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Varsity football caps off Homecoming with big win over Bowie

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 24, 2017

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University of Texas freshman quarterback and former Westlake student Sam Ehlinger was one of the many fans in attendance for the Homecoming football game on Friday night. Varsity football beat Bowie, scoring seven touchdowns en rou...

Volleyball defeats Lake Travis; improves 4-0 in District play

John McManus

September 22, 2017

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Away from home in front of a raucous crowd, varsity volleyball defeated district rival Lake Travis Sept. 19 in straight sets 25-17, 25-21, 25-18. “It definitely gives us some confidence,” said senior Holly Campbell, who...

Senior Nakia Watson leads varsity football to win over Pflugerville with four, first half touchdowns

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper

September 17, 2017

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The varsity football team defeated the Pflugerville Panthers in the Chaps' third win of the season, 52-3. Westlake was ahead for the entirety of the game, putting up 7 touchdowns in their victory. Once again, running back senior...

Varsity volleyball sweeps Hays

Sarah Davis

September 13, 2017

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The varsity volleyball team hosted a game against Hays on Tuesday night. After being defeated previously by the Rebels early last month, Bennett was happy to win the rematch. The game got off to a rocky start, with Hays taking the lead by ...

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September 12, 2017

Varsity football routs Niceville in home-opener

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper

September 10, 2017

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The varsity football team took on The Niceville Eagles Friday night at Westlake Stadium. The game looked tight at the beginning, but it ended up being a blowout, Westlake winning 66-7. “Last year, a team from out of state...

Senior Nakia Watson powers varsity football over College Station

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper

September 2, 2017

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The varsity football team took on the College Station Cougars Saturday afternoon at Cougar Stadium. It was a back-and-forth game throughout, but Westlake prevailed, winning 35-28. “I learned we have a pretty tough team,”...

2017 MLB season predictions

Jake Lambardi

May 24, 2017

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After the Chicago Cubs historical World Series win last year, the new MLB season is underway. The league’s big name teams are starting to reveal themselves, and others are struggling to live up to their expectations. The...

Softball team slides into victory

Luc Gaston

May 5, 2017

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The varsity softball team placed third in District having accumulated an overall District record of 7-5. They follow Hays and Vista Ridge who took first and second, respectively. The third place finish and chance to advance...

Chaps lose to Steele Knights

Aro Majumder

April 5, 2017

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Inside, senior Heather Vanderloo was anything but calm and composed as she walked up to the penalty spot to take Steele’s first sudden death penalty shot. But outside, she didn’t show any of that, took a deep breath and fired...

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