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The Dethroning of Dan Burke

The Dethroning of Dan Burke

Caleb Moellenhoff, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

In the storied history of Westminster cross country, ten names hold hallowed places on the all-time record board for the 5k (3.1 miles). They are set as marks for the current and future generations to strive for. Currently serving as an upper school English teacher at Westminster, Dan Burke sits at the...

Wildcats Defeat Christian High after Slow First Half

Wildcats Defeat Christian High after Slow First Half

Aiden Penberthy, Sporting Staff

October 21, 2019

In what will be the final home game of the 2019 football season, the Wildcats came from behind to pick up their third win of the season. A dominant second half and some record-breaking performances were able to give the team a pivotal win to add to their resume for district seeding. To start off the...

Boys’ Soccer Team Rolling at the Right Time

Boys’ Soccer Team Rolling at the Right Time

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As postseason play is rapidly approaching, the boys soccer team is trending upwards at the right time. In their last 11 games, the team is 8-3, only surrendering losses to very talented teams in Lafayette, St. Dominic, and John Burroughs.  What makes this streak even more amazing is how the team has com...

Christian High School Preview

Christian High School Preview

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Dearest Westminster, The men hailing from 800 Maryville Centre Drive have one last chance to defend our home before the brutal winter arrives. For most of our men, it will be the last time they step foot on our battlefield. The attack comes from far, far away in the fabled lands of O’Fallon....

Softball Heads to Districts as they Look to Repeat

Softball Heads to Districts as they Look to Repeat

Koby Schmer, 800 Sporting Staff Writer & Podcast Host

October 17, 2019

Oh yeah baby, playoff time. In the month of October thus far, the 10-10 Wildcat softball girls have added four more wins to their resume. The wins include resounding victories against Trinity by a score of 17-1, Clayton by a score of 16-0, and Parkway Central by a score of 13-3. They also managed to ...

How FCA Is Bringing People Together

How FCA Is Bringing People Together

Brooke Highmark, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

FCA has become the hotspot for Westminster athletes to grow in their faith with Christ and in community with their peers. “FCA serves to help student-athletes work through what it means to glorify God through whatever sport they play and to be an ambassador for Christ with the talents and abilities...

Wildcats’ Win Streak Ended by Rampant MICDS Running Game

Wildcats’ Win Streak Ended by Rampant MICDS Running Game

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

The Cats dropped another game to a reeling MICDS team this past Saturday, 42-14. The Rams were without their starting quarterback, but they still found a way to win through their tough defense and a fierce running game. As has been the story much of this season, the Cats got off to another flying...

The Legion of Ben: Six Football Players Who Share the Same Name Are Making a Big Impact

The Legion of Ben: Six Football Players Who Share the Same Name Are Making a Big Impact

Aiden Penberthy, Sporting Staff

October 11, 2019

There is a group of men walking the halls at 800 Maryville Centre Drive that rivals a group of local D-list celebrities. They range in stature from six foot six monsters to five foot ten speedsters. They come from former NFL players all the way to financial advisors. When put together, they create an...

MICDS Preview

MICDS Preview

Aidan Penberthy, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Dearest Westminster, It was an honor to see you all back at 800 Maryville Centre Drive for this “come homing” weekend. Our men fended off the Lancer attack with ease, but I fear a much larger foe is looming in the near future. Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School has a solid record...

Why Having Lights Would Benefit Westminster

Why Having Lights Would Benefit Westminster

Ben Knisley, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

When Westminster moved to the new campus from Ladue, they needed to get a permit in order to get lights. So, the school went to court and they declined the idea of getting a permit so the school could not get lights. The school needs to continue to push in court to get lights for the field. We should...

Wildcats Claim Victory in First Ever Homecoming Game

Wildcats Claim Victory in First Ever Homecoming Game

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

As the planes roared from the skies, the Wildcats upped their play in front of the carnival crowd. The Wildcats routed the Lutheran South Lancers by a score of 35-0 on Homecoming Weekend. The Wildcats stormed out of the gates on Saturday. The Wildcats’ offense marched down the field on the first...

A New Way to Experience Football

A New Way to Experience Football

Casen Lawrence, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

The seventh grade football team has a new look this year. Due to arising safety concerns and the desire to draw in new players, the program decided to participate in a mix of both full-contact and flag football, also called flex football. Westminster is not the only school taking on this new trend; oth...

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