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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

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The warriors and their family sit and attentively listen to the All State winners. Each family brought their own picnic table and food to minimize the spread of germs.

Warrior Swim and Dive Honored at End of Year Banquet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer May 7, 2021

On Saturday, April 12, the Westwood Swim and Dive team hosted their annual end of the year banquet. Due to some restrictions caused by COVID-19, the banquet this year was held outside and each family...

Advancing inwards on the ball, Jessica Lu '21 maneuvers her racket face in preparation to hit a short trajectory backhand slice shot. Lu is one of six tennis players to advance to the State tournament later this month.

With Six Athletes Statebound, Varsity Tennis Remains On Top at Regional Tournament

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 7, 2021

Unrelenting in a continuing takedown of area powerhouse programs, the varsity tennis team, bolstered by the triumphs of a headline fall season, swept Region IV in the UIL 6A regional tournament on Thursday,...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) is widely projected to be the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. The NFL Draft has historically been one of the most popular events on the calendar for football fans. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

A Beginner’s Guide to the 2021 NFL Draft

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor April 29, 2021

After the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season concluded on Sunday, Feb. 7, following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl victory, the professional football world turned their attention to the...

Defender Kaybee Briggs '21 scoops up a ground ball before the Austin attackers. She then ran the ball down the midfield to make a pass.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Upsets Top-Seeded Austin High 13-10

By Amelie Puga and Arushi Sharma April 27, 2021

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team beat the Austin High Maroons at their first playoff game on the drizzly night of Thursday, April 22. The team headed into their district semi-final game as the lowest...

The team rejoices after the buzzer hits. The Warriors won the game 2-1 allowing them to advance to round two.

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Beats Westlake 2-1 In Dramatic Round One Showdown

By Amy Simon, Opinions Editor March 28, 2021

The varsity girls’ soccer team began their playoffs with a bi-district game against the Westlake Chaparrals. The Warriors had just finished third overall in the district and came into the game eager...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Thumps Cedar Ridge For 5-0 Senior Night Win

By Kumud Arora, Reporter March 11, 2021

The varsity girls’ soccer team played against district rival Cedar Ridge on Friday, Mar. 5. The game started out pretty slow, but after a while, the Warriors started to get the ball moving. The...

Sonny Wang '23 rockets to a first-place finish in his 50yd freestyle. Wang tied for first with senior Luke Prior in a time of 20.56.

Varsity Swimming Excels at State Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer March 10, 2021

The varsity swim team competed in the State Championships over the last few weeks. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the boys competed on Friday, Feb. 26 and the girls followed along a few weeks later, competing...

Tiger Woods approaches a shot at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland on July 4, 2007. One of golf's most recognizable stars, Woods was involved in a brutal car crash on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Photo courtesy of Keith Allison.

Golf Star Tiger Woods Involved in Gruesome Car Accident

By Amy Simon, Opinions Editor February 28, 2021

American professional golfer Tiger Woods was driving in Rancho Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, when his SUV crossed a median and diverged into two other lanes before hitting a curb,...

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