The Kirkwood Call

Commander in cleats

Commander in cleats

Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley

November 8, 2016

TKC staffers Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley reflect on past presidents and candidate’s athletic careers prior to working in politics. 1. Before Gerald Ford entered the oval office, his name was already known because of his athletic accomplishments. As a teenager, Ford was a center on his h...

MLB Playoffs predictions

MLB Playoffs predictions

Brendan Davidson, designer

September 27, 2016

With the MLB Playoffs rapidly approaching, here are TKC's postseason predictions. All statistics and standings are updated as of the morning of Tues., Sept. 27. ...

2016 Baseball Preview

2016 Baseball Preview

Dom Palombo, sports writer

May 9, 2016

The varsity baseball team is going into the spring trying to repeat as conference champs, but with four players on their way to college ball this fall and load of experience, two of the team’s biggest weapons hope to bring their talented squad to state. “Last year was the first year we won conference...

2016 MLB standings predictions

2016 MLB standings predictions

Jack Camenzind, photographer

May 3, 2016

With the MLB season only about a month in, there is still a lot that could change throughout the entire 162-game span. But about a month into the entire process seems like a good time to predict how the season is going to end. Keep in mind these are predictions, they’re not set in stone, so don’t...

Photo Gallery: Cardinals Opening Day

Photo Gallery: Cardinals Opening Day

Jack Camenzind, photographer

April 21, 2016

The Cardinals hit 10 extra-base hits, as Michael Wacha threw six shutout innings in a 10-1 victory vs The Brewers. The game marked their fourth win of the season, as the team looks to make the playoffs for the sixth year in a row.

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Michael Galakatos, Photographer

January 19, 2016

With spring training rapidly approaching, there may be wonders of what new players will be joining the team in red. With players leaving and out because of injuries, the Cardinals have made some much-needed moves to compensate for the losses.   Brayan Pena (Catcher):   Picked up as a free agent in late November, Pena replaces Tony Cruz, who wa...

The best that never was

The best that never was

Reese Anderson, print editor

December 8, 2015

Michael Jordan and Dr. Michael Havener are more alike than you think. Despite a generous difference in height and net worth (Jordan is 6’6” and estimatedly worth $1,000,000,000, according to Forbes), high school played a defining role in their respective athletic careers. Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High S...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity baseball vs. Parkway North

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity baseball vs. Parkway North

Jake Holzum, photographer

May 22, 2015

The Kirkwood Varsity Baseball team runs to the dugout after an inning on April 30th at Jim Scott Baseball Complex. "We came out a lot more intense than we did last time," Ben Klinghammer , player, noted. Kirkwood beat parkway North 14-4 to win the conference.

Summer in Saint Louis: Baseball, Bands & BBQ

Summer in Saint Louis: Baseball, Bands & BBQ

Trevor Cleveland, opinions writer

May 8, 2015

With summer weeks away, some may need a little help filling those long days of freedom. TKC has organized various events from plays to concerts to baseball games and everything in between from June through July for readers to explore. The Hollywood Casino Amphitheater (previously the Verizon Wireless Am...

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