The Kirkwood Call

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Morgan Gindler and Mia Alexander

February 12, 2019

The Kirkwood swim and dive team practiced after school Jan. 25, 2019. This practice was right after the senior night meet. "It's not that stressful to prepare [for upcoming swimming conferences] because we taper, meaning we do less and less each practice," Joslynn Gura, freshman, said. "[Swimming...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive Kirkwood invite

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive Kirkwood invite

Megan Tate Van Buren, photographer

February 1, 2019

Kirkwood girls' swim and dive places second overall against Lafayette, Marquette, Parkway South, Villa Duchesne and Francis Howell in the second annual Kirkwood Invite on Friday Jan. 18. 2019. "[The Kirkwood Invite] lets me spend quality time with everyone on my team as well as the other teams," said...

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Meg Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Morgan Gindler

October 20, 2018

Kirkwood cross country hosted the Class 4 District 2 Meet at Francis Park, Oct. 20. Christian Baker, running a 15:22 PR won the varsity boys' race. The boys had six out of their seven runners in the top 30 and came out as District Champions. The girls' team finished the meet in 5th place, just 18 poi...

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Sept. 29

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Sept. 29

Meg Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Elliott Notrica

October 5, 2018

Kirkwood cross country had a meet at Living Word Church for the Parkway West Dale Shepard Invite, Saturday Sept. 29. Junior-senior and varsity girls' placed 4th as a team and the freshman-sophomores came in 8th. Ally Gooden, junior, ran the varsity race finishing with a time of 21:55. "[During the race I...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim invite

Photo gallery: girls’ swim invite

Megan Van Buren and Mary Ralston

January 23, 2018

    KHS hosted the first annual Kirkwood Invitational. Overall Kirkwood placed 4th in the meet. For updates on the team check the Kirkwood Swim and Dive twitter account or Kirkwood's sports page. ...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 27, 2017

Girls' swim and dive began tryouts to start preparing for the 2017 season Nov. 6. After having a few girls make it to state last year, they have big plans for the upcoming season. "[Coach Beasley] expects a lot of us, but it's because he loves us and he wants us to do well," Bella Borbonus, junior, said....

Photo gallery: girls’ swim practice

Photo gallery: girls’ swim practice

Kara Rieger, photographer

November 17, 2017

TKC went to the girl's swim and dive practice Nov. 15. Bella Borbonus, junior, has been swimming since her freshman year. She says it's difficult to get back into swim shape, but she's optimistic about improving her 100 freestyle time this season to get a state cut. "I like the social aspect of it," Borbonus...

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