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Pigskin Picnic 2017: Wildcat Fun

Kathleen H., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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Since the Pigskin Picnic on September 15, a yearly celebration at Westminster, the Middle School has been much more lively. “I was very excited to go this year. I have gone with my friends every year since pre-first, so it’s very much a tradition now,”...

Seventh Grade Football: A Sweaty Start to The School Year

September 18, 2017

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  Photo by Wyatt L. Seventh graders get ready for their game against Blessed Trinity. Enduring two weeks of rain, mud, storms and hard work before school even started, the seventh grade boys football team played it...

From Varsity Football to Squash, Which is Your Favorite?

Ann Wright G., Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

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Is it possible to count the number of athletic teams offered here at Westminster? There is football, squash, crew, and a lot more in between. There are many opportunities to spectate these sports, but some have spirit nights,...

Eighth Grade Football Squeaks Out Win

Thomas E., staff writer

September 8, 2017

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On August 30, through the rain and the mud, the eighth grade football team played one of its seven games here at Westminster and ended up winning 19-7. Although the team won, they still have many places to places to improve. Coac...

Eighth Grade Volleyball: Off to a 6-4 Start

Allie G., Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

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The eighth grade volleyball team is a team that many people want to be a part of, whether as a player or a dedicated fan. The girls are very excited for all the events that come along with the season. Not only do the girls love the sport, but they really enjoy the fo...

Crossing the Finish Line: MS Track Finishes Strong at State

Teja G. and Sai T.

May 17, 2017

Filed under Audio, Multimedia, School Sports, Sports

The MS track and field team has no shortage of talent. The boys and girls performed well during the main season, but their last challenge was the State MS Track and Field Meet. The athletes and coaches prepared and trained hard...

2017-2018 Cheerleading Tryouts!

Olivia H. and Sadie H.

May 10, 2017

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As the school year starts to wrap up cheerleaders are starting to shift into gear. Rising ninth grade girls are starting to get excited for the 2017-2018 cheerleading tryouts. Coaches and students share their thoughts about tryouts!

Butker Moves From Wildcat to Yellow Jacket to Panther

Daniel V., Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Filed under National Sports, School Sports

Last weekend, Westminster’s very own Harrison Butker ‘13 was drafted by the Carolina Panthers as the 233rd overall pick during the seventh round of the NFL draft. One article said Graham Gano, the Panthers current starting...

Upper School Sports…So Many Options!

Amy Z., Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

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Photo Courtesy of Westminster Website Softball in the fall? Swimming in the winter? Lacrosse in the spring? With so many options, the rising ninth graders will have plenty to think about as they begin to make their plans for next year. There are many teams to choose f...

MS Girls Tennis Undefeated, Finish 8-0

Allie B., Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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Photo Courtesy of Coach Blodgett The Middle School Girls Tennis season started with the first day of tryouts on Jan. 30. The tryouts lasted two weeks and around 30 girls came out for the team. The final roster consisted...

Girls Lax Team- Ready for BT Rematch

Evelyn H., Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

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Back in February, the middle school girls lacrosse team was getting ready for tryouts. Now, almost two months later, with a record of 6-1-1, they are preparing to finish a very successful season.   Player Eleanor C. said, ...

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