The Kirkwood Call

H squared podcast: Picks and the fix feat. Tom Mueller

In this episode, we evaluate these three NFL matchups.
Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 10, 2020

In this edition of TKC's H squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner talk with Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief, about three week five NFL matchups. They will tell who to pick in these games...

KHS announces cancellation of friendship dance

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.
Amara Harper and Tom Mueller October 6, 2020

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) has been cancelled, according to an email sent by Dr. Micheal Havener, KHS principal, and WGHS principal Matt Irvin. The dance...

2019 NBA All-Star Predictions

Chicago hosts the 69th NBA All-Star game on Feb. 16, 2020. Design courtesy of @NBAAllstar Twitter.
Tom Mueller, sports editor January 23, 2020

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, John Wall and Kyrie Irving are just a handful of elite NBA players who will miss this year’s All-Star game due to injuries — but, in a sad paradox, their injuries...

Top five sports stories of 2019

From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year.
TKC Staff December 29, 2019

2019 was an eventful year in sports, and TKC was there for it all. From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the...

Sept. 13 Game Recap: Marquette 42, Kirkwood 23

Senior wide receiver Melvin Simmons (23) beats Marquette's defense to score a 43-yard touchdown to give KHS a 14-7 lead late in the first half. Photo by Natalie Sweesy/Pioneer Yearbook.
Tom Mueller and Hayden Davidson September 16, 2019
KHS varsity football lost their home opener against Marquette 42-23 on Sept. 13. Find out how the game unfolded here.

Sept. 6 Game Recap: Francis Howell 24, Kirkwood 14

KHS varsity football fell to the Francis Howell Vikings by a score of 24-14 on Friday, Sept. 6
Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller September 8, 2019
KHS varsity football endured their first loss of the season at the hands of Francis Howell Sept. 6. Read about the biggest moments in this breakdown of the second game of the season.

10 teams, 10 stories: Fall Sports

A leader from each of KHS' 10 fall varsity sports teams; photos by Kelley Cochran, visual by Hayden Davidson
Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller August 22, 2019
TKC spoke with a leader from each of the 10 varsity fall sports teams. Read here to find out what they had to say about their upcoming seasons.

2019 Final Four preview

This March was a bit more predictable, with the majority of better seeds moving on.
Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller April 5, 2019

What, when and where: 1 Virginia vs. 5 Auburn, 5:09 p.m. CT 2 Michigan State vs. 3 Texas Tech, 7:49 p.m. CT Saturday, April 6 Minneapolis, MN   Last year’s March Madness did not...

Sexual misconduct in sports

It is acceptable for sports players to be physical with their opponents, but never with their partner.
Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct...

Top 10 Rap Albums of 2018

Top 10 Rap Albums of 2018
Tom Mueller, features writer December 12, 2018

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