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2020 Field Hockey preview

Gus Duda, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

The field hockey team’s theme this year is “All in.” They plan on working their hardest to benefit themselves and other teammates. The eight year old program is looking to make its most memorable...

Who Can Lead the Boys Swim Team to Success?

Evan Kohn, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

The 2020 Wildcat swim team is full of veterans, including seven seniors and seven juniors. These upperclassmen have already displayed strong leadership in the few practices that they've had. Jacob...

A few members of the boys Cross Country Team pose for a photo after the Gateway Cross Country Challenge.

2020 Boys Cross Country Preview

Colin Ring, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

After bringing back all top 5 runners from a squad that placed fifth at the state meet a year ago, hopes are high for the Westminster boys cross country team. Despite going the whole summer not knowing...

Emma Volding, senior, prepares to receive a pass.

Girls Volleyball Preview 2020

Brooke Highmark, Co-Editor of Sporting September 18, 2020

This year’s Westminster girls volleyball team has been challenged with a daunting task: to form a relatively brand new team and prepare them for a season during a national pandemic.  The team lost...

The first round of the WCA Madness bracket.

800 Sporting Best Athletes of the 2010s Bracket Preview

April 16, 2020

In the absence of March Madness, sports fans have been deprived of the mother-of-all tology time that only truly comes around one time each year. We at 800 Sporting have been in constant communication...

Brennan Orf scored ten points in Saturday's loss to Cape Notre Dame.

Boys Basketball Season Comes to an End against Cape Notre Dame in Smalltown, MO

Tommy Briner, Sporting WCA Editor March 15, 2020

PERRYVILLE, MO - It was the bandbox gym of St. Vincent High School that served as the setting of the conclusion of the best Westminster basketball season in recent years. The CYC-esque arena could fit...

Brennan Orf scored 11 points for Westminster on Tuesday night against St. Mary's.

Boys Basketball Cruises Past St. Mary’s, Earns a Trip to the Quarterfinals

Tommy Briner, Sporting WCA Editor March 11, 2020

The District Championship game last Thursday had more pomp and circumstance. It had all the frills that come along with playing a hated conference opponent, and the celebration was much greater in front...

Bennie Anderson signed his NLI with his football teammates by his side.

Senior Bennie Anderson Chooses Yale, Plans to Double Major

Casen Lawrence, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

Three-sport athlete and exceptional student, Bennie Anderson, has been nothing but dominant throughout his time at Westminster Christian Academy. Bennie has both excelled in the classroom, with a 3.7 GPA,...

in sports. the Owners represent the top 1% while the athletes are the silent minority.

The Financial Divide In Athletics

Bennie Anderson, 800 Sporting Online Editor & Podcast Host March 10, 2020

The divide between the haves and the haves not manifests itself throughout our culture and daily interactions. Part of the way that the aspects of this finance-driven society reflects this through the...

Reilly Brophy brings the ball up the court in the Wildcats' District Final loss to Rockwood Summit on Thursday.

Girls Basketball Season Comes to an End at the Hands of Rockwood Summit Giant

Tommy Briner, Sporting WCA Editor March 6, 2020

The girls basketball season came to an end on Thursday night in the District Championship after a 54-46 loss to Rockwood Summit.  The game was a fight from the start. The entire first half was back...

Brennan Orf scored 16 points in the second half as he led his team to a District Championship on Thursday night.

Boys Basketball Captures District Championship with Third Victory of the Year against Priory

Tommy Briner, Sporting WCA Editor March 6, 2020

Ah, the thrill of victory. It’s the sweet taste of Priory Rebel tears and ankles left behind on the Westminster hardwood that fans will recall from Thursday night for years to come. This was no Town...

Carsyn Beachy gave the Wildcats an early spark in the District Semifinal game on Monday night.

Girls Basketball Defeats Borgia in District Semifinal

Marty Briner, Co-Editor of Sporting March 4, 2020

The girls basketball team started on their road to state with a nail biting win against Borgia. The final score was 63-57. The Wildcats faced Borgia last Tuesday to finish their regular season. The...

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