The Kirkwood Call

Astronomical fraud

Astros' manager A.J. Hinch shown banging on a trash can to depict the Astros' sign stealing scandal.

Benji Wilton, print editor

December 16, 2019

Leading the Houston Astros 3-1 in the bottom of the 8th, Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar stared down his catcher, Kevan Smith, anticipating the sign that would dictate his next pitch. Astros catcher Evan Gattis stepped into the batter's box, readying his stance as he tried to spark a rally. No ...

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

Call Ed:

TKC Staff

September 29, 2016

As journalists, we love to write. We love to create. We love to paint the world how it really is: the good, the bad and the ugly. We’re here to watch students climb the highest mountains and help catch them when they fall into the deepest holes. We’ve shared remarkable stories of redemption, transit...

Sadly, cheating is nothing new to high school sports

Sadly, cheating is nothing new to high school sports

Reese Anderson, sports editor

February 20, 2015

Mark McGuire cheated. Lance Armstrong cheated. Shawne Merriman cheated. Marion Jones cheated. Whether I liked them or not, these athletes broke the rules, and they paid the price. What they all have in common, besides bigger egos than Kanye West, is they bamboozled their friends, family, teammates...

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