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Signing Day

Signing Day

Amon Kehr, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015


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February 4th, was national signing day for the class of 2015. It is a day in which high school seniors across the country sign to play college athletics. Westminster had nine athletes go through this process of signing for a university. One of the nine seniors who signed for a college is Sean Applebaum,...

WCA Ice Cats Topple #3 Ranked De Smet on Senior Night Tilt

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

January 12, 2015


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A cold Monday night brought two important things for the WCA varsity hockey team: a match against the #3 ranked De Smet Spartans and senior night. Four seniors were heavily honored before the game: Fisher Wells, John Moeller, Thomas Meyer, and Parker Mitchem. The list of accolades for these four...

WCA Football Falls Short in the State Quarter Final Game

Amon Kehr, Staff Writer

November 15, 2014


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After claiming their second district title in a row, the Wildcats looked to keep their momentum going against the St. Charles West Warriors. The Wildcats fought hard but ended up losing to the Warriors 49-28. The games first score came in the first quarter after, sophomore, Steve Webb, ran the ball in f...

Cross Country Team Does Not Disappoint in State Meet

Jack Andrews, Staff Writer

November 8, 2014


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The Westminster Cross Country team ended their season on a high note, placing 3rd in the state meet and cleaning house in districts. Having already outrun local rival Priory in previous meets, the Cats set their sights on the more daunting opponent, Festus. Renowned for their solid running programs...

WCA Football Claims 2nd Consecutive District Title

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 8, 2014


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After a dominating performance in the district semifinals, the Westminster Varsity football team once again lit up the scoreboard in the district final game, dominating the St. Francis Borgia Knights 34-7. The first quarter started off with strong defensive plays from both teams. The Cats’ defense...

Varsity Hockey Opens Season with a Win

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 6, 2014


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The Westminster Ice Cats opened up their 2014/15 season right with a 3-2 win against the Vianney Griffins. Despite the Cats’ defeat of Vianney in a preseason game in October, the Griffins proved to be a much tougher opponent in the season opener. Naturally, the game started out slow as both teams...

Futbol Cats Fall to Ladue in Sectionals

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 4, 2014


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The cold, rainy weather was back for the Futbol Cats' first game of their sectional playoff. Coming off their back-to-back upset wins in the District semifinal and championship, the Wildcats were again pitted as the underdogs as they took on the Ladue Rams. The beginning of the first half was shaky...

Go, Fight, Win!

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


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A cold and sunny afternoon set the stage for today's Saturday football game, Westminster versus perennial rivals Priory. The Cats started the first quarter strong with a quarterback sneak by Brendan Bognar, senior, to give WCA the lead. On the following drive, the Rebels evened the score with a quick...

Varsity Soccer Claims Class 3, District 6 Championship

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

October 30, 2014


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The Fútbol Cats ended a spectacular district tournament with a 2-1 extra time win against Parkway West on Thursday night. After a Cinderella story win against top seeded Priory in the District semifinals, the Cats faced a tough Longhorn team at Priory. The game began despite cold weather and drizzling...

Varsity Hockey Team Places Second in Marquette Invitational

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014


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With the upcoming season still a month away, the hockey team continues to show promise. In their first pre-season tournament, the hockey team placed second in the Marquette Invitational.      After going 2-1 in the preliminary round with wins against Marquette and Eureka, the Ice Cats played Parkway ...

Not So Fanatical Fans

Jake Schroeder, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014


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After spending five grueling days writing notes, typing papers, and listening to lectures, Friday night and the weekend brings a well needed break to any student. However, many students can even still become bored over the weekend. WCA athletics pose an apparent solution to this by offering numerous sp...

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