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Varsity football opens season with win at Belton

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

September 1, 2018

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The hype that had built up in anticipation of the first varsity football game of the season was tangible. The visitors side of Tiger Stadium was filled with parents, fans and the band, giving the players on the field plenty of ...

Chap Fest brings in excitement for new football season

Sarah Davis, Assistant Trends and Traditions

August 30, 2018

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The football season kicked off at the annual Chap Fest Aug.19 in the Westlake Athletic Community Center. The event featured performances from Hyline, the cheerleading team and the band to show spirit for the upcoming season. He...

What to expect: Varsity football travels to Belton for season opener

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

August 30, 2018

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After a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Cy-Fair in the State semifinals last year, many wondered where Westlake football would go next. Set to lose Wisconsin-bound running back Nakia Watson and star defensive lineman Braden C...

Volleyball wins in coach Laracuente’s first game at Westlake

Jake La Barbiera, Sports Editor

August 17, 2018

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Unlike in the first two sets, Westlake jumped out to an early 5-1 lead. New Braunfels Canyon refused to go quietly, as they rallied to keep the set close at 23-22. The Chaps called timeout, reset, and finished strong, winning 25...

Lacrosse wraps up the year

Jack McManus

May 22, 2018

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With both of their varsity teams winning District and the Division II team advancing to the state quarterfinals, further than they have in the team’s history, Westlake Lacrosse has quite the season to look back on as the school y...

Varsity boys golf wins second consecutive State Championship

Adam Jasper, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018

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For the second year in a row, the boys won the State Championship, edging out the rest of the field by eight strokes May 14-15 at Legacy Hills Golf Course. Junior Matthew Denton shot the second lowest individual score in the ...

Varsity baseball loses in extra innings to Lehman

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

April 10, 2018

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The Chaps had men on first and second with first-baseman junior Bobby Serfass up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh. At 5-5, the game was on the line. A bunt put the ball in play, and the Lehman catcher made the throw t...

Varsity baseball caps series-sweep of Vandegrift

Aro Majumder, Reporter

March 13, 2018

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With two outs down for Westlake in the bottom of the third and trailing 1-3, Denton Apple popped up what appeared to be a routine in-field fly ball to Trey Mongauzy. But the second baseman wasn’t able to locate the ball, and hi...

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