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

Assistant captains Jack Bystrom and Ben Parres pose for a photo on the diving board.
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...

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

Brooke Highmark is averaging almost 15 points for the Wildcats this 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...

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

Carsyn Beachy fights to bring the ball up the court during a game against Edwardsville in the Visitation Christmas Tournament.
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...

Girls Swimming Qualifies for State in a Variety of Events

Senior Hope Burkey swims the butterfly in a regular season meet.
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...

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

Kirk Briden begins a match during an early-season tournament.
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...

Brennan Orf: Mr. 1,000

Brennan Orf drives the ball in transition. On this play, he would reach 1,000 career points.
January 24, 2020

“Bring in the freshman.”A tall, buff freshman with curly blonde hair steps in and makes his varsity high school basketball debut in 2017 playoffs. Nobody knew his name and nobody knew where he came...

Wildcats Dismantle Priory on the Way to Fourth Consecutive 20-Point Victory

EJ Williams brings the ball up the floor in a game against Priory on Tuesday, January 21.
January 22, 2020

The boys basketball team earned a statement win on Tuesday night after defeating the Priory Rebels by a score of 54-30. Coming into Tuesday, the Rebels had a record of 11-2, but that didn’t show at all...

Boys Basketball Runs Through Competition En Route to Lindbergh Tournament Victory

Brennan Orf takes the ball in transition. With this play, he surpassed the 1,000 point mark for his career.
January 21, 2020

Over the past week, the boys basketball team participated in a six team tournament at Lindbergh High School. The team saw a variety of talent, playing the Jackson Vikings, Riverview Gardens Rams, and the...

Wildcats Complete the Evening Sweep with Two Big Wins at Home

Brennan Orf fights through a double team in the first half against MICDS on January 10th.
January 14, 2020

Boys On Friday, the boys basketball team grabbed a huge win over the 10-1 MICDS Rams to propel their record to 8-3. The game was a rematch for the Wildcats after the underwhelming effort in the MICDS...

MICDS Rivalry Night Preview

Girls basketball waits for play to resume during the Troy Tournament.
January 10, 2020

On Friday evening, the Wildcats will square off with MICDS in a doubleheader rivalry night. The girls tip off at 5:30 PM for their first encounter with the Rams while the boys begin their rematch game...

Girls Basketball Takes Third Place in Wildcat New Year Shootout

Brooke Highmark is averaging almost 15 points for the Wildcats this season.
January 9, 2020

The girls basketball team took third place in the Wildcat New Year Shootout this week after going 2-1 as hosts of the tournament. In the second annual playing of the tournament, the Nerinx Hall Markers,...

Boys Basketball Can’t Keep Up with Lutheran North

Brennan Orf led the Wildcats once again in scoring with 24 points.
January 8, 2020

The boys basketball team dropped another game to the Lutheran North Crusaders on Tuesday night after struggling on the defensive side of the ball. It seemed as if the game would be tightly contested the...

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