The Dispatch

Varsity football kicks off

Varsity football kicks off

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Editor-In-Chief

August 31, 2019

  After enduring an injury early last season, Trinidad Sanders made his big comeback. Sanders is now the quarterback for the varsity football team as a senior and is proving what he is capable of on the field. As the leader, he hyped up his teammates on the sidelines to ensure the first game of t...

Senior Night for Bowie Boys Lacrosse

Senior Night for Bowie Boys Lacrosse

Michael Sugrue, Online Writer

April 17, 2018

On Monday April 9, the Bowie boys lacrosse team held their Senior Night at House Park against Cedar Park. The Varsity team ended their season and the seniors ended their high school career with a win. Before the game, the Seniors were individually recognized for their contribution to the program. ...

Got to keep their heads in the grades

Got to keep their heads in the grades

Peter Dang, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Student first, athlete second those are four of the most common words student athletes hear from their coaches. In order to participate in games, student athletes must be passing all of their classes with at least a 70. However, some sports require student athletes to miss school to play sports. Sports...

Bowie Girls Lacrosse upset St Andrews in a 19-11 win

Michael Sugrue, Online Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

On wednesday night the girls lacrosse team for Bowie played St. Andrews. In a close and competitive game, the dogs came out on top with a final score of 19-11.  The girls played exceptionally well on offense with their top scorer,  Senior Kelsea Bird with 9 of their 19 goals alone. Others like Sop...

Runner raised in Nigeria hopes to be Olympian

Runner raised in Nigeria hopes to be Olympian

Mia Barbosa, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018

  For a runner aspiring to be the best every step is  faster than the last and every race is more meaningful. Chimdiebube “Chidera” Okafor has been running since he was in the second grade and while he mainly did it for fun as a child, when he watched Usain Bolt’s performance at the...

Leadership drives championship hopes

Leadership drives championship hopes

Preston Rolls, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

Cleats hit the field as the varsity girls’ soccer team crunches turf under their feet in what seems like freezing temperatures to begin practice for their preseason. Players pass the ball left and right as they go over drills for their upcoming game. As the girls varsity soccer team begin to play...

Inside Bowie High School Swim and Dive Team

Marisa Salazar, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

The dedicated swim and dive team have been practicing in the frigid weather since the start of the season, representing their dedication and importance the sport is to them. With tryouts right around the corner, sophomore backstroke swimmer Abby Botello depicted what it means to be on the team and the...

JV boys are on a roll

Michael Sugrue, Online Writer

February 5, 2018

The Bowie Boys JV Basketball team is currently towards the middle of their season which has been going well since they began their district games, they have only lost one of their last six games. An important part of a team sport is of course, the teamwork. It is important for a team to bond and wo...

Swim and Dive Team District Results

Robbie Warhola, Online Writer

January 29, 2018

All six of the relay team members qualified for Regionals next week. CJ Suarez placed fifth in his 200IM and 10th for his 100Fly, and in doing so he earned his letter. Arianna Lax placed fourth in her 500FR and ninth in her 100Fly, which earned her a letter. Brooke Simpson placed eighth in her 100Breast,...

Claire Meyer makes her third dash to state

Abby Ong, Feature Editor

November 24, 2017

Feet hitting the ground and arms swinging at her side, she paces herself to steadily build speed as she runs. Junior Claire Meyer began cross country her freshman year and soon became a great runner, making it to state for the 5K her freshman, sophomore, and junior year. “She became one of our...

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