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Each one of these moments is what makes sports so awesome.

Top five moments in sports from 2022

Brennan Rea, sports writer January 12, 2023

From Minnesota Vikings’ star receiver Justin Jefferson’s insane catch in Buffalo to Edmonton Oilers’ superstar Connor McDavid’s highlight reel goal against the Washington Capitals, there were many...

2023 will be a fun filled year with many events to look forward to.

A (fun) to-do list for 2023

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer January 9, 2023

2023 is finally here. It will be an eventful year with a new Hunger Games movie, Taylor Swift tour and an international tournament for soccer and baseball. Here is one event that you can look forward to...

The Redbird Rookies are a youth baseball and softball program for underprivileged children

Charity Issue: From rookie to veteran

Brennan Rea, sports writer December 2, 2022

St. Louis’ rich tradition of baseball gives every kid a baseball fever. However, some of these kids cannot afford to play travel baseball. Redbird Rookies, a youth baseball and softball program sponsored...

Albert Pujols has had a legendary MLB career that will be remember forever.

Revival of a redbird legend

Owen Backer, sports editor October 7, 2022

We are witnessing one of the most remarkable career revivals in modern sports history. Albert Pujols is known to fans over the years  as “The Machine.” He is currently tearing his way through major...

The Cubs organization doesnt get nearly as much respect as they deserve.

Confessions of a cubs fan

Maddie Hickman, social media editor October 3, 2022

Cubs fans are everywhere. Just by reading this, you’re probably thinking of one of us. I think of it as the type of fans who can never get out of everyone’s heads because they always have something...

With Nolan Arenado now sporting the Birds on the Bat, St. Louis now has one of the best hitters in baseball to boost the batting lineup and probably the best defensive player in baseball to reinforce the teams defense. Art by Genevieve Francois.

Shuffling the Cards: 2021 Cardinals season preview

Hayden Davidson, design editor April 8, 2021

*Opinion Ten years ago the Albert Pujols-led Cardinals won the World Series. That offseason, Pujols left St. Louis for the Los Angeles Angels. Since then, the Cardinals’ front office has made only...

Here are the three players who have made their mark at the third base position, while wearing the birds on the bat.

Triple threat: Top three Cardinals third basemen

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 17, 2021

The Cardinals: known as one of the MLB’s most historic franchises. A staple of what a winning team is, with an astounding 11 World Series championships and 23 National League (NL) pennants. The franchise...

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments.

Top five sports stories of 2020

Henry Chappell, sports editor January 21, 2021

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments. From an inspirational story of former NFL lineman Jay Leeuwenberg, to professional athletes using...

Top 10 sports moments of the 2010s

Top 10 sports moments of the 2010s

Hayden Davidson and Benji Wilton March 6, 2020

  Photos courtesy of Google; edited by Hayden Davidson

This photo is courtesy of Wikimedia under the Creative Commons License.

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...

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