THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity basketball survives Lake Travis, draws closer to clinching District

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2018

Filed under Sports

Up by just three points and the crowd the loudest it’s been all night, senior Matthew Mayer stepped up to the foul line with 14 seconds left and a chance to ice the game. “I was honestly just praying that I was going to make those fr...

Varsity basketball rolling in District, thump Vandegrift to move to 7-0

January 24, 2018

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University of North Carolina head coach Roy Williams was treated to a great matchup between Texas’ No. 2 player in the 2019 class, Will Baker, and Texas’ No. 2 player in the 2020 class, Greg Brown III, as per TexasTop100.c...

Varsity soccer finishes Sood Memorial with loss

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

January 22, 2018

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Head coach James Baker gave boys varsity soccer a stern talking to post-game. He emphasized that the players needed to love their teammates more and connect with them on and off the field after they dropped their final game i...

“What’s Your Problem?”

Sarah Davis

January 19, 2018

Filed under Columns

My mom told me a story one day when I came home from school visibly distressed. A white boy behind me on my bus ride home had used the n-word six times in a two-minute time period. I was beyond angry and bothered by his ignorance...

Staying perfect in District, varsity basketball demolishes Leander at home

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2018

Filed under Sports

Tuesday’s weather delay caused this game to be played on a Wednesday night, but that didn’t seem to affect varsity boys basketball as they scored 30 first quarter points en route to a 93-47 win at home against Leander. ...

Varsity basketball beat rival Lake Travis on the hardwood

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

Size proved to be the difference in the hardwood version of the “Battle of the Lakes,” with 6-11 junior Will Baker and 6-7 senior Brock Cunningham combining for 39 points and 17 rebounds in a 65-51 Westlake win. When ...

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