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Hochman: The day the KaKaws stopped. With season over, a look at BattleHawks’ STL future

St. Louis BattleHawks quarterback Jordan Ta'amu waves to fans after the Feb. 29 game at The Dome. (Post-Dispatch photo by Lexi Browning)

Indigenous to the St. Louis region, kettles of BattleHawk fans once flocked a few blocks from the banks of the Mississippi. These were rare birds, draped in their blue-and-grey crests, lapping Bud Lights and releasing their great call, the grating “Ka-Kaw.”

Will the BattleHawk fan become extinct? Or has it just temporarily gone to roost?

Here’s sure hoping it’s the latter.