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Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wins Against Lake Travis 49-39

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wins Against Lake Travis 49-39

By Kathryn Hall

December 9, 2015

Before the break, the Lady Warriors varsity basketball team won one final game against Lake Travis with an end score of 49-39. After one loss already to Lake Travis, the determination to win drove the Lady Warriors to victory. “They had beat us the week before so we were all super competitive about it ...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Defeats Cedar Park 42-34

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Defeats Cedar Park 42-34

By Nivi Misra

December 2, 2015

The girls’ varsity basketball team edged past a tough Cedar Park team to win 42-34 on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The Timberwolves were not able to get enough past the excellent Warrior defense, which was backed by plenty of offense. The Warriors started the game strong, giving up the only lead to Cedar Par...

JV Tennis Dominates Fall Tournament

JV Tennis Dominates Fall Tournament

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2015

The JV tennis team concluded their short fall tournament season with several victories on Thursday, Nov. 19. Various high schools battled it out for top spots at the Warriors’ home courts, but the Warriors secured a triumphant tournament with strong hits and consistent plays. Westwood medaled in ...

Students Compete in the Fifth Annual Fit Games

Students Compete in the Fifth Annual Fit Games

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

November 20, 2015

On Nov. 18, physical education students from around the district convened at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex (KRAC) for the fifth annual Fit Games. The Games were centered around teaching students to stay fit and active, and allowing them to have fun participating in group workouts and competing a...

Swim Team Wins at Aggieland Invitational Swim Meet

Swim Team Wins at Aggieland Invitational Swim Meet

By Marley Kotick

November 20, 2015

On Nov. 13, the swim team traveled to Aggieland to compete in the annual Aggieland invitational swim meet. They took first place with 611 points which was a major lead against Lake Travis, who got second with 505 points. Lake Travis was not an easy team to beat; the Warriors had to have the right mindset t...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Defeats East View 60-56

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Defeats East View 60-56

By Ethan Lao, Yearbook Designer

November 17, 2015

The girls’ basketball varsity team had a huge success on Nov. 10 when they played against the East View Patriots. After a very close game, the Warriors held their ground and won with a score of 60-56. The game started well, with Kandyce Shepard ‘17 getting the tip-off for the team. Although the team was starting to get a little behind, the girls worked well and qui...

Warrior Swimmers Compete in Austin Invite

Warrior Swimmers Compete in Austin Invite

By Kaelyn Renfro

November 17, 2015

The Warriors competed in the Austin Invite that contained schools from all over central Texas. Westwood’s major competitors were Round Rock, who they beat by a final score of 211-200, and Lake Travis who were behind by 59. The boys’ medley relay started off with Preston Varozza ‘16 finishing ...

Upcoming Event: Fit Games

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

November 17, 2015

On Nov. 18, physical education students from around the district will gather at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex (KRAC) to participate in the fifth annual Fit Games. The event started five years ago when Susan Nix, Round Rock ISD assistant athletic director, began to implement functional fitness classes in...

Freshman Tennis Team Starts Strong in Tournament Season

Freshman Tennis Team Starts Strong in Tournament Season

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2015

The freshman tennis team started off their tournament season strong with several medals on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at Georgetown and East View High School. This officiated the beginning of the new season, where each competition lasts all day, and players compete for themselves rather than towards a team...

Warriors Defeated By Cedar Ridge, 42-14

Warriors Defeated By Cedar Ridge, 42-14

By Tristan Seifert

November 7, 2015

Westwood’s Warriors (0-10) lost to the Cedar Ridge Raiders (9-1) in an emotional final game of the season on Nov 6. Read More »...

JV Tennis Wins District

JV Tennis Wins District

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2015

One last victory finished off JV tennis’s strong fall season. The undefeated team won its second straight JV Team Tennis District 13-6A championship game on Tuesday, Nov. 3 against the Cedar Ridge Raiders. The final score was 10-2. Since this match was a district final, the players felt the ...

Softball Team Looks for Sponsors in Upcoming Golf Tournament

Softball Team Looks for Sponsors in Upcoming Golf Tournament

By Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

November 5, 2015

The softball team will hold their annual golf tournament fundraiser at Twin Creeks Country Club on Nov. 16 in order to raise money for scholarships and field equipment. Another goal of the fundraiser is to bring more attention to female athletes. “In this day and age, the male athlete still gets more recognition and notoriety...