Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Luke Butler, junior, dribbles the ball up the field as Kirkwood prepares to go on the attack.

Photo Gallery: Boys varsity soccer Sept. 12, 2023

Abraham Rappaport, photographer November 13, 2023

On Sept. 12, Kirkwood Boy's Soccer beat St. Mary's South Side Catholic High School with a score of 8-0. Jake Clutes, junior, Ethan Croll, junior, and Graham Stevener, junior, all tallied multiple goals...

With the popular debate on whether or not dance is a sport, most of Kirkwood is in support of their dance team being a sport.

Disrespecting dance

Natalie Bednarski, news writer February 9, 2023

Similar to other KHS sports, the KHS dance team has a varsity and JV team, practices three times a week and participates in various competitions. However, on the KHS athletics website, they’re still...

Kirkwoods basketball coach, Sam Briscoe, watches and encourages his players during practice.

Briscoe: a player’s coach

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer October 4, 2022

“Swish.” The crowd erupts as the ball goes through the basket, the loudest of the cheers being KHS boys’ basketball coach, Sam Briscoe. But for Briscoe, it is about more than basketball, he said...

Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

Here are the three players who have made their mark at the third base position, while wearing the birds on the bat.

Triple threat: Top three Cardinals third basemen

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 17, 2021

The Cardinals: known as one of the MLB’s most historic franchises. A staple of what a winning team is, with an astounding 11 World Series championships and 23 National League (NL) pennants. The franchise...

Photo courtesy of KSD. 

Front row, pictured left to right: Jackson Fortner, Kaya McArdle, Kamryn Ealey, Emma Ealey, Kate Domian, Morgan Gindler,  Paige Howell, Aliya Swearingin, Ella Pearl and Jaylen Phipps. 

Back row, pictured left to right: Nick Walker, Sam Bryan, Jack Matousek,  Will Lee, Blake Seifert, Kannon Nesslage, Asher Weinberg, Ryland Irvin and Jakob Limpert.

Athletes honored at the annual KHS athletic signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 4, 2021

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 4 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. In this year’s ceremony, there were a total of 19 senior student-athletes present, not including...

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces athletics shutdown through July 24

Kate Schreiber, features and in-depth editor July 19, 2020

Update: KHS football workouts will resume Monday, July 27, according to a tweet by KHS football on Wednesday, July 22. Corey Nesslage, athletics director, said that the goal was to get further removed...

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin,...

Never enough

Never enough

Thomas Birmingham, print editor August 20, 2018

Once golden instruments are now rusted and out of tune. The four practice rooms never seem to be open. Some music stands are so old they can barely bend. Rebecca Friesen, KHS band director, said that...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Kirkwood Call
$1030
$500
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All The Kirkwood Call Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search
Kirkwood High School student newspaper
athletics