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Varsity Football Suffers Loss in Round 1 Playoffs Against the Rattlers

Varsity Football Suffers Loss in Round 1 Playoffs Against the Rattlers

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

November 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

After making playoffs for the first time in three years, the Warrior varsity football team faced off against the San Marcos Rattlers, but left the field with a heart aching loss of 64-50. Devoted students, parents, and faculty drove an hour to the Rattler Stadium, and covered the stands in burnt...

Freshman Football Looks Back on Season

Freshman Football Looks Back on Season

Sathvik Allala, Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under Football

Crowds flooded the Warrior Bowl to see Freshman Orange and White fight hard against the Cedar Ridge Raiders during their final game of the season, on Thursday Nov. 9. “It is really nice when the parents, the kids and students come out and be positive and and encourage our kids,” head freshman ...

Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

In the Warriors' final in-district game, the Warriors fell behind the Cedar Ridge Raiders 49-3. For both teams, the coaches agreed upon taking out starters after the first half, in order to prevent any injuries from occurring before their playoff game next week. Although the Warriors suffered thi...

Varsity Football Excels to Playoffs

Varsity Football Excels to Playoffs

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

November 4, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

A status that’s been on the line for the varsity football team the last five years has finally become more than just a dream. Since 2013, the Warriors haven’t excelled past their district season, but as the players ran off the field with their joy in tow on Friday, Nov. 3, they let the whole crowd kn...

JV Football Falls to the Pflugerville Panthers 33-7

JV Football Falls to the Pflugerville Panthers 33-7

Connor Cowman

November 4, 2017


Filed under Football

On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 2, JV football faced off against the Pflugerville Panthers at the Warrior Bowl. Unfortunately, after a hard-fought battle, the Warriors were taken down by their opponent with a final score of 33-7. “Our physicality is one of our strongest points,” quarterback...

GALLERY: JV Football Falls to the Dragons

GALLERY: JV Football Falls to the Dragons

Stephanie Shih, Photographer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Football

Warriors Slay the Dragons 45-41

Warriors Slay the Dragons 45-41

Connor Cowman, Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

Prior to 1992, Round Rock ISD had only two high schools within its bounds: Round Rock High School and Westwood High School. This led to the schools, which were separated by a railroad track, competing often and eventually forming a rivalry with one another. Thus, the Battle of the Bell was born; a...

Varsity Football Falls to the Tigers 56-28

Varsity Football Falls to the Tigers 56-28

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

On Friday, Oct. 20 the Westwood Warriors fell to the Stony Point Tigers 56-28 in their third game in district. To jump start the game, the Tigers kicked first and Brandon Kothlow ‘18 returned the ball to the Warrior 38-yard line. The Warriors soon lost possession of the ball, returning the ball ...

JV Football Takes Down Stony Point 27-6

JV Football Takes Down Stony Point 27-6

Stephanie Shih, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

The JV football team faced the Stony Point Tigers and persevered to win 27-6 on Thursday, Oct. 19. The Warrior defense kept the Tigers out of the endzone for the majority of the game while the offense worked hard to move forward with each possession.   “I got a fumble recovery overall, a c...