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Role Models At Westminster

Reed Mongomery, Sports Editor

March 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

It’s a common discussion, and a fairly controversial topic among sport’s circles.  Should athletes be role models?  To put it simply, yes.  Athletes should be and ultimately are role models, whether they like it or not.  Of course, not every athlete utilizes their opportunity as a role model. ...

Sophomore Class Experience Deja Vu

Sophomore Class Experience Deja Vu

Andrew Montgomery, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Over the past two years, a very special few players have done what many can’t do: go undefeated. Sophomores Jordan Hawkins, Nick Cacciarelli, Jack Andrews, Zach Hughes, Minsok Lee, and Joel Johnson have proven their skills as a team over the past two years, and duplicated their undefeated record from ...

Broken Bats

Austin Benefield, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014


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ight consecutive District titles, eight collegiate-signed seniors, and three consecutive State Championships.  The Westminster baseball team has emerged as a dynasty and has established themselves as the area’s perennial top team in Class 4.  The team’s building legacy is set with perhaps its ...

Tennis is Ready for the Match

Tennis is Ready for the Match

Andrew Montgomery, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014


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The 2014 boys tennis program begins in just a few days. New coach, Adam Barbee, is eager to start of his season with the boy’s tennis team. For the varsity tennis team, the doubles state champions, Derek Bell and Bailey Merkel, will play their final season for the WCA boys tennis program with a ho...

Girls Swim Team Takes Nine Swimmers to State

Mary Heyl, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls swim team finished their season strong, taking nine of their top swimmers to state. Mackenzie Wieberg and Carmen Verbeke, Freshmen, Lauren Massot and Kaitlin Tershack, sophomores, Megan Galvin and Kaitlin Kittelson, juniors, and Christine Maxey, Leah Votava and Lauren Vanek, seniors, all particip...

WCA vs. Ucity

WCA vs. Ucity

Austin Benefield, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014


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On March 4, the Men’s basketball team took on University City in an infamous rematch of the the 2012 District Championship.  Memories were engraved in the minds of the students who watched the Lions drain the “dagger in the heart” shot at the buzzer to ruin the Wildcat’s District hopes by one...

Joe Woll Commits To Harvard As a Sophomore

Joe Woll Commits To Harvard As a Sophomore

Andrew Montgomery, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

Every kid dreams of great things—to be a professional athlete, to be accepted to the best college, to have the perfect job. For hockey star, Joseph Woll, these dreams are gradually coming true. After thirteen years of hard work and dedication, Woll committed to Harvard University to play on their hoc...

Multi-Sports World

Reed Montgomery, Sports Editor

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was a tough decision, but, at the time, I thought it was the right one.  I would quit basketball, the game I loved, for tennis, the game I loved even more.  I knew the commitment basketball would be in high-school, and I knew I wanted to put all my time and effort into tennis.  But two hip surg...

Swimmers Bring Sunshine

Swimmers Bring Sunshine

Megan Galvin, News Editor

February 27, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On the morning of January 20th, twenty-five swimmers from the girl’s varsity swim team ventured downtown to Sunshine Ministries. The girls spent the day packing boxes and setting up a shop in the ministry’s new location. Sunshine Ministries is an   organization founded to provide Christian services...

Wrapping Up The Winter Season

February 25, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A Night We Won’t Soon Forget…

A Night We Won’t Soon Forget…

February 1, 2014


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What started out as the finale to  the celebratory Spirit Week, ended in fear, worry, and shock.  It was the beginning of 4th quarter, and the building was loud with energy. The gym was packed, and the students were awaiting the finale of Spirit Week. The seniors were on the verge of winning it all...

From Shirt to Finish

From Shirt to Finish

Eichel Davis, Print Editor

December 3, 2013


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Rushing for 300 hundred yards in a forty-eight minute game is a football player’s dream. But for Alex Ebel, it is a regular trek, and he does it in a few moments, a few times a day, on the back of a horse.     Ebel has been a polo player for only a few years, but in that time, he has trampled...

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