Westwood Horizon

Varsity Tennis Wins District Semi-Finals

Varsity Tennis Wins District Semi-Finals

By Annie Bowers

October 22, 2015

The varsity tennis team won against Pflugerville in the district semi-finals on Oct. 7.  The final score was 10-0. The tennis team went on the next day to win district finals against Round Rock the next day with the same score of 10-0. “It was honestly kind of expected,” Alec Baskersville ‘17 said. “W...

Rouse Raiders Defeat Freshman Volleyball 2-1

Rouse Raiders Defeat Freshman Volleyball 2-1

By Donatella Voss, Photo Editor

October 22, 2015

Game on Oct. 20. Final Score: Rouse 2, Westwood 1.

New Girls’ Lacrosse Coach Starts Season Strong

By Kaelyn Renfro

October 21, 2015

A new school year means a new girls’ lacrosse team. Old players graduated, new players came in, but one of the most major changes to the girls lacrosse lineup was their new head coach.  Susan Killeavy is a Texas State lacrosse alumni and is in her last semester of college. “I want to push these ...

Students Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer During Pep Rally

Students Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer During Pep Rally

By Mae Bruce, A&E Editor

October 21, 2015

On Oct. 16, students gathered in the gym for a pep rally. This one was different than all the others, because it was a special pink out for breast cancer awareness. All the cheerleaders, teachers, SunDancers, and students wore pink in honor of this event. The pep rally kicked off with the cheerl...

Football Player Makes Lasting Impression as a Freshman

Football Player Makes Lasting Impression as a Freshman

By Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

October 20, 2015

Westwood lost 21-48 at its home opener against Georgetown, starting off the 2015 football season with a loss. Starting linebacker Jaikem Murphy ‘18 had already proven his talent last year by making the varsity football team as a freshman. Murphy has put his heart and soul into each and every game he h...

Stony Point defeats Freshman Football

Stony Point defeats Freshman Football

By Ethan Lao, Yearbook Designer

October 20, 2015

On Oct. 15, the freshman orange and white teams played against the Stony Point Tigers. This was a special game, as both the orange and white teams were combined to form only one team, due to a lack of players. Although the team lost 26-0, the players showed exemplary teamwork and heart. Quickly after the game started, the Stony Point Tigers scored two t...

JV Orange Tennis Wins against Cedar Ridge 15-4

JV Orange Tennis Wins against Cedar Ridge 15-4

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2015

An unstoppable JV orange tennis team continued their undefeated season with yet another win on Tuesday, Oct. 13. They won the remarkable match 15-4 against the Cedar Ridge Raiders. This game was the last for the orange team before their road to districts, so it was important for the players to fight hard and hit...

JV Volleyball Team Playing Well Together

JV Volleyball Team Playing Well Together

By Anna Chuo, Morale Officer

October 20, 2015

After only a few months of playing together, the JV volleyball team has won six games and lost only one. “They’ve come a long way from the beginning of the season to get the motions and to click,” Coach Ochoa said. “[The best part] is probably seeing them have fun, playing as a team, ...

Stony Point Tigers Defeat Warriors 10-0

Stony Point Tigers Defeat Warriors 10-0

By Ethan Lao, Yearbook Designer

October 17, 2015

The Warriors (0-7) continued to show their improvement, especially during the game against the Stony Point Tigers (4-3). Even though the Warriors lost 10-0 in the end, they still were able to play strong. Read More »...

JV White Football Comes Up Short Against McNeil

JV White Football Comes Up Short Against McNeil

By Renee Johns, Photo Editor

October 15, 2015

Game on Oct. 7. Final Score: McNeil 6, Westwood 0.  

Warriors Fall to McNeil Mavericks

Warriors Fall to McNeil Mavericks

By Tristan Seifert

October 9, 2015

Westwood’s Warriors (0-6) were defeated 24-7 by the McNeil Mavericks (2-4) in their third district game on Oct 8. Read More »...

Freshman Tennis Dominates Georgetown Eagles

Freshman Tennis Dominates Georgetown Eagles

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2015

Westwood tennis dominated yet again with their freshman team against the Georgetown Eagles on Monday, Oct. 5, winning with a score of 15-4. This game was the first official freshman team match. Prior to this, the teams were split into JV Orange and JV Black, with freshmen scattered about in each group. One of the perks of play...