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Community Remembers Myles Hutcheson in 63-60 Varsity Boys’ Basketball Nail-Biter

Community Remembers Myles Hutcheson in 63-60 Varsity Boys’ Basketball Nail-Biter

By Vikram Joshi, Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

Earlier in the week, Myles Hutcheson ‘20, one of the players on the Vista Ridge boys’ basketball team, passed away in a car crash. During the game on Friday, Dec. 7, many people remembered him with T-shirts saying “Love Like Myles” and a giant banner on one end of the court. Showing Westwoo...

Freshman Girls’ Basketball Defeated by Vista Ridge 39-37

Freshman Girls’ Basketball Defeated by Vista Ridge 39-37

By Darya Mohajeri, Reporter, Yearbook Designer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball

The freshman girls’ basketball team lost to the Vista Ridge Rangers 37-39 on Friday, Dec. 7. The first quarter consisted of the Lady Warriors taking the lead, with Gabbi Wallace ‘22 scoring a three-pointer halfway through the quarter. However, the quarter ended with the teams tied 11-11. Th...

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Hendrickson 61-57

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Hendrickson 61-57

By Hayden Swanson, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team failed to defend their home court on Tuesday, Dec. 4, against Hendrickson, with a final score of 57-61. While it was a very close game, Hendrickson’s brute strength overwhelmed the Warriors, leading to a very intense game. In the first quarter, the Warriors took of...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Pummeled by Hendrickson 70-52

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Pummeled by Hendrickson 70-52

By Sourav Dhar, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the varsity boys’ basketball team looked to start the new week off with a win over the Hendrickson Hawks at home, but were unable to claim the result they wanted, falling to the visitors by the scoreline of 70-52. Patrick Sladek ‘19 finished with 19 points, leading all War...

Softball Players Sign National Letters of Intent

Softball Players Sign National Letters of Intent

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball & Softball

Softball seniors Alyssa Popelka and Gabby Garcia signed to play at the collegiate level on Thursday, Nov. 29. Popelka, a shortstop selected as District 13-6A Offensive Player of the Year in 2018, committed to the University of Texas. Despite having previously verbally committed to Boston Uni...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Surrenders to Anderson Trojans

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Surrenders to Anderson Trojans

By Sathvik Allala, Social Media Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

After a curing and restful week-long break, the audience hoped that the varsity boys’ basketball team’s dedication and commitment over the Thanksgiving Break would pay off in its game against the Anderson Trojans, on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Instead, spectators witnessed a heartbreaking loss of 47-3...

JV Girls’ Basketball Takes Down Stony Point 49-32

JV Girls’ Basketball Takes Down Stony Point 49-32

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball

On Tuesday, Nov. 20 the JV girls’ basketball took down the Stony Point Tigers with a score of 49-32. The Warriors started the game with a layup and a three-pointer, but Stony Point retaliated with their own layup, and as they went for a second shot, the ball rebounded and Emma Zion ‘21 scored...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Annihilates Stony Point 53-32

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Annihilates Stony Point 53-32

By Hayden Swanson, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity girls’ basketball team successfully defended their home court on Tuesday, Nov. 20 against Stony Point, with a final score of 53-32. Despite their much larger point total, the road leading to the Warriors’ victory wasn’t smooth. The first points of the game were scored by the...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Cedar Park 64-57

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Cedar Park 64-57

By Sathvik Allala, Social Media Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity boys’ basketball game against the Cedar Park Timberwolves featured a heartbreaking loss of 64-57 after a hopeful comeback in the last quarter. Altogether, the perseverance of the team and the energy of the student section fell short of bringing the Warriors a win in their first gam...

JV Girls’ Basketball Wins Against Rouse 66-48

JV Girls’ Basketball Wins Against Rouse 66-48

By Ishika Samant, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball

In a game against Rouse, the Lady Warriors won at home with a score of 66-48 on Tuesday, Nov. 13. “I thought the game went really well, we did really well on offense and defense ” Izzy Brown ‘22 said. “And those were the things we worked on in practice, so I think we executed it reall...

Senior Volleyball Girls Commit to Colleges on National Signing Day

Senior Volleyball Girls Commit to Colleges on National Signing Day

By Stephanie Shih, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

National Signing Day on Nov. 14, celebrates student athletes committing to bring their talents to NCAA Division sports. The Warrior volleyball team had two girls signing National Letters of Intent (NLI) with Maddi Kriz '19 committing to Stanford University for beach volleyball, and Ingrid Stading '...