The Kirkwood Call

Most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes of KHS

KHS students voted on the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes for each grade.

Megan Cleveland and Amelia Hurley

February 13, 2020

KHS students voted on the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes for each grade. After tallying the results, TKC interviewed each bachelor(ette) about themselves and their views on relationships. Although these are KHS’s bachelors and bachelorettes, some may already have a special Valentine. Take a l...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. McCluer North Feb. 4

Will Lee, junior, attempts to reach pass his opponent during a jump ball.

Sophie Smith, photographer

February 11, 2020

Boys' varsity basketball played McCluer North Feb. 4 during the Block Out Cancer fundraiser. The team played an intense game, but KHS lost 71-62. Although Kirkwood lost, the game was an ultimate success for Jessie Hopper, senior, as all proceeds from the game were dedicated to cancer research in honor...

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...

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Juniors Mekhi Macklin (13) and Cole Johnson stand at the front of the line as the Pioneers raise their helmets at the end of the national anthem.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

November 2, 2019

“Stay focused,” juniors Will Lee, Kannon Nesslage and Jaylen Phipps each said after the game. These players, along with the rest of the Pioneers, keep this message in their heads to remind themselves that now it’s win or go home. And they don’t want to go home, advancing to the next round of ...

Oct. 25 Game Recap: Kirkwood 36, Ladue 35

The Kirkwood defense squares off against the Ladue offensive line.

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller

October 26, 2019

The Pioneers stumbled into the visitors’ locker room at halftime Friday, Oct. 25. Only a few players dared to look at the Ladue 28, Kirkwood 7 score on Ladue’s new, high-definition jumbotron as they jogged in. Most of the Kirkwood student section had cleared out. Only a few faithful alums sat throug...

Oct. 11 Game Recap: Eureka 21, Kirkwood 6

Jairus Maclin, senior, looks across the field at his teammates.

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller

October 14, 2019

The Kirkwood Pioneers varsity football team lost 21-6 to the Eureka Wildcats Friday, Oct. 11. Eureka didn’t allow a Kirkwood point, on a wet, 40-degree night, for the final 45 minutes of the 48-minute contest. As a result of their defensive effort, Eureka, now 6-1, managed to snap the Pioneers’ th...

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.

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Kannon Nesslage