The Kirkwood Call

Turkey Day cancellation: Player reaction

A tradition dating back over a century, the annual Turkey Day game is an event that brings together the Kirkwood and Webster Groves communities.
Jack Matousek, Sports Writer December 2, 2020

Kirkwood football defeated the Eureka Wildcats  28-17 in their final game of the season on Oct. 23. That win made the Pioneers 2-1 on the season and secured the second seed in the district playoffs. The...

Neverending spirit

The KHS senior class leaders have kept trying to find a plan to still maintain the spirit for Turkey Day at KHS.
Henry Chappell, sports editor November 11, 2020

  There may not be any large gym pep rallies, funny senior skits, or Dr. Havener ringing the Frisco Bell in the Denver Miller arena. But this dreaded virus has not stopped KHS from having...

COVID, Cardinals and their comeback

The St. Louis Cardinals, like the rest of the world, felt the numerous impacts of COVID-19 in their 2020 season.
Kinley Bokermann, sports writer November 6, 2020

Another year and another short Red October for the city of St. Louis. The Cardinals’ 2020 season came to a rather disappointing end, losing to the San Diego Padres in the third game of the Wild Card...

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

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

H squared podcast: Picks and the fix feat. Tom Mueller

In this episode, we evaluate these three NFL matchups.
Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 10, 2020

In this edition of TKC's H squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner talk with Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief, about three week five NFL matchups. They will tell who to pick in these games...

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

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

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...

Dr. Havener’s advice for freshmen

Dr. Havener advises freshmen to get involved in extracurriculars at KHS.
Lily Bartin, web editor August 25, 2020

The transition into high school can feel daunting, and with the shift to online learning the change may seem all the more overwhelming. But as bad as freshman year is made out to be, with a bit of guidance...

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.
Ella Davies, photographer April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal,...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant said farewell to basketball in 2016 but his legacy on the court lives on
Jack Matousek, sports writer February 4, 2020

Just before 10 a.m. PT on Jan. 26, 2020 a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter crashed near Calabasas, Calif. Former NBA player Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant were among nine killed Sunday...

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