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Game Previews: Juniors

800 Sporting Junior Staff

January 27, 2020

Game Previews: Seniors

800 Sporting Senior Staff

January 27, 2020

Monday Game Previews

Monday Game Previews

January 27, 2020

Today, January 27th, begins the rich Westminster tradition of Spirit Week. Dress-down days, Lip Sync, Boys Poms, Hallways, and much more all goes into making the week fun and special. However, the games remain some of the most highly anticipated of the festivities. As the class of 2021 approaches their junior...

Monday Game Previews

Monday Game Previews

January 27, 2020

Spirit Week is back. 800 Sporting is here to get you ready for assembly games. Monday’s slate includes dodgeball, tag royale, chariot relay, and of course, tug of war and the half court shot. For the Seniors, utter domination isn’t the goal; it’s the expectation. Dodgeball: A new game that will take place on Monday...

Carlie Vick Helps Girls Basketball Defeat Parkway North in Landmark Victory

Carlie Vick Helps Girls Basketball Defeat Parkway North in Landmark Victory

Brooke Highmark, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

The girls basketball team pulled off an historic win in a nail-biter against Parkway North with a score of 53-49. The Vikings previously had a 10-4 record including an 18 point victory against last year’s Class 4 state champions, Incarnate Word Academy. The Wildcats have had a prolonged losing-str...

Distance Runners: Where Are They Now? – The Everett Brothers

Distance Runners: Where Are They Now? – The Everett Brothers

Caleb Moellenhoff, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Throughout the years, many great runners have graduated from Westminster and gone on to compete in cross country and track at the collegiate level. These student athletes were educated and equipped by Westminster to engage the world and change it for Jesus Christ. However, after they have left, we often ...

The Best Time of the Year: Spirit Week Preview

The Best Time of the Year: Spirit Week Preview

January 24, 2020

It’s almost that time of year again. Spirit Week. The week builds community, but it’s centered on all-out competition between every grade. It’s the best school week of the year for many students. When it’s all over, you get feelings of exhaustion as well as nostalgia deep in the pit of your stomach...

With One Game Left to Play in the Regular Season, the Hockey Team Has Their Eyes on the (Enter)Prize

With One Game Left to Play in the Regular Season, the Hockey Team Has Their Eyes on the (Enter)Prize

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The push to the playoffs is in full swing for Westminster’s hockey team. After a tough start, the team has fought back to a 9-9-1 record. Only two games remain in the regular season, and both are against teams in the same division.  Going into the final weekend, the team is on a two-game win stre...

After Early-Season Success, Girls Basketball Hopes to Carry Momentum into Back End of Season

After Early-Season Success, Girls Basketball Hopes to Carry Momentum into Back End of Season

January 24, 2020

The girls basketball team carried a 10-4 record into perhaps their biggest regular season week of the year.  On Tuesday, the Wildcats obliterated Carnahan by a score of 80-17. Brooke Highmark led all scorers with 21 points, but senior Macey Lottmann contributed 20 of her own, a career high. On ...

Girls Basketball Forced to Withdraw from Visitation Christmas Tournament Due to Controversial Westminster Policy

Girls Basketball Forced to Withdraw from Visitation Christmas Tournament Due to Controversial Westminster Policy

Marty Briner

January 24, 2020

Every year, Visitation hosts sixteen teams for a highly prestigious invitational girls basketball tournament over Christmas break. This year, the girls varsity basketball team was invited to the Visitation Christmas Tournament for the first time. “The prestige and opportunity to play in this tournament and t...

Girls Swimming Qualifies for State in a Variety of Events

Girls Swimming Qualifies for State in a Variety of Events

Koby Schmer, 800 Sporting Staff Writer & Podcast Host

January 24, 2020

Thus far in the season, the girls swimming and diving team have picked up right where last year’s team left off. The dominant team is already picking up better times than last season and is looking to only get better as the season progresses. This team, like every year, is quite senior-heavy. The senior cl...

Wrestling Team Surging; Primed for a State Run in Multiple Weight Classes

Wrestling Team Surging; Primed for a State Run in Multiple Weight Classes

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

With the departure of state-qualifier Patrick Andrews, many did not know what to expect from the wrestling team this season. However, the program has seen significant improvement from last year. The program is now mainly in the hands of four key junior wrestlers: Brett St. John, Kirk Briden, Ben Van ...

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