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LJ Minner: He’s a Freshman

LJ Minner: He’s a Freshman

Koby Schmer, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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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


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"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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

The Network

Ryan Davis, Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2016


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This past Thanksgiving I got the chance to take a trip to Los Angeles, California for a behind the scenes tour of ESPN.  I must admit that at first I wasn’t that excited about ESPN since I’m not a big sports fan.  But as I began researching the company, I learned that ESPN is just one of over 180 subsidia...

Unsung Heroes: The Chain Gang

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 23, 2015


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10 yards, 30 feet, 360 inches,  9,144 millimeters. It may be a short distance, but in football it is all that’s important. Short as it may be, someone has to measure it; and measure it well. In football, the men and women challenged with this important task are known as The Chain Gang. Football sidel...

Middle School Soccer

Mike Alldredge & Sam Dare, Sporting WCA Staff Writers

November 23, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Interview with Brock Daniels MIKE ALLDREDGE: What inspired you to play soccer? BROCK DANIELS: My dad used to play for his highschool and all through his childhood. He set lots of records and I have always been determinded to break them. MA: Who influenced you the most in your soccer career? BD: Defin...

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