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The Kirkwood Call

The Redbird Rookies are a youth baseball and softball program for underprivileged children

Charity Issue: From rookie to veteran

Brennan Rea, sports writer December 2, 2022

St. Louis’ rich tradition of baseball gives every kid a baseball fever. However, some of these kids cannot afford to play travel baseball. Redbird Rookies, a youth baseball and softball program sponsored...

Albert Pujols has had a legendary MLB career that will be remember forever.

Revival of a redbird legend

Owen Backer, sports editor October 7, 2022

We are witnessing one of the most remarkable career revivals in modern sports history. Albert Pujols is known to fans over the years  as “The Machine.” He is currently tearing his way through major...

The new 12 team format that is replacing the 10 team format.

Postseason predictions

Brennan Rea, sports writer October 6, 2022

September is coming to an end and the pennant race is heating up which means every game matters. Due to the expanded playoffs, 12 teams now make it to the playoffs instead of ten. This new format means...

The Cubs organization doesnt get nearly as much respect as they deserve.

Confessions of a cubs fan

Maddie Hickman, social media editor October 3, 2022

Cubs fans are everywhere. Just by reading this, you’re probably thinking of one of us. I think of it as the type of fans who can never get out of everyone’s heads because they always have something...

The current grass baseball field, this is where the turf field would go.

A new turf monster

Brennan Rea, sports writer October 3, 2022

As a dark storm rumbles across KHS, baseball and softball players look out of their classroom windows with faces of disappointment, realizing their games after-school will most likely be postponed or canceled....

Watching the pitcher, Aeden Owens, sophomore gets ready to swing the bat.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Boys JV Baseball Game vs. Oakville May 3, 2022

Cassie Sprang and Katie Bowers May 17, 2022

The Kirkwood JV Baseball team played at Kirkwood against Oakville on May 3rd, 2022. Within the duration of the game, Kirkwood and Oakville where playing at a very tight score. Eventually the game resulted...

Almost all of my close friends have been involved in journalism, basketball or baseball. That’s not a coincidence.

Senior column: Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief April 27, 2022

College: Vanderbilt University Major: Neuroscience Where does personality come from? What makes you who you are? AP Psychology will tell you it’s some combination of innate characteristics, parenting...

A Kirkwood outfielder tosses the ball to a baseman.

Photo gallery: Spring sports 2021

Marianthe Meyer, new staffer May 10, 2021

Spring sports started on March 1 this year, even with the COVID-19 pandemic still in play. Nine sports began practices while wearing masks and keeping their distance. Despite these restrictions, each sport...

While the costs of running the bases seem to outweigh the benefits, condemning casual sex isnt the answer.

Call Ed: Bases loaded

TKC Staff April 20, 2021

Our society is saturated with sex. On TV, in our magazines and even in our own conversations, it has a fixed place in our culture. Sometimes sexual activity comes during a long-term relationship, sometimes...

Charlie Hollocher, shortstop, played his entire career for the Chicago Cubs.

Charlie Hollocher: A lost legend

Daniel Tobias, political editor March 20, 2021

What does a gravestone say about the life of the person beneath it? In cemeteries, there are thousands of gravestones marking not only dead bodies, but the stories of the lives they lived. Instinctively,...

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