The Kirkwood Call

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Juniors Mekhi Macklin (13) and Cole Johnson stand at the front of the line as the Pioneers raise their helmets at the end of the national anthem.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

November 2, 2019

“Stay focused,” juniors Will Lee, Kannon Nesslage and Jaylen Phipps each said after the game. These players, along with the rest of the Pioneers, keep this message in their heads to remind themselves that now it’s win or go home. And they don’t want to go home, advancing to the next round of ...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

The Cardinals’ dominance for the past decade and a half led fans to both surprise and disappointment when the team missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season in 2018. Yeah, 88 wins leaves a lot to be desired.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

The NFL Playoffs broken down by their “The Office” character equivalents

Photo edited by Riley Arns under the Google creative commons license

Riley Arns, sports writer

January 14, 2019

For those of you who haven’t watched much football this year or don’t really understand the sport in general, I have created a guide that breaks down each remaining playoff team into their The Office character equivalent. Kanas City Chiefs (Pam Beesly) Vs. Indiana Colts (Darryl Philbin) The first match-up in the AFC is...

NFL Playoff Predictions

With December football underway, it’s time to look forward to everyone’s favorite sporting event: The Super Bowl.

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 20, 2018

NFL Playoff Preview With December football underway, it’s time to look forward to everyone’s favorite sporting event: The Super Bowl. The biggest sporting event in America will take place Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. But before we can talk about that, we must see which teams will be competing for the cha...

NBA season preview

NBA season preview

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

October 23, 2018

The NBA 2018-19 season started Oct. 16 and you should be hyped. Last year, the Warriors and Rockets were the main story of the relatively incompetent NBA. Due to the wild offseason, this year’s standings will definitely look different.     Teams to Watch in the West   ...

MLB Playoffs predictions

MLB Playoffs predictions

Brendan Davidson, designer

September 27, 2016

With the MLB Playoffs rapidly approaching, here are TKC's postseason predictions. All statistics and standings are updated as of the morning of Tues., Sept. 27. ...

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