Westminster students respond to cancelled pro, high school athletics

Allie Woods

May 1, 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has disrupted nearly all social affairs and produced much devastation in the lives of those around the globe. In the United States, major professional sports have either cancelled or postponed their se...

Fall sports preview

Cate Stevens, Sports Reporter

May 1, 2020

With the cancellation of spring sports due to the outbreak of COVID-19, many student-athletes and coaches are shifting their focus to the upcoming fall sports season. Last fall, Westminster came home with two state championshi...

The pathway to success: students’ views on new athletic construction around campus

Matthew Cha, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Within the next year, Westminster will receive updated locker rooms under Alfred Thompson Stadium, a renovated and enlarged Campbell Hall, and a revamped Kent Field tennis court and parking lot area. While new renovations...

Remembering Pete Higgins

Remembering Pete Higgins

September 27, 2019

Braves poised to make deep playoff run in 2019 season

Franklin Brannen, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2019

     After losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 National League Divisional Series, Alex Anthopoulous, the general manager of the Braves, set out to improve his ballclub in the offseason. In November of 2018, Anthopoulo...

Senior J.D. Blitch Breaks Guinness World Record

Cate Stevens, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2019

     On Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, senior J.D. Blitch began his journey in an attempt to set a world-record of his own: the fastest mile ran while bouncing a ping-pong ball. The first step in setting a Guinness World Record begins ...

Virginia exorcises playoff demons, wins title

Julia Rhee, Sports Reporter

March 29, 2019

*Congratulations to News Reporter Julia Rhee for receiving the Gold Medal in Journalism from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for this article!* This year’s March Madness didn’t seem quite as crazy as those of years p...

The Patriots just can’t stop winning

Julia Rhee, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2019

Few could have predicted Tom Brady’s rapid ascent from college backup and late sixth-round pick to bona fide stardom, except perhaps Brady himself. Even fewer could have predicted the dynastic success that the Brady-led Patriots...

Squash team looks to compete

Allie Woods, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2019

Despite squash being an unpopular sport in the south, the girls and boys Westminster squash teams consisting of 7 th -12 th graders and led by seniors Thomas Rankin, Neeya Patel, and Zain Palanpur pulled through with several...

Adidas becomes official athletic sponsor

Lauren Kennedy, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2019

After a year and a half of negotiations, Westminster signed a three-year contract with Adidas. Contrary to popular belief, Adidas is the first official athletic sponsor in Westminster history. Athletic director Tim Downes rejected...

Catfish reel in state championship

Colin Suddath, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2019

Although their season is over, the memories made this winter will surely last a lifetime. Over the course of two weeks, the Westminster Swim and Dive team took home 1st place in both the annual Atlanta metro meet and the State...

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