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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season.

KHS wins Racquetball National Championship March 6

Zach Thomson and Henry Chappell March 8, 2022

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season. The tournament was held at Vetta Sports Centers around St. Louis, from March 2-6. “[During the]...

Front row, pictured left to right: Grace Hupp, Jane Upmeyer, Alyssa Dennis, Elena McCarthy, Brooke Kittner, Aiden Troup, and Brian Loudenslager. Back row, pictured left to right: Adam Gates, Diego Guzman, Darius Jones, Jack Shanahan, Cameron Paul, Finnegan Mulvaney and Xavier Austin. Photo courtesy of KSD.

KHS athletes honored at Athletics signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 11, 2022

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 10 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. A total of 14 student athletes were recognized at the celebration for verbally committing or having...

Jimmy McKinney, KHS boys basketball head coach, coaches his team in practice prior to their first game against Mehlville.

Jimmy McKinney: Dedication

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 7, 2022

Intense. Passionate. Dedicated. These were the three words junior guard Kellen Rhimes used to describe his head coach, Jimmy McKinney. For McKinney, boys basketball head coach, his passion for basketball...

Winter sport athletes compete with hopes of bringing home state titles back to KHS.

Winter is coming

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 6, 2022

With temperatures dropping and fall sports in the past, KHS athletics' focus shifts to a new season: winter sports. After months of hard work, teams are ready to see how they can preform against some of...

People with and without disabilities will come together to participate in the annual KHS Unified Night Lights game.

KHS hosting yearly Unified Night Lights event Wednesday, Sept. 29

Henry Chappell, sports editor September 29, 2021

At KHS’s upcoming annual Unified Night Lights event, hundreds of students will assemble at E. L. Lyons Memorial Field Wednesday, Sept. 29, starting at 6 p.m. Students with and without disabilities will...

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport. Art by Mara Mueller.

Fall sports preview

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner August 25, 2021

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport.   Julie Goodmann, head coach, girls’ varsity volleyball TKC: What...

Art by Maddy Rekhop.  
 Ainsley Wade smiles with her medals that she won from nationals.

Senior profile: Ainsley Wade

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer May 3, 2021

Ainsley Wade approaches her horse Wally for her first race in the equestrian nationals. After practicing five days a week for years, she was more than prepared for the upcoming race.  Ainsley Wade...

After the COVID-19 shutdown for the 2020 spring sports season, athletes are now able to compete with different precautions they have to follow for each event.

Spring sports spectator guidelines released

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer March 18, 2021

Spring sports athletes are now resuming play for the 2021 season, after the 2020 spring sports season was canceled due to COVID-19 lockdowns.  Beginning March 15, KHS will follow the guidelines set by...

Nesslage, senior, driving to the basket for a contested layup.

Feb. 27 basketball game recap: Ladue 58 Kirkwood 48

Henry Joiner and Henry Chappell March 3, 2021

Districts games are a big deal in the high school sports world, as they can be a school’s prime chance to punch their ticket to a state championship game and become the best team in the state of Missouri....

Esports players compete on mobile devices, tablets, consoles, laptops and PCs.

Rated E: Esports for everyone

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief February 28, 2021

It had been a summer of losses: losses of time for socializing with friends, losses of opportunities for outdoor exploration and losses in video game competitions. Yet on the eve of the new school year,...

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