Athletics & Recreation

‘I debated if it was worth all the hard work’: Student-athlete left unrecognized after fourth-place finish

Working to compete in a national championship takes an immense amount of dedication, sacrifice and hard work to accomplish. But all that time invested towards getting to the highest level in a competi...Read More

Men’s golf team welcomes new coach to the greens

Westminster University Griffins Athletics announced David Tottori as the new men’s golf team coach Oct. 12, according to a press release by Griffins Athletics.  Tottori is the latest hire since D...Read More

Outdoor Program completes first ever student-led rafting trip

Red rocks ascend from the desert soil towards a cloudless blue sky. Two yellow rafts with “Westminster” stamped on the side float along the Colorado River in Moab, Utah.  After paddling through 1...Read More

Iron Chef competition brings backcountry cooking to campus

The Backcountry Iron Chef event, a cooking competition created and run by the Outdoor Program, encouraged students to create “the best meal using only backcountry cooking equipment and ingredients,” a...Read More

Slacklining event aims to increase student engagement with Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program staff organized a Slack and Slice event aimed at getting students interested in what the program offers on Sep. 13 by the bouldering wall outside Bassis Student Center, according t...Read More

Education, planning are crucial elements to safety in Utah’s backcountry, according to Westminster faculty, student

There’s nothing like the solitude in the wintertime that can be experienced through recreation in the backcountry of nearby mountains, according to Westminster College mathematics professor Jonas D’An...Read More

Westminster student-athletes share their experience with home advantage

“There is definitely an advantage playing at home,” said Mailey Ballard, a sophomore sports management major on the Westminster College women’s basketball team. “Not only do you have the support of yo...Read More

Students, community question proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon

A new change to the transportation system in Little Cottonwood Canyon may affect Westminster College student access to one of Utah’s most popular areas to camp, climb, ski and hike — which receive 2.1...Read More

Students climb to new heights with updated rock wall

Angular wood juts out in neat, modern patterns, dotted with multicolored plaster rocks, at the updated Bishop’s Wall in Westminster College’s Health, Wellness and Athletic Center. At the grand opening...Read More

Westminster College hosts State Boulder Competition Qualifier

Approximately 30 students  competed for spray-painted trophies and other prizes, with the opportunity to represent Westminster College for the first time at the State Bouldering Competition April...Read More