THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity football unleashes offense, defense on Brennan, wins Area Championship

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 23, 2018

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The Chaps started off their first drive on their own 1-yard line after a punt from Brennan took nearly 30 yards of bouncing room. On the Chaps’ first offensive play from scrimmage, wide receiver junior Mason Mangum cut past th...

Sports gambling column: Week 11

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018

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I really thought I was going to win this one. I bet on the Vikings to beat the Bears on Sunday Night Football, but once again, I lost. I didn’t trust Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky against a stout Vikings defense, but I was wrong....

Varsity football uses strong second half to move past Clemens, onto Area Championship

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 16, 2018

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Up by a touchdown, 21-14, the Chaps found themselves on the goal line late on in the third quarter, looking to put the game out of reach. As the players jogged to the line of scrimmage, there were a few numbers that looked out o...

What to expect: Chaps look to open their playoff account with win over Clemens

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 16, 2018

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It’s here. The playoffs are here. Riding a 8-game winning streak, Westlake will take on Clements High School (just northeast of San Antonio) at Ebbie Neptune field later tonight. It’s round one, and here are some things t...

Varsity football crowned District champions on senior night

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

November 14, 2018

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The season had been building up to Senior Night. Ever since the Chaps took down Lake Travis, the players knew in the back of their minds they could be back-to-back District champions for the first time since ’01-’02. Head co...

Sports gambling column: Week 10

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018

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Week 10 of the NFL season wasn’t the best, at least entertainment-wise. Except for Sunday’s contest between the Seahawks and Rams, most of the games that were supposed to be marquee matchups fell short. What fans got instead was a lit...

Sports gambling column: Week Nine

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

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To start things off, I was right to tell all of you to bet against the Cowboys on Monday Night Football tonight. Not only did the Titans cover the +6.5-point spread, but the Titans also won the game outright. So there. In terms of my o...

Varsity football’s defeat of Anderson undermined by injury to key lineman

Adam Jasper, Sports Editor

November 4, 2018

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What looked like just another passing-touchdown connection between quarterback senior Taylor Anderson and receiver junior Mason Mangum quickly evolved into a much more frightening situation when center senior Blake Webster sta...

Sports gambling column: Week Eight

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018

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Surprise, surprise. Remember how I said I was going to mull over those five bets that I laid out last week and choose one to bet one? Well, I didn’t bet on any of them. Instead, I decided to take the Rams to win the Super Bowl at +280 o...

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