The Wildcat Roar

Triple Threat

Tony Thompson - Staff Writer

October 2, 2009

The girls volleyball program has begun the season with a passion for the game. Each team looks to get better as they get deeper into the season Varsity: The Girls Varsity Volleyball team has started their season with intensity. There is a sense of eagerness and urgency to work hard for every point...

Weighting Game

Kelsy Cline - Staff Writer

October 2, 2009

A new goal has been achieved in the strength and conditioning program at Westminster Christian Academy, as more girls filled the weight room than boys. A place once associated strictly for male athletes is being broadened. A consistent amount of girls participate daily. Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday...

Seniors Ready to Attack

Alex Cacciarelli - Staff Writer

September 30, 2009

For three years, the three-headed beast has been growing on the soccer field at Westminster. Everyday the monster is getting bigger, faster, stronger and becoming a force to be reckoned with in the St. Louis area. But at long last, Connor Hunsicker, Jake Grimes and Matt Hudnut, seniors are ready lead...

Swim Team Starts Season With a Splash

Parker Briden - staff writer

September 30, 2009

In 2008 all eyes were on Michael Phelps as he swam his way to eight Olympic gold medals and did his country proud. This year many Westminster students jumped on the swimming bandwagon. These athletes are in the pool everyday, swimming lap after lap in their different events. Different people swim...

Obenhaus Carries Cats

John Bergman - Sports Editor

September 30, 2009

ST. LOUIS-- The JV Wildcat’s went into DuBourg trying to prove they could accomplish what the Varsity did on Saturday: get a win. They did exactly that by pounding the Cavaliers 29-16. The scoring was mainly done on the ground by Forrest Obenhaus, sophomore, who rushed for three touchdowns. He compiled...

Wildcats Enjoy Easy Victory Over DuBourg

September 30, 2009

CREVE COUER -- The Wildcat football team experienced something that it had not enjoyed since 2006, an easy victory. The Wildcats entered the locker room at half-time up by three touchdowns against the DuBourg Cavaliers for the first time since they destroyed the Lutheran South Lancers in week three...

Wildcats Beat Dragons in Final Minute

John Bergman - Sports Editor

September 15, 2009

SAINT LOUIS— After trailing 10-0 midway through the 4th quarter, the Wildcats rallied for two touchdowns to knock off the St. Mary’s Dragons. Zack Dorton, senior, put the Wildcats ahead with a one-yard quarterback sneak with 50 seconds remaining. The game was scoreless at halftime because of a...

The Road to Redemption

John Bergman - Sports Editor

September 9, 2009

The journey has not been easy for Michael Vick since signing a 10-year, 130 million-dollar deal to start for the Atlanta Falcons at quarterback. Released from jail on July 20th after serving a sentence for dogfighting, Vick has become the new center of attention on all major sports networks. He is one...

Varsity Volleyball Team Sets the Bar High

Tony Thompson - Staff writer

September 8, 2009

The Girls Varsity Volleyball team took on the Whitfield warriors Sept. 1 and came out with a convincing win. Before the game began, the girls dug down deep and released the energy they needed to defeat their opponent. While the JV and Freshman volleyball games were being played, the varsity team jogged...

Wildcats’ Comeback Earns Tie

Cameron Smith - Staff writer

September 2, 2009

FENTON—After a slow first half, the Westminster soccer team turned it on to score two second half goals to earn a tie against Troy. The Wildcats had a letdown after the big win the day before. “Compared to Monday, we had a little less intensity. The energy level wasn’t as high,” said senior...

Varsity Soccer Team Posts Shutout Over Triad in First Game of Season

Cameron Smith - Staff writer

September 1, 2009

FENTON—The Westminster soccer team took on the Triad Knights late Monday night. The season started off right for the Wildcats. “For our first game, we moved the ball well on offense, controlled the midfield, and created chances. On defense, we kept our shape,” said head coach, Dan Legters. In...

Wildcats Battle Priory in Season Opener

Cameron Smith - Staff Writer

August 31, 2009

WEBSTER GROVES—The Wildcat football team began the season with a disappointing loss to Priory Saturday night at Moss Field. The Wildcats came out hot. Eric Levenhagen, senior, ran for a twenty-six yard touchdown only four minutes into the game. This lead was short-lived as Priory quickly tied it...

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