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


Westwood woman’s lacrosse has their senior night and wins the game taking them to their state

Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Wins 12-3 For Senior Night

Trinity Osmer, Reporter April 21, 2024

The Westwood Lady Warrior Lacrosse team faced a fierce and competitive game against James Bowie High School, leaving them in the dust for the Warrior senior night. Westwood has been practicing non-stop...

In a struggle for the ball, Truitt Forse 27 (Round Rock High School) prepares to steal the ball from a Vandegrift player behind him. Forse, an attacker, is the lone freshman on the varsity team.

Varsity Mens Lacrosse Outmatched by Vandegrift 10-3

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor February 23, 2024

The varsity men's’ lacrosse team, comprised of players from Westwood, Round Rock, McNeil, and Cedar Ridge high schools, played Vandegrift in a fast-paced and intense match at McNeil’s Maverick...

Ryan Wyrick 23 weaves through opponents to find open space after passing the ball.

Varsity Mens’ Lacrosse Advances to State in Super-Regionals Tournament

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor May 11, 2023

The varsity mens’ lacrosse team played at the Warrior Bowl on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, against the Regents School of Austin and Highland Park in the Texas High School Lacrosse League Class...

The Warriors competed against Westlake for senior night. The team won 21-1.

Varsity Mens’ Lacrosse Demolishes Westlake in Senior Night Victory

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor April 25, 2023

On Saturday, April 22, the varsity men’s lacrosse team played against Westlake at the Warrior Bowl for senior night and won 21-1. “We got a big win over Westlake, it went well, and we all had a...

Behind the goad, Bodie Bradley 23 goes around the Highland Park defense to attempt a goal.

Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Highland Park 14-10

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor March 2, 2023

On Saturday, Feb. 25, the varsity men’s lacrosse team played Highland Park at the Warrior Bowl and won 14-10. The scores were close throughout the game, but the Warriors continued to stay a few...

The Warriors competed against Frisco for their first game of the season. The team won 25-5.

Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Starts Season Strong, Defeating Frisco 25-5

Scott Seamon, Managing Editor February 12, 2023

On Saturday, Feb. 11, the varsity men’s lacrosse team opened the 2023 lacrosse season, playing Frisco at the Warrior Bowl. “[The varsity game] was very solid and [the team] had little to no mistakes...

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, Reporter 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, Managing Editor 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...

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