Sunday, February 5, 2023

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...

Webster University offering rare, new chess minor

Chess in Education, one of Webster University’s newest degrees, gives students yet another way to learn about the world of chess.  Introduced in fall 2022,...

Webster Volleyball player Cassie Gray comes out as gay, slays

Webster volleyball player Cassie Gray recalls a recent conversation with her parents. Gray was trying to explain to her parents, Rodney and Terri Gray,...

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

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

Statistics show uptick in stress levels for first-year athletes

Recent studies have offered that one in every three first-year college students suffer through some sort of mental health and stress problem, with issues...

Jordan Bilyeu returns to the field after suffering ACL injury

No athlete wants a serious injury to end their season early. Senior Jordan Bilyeu experienced this during her final year with the Webster Women’s...

Webster runner overcomes battle with eating disorder

For many athletes, running is seen as a form of punishment. For track and cross country runners, it is a passion – but a...

Men’s Basketball aims high for latest season

After losing in the 2022 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) final, the Webster Men's Basketball team is ready to come back for another...

Darian Winkelbauer’s career rebounds after cancer diagnosis

Basketball is the only thing that helps freshmen Darian Winkelbauer get her mind off of things. Whether it is hitting a three pointer or...

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...

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...

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...

Danielle Schultz breaks school record at nationals

She exceeded all her expectations and reached her goals at nationals. Danielle Schultz, a Webster track and field athlete, used to beg her coach not...

Men’s basketball team to rely on underclassmen in upcoming season

Even though the men’s basketball team won the SLIAC tournament last season, the Gorloks figure to be underdogs in conference play this year.

U.S. Marine walks on golf team after five year hiatus

Mike Guthrie spent five years in the U.S. Marine Corps before becoming a walk-on Webster golfer last fall. Guthrie did not play any golf ...

Webster tennis player breaks record for most singles wins

Despite undergoing a surgery only weeks before his first match, graduate student Riley Muren broke the record for the most single wins by any...

Webster athletics promotes Red Card Campaign at City Hall

Webster's soccer and softball teams, joined by Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, went to Webster Groves City Hall on Oct. 5 to sign the red card...