The Wildcat Roar

Westminster Cross Country Program Takes the Spotlight!

Sabrina Holohan, Kate Van Zee, Kharis Perona. and Annessa Shively pose with their All-District medals.
Four girls qualify for state while boys’ past success brings adversity with class movement.
November 5, 2020

When the Westminster girls cross country team ran in districts on Friday, October 30th, many of them had never raced in a postseason meet before then. Despite their lack of experience, they ran exceptionally...


JV volleyball celebrates an undefeated season.
The junior varsity volleyball team uses team chemistry and positive attitudes to finish the season 10-0.
November 5, 2020

This year, the JV volleyball team made the best of their short schedule. They ended their season completely undefeated in ten games, never losing a single set. This impressive team was led by captains...

Girls Golf Makes Presence Known at State Tournament

Ellie Johnson watches her drive find the middle of the fairway.
November 4, 2020

This year, Westminster placed third overall in the district tournament as a team with a score of 381. While there was no sectional tournament this year due to COVID-19, the top 18 individuals were still...

Girls Volleyball Comes Up Short

Westminster defeats Ladue, winning all three sets.
November 4, 2020

The Westminster volleyball team started off strong in this year’s district playoff tournament. Listed as the two seed, they started off with a “bye”—bypassing the first round—and went on to dominate...

“All In” Till The End

The field hockey players celebrate Grace Clement, Ellie Callier, and Abby Sickels on senior night.
The field hockey team falls in District playoffs.
October 29, 2020

After a very competitive year, the Westminster field hockey season came to a close after losing in the round of sixteen to one of the best teams in the area by a score of six to two. Although this loss...

Girls Volleyball Sweeps Ladue

The girls gather in a huddle after winning a point.
Recap of the varsity volleyball game on September 16th, 2020.
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...

This Year, Districts Are Sooner Than Later

Brandon Parker, junior, catches a touchdown pass against Duchesne.
Sports teams have less games and time to prepare for the district tournaments.
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...

Cross Country Moves to Class Five

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

A New Face in Westminster Volleyball

Alli Bishop tosses the ball up to serve against Ladue.
Alli Bishop, sophomore, uses height and skill to lead the varsity girls volleyball team to success.
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...

Freshman Dual Sport Varsity Athlete

Collison walks down the field in the game against St. Dominic.
Caden Collison makes an appearance in Westminster sports on both the football and soccer team.
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...

Doubles On and Off the Court

Colley and Surber relax before the next point.
Hailey Colley, senior, and Avery Surber, junior, play their final matches as doubles partners.
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,...

Playing With Purpose

Mia Scheulen dribbles the ball up the field.
Mia Scheulen, freshman, shines on the varsity field hockey team.
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,...

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