The Kirkwood Call

Bonds of cheating

Bonds of cheating

Benji Wilton, sports editor

August 23, 2018

For former Major League Baseball (MLB) stars such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, January is a time for waiting. Continually standing by for the ultimate recognition they believe they deserve. But for the past six years, when the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) voted on Hall of F...

An athlete’s kryptonite

An athlete's kryptonite

Ryan Davidson, design editor

February 19, 2016

Mark McGwire defined St. Louis baseball from the summer of 1997 through the fall of 2001, a four-and-a-half year period in which just about every student at KHS was born. With big muscles and an even bigger personality, “Big Mac” slugged 220 regular season home runs during his tenure with the Redbirds....

Sadly, cheating is nothing new to high school sports

Sadly, cheating is nothing new to high school sports

Reese Anderson, sports editor

February 20, 2015

Mark McGuire cheated. Lance Armstrong cheated. Shawne Merriman cheated. Marion Jones cheated. Whether I liked them or not, these athletes broke the rules, and they paid the price. What they all have in common, besides bigger egos than Kanye West, is they bamboozled their friends, family, teammates...

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