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Lauryn Miller's path of success from KHS to UCLA.

H squared podcast: Alumni alley feat. Lauryn Miller

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 6, 2020

In this edition of the Call's H Squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner speak with Lauryn Miller, 2017 KHS graduate, about her life, basketball career and upcoming senior season at the...

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

Ella Davies, photographer April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal,...

Landon Evans, senior, runs to the applause of cheerleaders and his team before the game.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball senior night vs. McCleur Feb. 22

Jack Anderson, features + in-depth editor March 3, 2020

Kirkwood boy's varsity basketball played McCleur Feb. 22 on their senior night. While they started with a lead, they ultimately fell to McCleur 47-53. "I feel like we're pretty good as a team," Landon...

Media companies like TMZ and individual journalists must be held accountable for what they report.

Profiting off of pain

Benji Wilton, print editor February 20, 2020

It still doesn’t feel real. You fall asleep Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, as LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant on the NBA all-time scoring list, ascending to third place behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and...

Jessie Hopper, senior, speaks about the fundraiser that will donate all profit to cancer research.

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball vs. Lindbergh Feb. 4

Sophie Smith, Photographer February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team competed against Lindbergh Feb. 4, ultimately coming out on top, 63-27. The game, dedicated to senior Jessie Hopper and family, was a fundraiser for cancer research. "The...

Will Lee, junior, attempts to reach pass his opponent during a jump ball.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. McCluer North Feb. 4

Sophie Smith, photographer February 11, 2020

Boys' varsity basketball played McCluer North Feb. 4 during the Block Out Cancer fundraiser. The team played an intense game, but KHS lost 71-62. Although Kirkwood lost, the game was an ultimate success...

With a combined 25 years of NBA experience (and counting) between the three of them, Bradley Beal, Jayson Tatum and Larry Hughes have lived most of their professional lives under the scope of national attention. Art by Merry Schlarman.

From The Lou to the League

Hayden Davidson, sports writer February 5, 2020

  TKC had exclusive interviews with three of the best basketball talents to ever come out of St. Louis. Here are their journeys from local high schools to the national spotlight.   Bradley...

Kobe Bryant said farewell to basketball in 2016 but his legacy on the court lives on

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Jack Matousek, sports writer February 4, 2020

Just before 10 a.m. PT on Jan. 26, 2020 a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter crashed near Calabasas, Calif. Former NBA player Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant were among nine killed Sunday...

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From the Vault: Thank you, Kobe. Thank you, sports.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer January 31, 2020

Note: This story was originally written by Ryan Davidson and published in the May 18, 2017 print issue of The Kirkwood Call. See the digital print version here. The date was April 13, 2013. I sat on...

On Jan. 24th, boy's varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Ladue Jan. 24

Sophie Smith, Photographer January 26, 2020

On Jan. 24, boys' varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61. "We definitely wanted to beat Ladue because...

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