THE FEATHERDUSTER

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...

Varsity boys soccer takes down Canyon in drawn-out Bi-District Championship, finishes game with 10 players

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

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It was a series of improbable events Thursday night that culminated into a fiery boys soccer playoff Bi-District final. Westlake played Canyon High School (San Antonio), ending with a 2-0 win and three red cards. The first ...

Sports gambling column: Week 25

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

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I decided to give myself an extended Spring Break from writing this column. Sorry to all seven people who read it. I decided to save my gambling funds and stay away from the opening two rounds of March Madness, since it is, well, madn...

Varsity girls soccer team leads District, prepares for playoffs

Abigail Murr, Reporter

March 11, 2019

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Coming to the end of their season, the varsity girls soccer team has two games left in District play: 7:45 p.m. March 8 at home and 7:45 p.m. March 13 at the Burger Stadium annex field. The Lady Chaps are currently placed first...

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