The Kirkwood Call

A Strong finish

Martin Strong races towards the finish line, preparing for the upcoming track season.

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 7, 2019

Martin Strong is a three time state champion. Read about his accomplishments here.

Issues: The dangers of girls running

Photo by Meg Murphy

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

October 20, 2018

It is always the same old routine. After school head to the locker room to change. Then meet outside the athletic building for new information and what the workout will be. Head to Chopin and make the trek to Essex or Dougherty Ferry to begin the run. For the KHS girls Cross Country team, the ...

Pushing the limits

Pushing the limits

Keegan Pfeifer, sports writer

October 4, 2018

History was made on September 16th, 2018 in the sport of distance running. Eliud Kipchoge, a world class Olympic marathoner, finished the 26.2 mile race at a world record time of two hours, one minute and 39 seconds. An amazing feat, his is one of the many examples of the human body being pushed to ...

Running is for suckers

Running is for suckers

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

October 19, 2016

For more than 20 years, KHS boys’ cross country has been running in the annual Blow Pop Race at Kirkwood Park, formerly known as Slo Poke. Originally, Slo Poke caramel lollipops were given to the top 10 runners of both the JV and varsity races. “The joke was that if you were the first 10 acro...

Shut up and run with me

Shut up and run with me

Anna Mullendore, features writer

May 3, 2015

Anna Mullendore Recently I’ve been researching running. Now, I’ve always enjoyed running, but it’s never been a real passion of mine. I love the drive and devotion many runners have, and over the past week my head was been turning over ways to find this allegiance to the sport. Here’s a br...

Today in sports: 11/1/14

left to right: Clair Bradfield, Rebecca Shulte, Trevor Rogan, and Jack Jaeger
(photo courtesy of Wayne Baldwin)

Holden Foreman, sports writer

November 2, 2014

Four Kirkwood cross country runners ran at the sectional meet in Farmington this morning, and Jack Jaeger, senior, Trevor Rogan, senior, and Rebecca Schulte, sophomore, qualified for next week’s state meet in Jefferson City. Clair Bradfield, sophomore, finished in 34th place in the girls race and narrowly...

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