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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...

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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 Brief, News, 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...

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