The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich

February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin, who has already begun his athletic career at University of Missouri at Columbia (Mizzou). "I'm...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs Lindbergh High School Feb. 4

Olivia Giardino, senior, high fives her teammates at the start of the game.

Ella Davies, photographer

February 7, 2020

The Kirkwood girls' varsity basketball team won the Block Out Cancer Game against Lindbergh High School by a score of 63-27. "I thought we played good as a team," Eliana Poger, sophomore, said. "It was a fun game to play and we were happy with the outcome. I think the Block Out Cancer idea was really...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs. Westminster High School Dec. 9th

Rylee Mulvaney, senior, shoots a free throw.

Julia Knoll, photo editor

December 13, 2019

The Kirkwood girls' varsity basketball team had their first home game of the season against Westminster on Mon., Dec. 9th. Westminster began the game with a tight lead, but quickly lost it after halftime as Kirkwood won 53-41. During the game, Natalie Bruns, senior, scored her 1,000th career point and...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs. Rock Bridge Nov. 29

Tara Benham, sophomore, looks to pass the ball while getting around an opposing player.

Julia Knoll, photo editor

December 2, 2019

The girls' varsity basketball team started their 2019 season with a tournament at St. Joseph's Academy on Fri., Nov. 29th. Their game was close, but they eventually lost to Rock Bridge 45-35. "I'm really excited for this season, we only lost one senior last year so our team's chemistry is still strong,"...

Varsity girls’ basketball senior night vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Eliana Poger, freshman, stands with her arms out to block a Parkway South player.

Julia Knoll, photographer

February 14, 2019

The Varsity girls' basketball team had their senior night game vs. Parkway South on Feb. 13. They have just one senior, Abby Ludbrook, leading the team this season after the loss of seven seniors last year. So far this season the girls have a record of 19-3. "Abby's a huge part of our team, she's...

Photo gallery: varsity girls basketball game vs. U-City Jan. 18

Cate Peters, sophomore, stands in line with the cheerleaders waiting for the team to be called out.

Julia Knoll, photographer

January 24, 2019

The Varsity girls basketball team played U-City on Jan. 9 and won by a score of 58-15. Although they had a slow and steady start, they blew away the competition as the game progressed. The girls are in the middle of a strong season with a record of 14-3. "The score showed that we were able to offensively...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball vs. Eureka

Abby Ludbrook, senior, passes the ball to her teammate.

Mary Ralston, photo editor

December 15, 2018

Kirkwood varsity girls' basketball had a game against Eureka Wednesday Dec. 11. They won with a score of 56 to 42 and their next game will be against Webster this Friday, Dec. 14. "We look like a completely different team [than last year]," Olivia Giardino, junior, said. "We lost seven seniors, which...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs. Dexter High School Nov. 24

Natalie Bruns, junior, spreads her arms out in an attempt to block an opposing player.

Julia Knoll, photographer

November 29, 2018

The Kirkwood girls' varsity basketball team played their second game of the St. Joseph's Academy tournament on Nov. 24. against Dexter High School. The state champions won the game 45-42, following their 49-47 win against Rock Bridge the day before. "[The season] has been going really well," Natalie...

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Malayna Vines, photographer

December 29, 2017

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Edwardsville High School in the semi-final round of the 43rd Annual Visitation Christmas Tournament Dec 27. While KHS beat Hazelwood Central High School in the quarter-finals with a score of 63-52 on Dec 26., the Pioneers lost to Edwardsville with a final score...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

The team poses with Monica Tritz, head coach and biology teacher, after the press conference.

Malayna Vines and Hannah Cohen

March 23, 2017

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 ...

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Natalie Bruns