The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity boys’ soccer vs. Parkway South Nov. 6

The team rallies and proudly waves their first district plaque.

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

November 11, 2019

Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer beat Parkway South 3-1 Nov. 6, 2019 for the district championship title. According to Mark Corley, senior, the team's success comes from their morale. "We share the ball a lot," Corley said. "Our motto this year is team first, [and] it’s worked out." Next up, the boys...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity boys’ soccer vs. Webster Oct. 4

Sawyer Hardy, senior, strides through the air as he dribbles the ball towards the net.

Julia Knoll, photographer

October 8, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer team beat Webster 2-1 in the CYC tournament championship game.

Equal pay: one goal the U.S. women’s national soccer team should score

The U.S. women's national soccer team won the 2019 World Cup and it is more successful than its male counterparts, but there is a huge pay disparity.

Maddie Meyers, editor-in-chief

August 19, 2019

The U.S. women's national soccer team won the 2019 World Cup and it is more successful than its male counterparts, but there is a huge pay disparity.

Photo Gallery: varsity boys’ soccer game vs MICDS Oct. 18

The team gathers during halftime for a pep talk from Coach Fisch.

Julia Knoll, photographer

October 19, 2018

Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer had their game against MICDS on Thursday, Oct. 18. They suffered a tough loss falling 3-0 to the private school. The team has had a tough season, with a record of 4-17, but they are trying to stay positive and turn it around in the post-season. "[This season] hasn’t been going so great for us, but we’re looking to turn it...

Freshmen at KHS

Amelia Hurley, features writer

September 6, 2018

Throughout the halls of KHS, a wave of excitement mixed with fear rushes through the building. Many students enter KHS with a sense of familiarity, while some are overwhelmed by the crowded halls and upperclassmen that tower over them. With every push and shove, these students are nudged into the KH...

The World Cup (without the United States)

The World Cup (without the United States)

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

August 22, 2018

Americans do not care about soccer. The United States not being one of 32 teams to make the World Cup is not a valid excuse for ignorance, as the entire rest of the world still watched from the first whistle on June 14 to the last on July 15. Missing the tournament just means our team sucks....

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

         art by Bridget Killian

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

December 13, 2017

She walked across the soccer field on an early May day. She felt ready to play in one of the last games of the season. During the final minutes, however, she was nowhere near the field. That’s because she tore her ACL in the middle of a game and had not played since. Kate Jozwiakowski, sophomore, is o...

Photo gallery: JV boys’ soccer vs Fox

Kylan Lane and Meg Murphy

November 15, 2017

Kirkwood JV beat Fox High School 10-0 at KHS on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The Pioneers maintained their win from their previous game Thursday, Oct. 12 against MICDS. "I wasn't expecting the hardest game, but I was definitely ready for it. We played [Fox] last year and beat them 9-0," Danny Giesler, sophomore,...

Photo gallery: Boys varsity soccer senior night

James Hastings, senior, looks for someone to pass to.

Kylan Lane and Malayna Vines, photographers

November 15, 2017

KHS boys varsity soccer beat Fox High School 4-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Devastated to be a soccer fan

Devastated to be a soccer fan

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

October 12, 2017

It was not until the other night that I said a word I don't often use to describe soccer. It was a word I said typically when it looked as if all hope was lost; a word I used to describe disasters and mistakes that could not be undone. A word that, when used in the context of sports seems over dramatic....

Kirkwood High School student newspaper