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JV Football Falls to the Vista Ridge Rangers 34-7

JV Football Falls to the Vista Ridge Rangers 34-7

Connor Cowman, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Football

JV football faced off against the Vista Ridge Rangers at the Warrior Bowl, on Thursday, Sept. 21, in the final game before district match began. Unfortunately, this game ended with a 34-7 loss for the Warriors. Despite this, the Warriors battled hard and displayed multiple good plays both by individual p...

JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Cedar Ridge

JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Alex Reece, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team fought hard against the Cedar Ridge Raiders for all three sets Friday, Sept. 15 but unfortunately came to an undesired end when the Raiders took the victory with a 1-2 score. The start of a rocky first set soon turned into a hard-won and well deserved vi...

GALLERY: Freshman Football Falls to Leander Lions

GALLERY: Freshman Football Falls to Leander Lions

Katie Harris, Photographer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football

Swim Team Hosts Teacher Appreciation Meet

Swim Team Hosts Teacher Appreciation Meet

Amy Ma

September 17, 2017


Filed under Aquatics

The swim team hosted their annual Orange and Black swim meet on Saturday, Sept 16. Like every year, their team is divided into two teams, Orange and Black, and compete against each other in the first meet of the season. However, this year the meet was also a teacher appreciation meet, with the potlu...

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Cedar Ridge

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Cedar Ridge

Sam Pearcy, Photographer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Cedar Ridge Raiders stepped into the Field House on Friday, Sept. 15, completely oblivious to the fact that the Lady Warriors were about to beat them in three quick sets, without their head coach even being there.   Kenzie Beckham ‘21 started off the night with a killer serve, taking Ceda...

Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Jarrell Meet

Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Jarrell Meet

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Boys' varsity and JV cross country teams swept the Jarrell meet, leaving a robust impression on the field. Everyone showed up with a drive to succeed, which inevitably lead them to reaching their goal of placing first for both JV and varsity. Like always, the varsity girls' cross country team ...

Varsity Football Trounces Leander Lions

Varsity Football Trounces Leander Lions

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

Thursday night the Warriors trounced the Leander Lions, tagging them with a 0-3 record for the start of the Lions’ season. The Dragon stadium was pervaded with determination, prevalence, and upsurging motivation between the coaches and players. “I think they played well, I don’t think we ...

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs over McNeil

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs over McNeil

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The rivalry between Westwood and the McNeil Mavericks came to the field house on Tuesday, Sept. 12 as the Lady Warriors Varsity Volleyball team took on the Mavericks. With a fired up crowd and determination from the players, the team was able to beat the Mavericks 3-0. The first set began with lo...

GALLERY: Varsity Tennis Battles Round Rock

GALLERY: Varsity Tennis Battles Round Rock

Nicole Duvall, Photographer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

JV Orange Volleyball Conquers McNeil

JV Orange Volleyball Conquers McNeil

Connor Cowman, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In the third set of their spectacular game on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team defeated the McNeil Mavericks with an overall score of 2-1. The two teams showed great spirit and drive throughout the entirety of the game, but in the end the Lady Warriors conquered the oppos...

Coach Travis Dalrymple Announced as New Assistant Athletic Coordinator

Coach Travis Dalrymple Announced as New Assistant Athletic Coordinator

Chelsea Terranova, Photographer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

As of the 2017-2018 school year, the athletics department needed a new Assistant Athletic Coordinator. Tennis coach Travis Dalrymple was well qualified for that position; he’s been coaching at Westwood for eight years now and graduated from Westwood in 2000. After graduating from Westwood, Coach Dalrym...