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Super Bowl LII: MS Watched the Eagles Fly

Daniel W., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under National Sports

On February 4 at 6:30 p.m. MS students and teachers tuned in to watch Super Bowl LII, a rematch from 2004 when Eagles lost a hard-fought game 24 to 21. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles at the end of the 2016 to 2017 season seriously...

RacketCats Serve Up the Season

Walton N., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under School Sports

Each year, the girls middle school tennis team is a popular sport to tryout for. In the Westminster Middle School, most of the sports teams are separated by grade. But, not tennis. The girls and boys teams in the middle scho...

Boys GolfCats Take on a New Season

Brooks P., Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Filed under School Sports

As spring nears and many are talking about baseball, lacrosse and soccer, the MS boys GolfCats take part in a sport that not many Westminster students talk about. Tryouts begin the week of February 20. The Cats have been preparing...

MS Boys LaxCats: Shooting Their Way Into the Season

David M., Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Filed under School Sports

Seventh and eighth grade boys are beginning their lacrosse journey at Westminster, following in the footsteps of the varsity team who was the 2017 state champion. The win was the sixth lacrosse state championship title for the Wildcats in school history. Boys mi...

NBA’s Best Come Together for One Big Game

Jae W., Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under National Sports

With the NBA All-Star Game approaching on February 18, teams have been drafted and fans are on the edge of their seats waiting for the big game. This year the NBA All-Star game was chosen differently. The fans voted on who...

NFL Honors

Will R.

February 6, 2018

Filed under Sports

Many people feel like the last few weeks have been surprising in the NFL. From the Minnesota Miracle to the Patriots having a chance for their sixth Super Bowl title since 2002. The NFL Honors will be awarded Saturday, February 3, and this is the sixth year of the event. The main ...

MS TrackCats Take Their Marks For The Season

Nicholas H., Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Filed under School Sports

On February 20, athletes will gather at the track ready for the first day of practice. As the only non-cut spring sport, Track and Field attracts many middle school students. Coached by Dana Notestine, Carolina Mares, Chuck Breithaup...

CFB Predictions for 2018-19: Who’s Next?

February 1, 2018

Filed under National Sports

  This past college football season brought a roller coaster of emotions to many teams; however, recruiting is once again giving fans hope for a trip to Santa Clara, California in 2019 for the title game. In the 2017-18 college football season, fans saw Auburn beat both ...

Nick Foles Flies the Eagles over the Pats

Neil P., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under National Sports

On Sunday, February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles did the unthinkable by sending the New England Patriots home with a Super Bowl loss.The game was played in U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which just opened in 201...

MS SquashCats: Rare and Ready for Nationals

Helen R., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under School Sports, Sports

Not many people in the middle school play squash at Westminster, but the ones that do are able to play with the high schoolers and challenge themselves to get better. Since squash is not a common sport played here, seventh and eigh...

AFC v. NFC: Battle of the Best

Daniel W., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under National Sports

Although, the Atlanta Falcons didn’t make it to the Super Bowl, the middle school watched the Pro Bowl to observe the best Falcons players in action one more time this season including Julio Jones, Alex Mack, Deion Jones, and...

MS Baseball: BatCats Nervous, but Confident

Reilly O., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under School Sports

  Basketball, swimming and wrestling are all finished, and spring sports are soon to be underway. Westminster Baseball gets up and running on January 29. The varsity baseball program has won four state championships in school history, including one in 2016. Chad Laney is the varsity head coach and also ov...

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