The Kirkwood Call

From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

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

2019 Final Four preview

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

April 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

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

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   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

Call Ed: Settling for exclusion

TKC Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Staff Editorials

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Opinions

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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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