The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Tahj Telfair and Joe Jordan

Senior Profile: Tahj Telfair and Joe Jordan

Jane Stewart, social media editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The Friday starts like any other. Wake up at 6:30 a.m., eat a hearty breakfast and meet on the bus ride to school. Tahj Telfair and Joe Jordan sit through school, unconcerned with learning the derivative of a logarithm, but instead think of what awaits after school. Because on Fridays, it’s gameday. ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Malayna Vines and Hannah Cohen

March 23, 2017


Filed under hc-photo, Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

After defeating Rock Bridge High School in a double overtime game, KHS girls' varsity basketball played at state Saturday March 18. KHS beat Lee's Summit High School 43-36 in a well-deserved win, Makayla Wallace, junior and point guard, said. “It was amazing," Wallace said. "It was like a dream come ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines

March 23, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

Class 5 state champions

Class 5 state champions

Christian Heutel, sports editor

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Top Stories

[View the story "Kirkwood celebrates state championship win over Lee's Summit " on Storify]...

Photo gallery: National Signing Day

Photo gallery: National Signing Day

Malayna Vines, features writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

19 KHS seniors participated in National Signing Day while officially committing to play a sport at their college or university Feb. 2. Sadie Wise, senior, committed to play Division 1 softball at Saint Louis University and is looking forward to spending the next four years as a Billiken. "Being able...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball game vs. Parkway North

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball game vs. Parkway North

Malayna Vines, features writer

January 7, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

Kirkwood girls' varsity basketball team defeated Parkway North in the semifinal round of the Visitation Academy Christmas Basketball Tournament Dec. 28. Kirkwood won with a final score of 71-64 after they tied the score in the last seconds of the game, forcing overtime. Jayla Everett, junior, expressed...

2016 KHS signing day

2016 KHS signing day

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Seven KHS seniors signed letters of intent to participate in intercollegiate athletics Nov. 9 outside the Holley Gym. Molly Jozwiakowski School: Southern Utah University Sport: Gymnastics Qualified and competed for Regionals (seven Midwest states) for the past seven years Qualified and competed for the last two years in the Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championships, finishing 17...

Bruins or bust

Bruins or bust

Christian Heutel, sports editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

One step at a time. One step at a time. One step at a time. Lauryn Miller, senior and UCLA basketball commit, kept repeating the phrase to herself after she had surgery for a torn ACL and meniscus in July 2015. During an ordinary drill at an AAU (amateur athletic union) practice, Miller immediately knew something was wrong when...

VOK: 1.26

VOK: 1.26

Ryan Davidson, Allie Hickinbotham, Lauryn Miller, and Dom Palombo

January 26, 2016


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

What can you say about how the train station is an iconic picture seen around Kirkwood? “Seeing as I didn’t grow up here this is a little tough, but it still attracts people who are not taking the train to just come in and have photos done or just look around [and] hang out.” -Kathy O'Loughli...

The quest for 1,000

The quest for 1,000

Reese Anderson, sports editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

How does one quantify a thousand? One thousand miles is the approximate distance from St. Louis to Montpelier, Vermont. One thousand one-dollar bills would be about 4.3 inches tall. One thousand words would probably fill this page at size nine font. Between two KHS girls’ basketball players, one thousand...

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