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2015-16 NBA: who’s hot

2015-16 NBA: who’s hot

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

The 2015-16 NBA regular season kicked off Oct. 27, and has been full of surprises. Here's a compiled list of the best performing players at each position as of Nov. 23.   Guard Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors PG Although Curry was named the league MVP and led his team to the nation...

Photo gallery: Away football game vs. Ritenour

Photo gallery: Away football game vs. Ritenour

Lauryn Miller, photographer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

KHS varsity football played Ritenour High School on Friday, Oct. 2. Kirkwood Pioneers beat Ritenour 42-2.

Triple threat

Triple threat

Katie Judd, sports writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

For Peter Christy, Ursula Kindt and Claire Hooker, participating in club sports like bowling, racquetball and Ultimate Frisbee was a relaxed change of pace than the traditional school sports. Peter Christy Going into eighth grade, Peter Christy, freshman, received a bowling ball from his mother. He wanted to join a team that few teenagers would want to be a part of because of the way the sport m...

Rams 2015-16: Infographic

Rams 2015-16: Infographic

Michael Teasdale, sports writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

Since the glory days of the early 2000s, experts and fans alike have been touting the Rams as a team to watch. And every single year, they have fallen short of the elusive dark horse status. After the decline of stars Torry Holt and Marshall Faulk as well as the departure of Kurt Warner, the Rams have n...

3 for 3 – Tips for the 2015 Fantasy Football Season

3 for 3 – Tips for the 2015 Fantasy Football Season

Ethan Cost, sports writer

September 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Nine players divided into three different categories, all of whom can help you win a championship this year.   Three players who deserve more respect Ben Roethlisberger - QB Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown. That’s really all that needs to be said. Markus Wheaton. Sammie Coates. O...

Beating the heat

Beating the heat

Anna Mullendore, Health & Wellness writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Health + Wellness

Ahh, fall sports: where the sun blazes down on an athlete's shoulders at a scorching 95 degrees, hot enough to melt the soles of a cross country runner’s Asics right onto the pavement. Success on the team may not be predictable, but the degree of the summer heat is. Listed below are some tips to im...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Holden Foreman, sports writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Golf Varsity boys golf enters the season with high hopes, returning three of the top four golfers from last season. Coach BJ Kenyon is in his 22nd year coaching and is optimistic about the direction the team is headed after a 9-1 record last year. Despite the departure of JV coach Shawn Owens and ...

The quest for 1,000

The quest for 1,000

Reese Anderson, sports editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

How does one quantify a thousand? One thousand miles is the approximate distance from St. Louis to Montpelier, Vermont. One thousand one-dollar bills would be about 4.3 inches tall. One thousand words would probably fill this page at size nine font. Between two KHS girls’ basketball players, one thousand...

Girls’ state swim final recap

Christian Heutel, sports writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under Video

In the above video, The Kirkwood Call gives a behind-the-scenes look through a GoPro camera and a recap from the girls’ state swimming final at St. Peters Rec Plex on Feb. 21. The video features Kirkwood state swimmers Audrey Kelly and Erin Kelly, sophomores, Maggie Cox, senior, and Maddie Pearl, freshman,...

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