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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


Breaking through the defensive line Demani Stewart 24 bowls over defenders picking up a huge chunk of yardage and taking the ball into Mustang territory. Stewart was featured on the big screen during a timeout for all his accomplishments and records he broke this season.

Varsity Football Inches Closer to Playoffs With Win Over Manor

Conall Coats and Sawyer Grimaldi October 30, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 26 varsity football bested the Manor Mavericks 28-21 in a down to the wire, rushing record breaking shootout, ending in three defensive stands in the red zone to keep the Mavericks...

Ready to start the game the Warrior special teams unit lines up for the opening kickoff. The Warriors went into the day with a record 6-2 and determined to fight for a Freshman division playoff spot.

Freshman Football Dominates in Last Home Games

Lilah Schlanger, Reporter October 29, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Freshman football stomped out the Manor Mustangs 21-8, shutting the Mustangs out in the first half. With Manor unable to close the gap throughout the remaining half Westwood...

Ready to execute their playcall the Warrior offense lines up waiting for the signal from Owen Norrell 24. The Warrior offense lifted the Warriors to a blowout victory over Stony Point 49-20.

Westwood Warriors Hunt Stony Point Tigers 49-20

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2023

On Friday Oct. 21 varsity football decimated the Stony Point Tigers 49-20 bringing the Warriors one step closer to a playoff berth sitting at 6-2 on the year. With a strong and fast start from the Warriors...

Leaning over, members of the student section high-five Cooper Case 24 and Josiah Kent 25 as they walk off the field after their victory. The game was the Warriors fifth win this season, coming off of a 26-21 loss to Vista Ridge last week.

Varsity Football Secures Victory Over McNeil 17-14 on Homecoming

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor October 14, 2023
With the sounds of a packed crowd of Westwood fans, and the relentless cries of the of the student section filling the air, both from the reveal of Homecoming Royalty, and the game, the Varsity football team played in a defensive onslaught that took all the way up until the last whistle of the game to be decided with Westwood breaking their homecoming losing streak 17-14.
With nothing but space ahead, Demani Stewart 24 runs it in for a touchdown to put the warriors up 17-0. Stewart opened the game for the Warriors scoring their first two touchdowns.

Varsity Football Shutout Cedar Ridge 41-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2023
The varsity football played spoiler for the Cedar Ridge Homecoming game shutting out the Raiders 41-0 in an offensive onslaught.
Weston Franz 27 sprawls out to make a diving catch in the endzone. The Warriors struggled to score points through the air with only one touchdown on the day keeping the score close.

Freshman Football Extends Undefeated Season With Win Against Round Rock 10-8

Lilah Schlanger, Reporter September 22, 2023

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Freshman football team played in a makeup game after Westwood's originally scheduled game against Round Rock was postponed due to rain. After a long and anticipatory week, the...

Hurrying up to the line Owen Norrell 24 prepares to snap the ball quick. The Warriors utilized hurry up offense all night to aid the run game and catch the Dragon defense off guard.

Varsity Football Loses to Round Rock in Battle of the Bell 24-21

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor September 17, 2023
The varsity football team fails to take the bell back home for another year after some miscues from the Warriors handed the Dragons the win 24-21.
Demani Steward 24 makes a move on the Bastrop defense, Eventually scoring three more times. Stewart proved he could carry the load for the Warriors breaking a school record with 277 yards on the ground.

Varsity Football Destroys Bastrop 59-7 to Improve to 3-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2023
The varsity football team went into Bastrop and demolished the bears, and the record books, improving to 3-0 heading into district play.
Stretching across the goalline, Lane Wood 24 takes it in for the touchdown to increase the Warriors lead over Austin. The Warriors started their season with a strong offensive performance scoring 34 points against Eastview.

Varsity Football Demolishes Austin High 49-14 to Start Season 2-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor September 4, 2023
With their 13 year-long win streak on the line, the Warriors headed downtown to face Austin High, putting up 49 points in an offensive performance the Warriors will not soon forget, and the Maroons will try their best to forget.
Cole Goehring 26 walks along the sidelines during a transitional period on his way to the bench. The Warrior defense spent most of the time on the field as the offense struggled to find points.

JV Football Narrowly Edged Out by Austin High 12-8

Valeria Tijerina and Lilybeth Dooley August 31, 2023

On Wednesday, Aug. 30 the Westwood Warriors JV football team competed against the Austin High Maroons for their second game of the season. Although playing a close game the Warriors ultimately fell...

Demani Stewart 24 breaks through the defense taking it all the way home for a touchdown. Stewart started the season with a multi-touchdown game and helped lead the Warriors to an opening day win.

Varsity Football Blocks Out Eastview in Season Opener

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor August 27, 2023

On Friday, Aug. 25, the varsity football team faced Eastview High School to open their season, putting 34 points up on the Patriots to take home their first win of the season. The game remained fairly...

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, Assistant Sports Editor 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...

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