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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


Richard Xue ‘26 performs a face-off against an Anderson opponent at this weekend’s lacrosse tournament.

Westwood Lacrosse Teams Compete at Longhorn Shootout

Bella Yi December 4, 2022

Last weekend, the Westwood and McNeil lacrosse teams joined forces to participate at the Longhorn Shootout, a pre-season tournament downtown. The varsity team played against four other schools and lacrosse...

Wearing a shark head, Samuel Trigg 23 stands by as he waits for the game to begin. Trigg was wearing the shark head as the game fell on Halloween night.

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Teams Compete Annual Stick Switch

Scott Seamon, Reporter November 8, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 31, at the Town & Country fields, Westwood’s Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse faced each other in their annual “Stick Switch” game. The annual tradition earned its name when...

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...

Avery Hixson 23 defends so she cant get to the goal. The defender was then forced to make an incomplete pass, giving the Warriors possession.

Varsity Women’s Lacrosse Eats LASA Raptors Alive 15-6

Arushi Sharma, Horizon Photo Editor April 7, 2022

The varsity women’s lacrosse team beat the Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) Raptors on the early morning of Sunday, April 3. With two more count games remaining, the win resulted in the Lady Warriors...

Defender Kaybee Briggs 21 scoops up a ground ball before the Austin attackers. She then ran the ball down the midfield to make a pass.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Upsets Top-Seeded Austin High 13-10

Amelie Puga and Arushi Sharma April 27, 2021

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team beat the Austin High Maroons at their first playoff game on the drizzly night of Thursday, April 22. The team headed into their district semi-final game as the lowest...

Running with the ball, Sarah Poppe 22 looks for an open teammate to make a pass to against Westlake. With last years lacrosse season heavily shortened due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Try It clinic provided newfound enthusiasm for the team heading into the upcoming season.

Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Second “Try It” Clinic

Silvia Ciacci, Heritage Index Editor September 28, 2020

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the women's lacrosse team hosted their second “Try It” clinic, an introduction for girls interested in playing lacrosse. Having returning players and coaches helping the potential...

Sprinting towards the goal, Coby Koch 20 dodges enemy Dragons and attempts to score. The Warriors were ultimately unable to score during the first quarter of the game.

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Annihilated by Round Rock Dragons 9-4

Ian Drerup, Video Editor February 20, 2020

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team took on the Round Rock Dragons at home on Wednesday, Feb. 19, and unfortunately lost 9-4. In the first quarter, the dragons asserted their dominance and scored...

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