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Tom Whitaker '17

Tom Whitaker '17
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With tumbleweeds rolling across the smooth, black asphalt road, the scene looked like that of a western movie. Modern cowboys straddled their steeds on the start line, racers wearing protective helmets upon carbon fiber stallions. Celina, Texas is the perfect place for the western showdown that was to take place, with Jesuit athletes looking to win with grit and...
One of the hardest, most brutal things that a sports team can do is a back-to-back game or competition. In cycling, however, consecutive races are commonplace, with events like Le Tour de France taking place over 21 days with only 2 devoted to rest. Jesuit Cycling experienced something like this on the second day of the Cedar Hill Race...
“Cycing is like cross country mixed with NASCAR. You’ve got people putting 110% effort for hours on end riding bikes that cost thousands of dollars. It’s amazing!” -A Very Excited Cedar Hill Race Festival Attendee This passion and enthusiasm is shared by the entire Jesuit Cycling team, who has competed in two races so far this year. The Jesuit Cycling team...
Weighing in at 400 lbs and measuring almost 10 feet tall, a great white-furred behemoth ducks its snow speckled head, entering into its icy cave. Tauntaun bones scattered about the snow covered floor and a young Jedi in training hanging from the ice ceiling, the bright white monster tromps into its cold home with its dagger-like teeth bared, ready to...
Your first day of school is always hectic; it's a foregone conclusion. That's why Jesuit implements orientation before school starts so the students can ease their nerves before a great year at this great school. Accommodating the new faculty as well as students, Jesuit not only has a pre-beginning of school orientation for students, but also has one for the new...
As another fantastic year at Jesuit ends, and the seniors go off to college, the school must sadly say goodbye to one of its most impactful teachers, Mrs. Kathy Bean. Mrs. Bean fundamentally created the current statistics program at Jesuit, but she has also left her mark outside of the classroom through her exemplary involvement in community service. Fully committing...
“How many sports are there where a high school coach can race with his teammates and be competitive? I honestly can’t think of any sport other than this one...” -Andrew Armstrong ‘01 Coaches usually surpass their athletes in skill, experience, strength, and every other way. The fact that Coach Armstrong’s cyclists have risen to his skill level doesn’t reveal...
Traveling across the country is quite unusual for high school athletics, and if it happens, it usually indicates an elite level of play from that particular team. The Jesuit debate team has gone to Los Angeles, Chicago, and now Orlando, completing their nationwide tour of a season. After their very impressive 3rd place finish at the Texas Forensics Association...

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