Athletics & Recreation

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

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