Sunday, October 2, 2022

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...

Webster University hosts seventh annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference

Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez was the keynote speaker of the seventh annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference. Webster hosted the seventh Annual Diversity,...

Danielle Schultz becomes first national qualifier in Webster history

Danielle Schultz is a cross country runner at Webster University. She became the first person in cross country to qualify for the NCAA Division...

$1 million program proposal made by Susan Polgar to Texas Tech, documents reveal

In emails obtained by The Journal under Texas open records law, TTU administrators wrote that the university would be unable to meet Polgar’s stipulations. In February 2012, Webster University announced Susan Polgar and SPICE would be moving from Texas Tech to Webster.

Women’s basketball team starts season off with historic undefeated run

Webster's women's basketball team started the season 7-0, becoming the first team to start a season undefeated. The Webster women’s basketball team made history...

Four Webster soccer players earn Division III All-Regional honors

Men's soccer players Justin Kohler, Aahman Murvin and Henok Moges earned All-Regional honors, along with women's soccer player Jordan Lande. Three Webster soccer players were...

Niel DeVasto: Grandfather of the Gorloks

Outgoing Sports Information Director Niel DeVasto has spent his professional life dedicated to Webster University. He helped start Webster's athletic program and form the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Local fitness retailer sees 392% increase in sales of exercise equipment during COVID-19

As fitness enthusiasts began to work out at home during the pandemic, Play It Again Sports saw a drastic increase in their sales of...

VIDEO: Freshman Marissa Lewis stars for the Webster University women’s tennis team

Marissa Lewis is far from her Oklahoma home and twin sister, Mollie. But the Webster University freshman feels right at home on the tennis court, where she frustrates and dominates her opponents.

Winter sports navigate through new COVID-19 variant

Webster Athletic Director Scott Kilgallon said the Omicron has made things a little difficult for Webster athletics as student athletes return from break. Student athletes...

Women’s basketball team makes it to national tournament

After a record breaking season, the women's basketball team won the SLIAC Tournament and earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The...

Webster Professor weighs in on media coverage of Deshaun Watson allegations

Editor’s note: This story contains alleged accounts of sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault, contact the National...

St. Louis native brings Major League Soccer home

Matt Sebek speaks to the Sports Analytics club about the development of the new Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis. St. Louis City...

Webster alumnus makes Major League Baseball debut

On Aug. 23, Josh Fleming will pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays. The alumnus holds seven baseball records at Webster University. Webster alumnus Josh...

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...

Webster volleyball player repeats as SLIAC Player of the Year

Junior Lauren Borik led the team with 323 kills this season. However, she still credits her teammates for her award.  At the conclusion of...