The Kirkwood Call

From the court to the press booth: Gunn broadcasts on ESPN3

Bill Gunn and his partner broadcast a high school basketball game for ESPN3.

Maddie Meyers, editor in chief

December 11, 2019

Broadcasting high school basketball was a dream come true for Bill Gunn, social studies teacher and former basketball coach. The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association (MBCA) held The Norm Stewart Classic event, which is 48 straight hours of basketball, to honor the Missouri Basketball Coach Norm Stewart. ...

Photo gallery: boys’ and girls’ basketball practice 11/13

Jonah McDowell, junior, performs layup.

Christian Baker, photographer

November 17, 2017

The boys' and girls' basketball teams had practice to prepare for the upcoming 2017-18  season, Nov. 13. "Since football didn't make it so far into the playoffs, we've been able to practice more with the football guys which we haven't been able to do in recent years," said junior Jonah McDowell. "We...

Kriewall photography

Kriewall photography

Abigail Imiolek, Writer

May 17, 2016

Photographs cover part of the back wall and whiteboard in Randy Kriewall’s classroom, showing students in a variety of activities at KHS. Soccer players shoot for the goal, track runners sprint down the track and swimmers sprint across the pool. Kriewall, math teacher, attends events at KHS from band...

Transition troubles

Anthony Loper, senior, poses in both his football and basketball uniforms

Jake Siegel, sports writer

November 23, 2015

The official start to the Missouri State High School Athletic Association boys’ basketball season was Nov. 2. The official end to the football season was Nov. 27. But, because KHS’ football teams have been so strong in recent years, the basketball team's unofficial start is in early December. This...

Athlete of the Week: Sam Goretzke

Sam Goretzke, senior, shoots from beyond the arc at practice.

Ryan Davidson, sports writer

February 5, 2015

Sam Goretzke, senior forward, redefined his role on the KHS varsity basketball team last week, as he put up 17 points in a 65-51 road loss at Lafayette and 27 at home in a 78-53 rout over Ritenour. “He has been a leader for the team. He’s really picked up his aggressiveness and has been attacking...

Athlete of the week: Dominique Loyd

Athlete of the week: Dominique Loyd

Jake Siegel, sports writer

January 16, 2015

Dominique Loyd, junior guard, had two monster games last week, scoring a total of 38 points, propelled the Pioneers past Lindbergh (66-39) and DeSmet (69-58) Tuesday, Jan. 6 and Friday, Jan. 9. Loyd, current role player, known to friends as “sleep ‘nique” drained a total of 10 three-pointers...

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