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Wildcats Drop 35 Unanswered, Win First Round of Districts at Parkway North

Wildcats Drop 35 Unanswered, Win First Round of Districts at Parkway North

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The Wildcats overcame a sloppy first quarter en route to a 35-13 win at Parkway North in the first round of district play. The Wildcats got off to a slow start but heated up as the game went on. On the opening kick, the Wildcats were greeted with a treat. They recovered the fumbled kickoff on the...

Bring Back the Sweatshirts: Hockey Preview

Bring Back the Sweatshirts: Hockey Preview

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

The puck was secured in the glove of the goalie as a mass of Duchesne players rushed the ice. All the players’ heads dropped, realizing what had just happened. The season, and for some, a career, was over. Returning to the locker room, there was a very somber mood felt. Many players just sat there,...

The Game of the Century: Powderpuff Preview

The Game of the Century: Powderpuff Preview

Caleb Moellenhoff and Jack Martin

November 1, 2019

As fall comes into full swing, a tradition unlike any other returns. The highly anticipated Powderpuff game between the juniors and seniors is back. On this Saturday, Nov. 2, the two opponents will face off in a competition for the ages. They will put their wills against each other in pursuit of eternal...

It All Comes Down to This: Parkway North Preview

It All Comes Down to This: Parkway North Preview

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Dear Westminster, We have worked our whole campaign for this very moment. From a 1000 hour battle to overtime heartbreak, our men have been tested and have come out the other side. It is time to put it all together in a do-or-die battle with the Vikings of Camp Parkway North. The temperatures continue...

The Hard Work Has Been Done: Boys’ Cross Country Districts Preview

The Hard Work Has Been Done: Boys’ Cross Country Districts Preview

Caleb Moellenhoff, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 24, the boys' cross country team cruised to victory as they won the Metro-Conference championship. The top five boys on the team all placed within the first 12 runners in the race. Westminster scored 36 points, beating the next closest teams, John Burroughs (80 points) and MICDS (8...

Softball Wrap-Up: Thank You Seniors

Softball Wrap-Up: Thank You Seniors

Koby Schmer, 800 Sporting Staff Writer & Podcast Host

October 31, 2019

In a game consisting of loud fans, dominant pitching, and clutch hitting, the Westminster softball team came up short against the Parkway North Vikings, putting their record at 10-11. The final score was 13-6, thus ending the 2019 season for them. The softball program says farewell to four seniors...

Set Apart Through Prayer: How the Girls Volleyball Team is Spreading the Gospel

Set Apart Through Prayer: How the Girls Volleyball Team is Spreading the Gospel

Brooke Highmark, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The girls volleyball team has set a prime example of how Westminster sports teams can be set apart from the rest. They have set the tradition of inviting the other team to join them in prayer after each game. “First of all, win or lose we want to honor God for the blessing to be able to compete....

With an Overtime Victory at St. Charles West, Boys Soccer is Heating Up at Just the Right Time

With an Overtime Victory at St. Charles West, Boys Soccer is Heating Up at Just the Right Time

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

The boys soccer team had a great week as they went 2-0 and were awarded some local recognition. With district play starting in under two weeks, the Wildcats are keeping up the intensity and have put together quite the season. It started Tuesday night, Oct. 22, as they traveled down to Lutheran Sout...

Three-Sport Athlete Nolan Jones is Making an Impact

Three-Sport Athlete Nolan Jones is Making an Impact

Casen Lawrence, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Sophomore Nolan Jones is a three-sport athlete returning from a strong freshman season in football, wrestling, and baseball. This year, Jones will step into bigger roles and work to build on an impressive and impactful freshman year. Jones has already made a big contribution on the football field ...

St. Charles West Preview: The Final Ride and the Return to the St. Charles Region

St. Charles West Preview: The Final Ride and the Return to the St. Charles Region

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Dear Westminster, It is time for us to return to the St. Charles region. This may be hard for some of our men as the last time this ended in pure heartbreak. We are going back to right some wrongs and head into the battle for the state battles ready for war. The opponent this week is Camp St. Charles...

Sophomore Ellie Johnson Takes on State Golf

Sophomore Ellie Johnson Takes on State Golf

Brooke Highmark, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Sophomore Ellie Johnson has earned her way to the state golf tournament for the second year in a row. She has continued to shock the golf world with her impressive skills and accomplishments at a fairly young age. Last year, she placed 21st in state in class two (the biggest class) as only a freshman, and ...

Wildcats Open Up the Field Hockey Postseason with a 4-0 Victory Over Pattonville

Wildcats Open Up the Field Hockey Postseason with a 4-0 Victory Over Pattonville

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The field hockey team entered the postseason on Tuesday, Oct. 22 as they played Pattonville in the first round. Although neither team had too much success throughout the course of the year, one team looked dominant. The Wildcats had beaten the Pirates by a score of 2-0 a few weeks ago on Senior Night...

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