time. We welcome all parents grades 6-12. Also, if you would like to support our student athletes and boosters consider being a patron. Complete the Keokuk Athletic Booster form.


2016 Homecoming Dates Announced

Homecoming for the 2016-17 school year will be held the week of Oct.3rd. The parade and pep rally will be on Oct. 6th with the game on Oct.7th against Oskaloosa.

2016 Conference Champs

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Congratulations to the KHS Girls Basketball Team and coaches for winning the Southeast Conference with a conference record of 8-0. The girls begin regional play in Keokuk on Saturday, February 20 against the winner of Ft. Madison and Mt. Pleasant beginning at 7:00 PM. For a complete listing of all of the 4A regional brackets check out the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. (Photo by Mississippi Valley Photography)

KAB Volunteer Award 2015

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Dave Wendt, Rose Jennings and Bryan Kies were chosen as the 2015 recipients of the Keokuk Athletic Booster Chief Award for their many hours of volunteering. All three have volunteered many hours at sporting events at KHS. Mr. Wendt is the “voice of Wright Fieldhouse” with over 20 years of volunteering at girls basketball games, volleyball games and wrestling meets. Mrs. Jennings was very instrumental in combining all the boosters together as one athletic booster, she has volunteered at track and cross country meets. Mr. Kies has volunteered at maintaining the softball field, maintenance and setting up of swim meets and track meet timing systems.  KAB salutes these volunteers!

State Tennis Qualifiers

Alexis Kemp and Lakyn Boltz qualified for Iowa State Tennis Doubles Thursday, May 21.  They will play in Ankeny, IA on June 4-5.  This is their second time qualifying.  Good Luck girls!

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KAB Volunteer Award 2014

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Keokuk Athletic Boosters would like to thank the many volunteers that help at the many events held at KHS. Each year KAB recognizes volunteers who have dedicated many hours to help  at KHS sporting events. The 2014 recipients were Dennis Marshall and Gary Deyo. Both have served 15+ years at various events. Thank you Dennis and Gary for supporting the Keokuk Chiefs!!

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Girls Strike Another State Title

The KHS Girls Bowling Team won the 2012 Class 1A bowling tournament on February 23 in Des Moines. Coach Ryan Moore was also named Coach of the Year. Above (L-R) Hannah Seyb, Lakyn Boltz, Tiffany Land, Hope Seyb, Marlee Washburn, Lacy Dresden, Brittney Benedict, and Coach Moore. Hope Seyb placed 4th individually and Marlee Washburn placed 6th out of 71 bowlers.

5 Earn Trip to State

(Photos courtesy of Kevin Westby) Left to right: Derek Rose-7th place, Alex Goss, Ryan Maxwell, Chase Helenthal, Gabe Martin. See more information at the Daily Gate City.

Girls Bowling Rolls to Class 1A Title

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Congratulations to the Girls Bowling Team for winning the 2009 Class 1A State Bowling Tournament on 2/29/09. (L to R) Haily Mortimer, Nicole Picton, Assistant Coach Jeff Azinger, Bobbi Hancock-Malloy, Hope Seyb, Head Coach Ryan Moore, Stephanie Martens, Stephanie Devitt. In addition to winning the team title, Stephanie Martens (L) captured the individual crown and Hope Seyb was second. Additional information can be obtained at IGHSAU and the Daily Gate City.

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03/07/09 Construction on the weight room is nearly complete. The rubberized floor and new equipment has been installed. Training of the coaches and PE staff will take place soon. Work on the aerobics and training rooms continue. See additional pictures. View new weight room equipment here.

1st Football Title

For the first time in school history, the Keokuk football program claimed the the 2007 Class 3A Championship title with an impressive 42-7 victory over Bishop Heelan Catholic. Congratulations to the coaches and players on this historic occasion. James Hurt was named Player of the Game.