The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood players walk onto the floor at the start of the second half.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity basketball vs Ritenour Feb. 18

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 23, 2021

KHS boys varsity basketball played their final home regular season matchup vs Ritenour on Feb. 18 at Holley Assembly Hall. KHS won the game in blowout fashion defeating Ritenour by a score of 73-36. On...

Damien Loyd doing a crossover pose with a basketball.

Hoop dreams

Tom Mueller, features writer May 1, 2019

It was judgement day and he was an hour late. With only 30 minutes left in tryouts, he hurried into the densely packed gym full of sweaty sixth graders. Damien Loyd, now senior, knew that he would have...

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Which Pioneers basketball player are you?

Hayden Davidson, sports writer February 22, 2019

The varsity boys' and varsity girls' MSHSAA district basketball tournaments are coming up. Both teams square off against Parkway West in the first round, with the boys' team (16-9) playing Saturday, Feb....

Left to right:  Maurice Massey, senior, Melvin Simmons, junior, Will Lee, sophomore, and Jaylen Phipps, sophomore, watch teammates from sideline.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Sophia Smith , staff artist February 11, 2019

Kirkwood Varsity boys' basketball ended Friday night with a win against Rockwood Summit. The final score was 74-63. "The game started off kind of slow for us but towards the end of the 3rd quarter we...

Jonah McDowell, senior, guards a Ladue player.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Christian Baker and Morgan Gindler January 16, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball team played against Ladue Jan. 8. Kirkwood had the lead through the first half of the game, but Ladue clipped Kirkwood in the end to win with a score of 64-61. "We...

Travis Lien, senior, dribbles through the baseline

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Ritenour

Christian Baker, photographer February 26, 2018

The varsity boys' basketball team played Ritenour High on Friday, February 16. The boys' team picked up their first win in seven games, thanks to a lay-up by Damien Loyd with 1.7 seconds left in the...

Leondre Clay, senior, shoots the ball in the paint.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Parkway Central

Christian Baker, photographer February 20, 2018

The varsity boys' basketball team took on Parkway Central Tuesday, Feb 6. The game ended 68-43 as a loss for KHS. The boys' team has struggled in recent games, as they have not won their last five games....

Alex Zirges, junior, shoots a three point shot from the corner of the court.

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Lindbergh

Christian Baker, photographer January 18, 2018

The KHS boys' varsity basketball team defeated Lindbergh's team in a defensive battle by a score of 47-26. The team played without their point guard Damien Loyd, junior, who is out on injury, but will...

Isaac Moye, senior

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Christian Baker, photographer January 25, 2017

After a hard fought game, Vianney pulled away from Kirkwood with a final score of 66-48 Jan. 24. After a close first half, Vianney slowly built up their lead. "We did not play our best last night," Isaac...

Tahj Telfair, senior, powers up in the post against an opposing defender.

Boys’ basketball leaves for Chicago

Abby Carpenter, news-features editor December 2, 2016

For their first game of the 2016 season, KHS boys' varsity and JV basketball teams are playing against Reavis High School in Burbank, Ill. The two teams departed from KHS on a charter bus at 9 a.m. Dec....

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