The Wildcat Roar

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Ladue

The girls gather in a huddle after winning a point.

Sam Vestal, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

The girls volleyball team has had an impressive season leading up to districts. One game in particular that stood out was against Ladue on Wednesday, September 16th on their home court.  The Wildcats came out strong in the first set with several kills from Shelby Truitt and Alli Bishop, sophomores....

This Year, Districts Are Sooner Than Later

Brandon Parker, junior, catches a touchdown pass against Duchesne.

Nolan Jones, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all fall sports are on a time crunch. Teams are packing their schedules in an effort to get more game experience before the postseason. Teams have been improving in practice, but they need game experience for post season success. Time will be the Cat’s biggest...

Cross Country Moves to Class Five

Members of the boys team congratulate each other after a tough race at the

Colin Ring, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Over the past ten years, Westminster has competed in class three for both boys and girls cross country alongside teams in their conference such as MICDS, John Burroughs, Lutheran South, and Priory. This year though, MSHSAA decided to mix things up, expanding the total number of classes in cross country...

A New Face in Westminster Volleyball

Alli Bishop tosses the ball up to serve against Ladue.

Brooke Highmark, Co-Editor of Sporting

October 13, 2020

When the Westminster girls volleyball team played Ladue on Wednesday, September 30th, Alexandra Bishop, sophomore, made her presence known with several dominating blocks and powerful kills. Although this is her first year at Westminster, one would have thought that she has been on the team for years. This...

Freshman Dual Sport Varsity Athlete

Collison walks down the field in the game against St. Dominic.

Sam Vestal, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Caden Collison has taken on the challenge of playing varsity soccer and football in the same season as only a freshman in high school. Growing up, Collison knew that during his freshman year he would most likely get the opportunity to play for his high school soccer team. However, the new love for...

Doubles On and Off the Court

Colley and Surber relax before the next point.

Hope Linam, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

On Saturday, October 10th, Colley and Surber dominated their opponents, winning both sets 6-0 in the tennis sectionals against Lutheran High School St. Charles. Winning this match qualified them for state, so they are excited to be playing one final match together. Having been doubles partners since...

Playing With Purpose

Mia Scheulen dribbles the ball up the field.

Marty Briner

October 9, 2020

Mia Scheulen has taken the field hockey world by storm as only a freshman. Her exceptional level of hard work rightfully earned her a spot on the varsity team this season. Not only did she make the team, but she is also a key part of the team’s success. Scheulen’s specific role is to be an offensive...

The Super Smash Bros. Guru

Paul Dearman holds up his Nintendo controller.

Gus Duda, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

Although Paul Dearman is best known for smashing apples on his head, his real passion is playing Super Smash Bros.™ on his portable nintendo device. Paul was introduced to Smash Bros at the young age of four years old. However, he began to take the game seriously back in 2014. “I love the competitive...

Blue and White Football Game

Ben Broadhurst receives the snap in the Blue and White game.

Evan Kohn, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

With the absence of games against other schools, the Wildcat football team decided to take a different approach to getting ready for a potential season. For the next few Wednesdays, the team’s practices will consist of an inter-squad scrimmage, which will end up looking very similar to a college...

Cross Country Recap (9/26)

Many members of the girls team pose for a picture after a strong showing at the Priory Tri-Meet

Colin Ring, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Priory Tri-Meet Recap The Wildcat cross country teams sweep the field On a day where seemingly nothing could go wrong, both the boys and the girls team won by a landslide in their respective races. The Wildcats expertly navigated the difficulty of the hilly course over the expanse of the Priory campus,...

Boys Soccer Defeats Principia

Jackson Keane, junior, holds off the defender, shoots, and scores.

Hope Linam, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

The boys varsity soccer team played Principia on Tuesday, September 29. They headed into the game ready to dominate, considering the history of victories against their opponent. However, the score was only 0-0 at halftime. In the second half, the boys turned up the heat. The Wildcats ultimately defeated...

Softball Preview 2020

Merrifield pitches in a summer softball game for Crush.

Margaret Briner, Co-Editor of Sporting

September 30, 2020

Over the past few years, softball coach, Dan Petke, has been working hard to build up the softball program, and this year’s team is looking promising. Last year, the team gained star pitcher, Gabby Merrifield. Merrifield has been working hard playing softball for the St. Louis Heat and Crush teams...

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