Sports gambling column: Week 12

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

This past weekend, I had the best sports-related Saturday of my life. I woke up on Saturday morning around 10:15 a.m. like I usually do, hoping to catch the last 30 minutes or so of ESPN’s College Gameday. I had forgotten where the s...

Varsity football unleashes offense, defense on Brennan, wins Area Championship

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 24, 2018

The Chaps started off their first drive on their own 1-yard line after a punt from Brennan took nearly 30 yards of bouncing room. On the Chaps’ first offensive play from scrimmage, wide receiver junior Mason Mangum cut past th...

Sports gambling column: Week 11

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018

I really thought I was going to win this one. I bet on the Vikings to beat the Bears on Sunday Night Football, but once again, I lost. I didn’t trust Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky against a stout Vikings defense, but I was wrong....

Jonah Hill impresses in directorial debut with “Mid90s”

Shelby Sperling, Head Rants and Raves

November 19, 2018

Watching the film “Mid90s” is like peacefully walking down a sidewalk when all of a sudden you’re violently shoved to the side as a pack of carefree teens skateboard past you. You stand there, uncomfortable, as they pass by ...

Varsity football uses strong second half to move past Clemens, onto Area Championship

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 17, 2018

Up by a touchdown, 21-14, the Chaps found themselves on the goal line late on in the third quarter, looking to put the game out of reach. As the players jogged to the line of scrimmage, there were a few numbers that looked out o...

What to expect: Chaps look to open their playoff account with win over Clemens

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 16, 2018

It’s here. The playoffs are here. Riding a 8-game winning streak, Westlake will take on Clements High School (just northeast of San Antonio) at Ebbie Neptune field later tonight. It’s round one, and here are some things t...

Varsity football crowned District champions on senior night

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 14, 2018

The season had been building up to Senior Night. Ever since the Chaps took down Lake Travis, the players knew in the back of their minds they could be back-to-back District champions for the first time since ’01-’02. Head co...

Sports gambling column: Week 10

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018

Week 10 of the NFL season wasn’t the best, at least entertainment-wise. Except for Sunday’s contest between the Seahawks and Rams, most of the games that were supposed to be marquee matchups fell short. What fans got instead was a lit...