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Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Beasley wins Missouri Coach of the Year award

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 4, 2019

KHS boys’ and girls’ swim and dive head coach Matt Beasley received the Missouri Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year award, given by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Beasley was nominated by MSHSAA for the Boys Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year for Missou...

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 14, 2017

They don’t want to let their team down. They can’t. To Nina Naes, junior, two broken toes means nothing if she can score just a few more goals. To Abby Gunn, senior, seriously bruising the bone in her elbow means nothing if she can just lead her team to victory. These athletes are just two of...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood community celebrates Class 6 football State Championship Victory

Photo gallery: Kirkwood community celebrates Class 6 football State Championship Victory

Malayna Vines, writer

December 8, 2016

The Kirkwood varsity football, cheer and dance teams gathered with the rest of the Kirkwood community to celebrate KHS's Class 6 football State championship victory Dec. 3, 2016. Tim Griffin, Mayor of Kirkwood, Farrell Shelton, head varsity football coach, Tom Williams, Superintendent of the KSD, Dr. Michael Hav...

Thank you:

Thank you:

TKC staff

December 11, 2015

For most students and faculty members, our publications are nothing more than the daily morning announcements, a visit to thekirkwoodcall.com, a newsmagazine every three weeks and a yearbook once a year. However, for us journalism nerds, it’s a lot more than that. For us, SJ is a second home, a ...

Farrell Shelton named head football coach

Farrell Shelton named head football coach

Ben Cohen, web staff

April 15, 2015

Farrell Shelton has been announced as the KHS head football coach for the 2015-16 school year and will be joining the physical education department, pending school board approval. Shelton, current Eureka head football coach, assumes role as coach July 1. “We’re excited to have him join us as first...

Coach Irvin steps aside to seek doctorate

Coach Irvin steps aside to seek doctorate

Holden Foreman, sports writer

March 6, 2015

After five seasons with KHS’s `varsity football team, head coach Matt Irvin stepped down from his position Thursday afternoon to pursue an administration doctorate. In addition to leading the team to an undefeated 12-0 record and KHS’s first-ever state championship in 2012, Irvin has led KHS to a...

They got 99 problems but sports ain’t one

They got 99 problems but sports ain’t one

Katherine Hubbard, features writer

October 1, 2014

For seven years, Emma Gagliarducci woke up at 4 a.m., headed to her club swim practice, which was followed by seven hours of school. After school she ran six to seven miles for cross country practice and after doing hours of homework, finally went to sleep. Then she repeated the entire process over again. Gagliarducci,...

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