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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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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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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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Texans Draft A&M’s 12th Man

Published on: June 22, 2019

A&M 12th Man Cullen Gillaspia selected in the seventh round by the Houston Texans By Olin Buchanan, TexAgs Cullen Gillaspia (Epsilon Delta–Texas A&M ’15), perhaps the best player to ever don Texas A&M’s 12th Man jersey, now will wear a Houston Texans jersey. The Texans chose Gillaspia on Saturday in the seventh round of the NFL…

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Westminster Alumnus Named Head Basketball Coach

Published on: June 21, 2019

Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, MO, named Mark Wright (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’09) head boys’ basketball coach in May. Wright also serves as head boys’ golf coach at Francis Howell. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Wright teaches U.S. History, AP Government, and Psychology. Wright says he is thrilled to lead the basketball…

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South Carolina KA Helps Lacrosse Team Win National Championship

Published on: June 14, 2019

On May 11, 2019 freshman Andrew Cooke (Rho–South Carolina ’18) and the South Carolina Gamecocks Club Lacrosse Team won the MCLA National Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. The team knocked off the number one seed California 13-8 to win the national tournament. Their route to the National Championship included beating Santa Clara, Liberty, and…

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