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JV Girls’ Lacrosse Crushes Crusaders 6-4

JV Girls’ Lacrosse Crushes Crusaders 6-4

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Heritage Portraits Coordinator

March 7, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse

The JV girls’ lacrosse team faced the St. Michael’s Crusaders on Wednesday, March 6. After fighting through the wind and cold, the Lady Warriors’ came out on top, winning the game 6-4. “We did really good this game because we really used teamwork skills and played as a unit,” Evan Shores ‘21 said. ...

JV Girls’ Soccer Defeated by Vandergrift Vipers 4-0

JV Girls’ Soccer Defeated by Vandergrift Vipers 4-0

By Keana Saberi, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Soccer

The JV girls’ soccer team went head to head with the Vandegrift Vipers on Tuesday, March 5. Despite a well thought out game plan and some great passes, the Lady Warriors lost 4-0. “We were really trying to pass to each other and even though we did pretty good at communicating, we want to more and as well...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Drops Road Contest vs. Vandegrift 5-2

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Drops Road Contest vs. Vandegrift 5-2

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

On the night of Tuesday, March 5, in cold conditions at Ed W. Monroe Memorial Stadium, the varsity boys’ soccer team went into their fixture against the Vandegrift Vipers hoping for a series sweep of their district foes. However, their plans of a sweep were foiled by the Vipers, as Vandegrift han...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Defeats McNeil 3-0

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Defeats McNeil 3-0

By Hayden Swanson, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

The varsity boys’ soccer team defended the Warrior Bowl from the McNeil Mavericks on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Despite emerging with a large lead over their opponents, the Warriors had to deal with a relentless defense from the Mavericks. The first half of the game was rather uneventful, as both tea...

JV Orange Boys’ Soccer Ties McNeil Mavericks 0-0

JV Orange Boys’ Soccer Ties McNeil Mavericks 0-0

By Audrey Lemen, Index Manager

February 28, 2019


Filed under Soccer

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Warriors took on the McNeil Mavericks and played until the time ran out, ending with a final score of 0-0. Starting off the first half with a bang, Aarif Ahmad ‘20 stayed on a Maverick player until he had the opportunity to pass to Garner Thomas ‘21, who strived fo...

JV White Boys’ Soccer Falls in Heartbreaking Loss to Round Rock

JV White Boys’ Soccer Falls in Heartbreaking Loss to Round Rock

By Kamille Galloway, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Soccer

On Friday, Feb. 22, the JV white boys’ soccer team took on the Round Rock Dragons for a home game at the Warrior Bowl, but were unable to defeat the Dragons 3-0. The first half began rather slow, but the game began to pick up its momentum when the Warrior defense started working much harder. The ma...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Dominates Dragons in Second Half Victory

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Dominates Dragons in Second Half Victory

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

While facing the daunting possibility of being eliminated from the running for the coveted district title due to two consecutive losses, the varsity boys’ soccer team hung on to their chances in a composed 4-1 victory against a win-hungry Round Rock team on Friday, Feb. 22.   “It’s always ...

Swim Dominates at State Championships, Girls Place Eighth

Swim Dominates at State Championships, Girls Place Eighth

By Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Aquatics, Showcase

The Warrior swim team took on the State Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16. Although head coach Matt McBrearty took a total of 11 swimmers, the girls’ team was the most successful, placing eighth overall in the meet. “I thought the meet was gr...

JV Girls’ Soccer Clipped By Hawks’ Wings 2-0

JV Girls’ Soccer Clipped By Hawks’ Wings 2-0

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Heritage Portraits Coordinator

February 17, 2019


Filed under Soccer

The JV girls’ soccer team faced the Hendrickson Hawks on Friday, Feb. 15. Even with several close attempts on goal and strong defense, the Lady Warriors were unable to defeat the Hawks 2-0. “We need to have a better first touch and be quicker to the ball,” Emma Goolsbey ‘21 said. “We w...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Edges Out Hawks 3-2

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Edges Out Hawks 3-2

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

The varsity girls’ soccer team took on the Hendrickson Hawks at the Warrior Bowl on Friday, Feb. 15. Coming off of a win against Cedar Ridge, the team was aching to prevail against the Hawks. The game commenced with a Lady Warrior kick off as Hailey Martinez ‘21 passed the ball back to Leah Z...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Secures 3-1 Win Against Cedar Ridge

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Secures 3-1 Win Against Cedar Ridge

By Colton Roberts, Photographer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 12th, the varsity boys set out to play a very important eighth district match at Cedar Ridge. Both teams were the contenders for the number one spot in the Round Rock District, but the Westwood Warriors came out on top 3-1. During the first half, the game was l...