The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

All the magic in fantasy football is done in the draft.

The drafting guide for Fantasy Football

Henry Joiner, sports writer October 21, 2021

*Opinion  In 1962, Bill Winkenbach, co owner of the Oakland Raiders at the time, sat down with a couple of friends and proposed an idea that would change how we see the game of football forever. The...

Kirkwood steals the soccer ball from Mehlville shortly after a close goal.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Boys Freshman Soccer Game vs. Mehlville High School

Katie Bowers, photographer October 12, 2021

On Wednesday, October 6 at 4:15 p.m. Kirkwood High Schools's Freshman Boys Soccer team played against Mehville High School. They all gathered for a home game in Kirkwood's soccer field, and with lots of...

As the KHS varsity football team ran out onto the field in front of their cheering fans, they had multiple goals on their mind. To win on their night, the KHS senior night, and at the end be one step closer to finishing their KHS football journey.

Oct. 8 Senior Night Game recap: Marquette 34, Kirkwood 14

Henry Chappell, sports editor October 9, 2021

As the KHS varsity football team ran out onto the field in front of their cheering fans, they had multiple goals on their mind. To win on their night, the KHS senior night, and at the end be one step closer...

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport. Art by Mara Mueller.

Fall sports preview

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner August 25, 2021

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport.   Julie Goodmann, head coach, girls’ varsity volleyball TKC: What...

Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic team finals due to concerns about her mental health.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

Ashar spends most of his day on the court, practicing and preparing for his next matches.

Ashar the crusher

Khadija Khan, features writer May 9, 2021

The crowd goes wild as Ashar Mir crushes the final set, pumping his racket in the air shouting, “One step closer to Wimbledon!” Ashar, a sophomore at Bayview Academy in Karachi, Pakistan, plays professional...

These eyes tell a story when you observe them closely. If you look in the reflection of the eye you can see some of the things that freshmen have missed out on this year due to COVID-19 including: Watching school sports, pep rallies, assemblies and exen meeting new people  and having conversations.

Through the eyes of a freshman

Lila Shepard, features writer May 3, 2021

Stay on the first floor instead of going up because upstairs is confusing; then go left, right, right, left. Repeating these words in her head as she entered the school building, Sydney Martine, freshman,...

Kirkwood players walk onto the floor at the start of the second half.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity basketball vs Ritenour Feb. 18

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 23, 2021

KHS boys varsity basketball played their final home regular season matchup vs Ritenour on Feb. 18 at Holley Assembly Hall. KHS won the game in blowout fashion defeating Ritenour by a score of 73-36. On...

The Blues celebrate their first Stanley Cup win in franchise history.

St. Louis Blues offseason recap & regular season predictions

Henry Joiner, sports writer February 16, 2021

Hockey is finally back, and the St. Louis Blues are hopefully ready to begin another Stanley Cup journey. Last season before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Blues had a strong hold over the central division...

Bryce Simpson, senior, shoots a free throw in Kirkwoods Dec. 8 season opener against Mehlville.

Upcoming KHS winter sports schedule

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 8, 2021

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the KHS winter sports season continues on. Multiple sports are active at the moment, including girls swim and dive, boys and girls basketball (freshman, JV and varsity...

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