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Eighth Graders Hyped Up for MS Soccer

Alex L., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

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With the MS soccer season just beginning, players are excited to represent this year's teams and hope for a season full of fun and improvement. Westminster’s Middle School hopes to put together four strong teams this year. The boys green team will be coached by Coa...

RacketCats Serve Up the Season

Walton N., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

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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

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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

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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...

MS TrackCats Take Their Marks For The Season

Nicholas H., Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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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...

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...

MS Baseball: BatCats Nervous, but Confident

Reilly O., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

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  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...

Seventh Grade HoopCats off to an Eventful Start

Henry S., Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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In the seventh grade, basketball is a very popular sport. It's the first opportunity students have to start playing for their school. Fans love to come and watch the games because of the competitive play on the court. While the team has a losing record (1-3), it's only the beginning of the season,...

The Unspoken Story of Sports: Managers

William M., Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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In sports, someone is working in the background making sure players get their water, managing practices, and helping players. These people in the background are the team’s managers. The announcements never mention them, and...

MS Ballers Prep for the Season

Cavan T., Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

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Four different MS teams are getting ready for the upcoming basketball season, and those in the middle school trying out are going to give it their best to get a chance to put on the jersey and represent their school. Last year...

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