Former Dallas Cowboy football coach Barry Switzer and Kirk Ward on the set of 'The Turkey Bowl.' Photo courtesy of Kirk Ward.

Sports & Recreation

Baler football inspires movie from alumnus Kirk Ward

‘The Turkey Bowl’ pays homage to local rivalry and players.

An unrecognizable Kirk Ward as bad guy Calvin Clay in new series Wayne. Photo courtesy of YouTube Premium.

Art & Culture

Kirk Ward, Season Two

Hollister-born actor and TV producer has a new series called ‘Wayne’ on YouTube Premium.


Children and Youth

Ladd Lane principal, Kip Ward, tells kids that “learners can be leaders”

Kip Ward, principal of Ladd Lane Elementary School, believes kids who can be taught to be leaders in school will succeed in life. He invited his brother, Kirk, a successful screenwriter and actor, to speak to students to tell his story.


Children and Youth

Kirk Ward remembers Hollister even as he makes movies in Hollywood

Kirk Ward has made it big in Hollywood, but he never forgets his roots in Hollister, even to the point of including references to it in his new TV movie "Skyward."