THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity football dominates Hays with strong aerial attack, extends winning streak to six

Adam Jasper, Sports Editor

October 27, 2018

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The receiving core has been a strength of the varsity football team in recent years. Whether the group is comprised of strong physical receivers or slot runners, the Chaps have been able to build an elite core of pass catchers....

Girls varsity cross country advances to State

Oliver Aydelotte, Reporter

October 23, 2018

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The girls varsity cross country team has exceeded expectations this year. On Oct. 9 at Old Settlers Park, the Chaps clutched a victory in the District meet, crushing their opponents by eight points. “Winning the District mee...

Sports gambling column: Week Seven

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2018

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It’s finally time. Time to gamble again. Time to choose what bets I want to make again. Time to start checking the Bovada website three times a day again. It’s finally time. Today, my Bovada account will be unlocked. It’s been ex...

Varsity football extends winning streak to five games with win over Del Valle

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 22, 2018

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It was the first moderately cold game the Chaps had played all season, with the gametime temperature at 61 degrees. Coupling the cold with light rain, the conditions weren’t ideal to say the least. This didn’t phase Westlake, a...

Sports gambling column: Week Six

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

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One week. One. That’s the amount of time until my Bovada account is unlocked so I can once again gamble on things that I have zero control of. Isn’t gambling fun?! Well, it wasn’t for me on Sunday, as both of the teams that I bet on...

Varsity football displays dominance in win over rival Lake Travis

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 12, 2018

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Quarterback senior Taylor Anderson took over the starting job last season, filling the large boots of now UT quarterback Sam Ehlinger. He impressed fans with his running talent, and, although raw, his game had lots of potential....

What to expect: Chaps to battle Lake Travis

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 12, 2018

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Going into every Westlake football season, there’s always one game that is circled on everyone’s calendars, one game that stands out. You guessed it, it’s the Lake Travis game. With Westlake finally winning last season,...

Sports gambling column: Week Five

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

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You know when you’re about to quit a job, and you have to submit a two weeks notice? Consider this to be my two weeks notice of starting to gamble again. My Bovada account will be unlocked on Oct. 22, which means I can start placing bet...

Sports gambling column: Week Four

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

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For once, some things went right for me gambling-wise over the weekend. Maybe it’s because Bovada actually did deactivate my account when I asked them to. Maybe it’s because God or whatever higher power there is (or lack thereof) is t...

Stars shine bright as varsity football defeats Lehman, earns third straight win

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 28, 2018

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Kicker senior Gabriel Lozano has made a name for himself over his last two years on varsity football, earning a five-star recruiting status and garnering a lot of attention from colleges. After a slow start this season, missi...

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