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...

Cross-country teams run against D-I schools in Chicago

The Webster University men's and women's cross-country teams also raced DII, DIII and NAIA teams in the Sean Earl Invitational. The race marks the halfway point of the Gorloks' cross-country season.

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...

Men’s tennis strives to replace four top players from last year

Gorloks will replace four starters from last year, including No. 1 player Agustin Villalba, with newcomers and experienced juniors.

Women’s basketball team nips Greenville, falls to Fontbonne

The Gorloks split their two SLIAC contests this week without leading scorer Gwen Williams, who is appealing an indefinite suspension.

The Journal’s 2012-2013 Webster Athletic Awards

For the third year in a row, Journal sports writers made their selections for the 2012-2013 Webster Athletic Awards. Sixteen winners and runners-up were picked for individual and team categories.

Cross country teams look to build on experiences gained last year

The men’s and women’s cross country teams only have one senior combined, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have experienced runners.

SPICE welcomes three National Scholastic Champions to team

The Webster University Chess Team added six new freshmen to this year's team. Three of these players are National Scholastic Champions.

Baseball looks for return trip to College World Series in 2013

After going further than any Webster University team before it, the Gorloks strive for another trip to Appleton, Wis., and the College World Series in May. Read for what coach Bill Kurich and Webster players think about what this season holds and the team’s chances in 2013.

Best Female Athlete of 2011-2012 — Jenny Howard

The Journal's pick for 'Best Female Athlete' is freshman volleyball player and track athlete Jenny Howard.

Webster Athletics inducts 2014 Hall of Fame members

Webster inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame on Feb. 8. Three were former athletes and one was a staff member in the athletic department for almost 18 years.

After senior night victory, Webster women’s basketball team focuses on road ahead

As the SLIAC championship tournament approaches, the Webster University women’s basketball team will take a three-game winning streak to the regular season’s final two road games. Read for reaction from seniors Gwen Williams and Maggie Zehner and coach Jordan Olufson.

Softball team eyes first SLIAC tournament title since 2009

At the beginning of the Webster softball team’s season, coach Chris Eaton gave all his players permanent markers so they could write their goals on a personal softball. Top goals for the Gorloks include defeating rival Fontbonne and winning the SLIAC tournament.

Webster University men’s soccer to graduate 13 players after loss to Dominican

The loss in River Forest means the end of the road for 13 men's soccer players. Read for reaction to the season that was from seniors and coach Marty Todt.

Gorlok basketball teams come together to celebrate Black History Month

In an effort to show support for its diversity and inclusion, the Webster University men's and women's basketball team came together, wearing customized Black...

VIDEO: Men’s soccer shuts down Eureka, Knox to get to .500

Gorloks beat Red Devils 5-0 and Prairie Fire 4-1 for first back-to-back wins of the season.

Webster sports analytics club creates opportunities for students

Alexis LaMarsh, a sophomore at Webster, created the Sports Media and Analytics Club last semester. This club provides workshops, goes to sporting events, brings...