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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...

Kicker: a leg above the competition

Kicker: a leg above the competition

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

The ref hands him the ball. The band is playing their music, the crowd is chanting their chants, and the coaches are yelling their orders. He gets in his steps. He looks over to his coach. Breathe. Then he repeats to himself, “Walk. Jog. Run. Walk. Jog. Run. Kick.” This is the kicking process o...

Bowie Vs. Westlake

Bowie Vs. Westlake

Preston Rolls and Mo Orr

November 16, 2018


Filed under Slideshows, Sports

Trainers help athletes get back on their feet

Trainers help athletes get back on their feet

Caitlin Worthington, Dispatch Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Blue and red sirens fill the parking lot as the medical trainers rush onto the field. A wave of players get on one knee and raise their hands, crossing two fingers, and bowing their heads. Silence sets upon the stadium, and everyone locks their eyes on fifty yard line where an athlete lays, clutching his...

Junior Volleyball 9/28

Ethan Chuah, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online, Sports

People watched as the Volleyball Junior Varsity team played against Hays. On September 28, 6:30 pm, the Junior Volleyball Varsity team went up against Hays and their team, with the audience watching as the Bowie Gymnasium sprung with action. “We played them previously and lost in three [games], so we to...

Varsity Football Game 9/28

Bethany Hanson, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Online, Sports

The Bowie varsity football team lost against Hays, 35-28, last Friday, September 28 at Burger Stadium. The team was right behind Hays the whole game, always catching up with their scores. At the end of the last quarter, Bowie had 1 minute and 30 seconds to make a touchdown in order for the game to go int...

Freshmen ace their way to the top

Freshmen ace their way to the top

Naya Tillisch, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jumping higher, blocking better, diving further, and hitting harder has allowed two freshmen to play varsity volleyball this season. Freshman Katherine Crosley made varsity volleyball. Freshman Zeta Jenkins played varsity volleyball for part of the season when she was moved up. Both girls have prove...

Austin to acquire new sports stadium

Naya Tillish, Reporter

October 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Bright lights shine down on the field, thousands of fans occupy the stands, and cheering comes from every direction as the ref’s whistle marks the start of the game.  These are the hopes the Austin Football Club has for the new, privately funded Major League Soccer stadium they have plans to build...

Ultimate prepares for next season

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last year, the Bowie Ultimate team won the Texas state championship. “It felt very fulfilling,” captain Luke Broderick said. “I‘ve always wanted to win something that big and I never really had the chance to do that until I joined ultimate. I was super happy with what the outcome was and I hope...

SAM SAYS: Why are people burning Nike products?

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Colin Kaepernick is the most controversial athlete of today’s era. His protest is against the systematic oppression and racial injustice against minorities in the United States of America. During the first 49ers preseason game on Aug. 26, 2016 against the Packers, Kaepernick chose to sit instead of stand d...

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