Athletics & Recreation

Westminster senior reaches volleyball milestone during final season

Accomplishing 1,000 kills in a college volleyball career — meaning, a player initiated an attack that is unreturnable by the opposing team — can be a rare sighting. But when it does happen...Read More

‘It’s been a godsend’: Outdoor patios, to-go beers are the new bar hopping

Before COVID-19 hit, Fisher Brewing Company in Salt Lake City based its business on community and social gatherings in the taproom or on the patio. Because the pandemic stopped people from gathering i...Read More

Recreational advocates seek to address access (or lack thereof) to the outdoors

Throughout the Salt Lake Valley, the love for the great outdoors is made obvious by plentiful Subarus decorated with National Park bumper stickers and equipped with roof racks suited for skis, kayaks ...Read More

Lacrosse goalie uses final year of eligibility returning to Westminster after transfer to Division 1 program

Mikala Davis is a fifth-year goalie for the Westminster College women’s lacrosse team who is in her final year of nursing school. Although Davis’ student-athlete journey started like any typical athle...Read More

Outdoor recreation during COVID-19

Pandemic safety protocols, growing interest, environmental concerns and crowding are changing outdoor recreation. “The fact is, through a global pandemic, many more people realized the health and well...Read More

Opinion: Women in sports don’t owe you anything

On Saturday, Nov. 28, Sarah Fuller achieved immortality. Fuller, a goalkeeper for the Vanderbilt women’s soccer team, served as a placekicker for the football team after personnel issues. Low on playe...Read More

‘Focus on what you can control’: Sports psychology in the age of uncertainty

COVID-19 and sports don’t seem to go hand-in-hand, but Kelli Warmouth would like to think they do. The Master of Sport Psychology candidate at the University of Utah believes that the pandemic —...Read More

Sport practices canceled except for championship games, spurring uncertainty for Spring season

The Westminster College Athletic Department has canceled all sport practices for athletes who are not currently competing in their championship season, citing concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases...Read More

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