The Kirkwood Call

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

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

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 will not be able to compete in games of any kind, announced St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page a...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood JV softball vs. Rockwood Summit Sept. 30

The JV softball team defeated the Rockwood Summit Falcons on September 30th, at home.

Sophie Smith, photographer

October 20, 2019

Interested in softball? Get up close and check out this photo gallery of the JV softball game against Rockwood Summit.

10 teams, 10 stories: Fall Sports

A leader from each of KHS' 10 fall varsity sports teams; photos by Kelley Cochran, visual by Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

August 22, 2019

TKC spoke with a leader from each of the 10 varsity fall sports teams. Read here to find out what they had to say about their upcoming seasons.

Photo gallery : girls’ varsity softball vs Rockwood Summit

Elsa Church, junior, pitches in the 5th inning.

Genevieve Francois, staff photographer

October 2, 2018

The girls' varsity softball team played Rockwood Summit Monday, Sept. 24.  The girls won 11-9 in a tight game that came down to the ninth inning.  With a walkoff by Jessie Hopper, junior, the girls were able to pull off a win.  "We have had a lot of tight games this year," Katie Hastings, sophomor...

2016 KHS signing day

2016 KHS signing day

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 10, 2016

Seven KHS seniors signed letters of intent to participate in intercollegiate athletics Nov. 9 outside the Holley Gym. Molly Jozwiakowski School: Southern Utah University Sport: Gymnastics Qualified and competed for Regionals (seven Midwest states) for the past seven years Qualified and competed for the last two years in the Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championships, finishing 17...

Photo gallery: varsity softball vs. Parkway West

Lauren Hammett, junior, throws a ball to her teammate at first base.

Lauryn Miller, photographer

September 29, 2016

KHS's varsity softball team faced Parkway West Sept. 23. The Pioneers took a 2-1 victory over the Longhorns. "Some of the key factors that helped us win were communication and encouragement," Julia Church, senior softball player, said. "Talking to each other about and during play is very important for...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity softball vs Rockwood Summit

     Sadie Wise, senior, ready to swing up at bat.

Kara Rieger, photographer

September 26, 2016

Monday, Sept. 16, Kirkwood varsity softball brought home a win 6-8 against Rockwood Summit. I looked for the focus and attention the girls had throughout the game, even in the dugout. "I have a team-first mindset." Sadie Wise, senior said. "I want to do whatever I can to help the team win."   &nbs...

Wise commits to SLU

Wise commits to SLU

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

August 18, 2015

KHS shortstop Sadie Wise announced her commitment to playing softball at St. Louis University Saturday, Aug. 15. Wise, junior, hit .486 with 2 home runs and tied for first on her team with 25 RBIs last season. She also had four stolen bases and no errors in 2014. Wise has started at shortstop since ...

Karley returns to the game

Karley Branch, senior and softball player, who returned to the game after being diagnosed and cured of cancer.

Reese Anderson, sports editor

April 20, 2015

The sun peeks out from behind the clouds on a crisp autumn afternoon in Kirkwood, Missouri. Leaves have just begun to change, lining the streets with a beautiful array of oranges and yellows. The city of about 28,000 breathes energy and life; cars whizz past KHS now and then, and the occasional pedestrian st...

Student managers help teams behind the sidelines

Student managers help teams behind the sidelines

Holden Foreman, sports writer

October 9, 2014

The Kirkwood Call recognizes student athletes on a weekly basis for their outstanding accomplishments on the playing field. On the sidelines, however, a completely different game is played, and without student managers coaches say they would be in a world of pain. “It’s nice as a coach to hav...

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