The Kirkwood Call

Got Earplugs?: the trouble with modern sporting events

During the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, each crowd member experienced 8100% of their “daily allowable noise dose”.

Kate Schreiber, features writer

January 20, 2020

Thousands of fans flooded the entrances of the Enterprise Center. I, among them, wove through the congested crowds to find my seat. Inside, the lights went down and spotlights lit the arena. Music began to blare as the crowd screamed and clapped, leaving my ears ringing. The combination of the audio an...

Finding a friend

Two kids stand on the runway and pose for a picture during an annual Fashion Show FOKWC hosts.

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor

December 2, 2019

Lori Zucker’s life changed June 2009. Her daughter, Arianna, was diagnosed with a nerve cell cancer called neuroblastoma at 3 years old, and nothing was like before. They spent more time in the hospital than out, underwent eight years of intensive treatment and were stretched financially. Lori struggled...

Enterprise Center implements new clear bag policy

Enterprise Center implemented a new clear bag policy. Bags over a certain size must be clear, such as the fanny pack pictured above.

Ally Ortmann, associate editor

September 18, 2019

The Enterprise Center has implemented a new clear bag policy in an attempt to increase visitor safety.

What a glorious feeling

Statistics from the Blues' playoff run display the unbelievable nature of their Stanley Cup win.

Benji Wilton, print editor

August 20, 2019

Learn more about the St. Louis Blues' rise to victory in 2019, including statistics surrounding their success and stories from Blues fans around KHS.

NHL Preview 2018-19

Illustration by Austin Cleveland. Images courtesy of Wikipedia under the Creative Commons License.

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 – 1/21/17

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 - 1/21/17

Daniel Kim, features writer

January 23, 2018

Global: Minnesota Vikings beat New Orleans Saints 26-24 with the last-second touchdown With 25 seconds left, Saints kicker Wil Lutz kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Saints a 24-23 lead. Two plays later, Vikings quarterback Case Keenum connected to Stefon Diggs for a miraculous 61-yard ...

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