The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon


Westwood woman’s lacrosse has their senior night and wins the game taking them to their state

Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Wins 12-3 For Senior Night

Trinity Osmer, Reporter April 21, 2024

The Westwood Lady Warrior Lacrosse team faced a fierce and competitive game against James Bowie High School, leaving them in the dust for the Warrior senior night. Westwood has been practicing non-stop...

Full of excitement after successfully completing their routine, the cheerleaders hit the finishing pose. Fusion was the teams last performance with this team.

Cheer Celebrates New Teams In Annual Pinning Ceremony

Lilah Schlanger, Reporter April 16, 2024

This week the Westwood Cheer team recently welcomed their new JV and varsity teams for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. The new varsity and JV members were pinned by the coaches to signify the beginning...

Waiting for the throw back Jacob Wright 25 extends his glove toward the pitchers mound. After a walk the runner planted himself on first base where Wright looked to complete a pick-off and get him off the bases.

Varsity Baseball Beats Vista Ridge 3-2 on Walk-Off Double

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor March 28, 2024

In the heat of district competition the Varsity baseball team, who came into the day 1-4 in district play, took Warrior Field against third-place Vista Ridge on Tuesday, March 26. This matchup could...

Smiling wide, the flyers hit their final pose in the pyramid. The team had just hit the pyramid successfully.

Cheer Ends Year with Successful Fusion Performance

Lilah Schlanger, Reporter March 28, 2024

Warrior Cheer put on an exciting performance at Fusion, a showcase for all high school and middle schools in RRISD on Saturday, March 2. Fusion gave all cheer teams an opportunity to showcase their...

During the first inning, the infielders gather around Coach Casey Carter for a mound visit. The infield struggled throughout the game, failing to catch the ball several times, which allowed Cedar Ridge to consistently advance bases.

Varsity Baseball Suffers 10-0 Loss to Cedar Ridge

Amelia Spielman, Heritage Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2024

Amidst the smell of freshly grilled hot dogs and the sound of elementary schoolers playing tag, the varsity baseball team faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, March 22, at Warrior Field....

Priming for the NFL draft, each year players gather in Indianapolis to show off their skills at the NFL combine. This year the wide receiver class presented themselves as one of the best in recent memory, with University of Texas wide receivers Xavier Worthy, and Adonai Mitchell being no exception.

Longhorns Shine at NFL Combine

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor March 20, 2024

Each year, the NFL community gathers in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine — a four-day showcase during which prospective college athletes are scouted. This year, the Texas Longhorns' own Xavier Worthy...

Focusing in on the ball, midfielder Henley Patak 27 moves to gain back possession of the ball from Viper offense. The Vipers and their aggressive offense proved to be a challenge for the Warriors, preventing them from scoring more than one goal.

JV Girls Soccer Concludes Season With 1-1 Draw Against Vandegrift

Aarya Kale, Reporter March 14, 2024

Concluding their victory-packed season, the JV girls soccer team faced off against district foe Vandegrift, on Friday, March 8, at the Warrior Bowl. From the windy weather to an entirely new starting...

Crossing her leg over the ball, Mia Wiele 26 performs the scissors move. Throughout the game, she got around the Stony Point Tigers by faking them out with her moves.

Varsity Girls Soccer Beat Stony Point 4-1 in Heated District Game

Lena Boas, Extras Editor March 8, 2024

On Friday, March 1, the varsity girls soccer team played against Stony Point and brought home a big 4-1 district win. On top of the win, it was also senior night which made the whole experience extra...

Braden Wilson ‘24 expertly dribbles the ball around Mustang defenders to bring the ball closer to the goal. Wilson was a key player in the game, especially in the first half.

Varsity Boys Soccer Loses 2-1 to Manor on Senior Night

Mina Stephens, Heritage Staff March 7, 2024

On Tuesday, March 5, the varsity men’s soccer team lost their last home game of the season against the Manor Mustangs, ending the game 2-1. Following senior night activities, Mauricio Solano ‘24...

Prepared to step into his swing, Jacob Wright 25 faces the Vandegrift pitcher in the first game of the season. Wright was up to bat in the bottom half of the sixth inning but ended up striking out.

Varsity Baseball Opens District Play with 2-0 Over Vandegrift

Amelia Spielman, Heritage Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2024

After a month of preseason scrimmages and tournaments, varsity baseball played their first game of the season against Vandegrift on Tuesday, March 5, at Warrior Field. The Warriors played a dominant game...

Griffin Goss 26 makes a pass across the field. Goss used good footwork and long passes to get around the Mavericks and the ball down the line.

JV Orange Soccer Beats McNeil in 3-1 Blowout

Mahek Sureka, Heritage Staff March 5, 2024

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the JV Orange men’s soccer team played against the McNeil Mavericks at the Warrior Bowl, ending the game in a 3-1 win. The Warriors played hard against the Mavericks, constantly...

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