June 28, 2017

Sports

GALE WHITEHEAD / The Journal Freshman guard Kaliann Rikard (left) falls hard as Westminster College’s Kirsten Carney tries to  hold onto the basketball. Westminster beat the Gorloks 89-65 on Jan. 19 at Grant Gymnasium.

King’s Court: Looking Ahead

[caption id="attachment_1105" align="alignright" width="220" caption="Alex King"][/caption] By Alex King Webster University’s men’s basketball team has been very successful up to this point in the season. Webster is currently fighting Westminster…

UC expansion committee making progress

Paul Carney, vice president of enrollment management at Webster University, has appointed a committee to work on plans to renovate the University Center (UC). The UC currently lacks the space and facilities to meet the university’s needs.

GALE WHITEHEAD /The Journal Webster University junior guard Willie Trimble makes a layup in a win over Westminster College on Jan. 19 in the Grant Gymnasium. Trimble scored 14 points in the 57-48 victory over the Blue Jays.

Gorloks top Blue Jays, reach first place

With a little more than 14 minutes left in the game, Webster University’s men’s basketball team trailed undefeated conference leader Westminster College, 34-26. That’s when freshman center Jarrod Huskey flew through the air, swatted away a would-be basket and electrified the crowd, sparking the Gorloks to a 57-48 comeback win over the Blue Jays on Jan. 19 at Grant Gymnasium.

SAM DITTMAN / The Journal Archives Former tennis player Tomoya Homma prepares to volley on April 3, 2010, at the Webster Groves Tennis Center. The eight courts and pro shop at the WGTC will now be managed by Webster’s athletics department.
GALE WHITEHEAD / The Journal Webster senior forward Nick Jones drives by Washington University junior Dylan Richter. Jones struggled in the Jan.  12 game at Grant Gymnasium, going  one of eight from the field. However, Jones bounced back in the Jan. 15 game at Spalding University. He scored a game-high 15 points in helping the Gorloks to a 66-52 win.

Gorloks take down Bears for landmark win

Webster University’s men’s basketball team ended six years of futility against Washington University by defeating the Bears on Jan. 12, 61-58, at Grant Gymnasium. Webster’s cross-town rival had dominated the series by winning 17 of the 18 previous match-ups.

Spalding tops women’s basketball team, 71-59

The Webster University women’s basketball team traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, for a key St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) game against Spalding University on Jan. 15. The Gorloks could not find their rhythm or shooting touch in the 71-59 loss to the Golden Eagles.

KAITLYN DRAKE / The Journal Mike Hutchison poses outside of the Soccer Dome in Webster Groves as the Windsor High School women’s soccer team practices. Hutchison has coached the team for four seasons.