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The Kirkwood Call

Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about them, sports in some shape or form are carved into my everyday life.

Senior column: Henry Joiner

Henry Joiner, sports writer May 9, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism My life and sports have always been deeply intertwined. Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about...

Spring sports preview

Spring sports preview

Owen Backer and Kinley Bokermann March 31, 2022

With the harsh winter slowly fading into the past, it's time for some of KHS athletics’ best to emerge once again to compete at a high level. The fall and winter sports seasons have officially concluded...

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season.

KHS wins Racquetball National Championship March 6

Zach Thomson and Henry Chappell March 8, 2022

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season. The tournament was held at Vetta Sports Centers around St. Louis, from March 2-6. “[During the]...

The 2022 NHL All-star game and skills competitions was held in Las Vegas.

The best and worst moments from the 2022 NHL all-star game

Owen Backer, sports writer February 15, 2022

The 2022 NHL All-Star weekend came to a close on Saturday, February 5. It was an eventful weekend filled with great highlights, and dazzling moments. This was the first NHL All-Star game since it was in...

2022 marks the 50-year anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that made opportunities for women more equal across the board, especially in the world of sports.

Leveling the playing field

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor February 11, 2022

No Serena Williams grand slams, no Simone Biles gravity-defying routines, no Alex Morgan goals and no Katie Ledecky golds. Without Title IX these world-renowned athletes and other women around the country...

TKCs 2022 NFL playoff picks

TKC’s 2022 NFL playoff picks

Kinley Bokermann and Henry Chappell January 31, 2022

  As the 2022 NFL season comes to a close, everything is on the line. With three games left, four teams remain all in search of one thing: winning the Super Bowl. Starting January 30, the AFC and...

Lauryn Miller, 2017 KHS alumni and former UCLA basketball player, said mental health is becoming more talked about in sports. Art by Emma Frizzell.

Get your head in the game

Ava Duggin, web managing editor January 7, 2022

“Go hard, be aggressive.” She repeated in her head while warming up before each game. But this time was different. It was her first competition back after a concussion, and she was playing in her...

Sports: Jeremy Maclin: The experience - Henry Chappell and Marianthe Meyer

Top five sports stories of 2021

Henry Chappell, sports editor December 30, 2021

This year, TKC covered a wide spread of topics in the world of sports. From the perspective of the new KHS football coach Jeremy Maclin, to the importance of mental health for athletes, to covering the...

Audrey Coats said the boxing class is a hardcore workout, but more importantly an outlet for her. 

Gonna fly now

Sim Khanuja, opinions editor November 1, 2021

Hair pulled back in a messy ponytail, sweat lining her skin, boxing gloves in hand. Nothing can break her concentration as she jabs and kicks. Gritting her teeth, she channels her energy in order to master...

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...

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