Wildcats victorious in American Football Showcase in Ireland

Jack Minson, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

This season, the Cats’ football team participated in the American Football Showcase  in Dublin, Ireland, an overseas American football tournament featuring college and high school. The tournament’s mission statement is to...

Implications of new GHSA reclassification

Miles Davis, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Sports

The fall sports season is under way, and there is a ton of excitement about what this athletic year has in store. If you have been looking at the schedules of Westminster’s athletic teams, you may notice a few unfamiliar opponents....

Softball team starts a new season

Jack Hunter, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Westminster’s varsity softball team is looking to replicate their success from previous years, as last year’s team finished with a strong record of 22-6. Duplicating their success will be challenging, as last year’s team...

Boys and girls varsity tennis teams win state tournaments

Casey Monyak, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Sports, Tennis

On Saturday, May 7, two of the most decorated athletic program at Westminster, the varsity boys and girls tennis teams, won the state championship, the boys for the sixth year in a row. These victories were set by successes ear...

Crew program on the rise

Sarabeth Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Crew, Sports

They’re gripping long poles, using all their energy to keep moving forward, getting wet from the sweat of their effort and the water all around them. Are they skimming leaves off a swimming pool? In a stilt race across a ragi...

Boys and girls track teams impress at Florida State Relays

Andrew Lingle, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The track team ventured down to Florida State University from March 25-26 to participate in the 37th annual FSU Relays at the Mike Long Track. It was the first time the Westminster team had participated in the meet in a few year...

Baseball team excels in region, celebrates parting members

Grant Pinkston, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Entering the season, the varsity baseball team had high expectations. As the final month of baseball approaches, the team is poised to make a postseason run. “The kids who have come before have set a bar that is pretty high,...

Girls lacrosse wins Dogwood Classic, looks toward state

Myles Davis, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

As the varsity girls lacrosse season progresses, the team is gearing their focus toward the culminating point of the season: the state playoffs. After losing in the state championship game last year, the team is working towar...

Soccer warms up for new season ahead

Grant Pinkston, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Soccer, Sports

As winter sports wrap up, the athletic focus shifts to spring sports. One of the most anticipated of these sports is soccer. Coaches Snyder, the boys varsity coach, and Meyer, the girls varsity coach, both look forward to a great se...

CatFish end successful season with strong finish, state win

Nathan Zhu, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

With its 45 state championships, the varsity swim team has been one of the most successful teams in Westminster sport history. This season has lived up to the team’s winning expectations. The boys varsity swimming and diving te...

Denver Broncos storm Carolina Panthers to take Super Bowl 50

Casey Monyak, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

2016’s Super Bowl marked the 50th anniversary of the annual football game, an American sporting event so large that nearly 120 million football fans tune in each year. This year, the game featured the staunch defense of the Denver...

Lacrosse teams start season strong, hope to win state

Sarabeth Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The boys and girls lacrosse teams have a history of success.  In the 10 years since lacrosse was recognized by GHSA as a full-fledged championship sport, the girls lacrosse team has made the state playoffs eight out of those ten ...

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