The Dispatch

Sam Says: NBA player Kyrie Irving facing unfair criticism this season

Sam Says: NBA player Kyrie Irving facing unfair criticism this season

Sam Blas, Senior Sports Editor

June 12, 2019


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The NBA Playoffs are now in full swing. We have seen dominant play from Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, and Kevin Durant. But, I would like to focus on Boston Celtics point guard, Kyrie Irving, who I believe is facing unfair criticism throughout the current series between the Celtics a...

‘Dawgs raise the bar to reach the top ranks

‘Dawgs raise the bar to reach the top ranks

Peter Dang, Editor-In-Chief

June 5, 2019


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Weight room leaderboard propels fierce competition between athletes

All-American takes on national tournament

All-American takes on national tournament

Caitlin Worthington, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2019


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The whistle blows, the ball is up, and a herd of players run towards midfield. The ball flings across the field and before anyone can blink it swishes into the net. The crowd cheers and the bleachers begin to shake. Another goal for Heim. Junior Sydney Heim, the All-State and All-American Bowie lacrosse...

Janacek takes first in every meet

Janacek takes first in every meet

Sam Blas, Senior Sports Editor

May 10, 2019


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He walks to the rack in silence, focused on only one thing: the lift. Junior powerlifter Evan Janacek has placed first in all the powerlifting meets, which makes him one of, if not the strongest high schooler in Austin. “I have the highest maxes out of anyone at Bowie so every once in a while, some...

Wide receiver named as a top recruit of 2022

Wide receiver named as a top recruit of 2022

Kateri Jaquette, Sports Editor

May 8, 2019


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With only one Dawgs season under his belt so far, freshman football player Adrian Rodriguez has already begun to make his mark. In February of this year, Lone Star Prospects ranked Rodriguez 99 out of the Top 100 Wide Receivers for the class of 2022 in Texas. Rodriguez began playing football nine y...

Freshman scores a varsity spot

Freshman scores a varsity spot

Sam Blas, Senior Sports Editor

May 3, 2019


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After playing on high level club teams for nine years, Dillon Alpert has earned his way to a starting position on the varsity soccer team as a freshman. “He was one of the best out of all the kids trying out,” art teacher and boys varsity soccer coach Ryan Logan said. “You could tell that he...

Senior kicks it as soccer captain

Senior kicks it as soccer captain

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


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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


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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


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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...

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