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JV White Volleyball Falls Short Against Cedar Ridge 2-1

JV White Volleyball Falls Short Against Cedar Ridge 2-1

By Nivrithi Kuttuva, Reporter

September 7, 2019

The JV White Lady Warriors played against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, Sept. 6, but unfortunately were beaten 2-1.  “Overall, I think we did pretty well. There were some moments where it wasn’t so good, so we have still got work to do,” coach Lanea Meyer said. “We were down 9-22...

JV Orange Volleyball Taken Down by Cedar Ridge 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Taken Down by Cedar Ridge 2-0

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

September 7, 2019

The JV Orange volleyball team played against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, Sept. 6. Each set was close, but the Warriors lost 2-0.  The Warriors began the game by scoring a point, but the Raiders were not far behind keeping the score tied for the first few minutes. Despite an impressive sp...

Varsity Football Notches First Win in 41-39 Thriller vs. Austin

Varsity Football Notches First Win in 41-39 Thriller vs. Austin

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

September 7, 2019

The stage was set for the varsity football team’s second game of the season: under the lights and in front of the Austin skyline, they had the chance to earn their first win of the young season on Friday, Sept. 6 against the Austin Maroons at House Park. This contest was an offensive shootout, wit...

Freshman Football Takes Down Austin Maroons 24-20

Freshman Football Takes Down Austin Maroons 24-20

By Rachel Iyer, Reporter

September 7, 2019

  The freshman football team faced off against the Austin Maroons for their first win of the season. Losing the previous game, the Warriors rebounded with a 24-20 win. The game consisted of touchdowns from running back Emarion Lopez ’23 and quarterback Grant Jaeger ’23, and field goals...

Varsity Volleyball Decimates McNeil 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Decimates McNeil 3-0

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

September 6, 2019

On Tuesday, Sep. 4, the varsity volleyball team played against the McNeil Mavericks, beating them 3-0. “It's the first points and the first set that matter,” Jessica Lane ‘21 said. “If we start out strong and get the momentum, it carries us to finish.” Maddie Gillispie ‘20 started off with...

Warrior Sports Reel 8/26

Warrior Sports Reel 8/26

By Serenity McIntosh, Video Editor

September 2, 2019

The best of this week's Westwood High School Warrior sports....

Freshman Volleyball Falls to Stony Point 2-1

Freshman Volleyball Falls to Stony Point 2-1

By Nashitha Azeez, Videographer

September 2, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, the freshman volleyball team was narrowly defeated by the Stony Point Tigers 2-1 in a fierce game that resulted in a tiebreaker during the third set. The Warriors started to gain a lot of points a little bit into the set. Towards the middle of the set, they managed to tie with the...

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Stony Point 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Stony Point 3-0

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

August 31, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, the varsity volleyball team played against the Stony Point Tigers and the Lady Warriors beat the Tigers 3-0. “Our defense was scrappy and we could have done better,” Abi Rucker ‘20 said. “But we got the job done and won in all three sets.” The Tigers started se...

Varsity Football Drops OT Battle vs. East View 42-35

Varsity Football Drops OT Battle vs. East View 42-35

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

Energy levels were high and many jersey-clad students packed the stands on Thursday, Aug. 29, ready to see the varsity football team take on the East View Patriots in the team’s season opener at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. It was a highly competitive, intense back-and-forth affair until ...

Freshman Football Defeated by East View 32-3

Freshman Football Defeated by East View 32-3

By Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker

August 30, 2019

In the season opener, the freshman football team went up against Eastview and lost by a score of 32-3 on Wednesday, Aug. 28th. The Warriors had a rough start. Their defense had a tough time stopping their opponents and was unable to prevent Eastview’s first touchdown. “Their running back r...

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