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The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch


GOING ALL IN: Senior Resiser Johnson completes crucial hand off  to Joshua Flournoy. They qualified for the Nike Track Nationals in June.

Crossing the finish line & qualifying for nationals

Kate Davis, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2024

Breathing heavy, wind blowing in his hair, sweat dripping down his back, senior Resiser Johnson pushes through the last stretch of his race. Despite the burning in his legs, he goes faster, knowing he...

UP TO THE PLATE: Junior Josh Gonzalez locks his eyes in on the pitcher, mounting his feet on the base. His full focus all on the upcoming pitch, Gonzalez became Bowie’s breakout player of the season after steeping in for Jaden Corzine after his injury.

Baseball breakout into stardom

Michael Vienneau, Sports Editor May 27, 2024

Feet back in the box, eyes completely locked in to the once domineering pitcher, Junior Josh Gonzalez plans to make his mark for his team. In a year full of crazy accomplishments and injuries, the Bowie...

RUNNING FOR GLORY:  Freshman Ellie Grigsby finishes an important hand-off to keep Bowie’s chances of winning alive. Grigsby had a very successful first track season as a bulldog.

Freshman Lady ‘Dawg track hotshot

Caroline Baxter, Dispatch Reporter May 21, 2024

Running towards victory, Freshman Ellie Grigsby completes a hand-off during a relay at a track meet. Grigsby is a multi-sport athlete and is one of the most successful freshmen at Bowie. Grigsby hasn’t...

Superb striker Ava Grosso commits to top Division One

Kate Davis and Cooper Ceniceros-Fike May 17, 2024

Stadium lights shining down, grass covering her shins, junior Ava Grosso keeps her eye on the net as she prepares to score. Grosso began playing soccer as a child, when her parents placed her on a recreational...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT:  Senior Lucas Burcham practicing his volleyball serve after school. The tournament is only a couple weeks away, starting the first week of May.

Bowie boys ready to compete in volleyball tournament

Sam Vane, Sports Editor May 16, 2024

Every year when April turns to May, the Bowie girls volleyball team has a special event unique to Bowie. While many sports are ending they suit up again for this competitive tournament; the boy’s volleyball...

TAKE A BREATH: On the final stretch of her race, Allie Dunn pushes herself to the limit. Dunn had a successful second season as a Bulldog swimmer.

Lady ‘Dawg swimming at state meet

Caroline Baxter, Dispatch Reporter May 9, 2024

Sophomore swim superstar Allie Dunn glides through the water pushing herself to the limit, stroke after stroke. Dunn made her first appearance at the UIL Swimming State Meet competing in the five-hundred-meter...

Senior golfer makes a mark on an illustrious career

Michael Vienneau, Dispatch Reporter May 6, 2024

Driver in hand, focusing on the target, senior Alex Payne sends the ball soaring through the air with a satisfying whoosh. Although his high school golf career has come to a close, Payne still gives every...

Head baseball coach celebrates 200th win

Cooper Ceniceros-Fike, Dispatch Reporter May 3, 2024

Coach Sam Degelia has been coaching the Bulldogs for 25 years, and this season marks his 11th year as head coach. On February 23rd, 2024, Coach Degelia received his 200th win against Lake Belton High School. The...

WORKING HARD: Former Bowie quarterback Evan Mallett works on a strengthening exercise to increase mobility. Mallett has been in occupational therapy since the 2020 crash that left him quadriplegic.

New beginnings: Mallett’s story

Ben Tillisch, Executive Editor: Sports April 24, 2024

In a singular moment, the trajectory of Evan Mallett’s life changed. Despite taking and bouncing back from countless hits on the gridiron as a Bowie quarterback, this collision would prove to be much...

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