The Kirkwood Call

Walker Natatorium opens

View of the Walker Natatorium as seen from the diving boards.

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

October 2, 2015

The Walker Natatorium opened Wednesday, Sept. 30. Dr. Michael Havener, principal, got on the microphone, counted to three and shouted “jump,” and the swimmers all dove in. “I don’t know if words can describe how excited we are,” Matt Beasley, swim and dive coach, said. “[Everyone ce...

Senior profile: Matt Maury

Senior profile: Matt Maury

John Drury, sports writer

April 15, 2015

At 8 a.m. on a chilly Monday, one week before his freshman year started, Matt Maury stood on the deck of Kirkwood Community Center’s outdoor pool surrounded by 30 swimmers he had never met. He had just moved to Kirkwood from Los Angeles few days prior with his mother and sister, knowing no one else...

Today in sports: 11/7/14

photo courtesy of Kirkwood Football's Twitter account

Holden Foreman, sports writer

November 7, 2014

Varsity football punched their ticket to the MSHSAA Class 6 semifinals with a 56-9 victory over Lafayette tonight. Things started off in the visiting team’s favor when Lafayette completed a 61 yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game, but then Kirkwood took control. Reece Goddard, sophomore...

Athlete Of The Week: Matt Maury

Athlete Of The Week: Matt Maury

Holden Foreman, sports writer

October 23, 2014

Swimming is a sport where individual athletes can qualify themselves for championships without, except for in relays, relying on other members of the team. However, Matt Beasley, boys’ swimming head coach, said Matt Maury, senior captain, excels at pushing his teammates as well as himself in his goal...

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