THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity football barrels into State quarterfinals with win over Weslaco East

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

Based on the score, Friday night’s Westlake vs Weslaco East matchup looked like a regular season game. The Chaps racked up the touchdowns early, and backups saw some game time to give the starters a rest. But despite the regular...

What Gen Z looks for in a presidential candidate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

For this week’s political column, I decided to do something a bit different. The goal of my weekly column is to represent what teens are looking for in the 2020 candidates. In this vein, I reached out to some of my fellow journa...

Barack Obama enters discussion on 2020 race

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2019

Last Friday at the annual Democracy Alliance meeting in Washington D.C., former President Barack Obama spoke about the overwhelming radicality of some of the 2020 democratic candidates plans. While he didn’t mention any names, ...

Varsity football capitalizes on Cibolo Steele’s mistakes, advances to second round of playoffs

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Lead sports writers

November 16, 2019

Football games are defined by mistakes. The winning team is almost always the team that made the least errors, a trend that held true Friday night. Cibolo Steele’s crucial mistake came on a forced pass by quarterback junior Wyat...

What to expect: Varsity football to face Cibolo Steele in first round of playoffs

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

Another year, another varsity football team heading into the playoffs full-steam ahead. With the first-round matchup tomorrow, I wanted to chime in with my thoughts on the Westlake team to accompany the game stories.  Facing C...

Michael Bloomberg considers presidential run, but should he?

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2019

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Friday that he could possibly be running for president as a Democrat. This news comes after he announced that he would not be running last March. Bloomberg said that he j...

Running game sparks huge victory for varsity football in final regular season game versus Bowie

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Lead sports writers

November 9, 2019

In the final game of what was an intensive regular season, the Chaps did anything but lay back, using a huge offensive outbreak from running back juniors Zane Minors and Grey Nakfoor to take down Bowie 63-0. Westlake finished s...

ACL 2019

ACL 2019

November 8, 2019

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