Athletics & Recreation

Choosing favorites: Why students favor some Utah ski resorts over others

Temperatures dropping, clouds rolling in and skiers driving into the mountains.  As winter approaches, Westminster College students are preparing for a fresh season of skiing and snowboarding at ...Read More

Graduated athletes appreciate extended eligibility after spring season cut short

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in March, Westminster College was among several schools to cancel spring championships and cut seasons short in an effort to curb the spread of the virus. ...Read More

Viral game alleviates stress as Westminster students near end of semester

Society has faced adversity in 2020: Struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, issues with racial injustice and uncertainty surrounding the presidential election.  To ease their minds of the madness,...Read More

Athletes anticipate more flexible practice, competition schedule with new stadium lights

With the addition of new stadium lights on Dumke Field, the athletics program said teams will begin to transition to scheduled night games and increased practice times.  In the past, teams juggle...Read More

New strength coach hired at Westminster amid national athletic department furloughs

Alex Wetmore did not expect to be defending his Ph.D. dissertation during a pandemic — and he certainly did not expect to be finding a job during one either. Wetmore was hired Aug. 1 as the head...Read More

Lights installed at Dumke Field, increasing opportunities for athletics

Students gathered at Dumke Field Tuesday night for the unveiling of new stadium lights, which were officially installed mid-September. However, the installation has been long-awaited from student-athl...Read More

Student skiers hesitant to purchase passes with uncertain season ahead

As winter quickly approaches, students are hesitant to invest in a season ski pass to any of the Utah resorts near campus. Westminster College students who purchased a pass last season were unable to ...Read More

Students express appreciation of COVID-19 safety guidelines in HWAC

Despite the pandemic, several facilities at Westminster College are open for student use — implementing COVID-19 health and safety guidelines to prevent an outbreak on campus. Students said the ...Read More

Safety first: Student-athletes adapt to COVID-19 guidelines for Fall season

The Fall athletic season will look different this year, as Westminster College will only have two teams competing: cross country and golf.

Team sports canceled, postponed to Spring semester due to risk

Fall team sports will be postponed until the Spring semester due to health risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Presidents’ Council announced Aug. 6. The...Read More