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Top sports moments of 2015

Top sports moments of 2015

Christian Heutel and Mara Hockerman

January 19, 2016

With 2016 sports kicking off, TKC takes a look at what the sports world brought us in 2015. From the Triple Crown to the U.S. women’s soccer team winning the World Cup, 2015 held a whirlwind of exciting events. Here is a look at 2015 sports in review: 1. Racehorse American Pharaoh and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Triple Crown (winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stak...

Pop culture recap of 2015

Pop culture recap of 2015

Katherine Hubbard, features writer

January 19, 2016

https://www.playbuzz.com/thekirkwoodcall10/pop-culture-recap-of-2015

2015 Rams season in review

2015 Rams season in review

Jack Camenzind, photographer

January 19, 2016

Once again, the St. Louis Rams ended the regular season with a record below .500, finishing 7-9. The Rams haven’t had a winning season since 2003 and to make matters worse, they are moving to Los Angeles to bring California a fourth professional football team. Despite all the mediocrity over the pa...

Top 5 in-depth stories from 2015

Top 5 in-depth stories from 2015

TKC staff

December 31, 2015

In-depth is the section where TKC takes a deeper look into topics and how they affect our students and community.  From sex to driving, in-depth has covered a wide variety of topics this year; here’s a few of our favorites to check out from 2015. Let's talk about sex: Worth the wait - Mimi Wri...

Top 5 features stories from 2015

TKC staff

December 31, 2015

When seeking members of the Kirkwood community to feature, interesting stories can be hard to find. However, this year, whether it be a Girl Scout or former fire chief, our staff tackled many noteworthy stories. Please enjoy a few of 2015’s best: - Emma McNail “Going for the gold” by Er...

Top 5 entertainment stories from 2015

Top 5 entertainment stories from 2015

TKC staff

December 30, 2015

While students encounter national issues, heated debates and sports stars in each issue of TKC, one section serves as a sweet spot for the latest news, views and reviews of pop culture. From top 10s to fun quizzes, entertainment provides an outlet for readers to take in life’s joys. Name any p...

Call ed: out of (gun) control

Call ed: out of (gun) control

TKC staff

November 8, 2015

Lafayette: 3 dead, 9 injured. Charleston: 9 dead, 1 injured. Umpqua Community College: 10 dead, 9 injured. These are just a few places that made national headlines in the past six months. According to The Washington Post, the United States has had more mass shootings than number of days in 2015. ...

Top 5 fantasy busts of the 2015 NFL season

Top 5 fantasy busts of the 2015 NFL season

Jack Camenzind, photographer

October 30, 2015

CJ Anderson- running back So far this season, CJ Anderson has been a complete and utter bust. He was ranked seventh overall by ESPN in the fantasy Pre-season and taken in the first round in many fantasy drafts. He appeared to have major skill as a running back for the Denver Broncos when he took over the...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Katie Woodruff, news writer

May 6, 2015

When students return on the first day of the 2015-2016 school year August 18, the familiar territory of KHS will be hard to recognize. The Pioneer Pride Center will take the place of the library, the Walker Natatorium will be in use and many more minor improvements will be put into effect. The Pi...

Senior profile: Jason Rush

Senior profile: Jason Rush

Reese Anderson, sports editor

May 5, 2015

Jason Rush takes AP classes. He plays multiple varsity sports. He is involved in multiple extracurriculars. He is articulate. He is also black. Are you surprised? You shouldn’t be. He’s been at it since he came to Kirkwood, and he’ll be at it long after he leaves. Jason has made his way through...

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