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As athletics seasons end, so does the sports careers of many high school athletes.

Division done

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief December 7, 2022

That’s it. No more 8 a.m. summer workouts. No more Hudl film sessions. No more religiously checking STLToday stats. No more practices. No more broken fingers or trips to the trainer. No more out-of-town...

The final compilation of the 37 submissions to Pep Nations bracket challenge finds Gonzaga as the most commonly picked champion, with Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Kentucky as the most commonly picked winners of each region.

KHS’s March Madness bracket

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief March 31, 2022

Every March, hardcore and casual basketball fans alike see their NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets crumble as the inevitable upsets occur. Personally, I watched quite a bit of college basketball this...

Lauryn Miller, 2017 KHS alumni and former UCLA basketball player, said mental health is becoming more talked about in sports. Art by Emma Frizzell.

Get your head in the game

Ava Duggin, web managing editor January 7, 2022

“Go hard, be aggressive.” She repeated in her head while warming up before each game. But this time was different. It was her first competition back after a concussion, and she was playing in her...

Alex McDonald and Nathan Lin are the two guests this week.

H squared podcast: Alumni alley feat. Alex McDonald and captain’s corner feat. Nathan Lin

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 9, 2020

In this edition of the Call's H Squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner speak with Alex McDonald, 2019 KHS graduate, about his time at KHS, soccer career and preparations for his sophomore...

Lauryn Millers path of success from KHS to UCLA.

H squared podcast: Alumni alley feat. Lauryn Miller

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 6, 2020

In this edition of the Call's H Squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner speak with Lauryn Miller, 2017 KHS graduate, about her life, basketball career and upcoming senior season at the...

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

From Longhorn to Cougar to Pioneer

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

2019 Final Four preview

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...

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

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller March 13, 2019

*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...

art by Sarah Nash

Call Ed: Settling for exclusion

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...

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...

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