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Senior kicks it as soccer captain

Senior kicks it as soccer captain

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

Bright lights shine down on each and every player on the field. Each and every one of the players have played for years and have gone through hours upon hours of rigorous training. But, one player stands out from among the rest. Girls varsity soccer Team Captain senior Hannah Erb details her so...

Tennis Players Excel in the Classroom and on the Court

Tennis Players Excel in the Classroom and on the Court

Emily Breach, Dispatch Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Sports

It’s 4:30 p.m. and the final bell has rung. Students are racing to their cars in an effort to beat the traffic, anticipating relaxing on the sofa and enjoying dinner before starting on their evening’s homework. For Bowie tennis players, however, arriving home leaves little downtime. When they are...

Varsity baseball player steals a school record

Varsity baseball player steals a school record

Abby Brien, Dispatch Reporter

February 27, 2019


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After going to school for eight hours, practicing for a few hours, and keeping up grades, high school athletes frequently crumble under the pressure. However, senior Seth Werchan juggles his busy schedule while keeping strong morals and staying grounded. Werchan began his athletic career at the youn...

Diver takes off somersaulting all the way to the state

Diver takes off somersaulting all the way to the state

Peter Dang, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

Climbing up three stories of stairs just to jump off into a pool for fun, then doing it over and over again. That is 10-meter diving. Alekzandr Popper is a diver with his eyes set on winning the UIL state meet. Popper was a gymnast for seven years before transitioning to diving. For all six years of...

Carolyn Evans : Senior Varsity XC and Track Runner

Joseph Killeen, Video Team

February 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, Sports, Student Feature, Student Life, Video

Where is Evans now? We take a look back to simpler times, 2014. Back in 2014 Carolyn Evans was a student at Bowie and was a track sensation. We caught up with her to see where she is now. "I go to [Stephen F. Austin] and I’m on the track and cross country team. I'm not going to lie, it was...

Senior guard assists varsity to victories

Senior guard assists varsity to victories

Naya Tillisch, Dispatch Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

The high pitched squeak of basketball shoes sharply changing directions on the court fills the air as number five swishes the ball through the net, making the amount of points she’s scored individually equal to the total score of the opposing team. That player would be Hailey Atwood, a senior who ...

Girls basketball welcomes team from down under

Girls basketball welcomes team from down under

Naya Tillisch, Reporter

December 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Australian accents fill the hallways, for an Australian basketball team has come to Bowie to get a tour of the school, shadow select varsity players for a few days, and have a chance to take on some American high school teams on the court. “Well [the Australians] do a tour every year for about 16 ...

‘Dawgs set dreams for demolition

‘Dawgs set dreams for demolition

Naya Tillisch, Reporter

December 26, 2018


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Alone on the mat, contenders get in their stance and tap hands, the whistle blows.  They face-off and figure out the quickest way to pin down their opponent, eager to score as many points as possible for their team. The wrestling team competed at the Capital Classic tournament from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. Several wrestlers placed at the tournament, ...

Sam says, “What is Kareem Hunt’s future in the NFL?”

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

December 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Controversy has struck the football field once again. Kansas City Chiefs star running back, Kareem Hunt, faces assault charges that have forced him off of the Chiefs and onto the streets. A surveillance video surfaced on Nov. 30, which features Hunt shoving a woman to the ground and pr...

Sam Says: Football from a young age

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

There’s no denying football is a dangerous sport. The premise is to literally knock someone to the ground to keep them from advancing. Don’t get me wrong, football is my favorite sport and I know that there’s a lot more that goes into it. However, I am going to have to argue against the sport this...

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