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Comeback Kids in OT

EJ Williams scoops in a left handed layup on a fast break.
The boys basketball team loses to rival MICDS in a back and forth overtime battle.
January 20, 2021

Coming out of the gate, it seemed like the Rams were going to pull away and take home a smooth victory. However, the Cats gave them a fight, which is not surprising for Coach Ribble’s gritty group of...

Cats pull off a solid victory against Vianney

Caleb Thompson scoops in a layup in transition.
In the second game of the Lindbergh tournament, Jakobi Williams led the boys basketball team to a 57-42 win.
January 13, 2021

On Wednesday, January 13th, the boys basketball team faced their second matchup of the Lindbergh tournament against Vianney. The team recently came off a 57 to 51 win against Confluence two nights prior...

Wildcat Shootout Champions

Carlie Vick shoots a three pointer against Cor Jesu.
Over the weekend, the girls basketball team dominated a tournament on their home court.
January 12, 2021

On January 7th, the Cats faced their first matchup as the one seed, the eight seeded Pattonville Pirates. Off to a slow start, the girls held a thirteen to eight lead. However, after a seventeen to zero...

Girls Basketball Places Second in Annual Visitation Tournament

The girls basketball team was awarded the second place trophy after the championship game.
Over Christmas break, the girls made it to the championship game of a highly selective tournament.
January 4, 2021

The Westminster Girls Basketball program has been improving steadily over the past three years. As the team is working to reach their maximum potential, the prestigious Visitation Tournament would be the...

Girls Basketball Beats Webster in a Nail-Biter

Carlie Vick trails Brooke Highmark on the way down the floor in a game against St. Dominic.
After a huge win, the girls basketball team is now the second ranked team in small schools.
December 19, 2020

On December 16th, the Westminster Wildcats faced Webster Groves, the #1 ranked team in large schools. Knowing that Webster was going to be a worthy opponent, the girls prepared well to play to the best...

Playing With Masks

St. John (left) spars with fellow senior, Kirk Briden.
With the new mask requirements, WCA athletes learn to adapt.
December 9, 2020

In accordance with the recent COVID-19 guidelines, student athletes in St. Louis county are required to wear masks while competing in most high-contact sports. Several of Westminster’s top winter athletes...

A Stud On and Off the Ice

Ottsen has been on the varsity hockey team since freshman year.
A burst of energy fills the rink as soon as Harry Ottsen steps onto the ice.
December 9, 2020

Harry Ottsen, junior, has played an important role on the team since freshman year, averaging about one point per game in his career. He is relentless on the ice, as he is always moving his feet and looking...

Boys Basketball vs. St. Dominic

Kobi Williams shoots a game-deciding free throw.
Westminster won a close game against the Crusaders over Thanksgiving break.
December 7, 2020

The Wildcats traveled to St. Dominic High School for their first game of the season on Tuesday, November 24th. It was a highly anticipated game, as Gateway Sports Venue was there to record the game. The...

Out of County Game Allows Girls Basketball to Play Fast

Aseanti Boone prepares to play defense as St. Dominic brings the ball down the floor.
Westminster won their second game of the season against St. Dominic over Thanksgiving break.
December 7, 2020

The Westminster girls basketball team opened their season at St. Dominic on Tuesday, November 24th. Initially, this game was supposed to be played at home, but with the new COVID-19 restrictions in the...

Westminster Alum Transfers to #1 Team in America

Cook shuffle passes to a teammate in a game against John Burroughs.
After an impressive season at SIU Carbondale, Aaron Cook Has Transferred to Gonzaga for his final year of basketball.
December 6, 2020

Aaron Cook has put Westminster on the map. After a high school and collegiate career full of achievement and success, he has transferred and begun to play his final season of basketball at Gonzaga University,...

Get to Know Westminster’s Athletic Director, Cory Snyder

Coach Snyder played four years of football at Washington University in St. Louis.
The road to becoming Westminster’s AD and how he has adapted to COVID.
December 1, 2020

As one might imagine, Cory Snyder has always loved sports from a young age. “Growing up I played everything,” said Snyder. “In high school [In New Carlisle, Ohio] I played a couple years of basketball,...

WBB Starting Five

This year's starting lineup is full of potential.
December 1, 2020

Margaret (Marty) Briner: Senior Marty Briner, more commonly known as “Mart Mart” by her teammates, has been with the girls basketball program for four years and is one of the three captains this...

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