TrackCats ready for a state run

Kate Zeising, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Although it is sometimes thought of as an individual sport rather than a team effort, the Westminster track team’s close bond and team spirit helps carry them to victory. As the 2018 spring athletic season progresses, hopes are h...

PRUMC brings athletes together over friendly competition

Anand Srinivasan, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Basketball, Sports

On weeknights throughout winter, students from Westminster, Lovett, Marist, Woodward, Pace, and a multitude of other schools meet at the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (PRUMC) gym for some recreational basketball. Nine ...

CatFish win first state championship of 2018

Russell Wagman, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

On Feb. 3, the varsity swim team became the first Westminster team to win a state title in 2018. The team was led by the senior captains Bryan Weselman and Isabella Velarde, as well as by head coach Sharon Loughran, a former...

Eagles defeat Patriots for Super Bowl LII victory

Jack Hunter, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Football, Sports

After losing their franchise quarterback Carson Wentz, all odds were against the Eagles as they defeated arguably the best quarterback-head coach duo in the NFL: Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Coming into the game, the Eagles ha...

Dome implosion marks end of an era

Colin Suddath, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

A few weeks ago, within just 12 seconds, 25 years of Atlanta history was reduced to rubble when the Georgia Dome was finally imploded. Looking back on the history of the Dome, students and faculty explored the rationale behind the hi...

High Expectations for Winter Olympics with Russia and North Korea

Andrew Stevens, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

It’s been 30 years since the last Olympic Games were held in South Korea, and in 2018, South Korea seems more prepared than ever to open their country to the top athletes from all across the globe. With 90 countries competing in ...

From physics to medicine: A look into sports JanTerms

Aydin Bandukwala, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

Each January, the Upper School partakes in JanTerm: an intensive, three-week course of study allowing Upper School students to focus on a single topic in great depth and at an accelerated pace. Out of the 46 courses offered, a fe...

Falcons downed by Eagles in NFL playoffs

Jack Minson, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Football, Sports

The Atlanta Falcons’ run at back to back Super Bowl appearances came up short two weekends ago against the Philadelphia Eagles. The 15-10 loss in the divisional round ended the Falcons season. The Falcons phenomenal season last y...

Georgia squanders lead in national championship

Andrew Mao, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Football, Sports

The 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta was a game for the ages as Alabama defeated Georgia in overtime. Alabama head coach Nick Saban won his sixth national championship prompting many to call him t...

Boys’ and Girls’ XC clinch State Titles

Walker McPhail, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Nov. 4, both the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams raced to victory, winning two state championships. The two wins give the Wildcats a combined 54 cross country state championships; a total more than any other school ...

HoopCats look ahead towards a promising new season

Caroline Lingle, Sports Writer

December 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Business is booming on the court as the Varsity Boys Basketball team sinks another shot to defeat Pope by roughly 20 points. Nov. 18. marked the official beginning of the varsity boys’ basketball season. On Nov. 18 and Nov. 1...

Football provides fun Friday afternoons and competitive games

Anand Srinivasan, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Every Friday night in the fall, Westminster students, teachers, and parents gather to support the varsity football team. However, with games starting early at night, many must find something to do in the free time between schoo...

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