THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity football falls short, Lake Travis wins first Battle of the Lakes matchup in two years

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2019

It was a clash of high school football titans, but the first half was far from the high scoring affairs that Westlake had been so accustomed to this season. Instead, the Chaps found themselves down 3-10 after a first half full of...

Varsity football stifles Lehman, moves to 5-0 on the season

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Lead sports writers

September 28, 2019

Earlier in the week, defensive coordinator Tony Salazar learned that he would have to be more than a defensive specialist Friday night. Without head coach Todd Dodge — who was unable to be on the sidelines due to illness ...

Varsity football prevails over Austin High in energetic rivalry game

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2019

Emotion was everywhere around House Park Friday night, taking many different forms from person to person. Through all the buildup, the trash talk, the diss tracks, everyone was burning with passion and excitement for yet another ...

Football practices end with spring game May 15

Bobby Duncum, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Spring football has been a success this year with four returning starters on offense and four on defense. Practices began April 22 and culminate at the May 15 spring football game at 7 p.m. at Chaparral Stadium. “The best part a...

Varsity baseball makes historic comeback, advances to third round of playoffs

Jake La Barbiera, Head Brawn

May 15, 2019

Friday night, Westlake recorded a win for the history books, finishing a sweep of South San Antonio in two games with a 12th-inning comeback win. The Chaps won the first game of the series in Marion, Texas by mercy rule with a scor...

Sports gambling column: Week 28

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Ever since I got a speeding ticket a few weeks back, I’ve been a little strapped for cash. Also, I only have $32.14 left in my Bovada account, so my money is almost out there too. I’ll admit it — I’ve been on a dreadful losing str...

JV places in District throwing events

Bobby Duncum, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Many people run track as their main sport, while others run it to get faster for football. In addition to running events, some athletes do field events like long jump, high jump and pole vault. Others throw shot put and discu...

Sports gambling column: Week 27

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Remember those double chance bets I made the last time I wrote this column? Well, it turns out those were a little too good to be true because I found out after the semifinals of March Madness that those bets only applied if either of the...

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