The Kirkwood Call

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey

September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports will not be able to compete in games of any kind, announced St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page a...

Catching up on me

Depiction of a family wearing medical masks standing outside of their home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lila Shepard, writer

June 5, 2020

    I’m sitting at home with my crazy family. I’ve been stuck here since spring break. This sense of being cooped up is a feeling that many people in quarantine know by now. I had volleyball tournaments over spring break, so I was stuck at home while my friends vacationed. My volle...

Intramural inclusion

Intramurals are leagues that focus on the enjoyment and community of sports. These need to be implemented at KHS.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

September 25, 2019

Intramurals are less competitive leagues that focus on enjoying sports. KHS does not offer intramurals, but these leagues should be implemented.

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 14, 2017

They don’t want to let their team down. They can’t. To Nina Naes, junior, two broken toes means nothing if she can score just a few more goals. To Abby Gunn, senior, seriously bruising the bone in her elbow means nothing if she can just lead her team to victory. These athletes are just two of...

Spring superstitions

Spring superstitions

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

March 12, 2017

TKC asked eight student-athletes about their off-the-field efforts to ensure a successful spring season. Below are their responses. art by Lizzie Stobbe...

Glendale boy goes global

Murphy Troy makes a serve playing for the U.S. in Rio in Aug. 2016.

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

October 21, 2016

Beginning his volleyball career in third grade, 8-year-old Murphy Troy, now a U.S. Volleyball Olympian, said he never imagined he would receive a bronze medal. Not just any medal, one that did not only represent his country, and more importantly, his home town. Troy grew up in Glendale, right by Kirk...

Photo gallery: freshman girls’ volleyball vs. Lindbergh

Jenna Schoch, freshman, looks back at the scoreboard as she and her teammates celebrate scoring a point.

Audrey Berns, photographer

October 19, 2016

KHS’s freshman volleyball team played Lindbergh Monday, Oct. 10. After two sets, they lost 25-17. “After a loss we learn from it and figure out what we need to work on and do better at the next game,” Olivia Giardino, freshman, said.

Acing the deaflympics

Acing the deaflympics

Riley Arns, sports writer

October 7, 2016

The 6-foot-5 17-year-old junior by the name of Ethan Bell is already tearing apart the Deaflympic scene and might become an Olympian, according to Marcus Robinson, the assistant coach of the USA Deaflympic volleyball team. This is the first men’s team USA has had in 11 years.   “2001...

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