THE FEATHERDUSTER

Football practices end with spring game May 15

Bobby Duncum, Reporter

May 28, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Jocelyn Lass places third in Regionals

Nora Romman, Webmaster

April 12, 2019

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Though many girls at Westlake have chosen volleyball or soccer as their main sport, freshman Jocelyn Lass is the first female wrestler since 2001. She was first inspired by the students in her class during fourth grade. “I w...

Varsity baseball rolls past Lehman thanks to pitching, situational hitting

Jake La Barbiera, Head Brawn

April 9, 2019

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Head coach J.T. Blair seemed content with the varsity baseball teams 6-0 home win last Friday night, citing it as “a big win” for the team. Pitcher senior Taylor Anderson took the mound for the Chaps and pitched a complet...

Track team makes impression at Texas Relays

Tosca Johnson, Reporter

April 4, 2019

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This past weekend, Westlake took a handful of varsity athletes to one of the most elite meets in the nation, Texas Relays. Held at the Mike A. Myers Track & Soccer stadium, the four-day event was packed with talent and comp...

Sports gambling column: Week 26

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

April 3, 2019

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I should have thought about how I’ve done in terms of predicting March Madness in the past because all three of my bets that I made last week failed miserably. Florida State got blown out by Gonzaga in the Sweet Sixteen, North Carolina ...

Softball struggles in District, prepares to face off against Lake Travis April 5

Ava Valdes, Head Brains and Brawns

April 1, 2019

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Varsity softball played host to Lehman high school at 7 p.m. March 29 at the Westlake Softball Diamond. After an uphill battle to break their streak of losses, the score ended 2-8, with the Lobos winning. Outstanding player...

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