Athletics & Recreation

New outdoor recreation major to offer experience-based curriculum

Many Westminster College students come to Utah for the unique outdoor experience both the state and the college have to offer. Due to the popularity of Westminster’s outdoor education and leadership m...Read More

How to get involved in a new intramural sport on campus

Pickleball is one of America’s fastest-growing sports, according to the USA Pickleball Association. However, most people on campus don’t know the ins and outs of the game.The sport was introduced to W...Read More

Westminster’s Spirit Team splits to increase school spirit

The sight of sparkling pom-poms is becoming commonplace at Westminster College’s athletic events. Starting its third year, Westminster’s Spirit Team has split into two divisions, with one division foc...Read More

Cross-country and track continue to grow

With heavy breaths and sweat dripping down their faces, the members of the men’s and women’s track and field team gratefully drank from their water bottles as their coach finally told them to rest.Tra...Read More

Small spaces, great outdoors

One of the most popular programs on campus operates in a space no larger than a family food storage area.Located in the basement of the Health, Wellness, and Athletics Center (HWAC), Westminster Colle...Read More

Women’s golf: A force to be reckoned with

For the past few years, Westminster’s women’s golf team has been improving quietly, garnering little attention from the campus community. This year, the team is gearing up for the most successful seas...Read More

Westminster athletics’ head trainer talks transition to DII

Rick Hackford traded in his breakfast of eggs, bacon, and potatoes for two packs of instant oatmeal the day practices started for Westminster athletes. Hackford has worked as an athletic trainer in ma...Read More

Meet the muscle behind the Bishop Climbing Wall

Behind the scenes of the rock wall is muscle: one person who goes above and beyond to make every climbing experience worthwhile.Josh Schmidt, a senior biology major from Salt Lake City, is the wall st...Read More

Short-term punishments, long-term gains: Westminster’s second year of probation in NCAA

Last year, the NCAA Division II Management Council approved Westminster College’s bid to join the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) and begin the three year membership process.NCAA Division II...Read More

Student athletes learn to juggle more than a ball

Many student athletes at Westminster agree that had they not played sports in college or growing up, they would not be where they are today.The likelihood of high school athletes playing in college at...Read More