The Kirkwood Call

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

Jessie Hopper, senior, speaks about the fundraiser that will donate all profit to cancer research.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team competed against Lindbergh Feb. 4, ultimately coming out on top, 63-27. The game, dedicated to senior Jessie Hopper and family, was a fundraiser for cancer research. "The game went pretty well, obviously it was a good win at home for a good cause," said Maddie Friar,...

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. 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,"...

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: Circle of Friends Popsicle Social Sept. 12

Abby Sitzer and Olivia Giardino, juniors, smile with Graham Riggs, senior, at the popsicle social.

Julia Knoll, photographer

October 19, 2018

Circle of Friends held their first event of the year, the popsicle social, during homeroom on Thursday, Sept. 12. They danced and listened to music as they made new friends and enjoyed their popsicles. Circle of Friends is a club for any student wanting to join, and their purpose is to create friends...

Photo gallery: JV girls’ basketball vs. Marquette

Kate Jozwiakowski, sophomore, prepares to shoot a basket.

Mary Ralston, photographer

January 22, 2018

  The Kirkwood girls' JV basketball team played a close game against Marquette with a final score of 46-49 Jan. 10. "I was really proud of the way those girls fought, especially in the fourth quarter," Jason Evans, girls' JV basketball coach, said. "They were facing a team that was really well-ski...

Photo gallery: freshmen girls’ basketball vs. Hazelwood West

Olivia Giardino, freshman, scores two of her six points in the first two minutes of the game.

Mary Ralston, photographer

March 2, 2017

The freshman girls’ basketball team ends their season with a 46-32 victory against Hazelwood West Feb. 7. The Pioneers led by 10 points or more the entire game. “[The best part of the season was] meeting new people,” Courtnay Terry, freshman, said. “We had a team party every Friday and were able to connect more. I got a lot closer to my teamma...

Photo gallery: freshmen girls’ basketball vs. Lindbergh

The freshmen girls basketball team does their routine cheer to motivate the players before the game starts.

Mary Ralston, photographer

February 10, 2017

It is the second to last game of the season and the freshmen girls’ basketball team has a second chance against Lindbergh, after losing to them earlier in the season. They tied the score in the third quarter and then pulled ahead in the fourth quarter to win 38-29 against Lindbergh Jan. 31. “We’v...

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