Friday, August 19, 2022

Track coach Nick Homan manages rare illness

Head track and field coach Nick Homan comes to terms with rare illness and finds passion for coaching. Sprinting to the bar about three times...

INTERACTIVE – Webster recruiting

An interactive info graphic on recruits for Webster athletics

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

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

Loks Performance Center offers new spot for athletes’ training

The Loks Performance Center is long-awaited and has lived up to its hype according to student-athletes. Webster University has a new training center for Gorlok...

Webster sports fans forced to support the team virtually

This season, sporting events will look different. Fans who normally crowd the stands will have to watch games virtually via live streams. Strapped with...

Webster Classics: Volleyball team dominates with winning streak

Abby Sanson and her team were extremely focused in their 2009 season. They had a winning streak on the line and they weren't going...

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...

Head Women’s Basketball Coach reflects on senior leadership

The Journal sat down with Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jordan Olufson and asked where the team stands and if he could reflect on the two seniors on the team — guard Kaliann Rikard and forward Courtney Pursley.

Chris Hrabe balances life as radio host and Webster instructor

Webster university adjunct professor Christopher Hrabe has been at Webster since 2019. He said sports radio and broadcasting are careers he has always been...

Opinion: How will the Cardinals fare now that baseball is back?

Baseball is back! After a 99-day lockout - twice the length of National Football League superstar Tom Brady’s retirement - the Major League Baseball...

Softball team looks for second consecutive conference title

Working as a team with a competitive edge is the path to victory. Webster University’s softball team, which is ranked second in preseason polls for...

Boys & Girls Club of St. Louis plans to turn chemical waste lot into...

The lot used to serve as the home of the Carter Carburetor Corporations factory but has been abandoned for more than 30 years. The Boys...

Missouri soccer players are drowning in unpredictable weather

As climate change is impacting the Midwest, soccer complexes in St. Louis have experienced extreme flooding over the last 20 years. Hockey rinks in...

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...

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,...

Webster hires Nick Homan as new head track and field coach

Webster University's cross country and track and field team has had three different head coaches in less than one year. The newest coach, Nick...