Saturday, April 10, 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...

Women’s soccer NCAA Division III tournament Round 1 preview

The women's soccer team will take on Wheaton College (Ill.) in Round 1. Read to learn about the Thunder and what common opponents the Gorloks share.

The Sporting Insider: ‘A Final Farewell’

In his final "Sporting Insider" column, Josh Sellmeyer reflects on the people he has met and the moments he has experience during career as a Journal member and student athlete.

Arm surgery is no longer a setback for Webster pitchers

Three Webster University pitchers lead the staff after major arm surgery benched them for the entire 2012 and part of the 2013 season. With health on their side a SLIAC Pitcher of the Year award and conference championship are the next fights.

Webster women’s basketball vs. Blackburn College: LIVE UPDATES 6:00 p.m.

Webster women's basketball looks to bounce back from a loss to Eureka College. The Gorloks are fighting for the final spot in the conference...

Gorloks place 13th at Illinois Wesleyan Invitational

The Gorloks battled strong winds to wind up with a 13th place finish in the tournament.

Webster University adds competitive cheerleading

New sport to fall under athletics, and plans to compete by 2017.
Steven Dooley, Webster pitcher

The Road Back

Making hitters look helpless is what Steven Dooley does best. The Webster University sophomore right-handed pitcher has been dominant out of the bullpen for the Gorloks this season, thanks to the one-two punch of his mid-to-high 80s fastball and his knee-buckling curveball.

LaVenture’s adventure: from Griffin to Gorlok

Sophomore outfielder Danielle LaVenture powers the Webster University softball squad a year after quitting Fontbonne University's team.

Franck throws no-hitter for Gorloks

Freshman pitcher Rachel Franck pitched a no-hitter in just her second game of the year. Read about her start as she helped the Webster softball team slip by Catholic University of America.

The Extra Point: Webster Pitcher Zach Schneider’s road to recovery

The Extra Point chronicles Zach Scneider's career at Webster, from his injury plagued sophomore and junior years, to his current success.

Webster cheerleading program looks to be competitive

Webster's new cheerleading head coach looks to build a squad that can compete for a National Championship.

Former student athlete starts podcast to discuss world issues

Senior Blake Ferrell created a podcast titled "Blake's Blackboard Stories" to allow athletes at Webster to discuss and share their thoughts on current issues. Former...

Webster University women’s soccer defeats Fontbonne, heads to SLIAC championship for second straight season

Two is better than one: The women’s soccer team is the second soccer team to defeat the Fontbonne Griffins in two days. Find out who the Gorloks will face in the SLIAC Championship, and the key to their success.

Freshman steps in for Webster’s All-Conference goalkeeper

Freshman Rachael Ainsworth and senior Jessica Davis are at different points in their Webster careers-- but both have enjoyed similar success this season.

Sports Short: Baseball team wins sixth straight SLIAC title

On April 29, the Webster University baseball team won its sixth consecutive SLIAC title by defeating Fontbonne University in a three-game series.

Men’s, women’s tennis victorious in matches

Both the Webster men and women handled Lindenwood University-Belleville, and the men also took down Dominican University.