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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

Football

Right back Ananias Vance 24 runs the ball down the field. He was able to gain several yardages for the team.

Varsity Football Trounced by Vipers in Final Game of Season

Conall Coats, Reporter November 6, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 3, the Warriors lost to the Vandegrift Vipers 56-10 for the last game of the season. This season, the Warriors went 4-6 and 1-6 in district play, with the only in-district win being...

Luke Espersen ‘26 hands off the ball to Jack Kelley ‘26. After the handoff, Kelley was able to gain several yards before getting stopped by Stony Points defense.

Freshman Football Seals Victory in Last Seconds of Game Over McNeil

Sawyer Grimaldi, Reporter October 31, 2022

Trying to add a bright spot to an up-and-down season, the freshman football team clashed with the rivaling McNeil Mavericks, and with the help of some last-second heroics, the Warriors came out on...

The team celebrates after scoring a touchdown. The Warriors scored two touchdowns during the duration of the game.

Westwood Loses Grip to Stony Point 45-21 During Homecoming Game

Conall Coats, Reporter October 23, 2022

The Westwood Warriors took a devastating 45-21 loss to the Stony Point Tigers this past Friday, Oct 21. Last week was the Warriors’ homecoming game and the third from final game of the season. This...

Grant Jaeger 23 and Scott Uffelman 25 jump up to each other after running out of the blowup. They hurried to the huddle afterwards.

Varsity Football Outshines McNeil in Final Seconds of Game

Amy Simon, Sports Editor October 14, 2022

After a three-game losing streak, the varsity football team was eager to come home with a win. Both sides were on their toes as the score inched closely together. The final trajectory of the game was...

Ananias Vance 24 runs the ball. He was able to gain several yardages for the Warriors.

Varsity Football Falls Short Against Raiders

Conall Coats, Reporter October 10, 2022

Last Friday, Oct. 9, the Warriors lost to the Vista Ridge Raiders 27-16 at Gupton Stadium. Westwood picked up their pass game this week with a confluence of good passes, great blocks by the O-line,...

Demani Stewart 24 runs with the ball. He was able to gain several yardages before getting tackled down.

Varsity Football Crushed by Raiders 41-14

Conall Coats, Reporter October 2, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 30, the varsity football team lost to the Cedar Ridge Raiders 41-14, making the Warrior’s record 3-2. Coming off from the bye week, the Warriors came into the game with confidence...

Quarterback Owen Norrell 24 passes the ball to his teammate. He successfully passed the ball before getting tackled, allowing the Warriors to gain several yardages.

Varsity Football Scorched by Dragons at Battle for the Bell

Conall Coats, Reporter September 19, 2022

The Varsity football team lost 52-7 to the Round Rock Dragons on Friday Sept. 16. This makes the fifth year in a row the Warriors have lost the Battle for the Bell. However, it wasn't all bad with...

The Westwood offensive line tries their best to block for their running back, hoping to spark some life. The Westwood offense struggled throughout most of the game, batting with turnovers.

JV Football Faces Strong Hit by Round Rock

Sawyer Grimaldi, Reporter September 16, 2022

The JV football team took on the Round Rock Dragons on Thursday, Sept. 15, hopeful to grab their first win of the season. Unfortunately, against their hopes, they fell to the Dragons, losing 42-0.  Westwood...

The Warriors run through the sign for the start of halftime. The score at this point was tied 21-21.

Varsity Football Brawls Bastrop Bears for 49-42 Win

Conall Coats, Reporter September 11, 2022

After a long knock-down drag-out game, the Westwood Warriors won 49-42 against the Bastrop Bears. The two teams battled out until overtime when the Warriors were able to seal the game with a win. In...

Running back Finn Chaney 26 dodges the  Dragons. Receiving the hand-off from Quarterback Luke Espersen 26, together they ran a successful play.

Freshmen Football Edges Dragons in Final Minutes

Arushi Sharma and Amy Simon September 9, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the  Freshmen football team won 6-0 against the Round Rock Dragons at the Warrior Bowl, leaving the team with a 3-2 record this season. Throughout the game, both teams shared...

Right back Ananias Vance 24 runs through a defender in an attempt to gain yardage for the Warriors. Although unsuccessful, the team was able to successfully run the play in a second down, resulting in a touchdown.

Warriors Block Out Maroon for Second Varsity Football District Win

Conall Coats, Reporter September 4, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 2, the Varsity football team won 20-17 against the Austin High Maroons at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex (KRAC). This win gave the Warriors a 2-0 record, a feat they haven't achieved...

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