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Womxn break for league of their own

Catie Graves, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

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The Austin Torch, Austin’s first semi-professional women’s ultimate frisbee team, is leading the charge for equality in women’s sports, according to Colleen Kepner, the team’s general manager. For last year’s season,...

One last dinger for seniors

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

May 16, 2019

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Though the LBJ Jaguars baseball team lost twice to rival McCallum High School, players are still hopeful for playoff games. According to senior Jacob Greendyk, the Jaguar’s win against Dripping Springs indicates a strong showing...

Do Astros sweep? Or do Rangers surprise?

Trevor Anderson, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

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It’s been almost a month since the 2019 MLB Opening Day, and even now, less than a month into the season, fans of the Texas Rangers or the Houston Astros have a lot to be excited about. Before either of them has a chance to...

Virgina busts brackets and Duke disappoints

Max Domel, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

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From March 19 to April 8, 68 men’s college basketball teams competed in the famous and beloved national March Madness tournament. This year, the University of Virginia’s Cavaliers came out as champions. The tournament is well...

Camp in Motion provides sports opportunity

Charles Taylor, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

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Organizations in the Austin area like YMCA’s Camp in Motion, TOPSoccer and Austin Adaptive Sports offer people of any ability level an opportunity to participate in organized sports. According to Director Vali Martin, Camp...

High hopes for water polo

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

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The LBJ water polo season is about to come to a close, which means both the boys and girls teams are facing four days of tough competition. Skilled opponents and frigid pools stand between them and victory. According to LASA senior...

Sweet Victory

Somaya Jimenez-Haham, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

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On Feb. 15 and 16, 12 members of the LBJ swim team competed at the UIL Class 5A State Championship (State), held at Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The team has taken at least one swimmer to the State Championship for f...

The NFL fumbles on domestic violence

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

April 11, 2019

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On Nov. 30, 2018, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was released  after the publication of a TMZ video showing him kicking and beating a young woman in a luxury hotel. Just three months later, in mid February he was r...

Looking to the future

Looking to the future

April 9, 2019

Pacing all through Austin

Mckenzi Popper, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

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The 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon marked the 28th anniversary of the Austin Marathon and there were over 17,000 entrants between the 5k, half marathon and marathon. Several LASA students ran these events, including the...

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