THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity boys soccer charges through District, ready for playoff run

Ben Rose, Reporter

March 11, 2019

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The varsity boys soccer team currently has an overall record of 16-3-3 and a District record of 9-2-2, as of March 7. If the team can maintain a good record, it will have a shot at the District Championship and qualify for the...

Sports gambling column: Week 24

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

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Through all the years I’ve been watching the NBA, one thing has been constant. LeBron James playing in the playoffs. This season, barring a miracle, James and his Lakers team will not be competing in the postseason. This season for the ...

Sports gambling column: Week 23

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

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Last week, for the first time in my life, I took advantage of live betting odds. I had barely sat down on my couch to watch the North Carolina (UNC) vs Duke game when about 30 seconds into the game, Duke forward Zion Williamson (probably ...

Sports gambling column: Week 22

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

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After all the hype, I have to admit that there’s only one Oscars bet that I like. I decided to bet $10 on Christian Bale to win the best actor in a leading role award for his performance in “Vice.” In my opinion, this was a relative...

Sports gambling column: Week 21

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019

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Wow. Not having any NFL games to gamble on really sucks. Luckily, football is (sort of) back with the Alliance of American Football (AAFL), but I don’t know nearly enough about the players, teams, and rules to gamble on those games. The...

Sports gambling column: Week 20

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019

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Yeah, I took a break before the Super Bowl just like the Rams and the Patriots did. Hopefully, this column is a little more exciting than Super Bowl LIII, which was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever. Who could have predicted that two...

Girls varsity soccer’s win streak ends at hands of Lake Travis, JVA stays undefeated

Adam Jasper, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

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It was one of those games where just one moment decided the outcome, that moment being a saved shot by goalkeeper senior Gabby Marcus that fell straight into the path of a Lake Travis attacker, who slotted it home to give the...

Sports gambling column: Week 19

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

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They did it again. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have once again made the Super Bowl in a close game. As I predicted, it was high-scoring and Belichick was able to take things away, with the Chiefs’ top tw...

Sports gambling column: Week 18

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019

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If you took anything away from the NFL’s Divisional Playoffs round, it should be that 1) It was dumb of me to trust the Cowboys and 2) It was even dumber of me to not trust the Patriots in the playoffs. All of the home teams advanced la...

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