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Westminster Brother Named Pitcher of the Week Honorable Mention by NCBWA

Published on: March 25, 2023

Freshman Derek S. Archer (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’22) was recently an honorable mention for “Pitcher of the Week” for the NCBWA and was named the “Rookie of the Week” by the NCBWA.  Derek notched his first collegiate win with a one-hit, nine-inning shutout in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Grinnell College (Iowa). The right-hander, who carried a…

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Centenary Senior Named SCAC Athlete of the Week

Published on: November 1, 2022

Jaron B. Petreas (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19), a senior on the men’s soccer team for Centenary College from Denton, Texas, has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character and Community Male Student Athlete of the Week for the week beginning October 24. The SCAC Character & Community award honors the efforts of student-athletes who excel…

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Softball Connects Southern Indiana Actives and Alumni

Published on: October 26, 2021

The 2021 Zeta Omicron Chapter Alumni/Active Softball game was held on Saturday, October 9, the last day of the West Side Fall Festival. After one year off due to COVID-19, the annual game held in Evansville, Indiana, resumed with a great turnout. The undergraduate brothers surprised LTC Thomas R. “Tom” Murray (Delta Nu–Murray State ’69)…

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FSU KA Wins First Amateur Golf Tournament

Published on: September 1, 2020

Flint Bekkers (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’18) competed in the FSGA Summer Am Series hosted Florida State Golf Association’s Summer Amateur Series. Held July 20th and 21st at the Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs, Flint outperformed the 47 other golfers with a total score of 143, marking his first win as an amateur. A multi-sport…

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Centenary Leads on Campus as Student-Athletes

Published on: August 10, 2020

Cole Mrozek (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’20) and Sami Borchalli (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) have been named to the 2020-21 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The committee, comprised of five student-athletes, has a focused purpose, “to provide all Centenary student-athletes with an opportunity to present their perspective to the leadership of the school,” according to Centenary’s website. In addition, gives…

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William Jewell KA Named Academic All-American

Published on: July 6, 2020

Senior men’s track and field athlete Ryan Hoffman (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’19) was named to the Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Ryan becomes just the second athlete in William Jewell’s history to be honored with the Academic All-America™ program which “celebrates outstanding academic and athletic achievement by student-athletes.”…

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Westminster Basketball Player and KA Featured in Sports Locker Magazine

Published on: February 11, 2020

Blue Jays basketball player Trenton Barbour (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’18) was recently featured in the mid-Missouri publication, Sports Locker Magazine. The January-February 2020 issue described the Jamestown, Missouri, native as a proud Westminster student who felt at home the minute he set foot on campus. “I like the small student population and how you can make…

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Tulsa Alumnus Inducted into HS Sports Hall of Fame

Published on: October 2, 2019

By Olivia Indelicato James D. “Jim” Miller (Mu–Tulsa ’63) was inducted into the Edison High School Hall of Fame as a Distinguished Alumni at the first annual Edison Prep Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony on September 11, 2019. Jim is one of three inaugural inductees, alongside former Tulsa mayor Susan Savage, and Spencer Tillman, a current…

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Arkansas State Alumnus in to High School Sports Hall of Fame

Published on: October 1, 2019

Russell R. “Bo” Gamblin II (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’90) was inducted into the Rector High School (Arkansas) Sports Hall of Fame as members of the class of 2019, at the annual RHSSHOF luncheon on Saturday, August 31st. Bo was a two-sport athlete at Clay County Central 1986 through 1989.  He lettered in football three (3)…

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“Transformational Coach” as Described by EMissourian.com

Published on: October 1, 2019

Justin M. Grahl (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’10) made headlines this summer in the eMissourian.com for being named head football coach at Union High School in Union, MO. Described in the publication as a “transformational coach” with “a proven record of putting student-athletes first,” Grahl has served as an assistant football coach at Union since 2016. He also…

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