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Sports gambling column: Week Six

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

One week. One. That’s the amount of time until my Bovada account is unlocked so I can once again gamble on things that I have zero control of. Isn’t gambling fun?! Well, it wasn’t for me on Sunday, as both of the teams that I bet on...

Varsity football displays dominance in win over rival Lake Travis

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

Quarterback senior Taylor Anderson took over the starting job last season, filling the large boots of now UT quarterback Sam Ehlinger. He impressed fans with his running talent, and, although raw, his game had lots of potential....

What to expect: Chaps to battle Lake Travis

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

Going into every Westlake football season, there’s always one game that is circled on everyone’s calendars, one game that stands out. You guessed it, it’s the Lake Travis game. With Westlake finally winning last season,...

Sports gambling column: Week Five

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

You know when you’re about to quit a job, and you have to submit a two weeks notice? Consider this to be my two weeks notice of starting to gamble again. My Bovada account will be unlocked on Oct. 22, which means I can start placing bet...

Sports gambling column: Week Four

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

For once, some things went right for me gambling-wise over the weekend. Maybe it’s because Bovada actually did deactivate my account when I asked them to. Maybe it’s because God or whatever higher power there is (or lack thereof) is t...

Stars shine bright as varsity football defeats Lehman, earns third straight win

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

Kicker senior Gabriel Lozano has made a name for himself over his last two years on varsity football, earning a five-star recruiting status and garnering a lot of attention from colleges. After a slow start this season, missi...

What to expect: Red-hot varsity football takes on Lehman

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

It's been two straight weeks of domination for Westlake, having outscored Akins and Austin High 124-0 in total. Now, the Chaps travel to Lehman to face the Lobos, who they soundly defeated 56-7 last year.   What to expect...

Sports gambling column: Week Three

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Well, well, well. Here we are again. At this point, I’m probably a degenerate gambler, because I bet another $40 in the wee hours of Friday night. I took the Bengals to win the AFC North, at +215 odds, and the Chiefs to win the AFC West...

Varsity football plays the lights out in defeat of Austin High

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 21, 2018

Filed under Sports

The visitors’ side of Ebbie Neptune field was packed with traveling Austin High fans, ready to watch their team take on their long-hated rival, Westlake. Vulgar chants, powder in the air, a camo color scheme and more contribut...

What to expect: Westlake vs Austin High rivalry set to be rekindled

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 21, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

It’s homecoming week. One of the most well-attended games of the season awaits us Friday. Westlake is coming off the back of an enthralling win over Akins, 67-0. And as we know, when the Chaps get on a roll, it’s really di...

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