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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon


Watching John Ramsey 24 prepare for a pitch, Mike Davis 24 waits on deck for his turn to bat. Because there were two out, Davis left his catchers gear on as an out would have yielded a change of possession, and Davis would head back to the plate.

Varsity Baseball Stomps Brandeis in Second Round

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor May 17, 2024

Following their first-round sweep of Lake Travis and a 10-6 Victory in San Antonio, the varsity baseball team looked to extend their season to the third round, in game two against San Antonio Brandeis....

Varsity Baseball Captures Important Win on Senior Night

Varsity Baseball Captures Important Win on Senior Night

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor April 29, 2024

With the season nearing its end and the Warriors in need of a few key wins to make the postseason, the Varsity baseball team took Warrior field poised and ready to work on Senior Night, Friday, April 19....

As the seniors are walking on the field one last time, the crowd rallies to cheer them on in their final high school game. Bittersweet, exciting, sad, inspiring, I dont really know how to describe it Abby Winkleman 24 said. Before and after the game, each and every warrior, in the crowd or on the field, was given the chance to celebrate our outgoing senior class one last time.

Varsity Softball Celebrates Senior Night Against Vandegrift

Conall Coats, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

"Keep it together" was the mantra of the night as the varsity softball team celebrated their outgoing senior class before and after the game on Thursday, April 18. Although it was a hard-fought game, ultimately...

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, News Editor 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...

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