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2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

The baseball season has come and gone, and for the fourth time in 15 years, the Boston Red Sox have won the World Series. Built upon the acquisition of free agent stars, as well as the development of promising young players, the Red Sox won 105 games to win the AL East, beating the Yankees in the AL...

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Benji Wilton, features writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Sports

Are you a home run hitter or a defensive star? Are you the first one to arrive to the game or the first one to leave? Take this quiz to find out which St. Louis Cardinals player you relate to. ...

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Erin Kelly, managing editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

With only three days left in my high school career and about three months before I head to Middlebury College in Vermont, it’s impossible not to reminisce about my time here in Kirkwood. I’ve made some great memories, doing everything from organizing a recreational basketball team with TKC friends to visiting the Gateway Arch with family. Before I leave, I’d like ...

(For)give Sin City sports

(For)give Sin City sports

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Stan “not the man” Kroenke called St. Louis a “two-sport city,” and we in Kirkwood felt the burn. How could he insult the business potential of our bustling (first in crime is still first in something, right?) metropolitan area? How will we survive without the validation that belonging to a ...

Scholastic Journalism Week: The best fans in baseball?

Scholastic Journalism Week: The best fans in baseball?

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

February 23, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports, Top Stories

I've often considered myself to be the luckiest man on the face of the Earth. Born from blasts by McGwire and raised on roundtrippers by Pujols, I know nothing else than to worship the Birds on the Bat and everything they stand for. Talent isn't everything. It’s not over until it's over. An 83...

MLB Playoffs predictions

MLB Playoffs predictions

Brendan Davidson, designer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the MLB Playoffs rapidly approaching, here are TKC's postseason predictions. All statistics and standings are updated as of the morning of Tues., Sept. 27. ...

Photo Gallery: Cardinals Opening Day

Photo Gallery: Cardinals Opening Day

Jack Camenzind, photographer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cardinals hit 10 extra-base hits, as Michael Wacha threw six shutout innings in a 10-1 victory vs The Brewers. The game marked their fourth win of the season, as the team looks to make the playoffs for the sixth year in a row.

2016 MLB Preview

2016 MLB Preview

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Center

TKC Previews the upcoming MLB season with offseason notes and predictions for all 30 teams. The Diamondbacks are rewarded for their big moves this winter, the Cubs struggle… to an extent, while the Yankees and Red Sox compete head-to-head for the AL East and much more.   Top 10 Offseason Acquisition...

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Cardinals’ 2015-2016 offseason trades/signings

Michael Galakatos, Photographer

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

With spring training rapidly approaching, there may be wonders of what new players will be joining the team in red. With players leaving and out because of injuries, the Cardinals have made some much-needed moves to compensate for the losses.   Brayan Pena (Catcher):   Picked up as a free agent in late November, Pena replaces Tony Cruz, who wa...

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