Senior Dyllan Conway was recently selected for first team all-state in Missouri based on his performance on the field during the 2016 football season.
Postseason results are in for Westminster Christian Academy softball athletes. Freshman Lauren Gates, catcher, made All-Conference 1st Team, All-District 1st Team, and All-Region 2nd Team. Juniors Maddie Volding, first base, and Deanne Pfyl, shortstop, were named to All-Conference 2nd Team.
Postseason hopes are high for Westminster Christian Academy athletes, Teddy Bacon (senior), Connor Dolan (senior), and Frankie Sacco (junior), after all three were selected to Metro League Boys Soccer All-League teams.
Postseason anticipation is running high for Westminster Christian Academy juniors, Avery Engelmeyer, Hilary Hightower, and Madeline Williams, after all three were selected to both All-District and Metro-League Volleyball All-League Teams.
A feeling of excitement pervaded the air as three Westminster Christian Academy seniors signed sports commitments on Wednesday morning, November 9. Congratulations go out to Matt Ottsen (baseball, Bucknell University), Weston Schad (baseball, Murray State University), and DJ Stewart (baseball, Eastern Illinois University).
The win moved Westminster past Rolla for fifth place in the district standings with Borgia holding fourth. Since the two teams were adjacent in the standings and Westminster won the head-to-head meeting, MSHSAA flipped them. That means Westminster gets the home playoff game Borgia had been aiming for all season.
While it may be the offseason for high school soccer, Westminster senior Kirsten Davis is doing anything but resting. Last month, she was the lone Missourian among 26 players invited to the U-18 U.S. national team training camp in San Diego.
Last Saturday morning, Westminster Christian Academy’s boys soccer team volunteered their time and energy to aid SPENSA (Special Needs Soccer Association) in its mission to bring the excitement and fun of playing soccer to young people who traditionally have not had a place in the youth soccer system.
In a game with massive Class 4 District 4 postseason implications, the Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats continued their domination of the Borgia Knights.
The atmosphere was one of enthusiasm and camaraderie last Wednesday, as members of Westminster Christian Academy’s girls tennis teams gathered after school to make fleece tie blankets for donation to Project Linus.
Westminster junior Evan Parres decided to put all his focus into running over the summer. He is pleased with the results so far. Parres crossed the muddy course in 17 minutes, 51 seconds, to lead the Wildcats, who scored 239 points to edge out Grain Valley (252) for the second-place trophy.
A senior center back and team captain, Dolan came up big offensively and anchored a defense which produced three shutouts to lead the Wildcats to the Metro League Tournament championship.
Fresh off winning the Metro League tournament, the Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats return to action with a high school boys soccer game against John Burroughs.
Westminster proved it will be a contender by running through the toughest three games possible in the tournament, shutting out defending tournament champion John Burroughs, defending Class 1 champ Principia and traditionally strong Priory.
The standout senior running back came up with a big performance in the Wildcats’ 49-47 victory over visiting St. Mary’s last Saturday afternoon.
Chris Pederson’s preferred ride at practice doesn’t have wheels or a seat. Westminster’s first-year football coach takes a load off by hopping on the tackling sled.
French, who shot 160 to tie for 13th in Class 2 last year, has got her eyes on the big picture. It is, after all, a picture that includes success on the course this season and beyond.
This Friday (Aug. 12) and Saturday will see most teams putting on the uniform and hitting an opponent for the first time in preparation for the Aug. 19-20 season opening weekend.
Shattered ankles, broken tackles and deflated egos litter Dyllan Conway’s highlight tape. Bringing down Conway is like tackling a jack rabbit. If his cuts and spins don’t dupe you, his speed will. A senior receiver for the Westminster football team, Conway has attributes that can grab the attention of college coaches.
Westminster Christian Academy has recently named Dale Ribble as head varsity boys basketball coach. Ribble brings more than 20 years of college coaching experience to his new position. He will also serve as a physical education teacher at Westminster.