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


Priya Gangadharan ‘23, Will Murray ‘23, and Preston Sanderville ‘23 celebrate their signing, looking ahead to their futures.

Track Athletes Commit to Run at the Collegiate Level

Amelie Puga, Reporter May 16, 2023

On Tuesday, May 9, three track athletes signed to run cross country and track at the collegiate level in the War Room. The ceremony commemorated the players’ decisions to continue their cross country...

Ryan Wyrick 23 weaves through opponents to find open space after passing the ball.

Varsity Mens’ Lacrosse Advances to State in Super-Regionals Tournament

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor May 11, 2023

The varsity mens’ lacrosse team played at the Warrior Bowl on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, against the Regents School of Austin and Highland Park in the Texas High School Lacrosse League Class...

The debate surrounding the basketball greatest of all time (GOAT) player has ignited several conversations. However, in the end, there can be only one GOAT, and that is Lebron James.

Adding Fuel to the Flame: LeBron James is the Basketball GOAT

Indy McBrearty, Reporter May 7, 2023

One of the great debates in NBA history is regarding the greatest of all time (GOAT). Recently, two players seem to be fighting for the number one spot of all time: LeBron James and Michael Jordan. Each...

Kawan Borba 23 and Pol Marza 23 sign their letters of intent during their signing ceremony.

Mens’ Soccer Hosts Signing Day for Two Athletes

Amy Simon, Sports Editor May 5, 2023

Following the May 1 senior college commitment deadline, several seniors have indicated where they will be attending college through wearing merchandise around campus, adding the schools to their Instagram...

Priya Gangadharan ‘23 races in the 800 meter at the Round Rock Event. Gangadharan took first place at the regional meet on Friday, April 29.

Five Athletes Compete at Regional Track Meet, One Advances to State

Amy Simon, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

On Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29, five athletes competed at the regional track meet in five different events. The five athletes placed top four in the area meet the week prior and competed with...

Austin FCs playoff run this season has been lackluster and disappointing. Photo courtesy of Ralph Arvesen.

Austin FC Begins Season With Negative Shift

Jayant Bettadpur, Reporter May 1, 2023

The final whistle blows, and while one team is filled with excitement for their first win of the season, another remains disappointed in their lackluster performance so far in the season. Following the...

Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) money has created a positive impact for college athletes.

NIL Provides Athletes Comfort During Collegiate Sports

Indy McBrearty, Reporter May 1, 2023

If you take a look back in the world of college sports, there has always been a constant hot issue: the debate of whether or not college athletes should be paid. Fast forward to today and the top athletes...

Kylie Wardlow 23 readjusts her softball helmet at the end of the inning.

Varsity Softball Wraps Up Season With Win Against Vandegrift

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

After a long two-month season, the varsity softball team played their last game on Friday, April 14, against Vandegrift. Falling short of playoffs, the Warriors closed the season on a high note, beating...

The Warriors competed against Westlake for senior night. The team won 21-1.

Varsity Mens’ Lacrosse Demolishes Westlake in Senior Night Victory

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor April 25, 2023

On Saturday, April 22, the varsity men’s lacrosse team played against Westlake at the Warrior Bowl for senior night and won 21-1. “We got a big win over Westlake, it went well, and we all had a...

The field players rush together to celebrate after the sixth inning.

Varsity Softball Dominates Against Mavericks 10-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor April 24, 2023

On Friday, April 4, the varsity softball team competed against the McNeil Mavericks and won 10-0. This week was also the teacher appreciation game for the Warriors. Every year, the team does something...

Violet Hewett 25 and Kenzie McElroy 24 pose after getting second and third place for long jump at the area meet.

Eight Track Athletes Compete at Area Meet

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 24, 2023

On Wednesday, April 19, eight track athletes competed at the area track meet at Georgetown High School. The top four athletes in each event qualified for the regionals meet. Field events started at...

The 4x100 relay team poses after winning their event. The relay team broke their old school record during the district meet.

Track Athletes Compete at District

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 23, 2023

On Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12, the track and field athletes competed at the district meet at Vandegrift. Tuesday consisted of all field events, short-distance, mid-distance, and hurdle...

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