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The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

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The 7 on 7 football team will be competing at the state level at College Station on Friday, June 24. Photo courtesy of @WWHSWarrior.

7-on-7 Football Team Qualifies for State

Amy Simon, Sports Editor June 22, 2022

The Warriors' 7-on-7 football team qualified for state after maintaining a consistent game record with wins against Lockhart and Lehman. They are one of the four teams to qualify for state. “We all...

Kinaa Graham 23 holds her state champion plaque after claiming the title.

Tennis Clutches State Champion Titles

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, and Wednesday, April 27, the tennis athletes competed for a state title. Kinaa Graham ’23 claimed the 6A Girls Doubles State Champion, and Aashish Dhanani ‘22 and Aadhi...

Warrior Baseball become District Champions at the end of their game against McNeil. The team got right to celebrating and even dumped water on their coach.

Varsity Baseball Claims District Championship Title

Eshaan Chopra, Marketing Chief April 28, 2022

  The Warriors defeated the McNeil Mavericks 9-2 on Wednesday, April 27, at the Park Baseball Field. The district championship title was riding on this game, the Warriors pulled through with...

Xavier Ashford 23 completes a successful handoff with Demani Stewart during the 4x100 relay.

Ten Track Athletes Move on to Regionals

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, the track team took 14 athletes to the area meet in hopes of attaining a regionals qualification. Ten athletes qualified over eight events and will compete at the regionals meet...

Mid-pitch, Dorothy Ziebell 24 sharply launches the ball towards the batter. With aggresive pitching the entire game, Ziebell helped the team stay ahead.

Varsity Softball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders in 3-2 Triumph

Daphne Longenbach, Heritage Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

  Through a misty night, the varsity softball team fought hard against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, April 19. It was their second game against the Raiders this season, beating them 3-2. “I...

Pitcher Jared Hyman ‘22 throws the ball towards the Raider batter. During the game, Hyman was reliable for throwing fastballs and causing the Raiders to strike out.

Varsity Baseball defeats Cedar Ridge 1-0

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor April 20, 2022

  The Warriors played Cedar Park on Tuesday, April 19 at the Warrior field. While the teams seemed to be matched in skill, remaining 0-0 for the first three innings, the Warriors pulled through...

Sonny Wang announced his commitment to Harvard University over Instagram. Photo courtesy of @_wang_sonny.

Junior Dives into Future Plans With Harvard Swimming Commitment

Katie Hendler and Amy Simon April 19, 2022

Arms straight, knees bent, lunging forward: the diving position many swimmers are familiar with. One swimmer, in particular, Sonny Wang ‘23 has experienced the thrill of diving into the pool since he...

Bridgette Moravec 24 brings the ball to the attackers from the opposing side.

JV Lacrosse Falls to Anderson 14-1

Silvia Ciacci, Heritage Index Editor April 19, 2022

On Wednesday, April 13, the Women's JV lacrosse team was defeated by Anderson High School Trojans. The Lady Warriors lost 14 to 1 against the Trojans. Despite the team forfeiting the count game, the girls...

Ella Wood 23 jumps over the high jump bar at the Round Rock Invitational Meet.

14 Track Athletes Advance to the Area Meet

Hannah Ashtari, Managing Editor April 19, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, the track team competed at the district meet at the Hutto Memorial Stadium. Fourteen athletes qualified over eight events. The area competition will take...

Kinaa Graham 23 attacks the tennis ball. Graham goes on to win first for girls singles. Photo courtesy of Coach Dalrymple.

Three Varsity Tennis Athletes Clench State Qualification

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 18, 2022

With the sun and pressure on the backs of the athletes last week, the varsity tennis team took nine players to the region tournament on Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13, with three qualifying...

The Varsity Tennis Team placed in all five tournament events of one of the most difficult UIL districts in the state. Photo courtesy of Westwood Tennis.

Varsity Tennis Sweeps District Tournament with Nine Athletes Advancing to Regionals

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2022

Tough matchups and focused gameplay marked the two-day Varsity Tennis District Championships on Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5. In this first step on the path to state, the team swept 10 awards in...

Kansas Claims Fourth National Championship Title Against North Carolina

Kansas Claims Fourth National Championship Title Against North Carolina

Avery Hixson, Reporter April 7, 2022

On Monday, April 4, the Kansas Jayhawks faced the North Carolina Rams in the NCAA March Madness Men’s National Championship game. The matchup made history, considering that the last time an eighth seed...

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