The Kirkwood Call

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Left to right:  Maurice Massey, senior, Melvin Simmons, junior, Will Lee, sophomore, and Jaylen Phipps, sophomore, watch teammates from sideline.

Sophia Smith, staff artist

February 11, 2019

Kirkwood Varsity boys' basketball ended Friday night with a win against Rockwood Summit. The final score was 74-63. "The game started off kind of slow for us but towards the end of the 3rd quarter we started to share the ball more," Damien Loyd, senior point guard, said. "In the 4th quarter we took...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue Jan. 8

Jonah McDowell, senior, guards a Ladue player.

Christian Baker and Morgan Gindler

January 16, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball team played against Ladue Jan. 8. Kirkwood had the lead through the first half of the game, but Ladue clipped Kirkwood in the end to win with a score of 64-61. "We need to learn how to play with a lead," Jonah McDowell, senior, said. "The third quarter has been our...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs University City Jan. 10

Meg Murphy, photographer

January 14, 2019

Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball defeated University City 80-68 in the Denver Miller Tournament Jan. 10. “I did think the Pioneers were going to win," Samaya Trawick, junior cheerleader, said. "I think when they start playing, they really get into the game and it turns out to be a good game." ...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Parkway Central

Leondre Clay, senior, shoots the ball in the paint.

Christian Baker, photographer

February 20, 2018

The varsity boys' basketball team took on Parkway Central Tuesday, Feb 6. The game ended 68-43 as a loss for KHS. The boys' team has struggled in recent games, as they have not won their last five games. This losing streak could be in part to star point guard Damien Loyd, junior, facing shoulder injuries....

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 – 1/21/17

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 - 1/21/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

January 23, 2018

Global: Minnesota Vikings beat New Orleans Saints 26-24 with the last-second touchdown With 25 seconds left, Saints kicker Wil Lutz kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Saints a 24-23 lead. Two plays later, Vikings quarterback Case Keenum connected to Stefon Diggs for a miraculous 61-yard ...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Lindbergh

Alex Zirges, junior, shoots a three point shot from the corner of the court.

Christian Baker, photographer

January 18, 2018

The KHS boys' varsity basketball team defeated Lindbergh's team in a defensive battle by a score of 47-26. The team played without their point guard Damien Loyd, junior, who is out on injury, but will return in two weeks in time for the playoffs. Without Damien, Jonah McDowell, junior, led the team...

Photo gallery: Varsity boys basketball vs SLUH

Ryan Tyrrell, junior, dribbles around a SLUH player.

Malayna Vines, photographer

December 30, 2017

KHS varsity boys' basketball team defeated Saint Louis University High School  with a final score of 45-44 in the Coaches vs Cancer Holiday Tournament at Meramec Community College Dec 28.

Photo gallery: boys’ and girls’ basketball practice 11/13

Jonah McDowell, junior, performs layup.

Christian Baker, photographer

November 17, 2017

The boys' and girls' basketball teams had practice to prepare for the upcoming 2017-18  season, Nov. 13. "Since football didn't make it so far into the playoffs, we've been able to practice more with the football guys which we haven't been able to do in recent years," said junior Jonah McDowell. "We...

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity basketball take on Vianney

Isaac Moye, senior

Christian Baker, photographer

January 25, 2017

After a hard fought game, Vianney pulled away from Kirkwood with a final score of 66-48 Jan. 24. After a close first half, Vianney slowly built up their lead. "We did not play our best last night," Isaac Moye, senior, said. "This season has been up and down for us." Kirkwood's record this season is 7-7....

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Jonah McDowell