Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Webster baseball earns first-ever berth in College World Series

Pitcher Cody Hafeli's gritty performance helped Webster narrowly defeat Birmingham-Southern, 3-2. The Gorloks will now play in their first College World Series, which begins May 25. Read for postgame reaction from pitchers Steven Dooley and David Mueller.

Webster Quidditch hosts largest tournament in school history

Webster University was one of eight teams to play in the second annual Gorlok Invitation. The team faced off against World Cup-qualifying competition only losing one game.

The Sporting Insider: “Mr. 200”

Journal copy chief & layout editor Josh Sellmeyer discusses why women's soccer coach Luigi Scire attributes his 200 wins to the 130 student athletes he has coached in his 13-plus years at Webster.

Webster athletic department works to increase event attendance

A new policy beginning in 2012-2013 academic year by the Webster athletic department tries to get more fans into the stands for Gorlok games. Read for reaction from some Webster athletes who are being asked to attend Webster sporting events.

Webster boasts an above-average tenure for coaches compared to other SLIAC schools

Multiple coaches at Webster have stayed at the university for over a decade. Greenville volleyball coach Tom Ackerman said it is more challenging to...

Volleyball splits home matches to start 2012 season

The Gorloks picked up a win against Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.), but were swept in Game 2 by Benedictine. Read for postgame reactions from both sides of the net for Webster volleyball's season opener.

Women’s basketball clawed by Golden Eagles, drops to 5th in SLIAC

Webster University and Spalding University flipped their positions in the SLIAC standings with the Gorloks' loss in a Saturday matinee in Louisville, Ky.

Former Webster champ returns to field as soccer coach

The 2022-2023 men's soccer team is looking for a three-peat season and at the helm are four Webster-Alums: Head Coach Mike Siener, Associate Head...

Cold shooting, 25 turnovers cost Gorloks in loss at Spalding University

Two major scoring droughts by the Webster University women's basketball allowed Spalding University to overcome the Gorloks' torrid start.
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VIDEO: Basketball star Willie Trimble to skip upcoming season

Willie Trimble, the Gorloks' leading scorer from a year ago, chooses to tend to his grandmother in California instead of playing basketball this season.

Webster Groves men’s high school basketball recalls past glories, shifts view to future

The Webster Groves men’s high school basketball team has pieced together a 113-19 record over the last five years, and closed last season as...

Golf team ends season with 2nd-place finish in SLIAC tournament

A bid for a third consecutive SLIAC title fell out of the Webster University golf team's hands in Day 2 of the conference tournament in Forest Park. Three seniors will be moving on, and coach Andrew Belsky is proud of the program his seniors have built. Read for reaction from Belsky, senior Kyler Scott and freshman Brodie Dakin.

For Wells, grass is greener after transfer from Greenville

He once played for the Gorloks' conference rival Greenville College, but sophomore midfield Mike Wells now leads Webster in goals scored. Read about his transfer to Webster and his return to his former pitch.

Softball sprints past Principia Panthers

Webster's softball games against Principia College (Ill.) both ended in five innings, but the second ended in walkoff fashion. The schedule coming up for the Gorloks will be their toughest of the season.

Webster falls to Blue Jays in championship match, 5-2

After a 5-4 win over conference rival Westminster earlier in the year, the two teams faced off again for the SLIAC title. Click to read how Webster lost to the Blue Jays, but still came away with the best season in the program's 27-year history.

Webster baseball stays at No. 2 despite win streak

The Webster University baseball team went 4-0 in week 9 of the season, but kept its No. 2 ranking even with No. 1 Linfield College’s loss to George Fox University. Head Coach Bill Kurich voted to keep Linfield and Webster No. 1 and 2 respectively.