The Kirkwood Call

From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

Photo by De Lila Green; visual put together by Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 10, 2019

A KHS math teacher was a three-sport athlete in high school and a Division I football player in college. Learn who it is and more about him here.

2019 Final Four preview

This March was a bit more predictable, with the majority of better seeds moving on.

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

April 5, 2019

What, when and where: 1 Virginia vs. 5 Auburn, 5:09 p.m. CT 2 Michigan State vs. 3 Texas Tech, 7:49 p.m. CT Saturday, April 6 Minneapolis, MN   Last year’s March Madness did not disappoint, from Loyola-Chicago’s run to the Final Four to UMBC taking down Virginia for the first-ever 16-1 s...

Sexual misconduct in sports

It is acceptable for sports players to be physical with their opponents, but never with their partner.

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

Call Ed: Settling for exclusion

art by Sarah Nash

TKC Staff

November 7, 2018

While playing on George Washington University’s women’s basketball team, Kye Allums became the first transgender female National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athlete to compete Division I basketball in 2010. Three years later, Fallon Fox, American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, became t...

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

February 27, 2018

Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Olympics featured many new faces, like Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old snowboarder who won a gold medal in halfpipe and the Nigerian women’s bobsled team, which was the first bobs...

Letting kids be kids

Letting kids be kids

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

April 28, 2017

Brennan O’Neil, freshman at Bay Shore (NY) High School, committed to play college lacrosse in March of his eighth grade year for Penn State. But my case was different, I didn’t commit to play until July before my senior year. Yet, my journey of visiting and committing to play in college following junio...

The Full Court Press: March Madness picks

The Full Court Press: March Madness picks

TKC staff

March 15, 2017

It’s finally here. TKC’s March Madness picks. From reigning champion Villanova to Coach K’s Duke juggernaut to Lonzo Ball and UCLA’s dynamite offense, the 2017 NCAA Tournament is absolutely loaded. Hover over the dots on the bracket below to read the Final Four predictions of TKC staffers Riley A...

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