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Paige Etherington ’17 and Annie Rose Leggett ’17 Set Their Way to Nationals

Paige Etherington ’17 and Annie Rose Leggett ’17 Set Their Way to Nationals

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu
April 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

Energy buzzes around the stadium; hues of red, white, and blue whizz around the court. Players dive for every save, yells between teammates are drowned among the distinct hit of the leather ball. They, along with the vigilant audience, know what’s on the line. For many, the Lone Star Classic Qualifier...

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Woodlands 1-3

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Woodlands 1-3

Presley Glotfelty
November 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Warriors took on the Woodlands Highlander's Friday, Nov. 11 but lost in a disappointing loss, ending 1-3. After a flawless district play, the girls lost the third round of playoffs, ending their season 43-8. “We were all super pumped to get the chance to play the Woodlands, especially those...

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Regional Quarterfinals

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Regional Quarterfinals

Kate Connors, Photographer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Lady Warrior varsity volleyball team took on the Bowie Bulldogs in the Regional Quarterfinal playoff game on Nov. 8 at the Delco Center. This was the third time the Lady Warriors have competed against the Bulldogs and with their win in three straight sets, they have now beaten the Bulldogs on three...

Varsity Volleyball Advances to Round Three of Playoffs

Varsity Volleyball Advances to Round Three of Playoffs

Presley Glotfelty
November 7, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

The Lady Warriors won Friday's area match playoff game against the Klein Oak Panthers by a score of 3-1, leading them to the third round of the UIL State Volleyball Championship. The team finished district undefeated and have swept their way to continuous victory. They’re now ranked seventeenth in...

Volleyball Advances to Area with Bi-District Playoff Win

Volleyball Advances to Area with Bi-District Playoff Win

Arthur Wang, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Lady Warriors won 3-0 once again in their bi-district playoff game against the Manor Mustangs on Tuesday, Nov. 1, continuing their streak of perfect games. With this victory, the team set a new school record for 41 wins in a season. “If anyone was down, everyone else brought them back up,”...

Westwood Varsity Beats Hendrickson, Secures Perfect Season

Westwood Varsity Beats Hendrickson, Secures Perfect Season

Arthur Wang, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

The varsity volleyball team won 3-0 against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Oct. 25. This victory marks the team's first perfect season since 2009. “It’s Senior Night, which is an emotional night, but the girls started a little shaky and jittery, but once they kind of shook it off and rea...

JV Orange Volleyball Sweeps Hendrickson Hawks

JV Orange Volleyball Sweeps Hendrickson Hawks

Nicole Dhar, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

JV Orange volleyball ended the season well in their 2-0 defeat of the Hendrickson Hawks on Senior Night. Although no one on this team is a senior, this team shows the potential and talent for the future of Warrior volleyball. Beginning the match with a great serve from Abigail Rucker ‘20, the ...

JV White Volleyball Defeats Hendrickson Hawks

JV White Volleyball Defeats Hendrickson Hawks

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

In the last game of the season, the JV White volleyball team brought home the win with a score of 2-0 against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Oct. 25. With the hard work put in year round, the athletes had great communication and consistency, and were able to come out victorious. The Lady War...

Freshman Volleyball Ends Season With a Victory

Freshman Volleyball Ends Season With a Victory

Emily Lu, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

  The freshman volleyball team finished their season with a spectacular 2-0 win against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Having come up with specific plans on improving execution and communication from the last game, the team was able to work together and end the season on a high n...

Varsity Volleyball Upsets Round Rock With Clean Sweep

Varsity Volleyball Upsets Round Rock With Clean Sweep

Daniela Vara, Heritage Clubs Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

The varsity volleyball team played the Round Rock Dragons and ended with yet another 3-0 win on Friday, Oct. 21 as playoffs approach. The Warriors continue to gain strength as a team and work together to successfully defeat their opponents one by one. “We sped up our offense which is pivotal in do...

JV Orange Volleyball Defeats Raider in the First Two Sets

JV Orange Volleyball Defeats Raider in the First Two Sets

Nicole Dhar, Reporter
October 15, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

The JV Orange volleyball team showed the future players of Westwood how it’s done, in their 2-0 defeat of the Cedar Ridge Raiders during the Future Stars Night game on Tuesday, Oct. 11. With this in mind, the girls played their hearts out to demonstrate communication and hard work to these girls. ...

Varsity Volleyball Secures a Spot in Districts

Varsity Volleyball Secures a Spot in Districts

Nicole Dhar
October 13, 2016
Filed under Volleyball

Securing their rightfully deserved spot at district, the Warriors defeat the Raiders in the first three sets on Future Stars Night. Future Stars Night is a program that Westwood High School coordinates with Canyon Vista and Grisham Middle School, showing the middle school volleyball girls what it...