The Kirkwood Call

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

“My mindset throughout the game was just win,” Lee said.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play one last game in their high school football careers. But one specific group, Webster Groves’ defensive backs...

Photo Gallery: Unified Night Lights Oct. 16

Brady Nauman, sophomore, holds Myles Young after he scored a touchdown.

Annie George and Ben Rives

October 24, 2019

Unified Night Lights is an opportunity for kids with disabilities to play football with their peers.

JMac: Back to where it all started

Before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

October 15, 2019

For the past decade, people across the country, especially Kirkwood residents, have turned on the TV every Sunday in the fall to see the name “Maclin” on their screen. But before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today. Now, he is back as a foo...

Sept. 27 Senior Night Game Recap: Kirkwood 38, Pattonville 17

KHS football's Senior Night ended in a 38-17 win for the Pioneers. Photos by Ella Davies; visual by Hayden Davidson.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

September 30, 2019

KHS varsity football delivered on its Senior Night, winning 38-17 over the Pattonville Pirates on Friday, Sept. 27. The Pioneers (now 3-2) lost to Pattonville (now 1-4) the past two years, but KHS played with high energy, especially once the second half rolled around. KHS displayed their best offensiv...

Sept. 20 Game Recap: Kirkwood 27, Rockwood Summit 13

Jackson Fortner looks to see what play the team is running.

Tom Mueller and Daniel Tobias

September 22, 2019

KHS varsity football beat Rockwood Summit 27-13. Find out how the game transpired here.

Sept. 13 Game Recap: Marquette 42, Kirkwood 23

Senior wide receiver Melvin Simmons (23) beats Marquette's defense to score a 43-yard touchdown to give KHS a 14-7 lead late in the first half. Photo by Natalie Sweesy/Pioneer Yearbook.

Tom Mueller and Hayden Davidson

September 16, 2019

KHS varsity football lost their home opener against Marquette 42-23 on Sept. 13. Find out how the game unfolded here.

Sept. 6 Game Recap: Francis Howell 24, Kirkwood 14

KHS varsity football fell to the Francis Howell Vikings by a score of 24-14 on Friday, Sept. 6

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

September 8, 2019

KHS varsity football endured their first loss of the season at the hands of Francis Howell Sept. 6. Read about the biggest moments in this breakdown of the second game of the season.

Aug. 31 Game Recap: Kirkwood 61, Jefferson City 35

Wide receiver Cole Johnson, junior, cuts across the field in motion as the Pioneers prepare for the snap.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

September 1, 2019

KHS's varsity football team traveled to Jefferson City for the first game of the year Aug. 31 and brought home a 61-35 victory. Read about the game's highlights and biggest contributors here.

10 teams, 10 stories: Fall Sports

A leader from each of KHS' 10 fall varsity sports teams; photos by Kelley Cochran, visual by Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

August 22, 2019

TKC spoke with a leader from each of the 10 varsity fall sports teams. Read here to find out what they had to say about their upcoming seasons.

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