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The Kirkwood bench celebrates as their team scores a penalty kick.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood boys varsity soccer game vs Marquette Oct. 8

Ben Rives, photographer October 15, 2020

Kirkwood boys varsity soccer played Marquette High School Oct. 8, 2020. Kirkwood came back from being down 1-0 and won 2-1. This was Kirkwood's fourth win in the young season. Kirkwood and Marquette will...

Alex McDonald and Nathan Lin are the two guests this week.

H squared podcast: Alumni alley feat. Alex McDonald and captain’s corner feat. Nathan Lin

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 9, 2020

In this edition of the Call's H Squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner speak with Alex McDonald, 2019 KHS graduate, about his time at KHS, soccer career and preparations for his sophomore...

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

The team rallies and proudly waves their first district plaque.

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

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...

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

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

Julia Knoll, photographer October 8, 2019
The Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer team beat Webster 2-1 in the CYC tournament championship game.
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.

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

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

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

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...

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...

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...

         art by Bridget Killian

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

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...

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