Sunday, May 16, 2021

Softball player travels 4,420 miles, finds home away from home

German Anna Muecke has not seen her family in almost two years but her softball teammates have helped her create a new one at...

Grandmaster and former student Liem Quang Le to be next chess coach

Grandmaster Liem Quang Le is the top-rated player in his home country of Vietnam and a former chess player at Webster. He will become...

Chess coach Susan Polgar to retire from Webster

Susan Polgar and her husband, assistant chess coach Paul Truong, are planning on moving to Florida. Liem Quang Le, one of Polgar's former students,...

Danielle Schultz wins individual cross country championship

Danielle Schultz did not imagine she would win a cross country race at Webster's women's cross country team's meet. Yet she finished 30 seconds...

Webster baseball team beats Spalding University after player’s home run

Webster's baseball team was tied 0-0 with Spalding University. Then, webster player A.J. Smith hit a home run. The team won the four-game series...

Playing while Black: A look into Black student-athletes’ lives

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

Despite smaller team, women’s basketball aims to be SLIAC champions

Even with the smaller roster, women's basketball player Julie Baudendistel said the team has great chemistry.  Walking into the Grant Gymnasium, any St. Louis Intercollegiate...

Student-athlete works to balance two sports as seasons overlap

COVID-19 pushed basketball season into soccer season. For two-sport athlete Mark Moore, the scheduling issue can make balancing different sports difficult. Wake up, workout,...

Ali Spohr earns a triple-double, one of only two in DIII this year

Ali Spohr is the third volleyball player to record a triple-double in Webster's history. For Spohr, however, the most important thing is helping the...

Webster track athlete named SLIAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year

Jacob Ridenhour won first in the 60m dash and the 200m dash during the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track Championships on Feb....

Webster volleyball team wins its first game of the new season

Webster's Volleyball team won its first match of the season. The team had to push back earlier matches to give more time for its...

Sporting events return

The volleyball team won their first game against Fontbonne University on Feb. 13. The game came after months of practice and nearly a year...

Men’s basketball team aims to win big this year

Last year, Webster men's basketball beat Greenville in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. The team's first game of the 2021 season will...

Women’s basketball team ready for return to court

Webster women's basketball team member Lauryn Freeman said preparation has been difficult. However, the team is hoping to once again be tournament champions.  After winning...

Opinion: The Chiefs will celebrate back-to-back wins

Does anyone really believe Tampa Bay can win this game?  Since a 32-25 loss to Tennessee in November 2019, Kansas City has lost two games....

Opinion: Tom Brady will reestablish dominance by defeating Patrick Mahomes

Nineteen years ago today, peach-fuzz babyface Tom Brady took the field in the Super Bowl for the first time. He was an underdog entering...

Webster baseball shortens schedule for 2021

Webster's baseball team will only play 36 games in the 2021 regular season, four fewer than normal. The team will start the season facing...