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Powderpuff Preview

Powderpuff Preview

Tommy Briner, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As fall sports wind down at the Academy, the 800 Sporting staff decided that one of the most important upcoming events on the calendar worth covering was the annual Powderpuff Football Game between the Juniors and Seniors. For those who don’t know, here’s some context. Powderpuff is a 7-on-7...

Girls Tennis Recap

Girls Tennis Recap

Tommy Briner, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Varsity Tennis team’s season is over after they lost 5-0 in the second round of Districts as a team and all singles and doubles players were eliminated. Only the top six players from each team play in Districts. This year, they were Hattie Means, Izzy Cancila, Caroline Kopsky, Kiley McKee,...

Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian

Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity Football defeated Living Word Christian on Friday night by a score of 57-14. Neither the rain nor the cold nor the Living Word defense could slow down the Westminster offense. On just the second play from scrimmage, Atlin Hall took a snap out of the Wildcat formation 62 yards to the house....

LJ Minner: He’s a Freshman

LJ Minner: He’s a Freshman

Koby Schmer, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

As Varsity Football makes their way into the second half of the season, the fans, players, and coaches are taking time to look back and evaluate the key players that are helping to keep this team alive throughout the adversity of their season. Everyone has noticed the dominant performance of first...

Futbol Cats Claw Back vs Timberland

Futbol Cats Claw Back vs Timberland

Sam Dare, Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

"Without some of the seniors and their leadership on this team, it would have been hard to pull off this victory"

All Good Things Must Come to an End

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

April 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

Much to my regret (and perhaps to your joy), this is the last installment of Jake’s Take. Two years ago, I had no idea what this small, recurring column would become. What was supposed to be my opinion on sports quickly turned into my take on life, with a sprinkle of athletics thrown in. And let m...

Blue Crew Sign-Off

The Sporting WCA Staff

April 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

Two years ago the tremendous honor of leading the Blue Crew was bestowed upon: a lanky redhead, a homeless moses, a voice-crackin’ blondie, an overgrown leprechan, an athletic dad-bod, and a homeschooled kid addicted to touching his hair. It was a decision so radical that the Westminster community ...

Girls Soccer Announces Interim Coach

Bridgette Grimm, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

A new face has emerged on the sidelines of the soccer field this season. Kerri Dryden is the new girls Interim Varsity Head Coach. Although “Coach K” is new to Westminster Soccer, she is not a rookie in the soccer community, and has a long, impressive resume in both coaching and playing. Dryden has come a lo...

In the Zone

Michael Alldredge, Sporting WCA

March 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

At the Wrestling State tournament, senior Alex Hopkins finished off an undefeated, 35-0 season with a State Championship win. While you may know how he won state, his journey to get there is not as well known. Alex worked hard during his early high school career, working his way onto the JV team by his freshman year. By all accounts Hop...

Spring Sports Preview

Sporting WCA

March 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The 2016 baseball Wildcats seek to reach their fifth state championship in six years. The Cats look to avenge an early exit from last season’s playoffs. They have 13 returning guys (7 starters). Six of the guys will continue their baseball career at a NCAA Div. 1 or Div. 2 school. The Cats are the ...

Leave a Legacy

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

I’ve got a question. Feel free to answer it if you know. Who was the leading scorer on Westminster Christian Academy’s varsity basketball team......in 1991? Obviously, this question is meant to be unanswerable. Unless you are a WCA alum or a longstanding faculty member, you haven’t been around long eno...

There’s an “I” in Team

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Hall of fame basketball player and footwear icon  Michael Jordan once said “There’s no “I” in team, but there’s an ‘I’ in win!”.  Woah now. Hold the phone. Stop the press. These are strong words from MJ. Coming from arguably one of the greatest athletes of the twentieth century, it i...

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