The Wildcat Roar

The Network

Ryan Davis, Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Ancient Sport. Scholarship Option.

Ancient Sport. Scholarship Option.

Hillary Hightower, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

An ancient sport with endless scholarships, instant recognition, and arduous practices, rowing is making a comeback and gaining popularity throughout the nation.    Athletes in general trying to make it as a D1 college athlete while walking on to the team freshman year with a scholarship have very sl...

Christian Athletes

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

So here is a question. In sports, what does it mean to be a “Christian Athlete”? At Westminster, it’s obvious that we would consider ourselves as such, but how do we define it? Why do we call ourselves it? Does it make us feel better? Do we do it to make ourselves look better than our public scho...

Time to Listen Up

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Listening is hard-really hard. As a guy notorious for having the attention span of a chipmunk with ADD, this statement is more true that I would like to admit. One comfort in this fact is that I know that I am not the only person who struggles with this problem. Lack of listening is a problem that p...

Unsung Heroes

Nick Glanvill, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sweat, blood, and lots of food. This is what five of Westminster’s best endure on a daily basis. The football team has one of the biggest offensive lines in the St. Louis area and is looking to defend their district title from a year ago. The line is composed of Seniors Wyatt Malcolm, Minsok Lee, Chr...

Field Hockey Secures First Win

Field Hockey Secures First Win

Maggi Eachus, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Beginning as a club team in 2013, the Westminster field hockey program has grown into a full fledged varsity team with a JV team, a C team, and two middle school teams in addition. Over the past four years the team has gone from just a concept in the minds of Varsity Coach Nancy Schmer and JV coach ...

Wildcats Fall to Rockwood Summit

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Playing under hazy, overcast skies the two teams took the field to begin the match. Play was even in the early minutes of the game, but the Falcons of Rockwood Summit struck first, just ten minutes in. Off a long throw in, the ball bounced once in the Wildcat box, and the Summit forward flicked it into...

Varsity Soccer Loses Hard Fought Battle to Parkway West

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

September 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Longhorns opened the scoring only eight minutes into the game, giving them a 1-0 lead early. After the early goal, the Wildcats settled in and began to play with much more assurance and aggression. Play was back and forth for much of the first half, with Westminster retaining the majority of possession....

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