The news site of The Westminster Schools

Wildcat Press Xpress

8th/9th Grade Baseball–Players in the Making

Ben M., Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

Filed under School Sports

Photos Courtesy of John Montag Throughout the spring semester, the eighth and ninth grade baseball team has been working hard as they compete with teams throughout the Atlanta Metro Area. Despite the team’s losing record,...

A Grand Slam Season Underway for MS Boys Tennis

March 31, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

The middle school boys tennis team is one of the best in its league. In the past two years, only one game has been lost in total, and with the 2017 tennis season now in full swing, the boys are planning to start a new winning streak. This year brings some new changes. The bo...

MS TrackCats Take Their Mark

Daniel V., Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

Every year fast Westminster students gather in the spring to run track. This year they have a very strong team and are looking forward to a good season. Jim Falcetti, a coach for the middle school track team, said, “I’m...

Girls Tennis Preview

Samantha F., Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

The tennis season starts at the end of January and ends in early May. Each year, around 25 girls try out for the team and around 12 or 14 make it. There is a mixture of new and returning players each year from grades seven and...

Ready to hit the fields: Middle School Girls Soccer Preview

Olivia H., Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

Photo by Trish Hazlehurst As all winter sports are wrapping up, the middle school’s girls soccer teams are just starting. Their tryouts are from February 10-12, and the girls and coaches are starting to prepare for their best ...

Middle School Girls Lacrosse Preview

Evelyn H., Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

With winter sports approaching an end, spring sports are just beginning. The middle school girls lacrosse team is getting ready to start tryouts with the hopes of a successful season. The sport is loved by many girls in the...

Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Recap

Olivia H., Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Filed under School Sports

The seventh grade girls basketball season has ended, the players and the substitute coach Mr. Pelot enjoyed their first opportunity to represent the Wildcats on the basketball court. Julia P. said her season was great with...

Tennis Tryouts

January 30, 2017

Filed under School Sports

Westminster Tennis Tryouts Photo courtesy of The Westminster Schools February is here again and with it comes spring sports tryouts. This year, the team is working through the departure of two well-liked coaches and getting to know their replacements. In addition, it seems this year will be more comp...

Boys Golf Season Tees Off

Trip M., Staff Writer

January 29, 2017

Filed under School Sports

Image courtesy of Jamie Squire With the start of 2017, the middle school boys golf season is just around the corner. The tryout is set for late February, and Coach Patty Johnson will see many new faces and some old faces as well. The...

January: Warm Weather, Fresh Cut Grass, Baseball Season

Beck E., Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under School Sports

Seventh grade Dunwoody team after a win against Lovett. Photos Courtesy of John Montag Although it is still January, spring weather and baseball are entering the mix as the Westminster eighth and ninth grade baseball team begins tryouts January 30....

Wrestling Extreme Diets: Is It Worth It?

Vance E., Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under School Sports, Sports

Wrestling is a tough physical sport, in which players are categorized in weight classes that they compete in. Some wrestlers don’t eat to drop a weight class, while others try to gain weight to rise up into the next weight class. Even though the majority of the wrest...

The news site of The Westminster Schools
School Sports