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


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...

After a long and hard-fought regular basketball season, the NBA playoffs are ready to begin. Photo courtesy of Katie Haugland Bowen.

NBA First Round Playoff Predictions

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor April 21, 2023

With the conclusion of the play-in tournament, the NBA playoffs have finally arrived for every basketball fan around the world to enjoy. This season brought many ups and downs for all 30 teams and their...

The Longhorns recently finished their season led by second-year head coach Chris Beard.

Horns Up: Recapping UT’s 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Season

Indy McBrearty, Reporter April 6, 2023

The 2022-23 season was of high aspirations for many fans. The Longhorns started the season with second-year head coach Chris Beard, who had completely changed the culture for the players and fans at UT...

Laughing, members of the basketball team come together to take a group picture. At the banquet, all players were recognized for the work they put in during the season.

Girls Basketball Teams Celebrate Season With Annual Banquet

Sophia Sartor, Heritage Section Editor March 27, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, the girls basketball team hosted their annual banquet. The night was an opportunity for team members to celebrate their hard work during the basketball season and be recognized...

The Warriors celebrate a good play in the fourth quarter of the game. The student section was packed with fans cheering the Warriors through the first round of playoffs.

Varsity Boys Basketball Edged Out by Chaparrals During Final Seconds of Playoff Game

Amy Simon, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

On Monday, Feb. 20, the varsity boys' basketball team competed against the Westlake Chaparrals for the first round of playoffs. Westwood, who were seeded third in their district, competed against the...

Henry Chuo 23 reaches for a layup, moving past Stony Point defense. Chuo attempted this layup in the last play of the game.

Varsity Boys Basketball Finishes District Strong Against Vandegrift

Indy McBrearty, Reporter February 20, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against district rival Vandegrift. Both teams had already qualified for a playoff spot, but this game determined placement and who they...

Pushing past Round Rocks defense, Gabe Parr ‘23 drives toward the paint. Parr had three assists throughout the game.

Warrior Basketball Fails To Overcome Stony Point

Indy McBrearty, Reporter February 10, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the varsity basketball team lost to Stony Point Tigers, 67-55, at Stony Point. This was a highly anticipated matchup, and both teams fought hard. The Warriors kept up with the Tigers...

Thomas Burke ‘25 goes up for a layup with Round Rock defense chasing close behind. The Warriors were able to make a fast break and get the ball to Burke to make the layup.

Varsity Basketball Dominates in Two Straight Games

Indy McBrearty, Reporter February 10, 2023

The varsity boys’ basketball team played two games this past weekend. The first game took place on Friday, Feb. 3. They faced off against McNeil, but the teams played at Stony Point due to power outages...

Jumping up, Emily Graham 25 shoots past the defense. Despite falling behind in the first half, the team was able to come back and win in the final few minutes of the game.

JV Girls Basketball Triumphs Over Cedar Ridge in Final Quarter 44-40

Sophia Sartor, Heritage Section Editor January 31, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 27, the JV girls’ basketball team beat Cedar Ridge in a last-quarter showdown. The final few minutes of the game mounted in tension as the clock went down and had the audience, including...

Grant Means ‘23 jumps for a point, making it past Vista Ridges defense.

Varsity Boys Basketball Loses Grip Against Dragons 57-40

Ellen Chuo, Photo Editor January 30, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the varsity boys basketball team lost 57-40 to the Round Rock Dragons. The game stayed relatively close throughout the first half, but the Warriors lost their grip on their defense...

With Stony Point defense quickly surround him, Gabe Parr 23 make the decision to attempt a shot.

Varsity Boys Basketball Comes up Short Against Manor

Indy McBrearty, Reporter January 24, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the varsity boys basketball team lost 45-43 to Manor. The game was close in score throughout, but the Warriors couldn’t capitalize at the end. Throughout the game, the Warriors...

Patrick Jeng 26 goes up for the three pointers to increase the Warriors lead. Jeng hit two three-pointers in the game.

Freshman Boys Basketball Handles Vandegrift 59-46

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor January 24, 2023

The freshman boys basketball team played Vandegrift for the first time this season on Friday, Jan. 20, beating the Vipers in a convincing 59-46 win. The game started with the Vipers winning the...

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