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Varsity basketball beats Lanier, stays undefeated

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

November 15, 2017

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Missing their star and recent Lamar-commit Davion Buster, Lanier struggled against a bigger and more talented Westlake team that took home the 89-52 win. Vikings head coach Joseph Pendell declined to comment on the reason for Da...

Aro’s thoughts week one: Varsity basketball looking dominant through two games

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

November 12, 2017

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State championship. That’s what I thought as I watched Westlake thump McNeil 90-52 at Concordia University, a neutral venue, in the CTX High School Basketball Tip Off Showcase Saturday afternoon.

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Varsity basketball wins comfortably in home-opener

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

November 11, 2017

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Never looking like they were troubled, Westlake closed out a 87-71 win in their home opener against Alamo Heights Friday night. Senior Evan Carcanagues’ 34 points weren’t enough for the Mules, and while they closed the ga...

Varsity football crowned District champions

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 11, 2017

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Varsity football defeated the Vista Ridge Rangers to claim the outright District title for the first time since 2011. The celebration post-game was led by head coach Todd Dodge, amping up the players after finishing an undefeated, ...

Varsity football has no trouble disposing of Leander

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 5, 2017

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Varsity football hosted the Leander Lions on Friday night and took care of business, winning 59-20 behind an explosive running performance. The seniors played in their last home game as Chaparrals, and head coach Todd Dodge was r...

Cold weather not enough to bother varsity football as they roll past Lehman

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 28, 2017

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It was a chilly Friday night in Buda as varsity football took on the Lehman Lobos. Cooler heads prevailed as the Chaps won their second to last road game of the season, 56-7. The perfect season continued, and Westlake looked ...

Thoughts on USMNT failing to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Adam Jasper and Jake La Barbiera

October 17, 2017

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Have you ever heard of Trinidad and Tobago? Neither had we until World Cup Qualifiers came along. Trinidad and Tobago is a small, island nation based in the Caribbean. Discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus, the nation has...

Westlake ends 10-year drought against Lake Travis

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 14, 2017

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“We didn’t have much to lose,” quarterback junior Taylor Anderson said. “They had everything in the world to lose, and we just came out and balled. We played like the Westlake team that we are.”

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Varsity football stays perfect on the road against Hays

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 7, 2017

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Varsity football traveled into enemy territory and grinded out a 34-24 win over Hays High School to maintain their perfect record of 6-0. It was all business for the Chaparrals as running back senior Nakia Watson totaled 121 yards ...

Girls cross country doing well, season ending soon

Abby Murr

October 6, 2017

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Just a few days into fall, the girls cross country team’s season is near its end. The team heads off to District Oct. 10 at Old Settlers Park and then to Regionals Oct. 23 at the Woodlands in Houston. To prepare, the team is...

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