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JV Boys’ Basketball Tripped up by Raiders 47-46

Karsten Bresser '22 weaves through Cedar Ridges' defense. Bresser plays point guard for the JV team.

By Yunoo Kim, Extras Editor

January 19, 2020

The JV boys’ basketball team suffered a tough loss against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, Jan. 17. The Warriors fought hard, but eventually lost by a single point, 47-46.  “We played hard and had pretty good defense the whole game,” coach Drew Rigney said. “We rebounded the ball ...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins a Nail-Biter vs. Cedar Ridge 36-35

Weaving past the defenders, Brandon Parks '20 dribbles the ball towards the basket. Parks was able to make a successful assist giving the team a 3-pointer.

By Ian Drerup, Video Editor

January 19, 2020

After winning their previous game, the varsity boys' basketball team carried momentum into this showdown against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, Jan 27 and won 36-35.  The game started with the Raiders making a 2-pointer, but the Warriors quickly took the lead with a free throw and point gu...

JV White Boys’ Soccer Ties with Vista Ridge Rangers 1-1

Joeb Goheen '22 and a Ranger race to gain possession the ball. Goheen ended up winning over the ball and passed it to a teammate.

By Rachel Iyer, Reporter

January 19, 2020

The boys’ JV white soccer team tied 1-1 against the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 17.  The game consisted of many fouls. At one point, a Warrior was given a yellow card. Andrew Bailey ’22, who normally plays on a higher team, worked with his new teammates to defend the goal. The fir...

Freshman Girls’ Basketball Falls Short to Stony Point 39-34

Loosing her grip, Kl'che Brown '23 attempts a layup. Brown was a significant defensive player for the team and helped push forward for an early lead.

By Catharine Li, Reporter

January 16, 2020

In a close game, the freshman girls’ basketball team squared off against the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 14, ultimately coming short, losing by a score of 39-34.  The match-up began with a slow start for the Lady Warriors, as the Tigers won the tipoff and scored a two-pointer to seal ...

JV Girls Soccer Conquers Hendrickson Hawks 1-0

Looking around, Padt Skawarntanannondt ‘23 tries to find another player to pass the ball to. Since Skawarntanannondt plays mid, she plays both offense and defense.

By Jake Schlanger, Community & World News Editor

January 15, 2020

In the first girls JV soccer match of the season, the Lady Warriors won against Hendrickson with a final score of 1-0 on Tuesday, Jan. 14. For the first half of the game, the Lady Warriors played a strong offense, keeping the ball from crossing midfield. Within the opening minutes of the game, t...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Stony Point 54-52

Dribbling the ball down the court, Desi Davalos '22 scans the court for an opening. Davalos would go on to make a three-pointer during the first quarter which brought the score to 10-2.

By Camille Marshall and Kathryn Markovitz

January 15, 2020

The varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 14, and reigned victorious 54-52. The game day theme was Future Warriors Night, a night to show Canyon Vista and Grisham lady athletes how the basketball program runs. During halftime, the junior athle...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Falls to Hendrickson 1-0 in District Opener

With a Hawk trailing behind, Niko Harris '20 focuses on passing to his teammate. Although the Hawks put high pressure in the midfield, the Warriors were able to transition the ball in attempts to set up a shot.

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

January 15, 2020

After a successful 2019 season which saw the varsity boys’ soccer team crowned as co-district champions, the Warriors looked to take the field in 2020 and begin defending their title. On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Warriors travelled to Pflugerville to face their rival Hendrickson in the first distri...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Dominates Vista Ridge 66-53

Brandon Parks '20 shoots a free throw after a foul. Parks scores both the free throws and adds 2 points onto the Warriors' already dominant lead.

By Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief

December 15, 2019

With the home crowd roaring in the Field House and holding up many cutouts of players’ heads, the varsity boys’ basketball team continued their hot streak for a sixth straight win. After the Warriors jumped out to an early lead, the Vista Ridge Rangers attempted to make a comeback. However, the...

JV Girls’ Basketball Drops Defensive Matchup to Hendrickson Hawks 37-27

Emma Goolsbey '21 dribbles the ball down the court. Goolsbey would score several 2-pointers throughout the game.

By Kathryn Markovitz, Photographer

December 12, 2019

The JV girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Despite their tough efforts, the Lady Warriors fell to the Hawks 37-27. The first half started off with a 3-pointer from the Hawks, but the Lady Warriors came back with one of their own from Gabbi Wall...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Falls to Hendrickson 53-52

Varsity Girls' Basketball Falls to Hendrickson 53-52

By Camille Marshall, Reporter

December 12, 2019

The varsity girls' basketball team squared off against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Dec. 10, but despite their tough efforts, the ladies fell to the Hawks, 53-52, in a fast-paced game.  Hendrickson started the first quarter with the ball while the Lady Warriors used their defense to pressu...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders 55-50

Dribbling down the court, power forward Desi Davalos '22 scans for teammates to make a pass to. Despite efforts from the team, the Lady Warriors were unable to pull ahead of the Raiders during the first half.

By Kathryn Markovitz, Photographer

December 4, 2019

The varsity girls' basketball faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and emerged victorious in an intense nail-biter game on Faculty Night. The Lady Warriors bounced back from a troubling first half and managed to pull ahead of the Raiders in a 55-50 win. The first half st...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overcomes Shoemaker 60-50

Peyton Halley '21 throws the ball above the defensive player. Halley, a junior, plays the position of a guard on the team.

By Camille Marshall and Alana True

November 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team faced against the Shoemaker Wolves on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and prevailed 60-50. Despite the win, the game consisted of combative fouls and a mass of turnovers.  “In the past we’ve had a lot of really strong individuals but this year everyone provides something to ...