The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

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,...

Kirkwood players walk onto the floor at the start of the second half.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity basketball vs Ritenour Feb. 18

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 23, 2021

KHS boys varsity basketball played their final home regular season matchup vs Ritenour on Feb. 18 at Holley Assembly Hall. KHS won the game in blowout fashion defeating Ritenour by a score of 73-36. On...

Jeremy Maclin will become the next KHS varsity football head coach after two years as an assistant. Profile photo courtesy of KSD press release, action photos from 2019 by Hayden Davidson.

Jeremy Maclin named next KHS head football coach, pending board approval

Hayden Davidson, design editor February 15, 2021

Just over 15 years after taking off his Kirkwood football uniform for the last time, Jeremy Maclin will now don the headset and head coaching attire as the KHS varsity football head coach. Maclin, 2006...

Christian Hughes goes up for a shot in the boys varsity basketball game against Marquette.

Next level

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer February 9, 2021

For most competitive athletes, their dream is to get to the next level. According to the NCAA, almost 8 million high school athletes compete in sports each day, many of whom are looking to continue playing...

Bryce Simpson, senior, shoots a free throw in Kirkwoods Dec. 8 season opener against Mehlville.

Upcoming KHS winter sports schedule

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 8, 2021

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the KHS winter sports season continues on. Multiple sports are active at the moment, including girls swim and dive, boys and girls basketball (freshman, JV and varsity...

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