Athletics

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

Westminster track and cross country break 5 school records at Idaho competition

The Westminster College cross country track and field team broke five school program records between Feb. 11 and Feb. 12 at their meet in Pocatello, Idaho at Idaho State University, according to the W...Read More

Women’s soccer team balances academic success and student life

More than half of the Westminster College women’s soccer team were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletics Conference All-Academic Honor Roll for the 2021 Fall semester, according to a Westminster Colle...Read More

Kayaker, paraglider Macie Brendlinger on managing risk, passion for extreme sports

Macie Brendlinger, a sophomore nursing major at Westminster College, has a zest for thrill, with paragliding and whitewater kayaking being her adrenaline-inducing mechanisms of choice. Brendlinger sai...Read More

Gear repair clinic encourages sustainability, inclusivity

The Outdoor Program at Westminster College hosted a gear repair clinic a month after the used gear sale, in the Health, Wellness and Athletic Center Nov. 2. The event was held in an effort to invite s...Read More

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante restoration continues conversation surrounding land use

National Monuments Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante were restored by President Joe Biden Oct. 7, springing celebrations among Indigenous nations, conservationists and wilderness preservation m...Read More

Climbing Wall competitions revised for inclusivity

The climbing wall in the Health, Wellness and Athletic Center is changing how they approach their competitions, with the goal of creating a more inclusive environment, according to Climbing Wall Co-Ma...Read More

Kamiya Peterson shares ins and outs of ski mountaineering

Kamiya Peterson, a senior outdoor recreation design major at Westminster College, is an avid skier and snowboarder who has lived up Big Cottonwood Canyon all her life. Peterson coaches ski mountaineer...Read More

Westminster hosts first staggered, self-scored Spring bouldering competition

Before COVID-19 changed the nature of competitive sports, once a semester the bottom floor of Westminster College’s Health, Wellness and Athletic Center would be filled with spectators excitedly watch...Read More

Cross country athlete finds hope, healing after near-death accident

On a sunny day in June, Peter Frank went out for a run in his home state of Montana, where he was living for the summer during a year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. What happened on that fateful a...Read More

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