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New $10.3M Westlake facility making a splash in aquatic sports with possible new water polo team

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Eanes ISD is continuing its legacy as a leader for aquatic sports with a new $10.3 million Aquatics Center that will be home to swimming teams and open the door for a new UIL sport to take shape in Austin.

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Austin LBJ loses 38-21 in final game of historic state championship run

Stephenville's Coy Eakin (left) dominated over LBJ as the Austin team lost 38-21 in their first state championship game. (Texas High School Football/Twitter)

For the first time in nearly 50 years, an Austin ISD school successfully made a run for the UIL State Championships as Austin LBJ headed to AT&T Stadium for the UIL 4A Division championship match Friday morning. But their historic bid for the state title came to a disappointing end as a slow start led to a 38-21 loss to Stephenville.

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Hill Country high school football: LBJ High makes history, Westlake reaches state championship for third straight year

Westlake High School and legendary head coach Todd Dodge are set for their third state championship game in a row after winning the semifinals on Saturday. (Westlake Nation/Twitter)

The annual fight for "Best in Texas" has come to an exciting head as Central Texas high school football teams LBJ, Westlake and Liberty Hill advanced to the state championship over the weekend. Meanwhile, fellow Hill Country team Lake Travis, which also made a bid for state, fumbled a chance to take on rivals Westlake in a semifinal loss on Saturday.

Here's an update on the legendary high schools' latest moves toward the state championship:

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