The Kirkwood Call

State season; girls’ swim team places at state

Paige Howell, junior, dives off the blocks as her race begins.

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

March 27, 2020

Under the water, the sounds of hands gliding hit her ear, and as she comes up for a breath she can hear people yelling. For Ella Pearl, junior, swimming isn’t just an individual sport. According to Pearl, the team aspect is key, and took the girls' swim and dive team to state this year. “There...

Today in sports: 11/8/14

photo courtesy of the Kirkwood Cross Country Facebook group

Holden Foreman, sports writer

November 8, 2014

Three Kirkwood cross country runners ran in the state meet at Jefferson City this morning, and Rebecca Schulte, sophomore athlete of the week, earned a medal by finishing in 27th place with a time of 19:28. In the boys’ race, seniors Trevor Rogan and Jack Jaeger finished 93rd and 108th, respectively....

Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Schulte

photo courtesy of Anna Schaeffer

Holden Foreman, sports writer

November 7, 2014

When the girls’ cross country team began this season, there were some new faces among the crowd, but head coach Gina Woodard said one stood above the rest in her discipline and consistency. Rebecca Schulte, a sophomore German exchange student, is the team’s only state qualifier this year. “She...

Athlete Of The Week: Matt Maury

Athlete Of The Week: Matt Maury

Holden Foreman, sports writer

October 23, 2014

Swimming is a sport where individual athletes can qualify themselves for championships without, except for in relays, relying on other members of the team. However, Matt Beasley, boys’ swimming head coach, said Matt Maury, senior captain, excels at pushing his teammates as well as himself in his goal...

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