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Warrior Soccer Destroys the Competition

Warrior Soccer Destroys the Competition

By Tristan Seifert

February 26, 2015

The Warriors' boys soccer team dominated the first round of district play last week, defeating both Cedar Ridge and Hendrickson. Read More »...

Swim Places 15th in State

Swim Places 15th in State

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2015

On Feb. 22, the Warrior swim team competed in the State Swim Championships. Overall, the Warriors placed 15th in State for the season. Preston Varozza ‘16 placed 4th in the 100 backstroke, while Matthew Mahoney ‘15 finished 8th. “It was an amazing feeling going to represent Westwood and swim...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Makes Playoffs

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Makes Playoffs

By Ishani Pandya, Heritage Editor in Chief

February 19, 2015

Three teams, two undefeated district champions, and one playoff bid is the perfect way to summarize the girls' basketball season this past season. Read More »...

Swim Team Makes State

Swim Team Makes State

By Khira Patel, Heritage Portraits & Ads Editor

February 17, 2015

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the swim team returned from their Regional Swim Meet in the Woodlands. The matches were fast and furious, ending in both triumph and heartbreak. In the boys’ medley relay, one of the top three swimmers in the state was disqualified. Officials stated that the second swimmer left...

Warriors Participate in Signing Day

Warriors Participate in Signing Day

By Khira Patel, Heritage Portraits & Ads Editor

February 9, 2015

Thursday, Feb. 4 was National Signing Day. Held at 8:45 a.m. in the fieldhouse, coaches from various colleges signed players to their teams in almost every sport. Read More »...

Swim Team Dives Into Tradition

Swim Team Dives Into Tradition

By Ishani Pandya, Heritage Editor in Chief

February 9, 2015

The swim team racked up yet another victory for our school at the District 6A swim meet on Jan. 23 at the University of Texas Swim Center. Success was hard earned, with rigorous practices every day and the team strengthening, conditioning, and training to get to where they needed to be to prepare for...

Women’s Lacrosse Preps for Aggieland

Women’s Lacrosse Preps for Aggieland

By Anna Hagen

February 6, 2015

As the weekend draws nearer, Women's Lacrosse gears up for their first travel tournament of the year: Aggieland. Although this will be their third tournament total, Aggieland will be the lax girls’ chance to get to know the team and get a better understanding of the game. Aggieland will take place...

Men’s Soccer Dominates Hendrickson

Men’s Soccer Dominates Hendrickson

By Tristan Seifert

February 3, 2015

Westwood’s Mens Warrior Soccer Team currently sits in a tie for 3rd in district 13-6A after one week of play.  The Warriors  began the week with a flash, scoring the fastest goal in Westwood Soccer history, just 18 seconds into the match against Hendrickson, as Blake Francese calmly finished from...

Boys JV Basketball Wins Against McNeil

Boys JV Basketball Wins Against McNeil

By Simone Heim, News Editor

January 15, 2015

The Westwood junior varsity game at Westwood versus McNeil on Jan. 9 was an exciting game for sure. The first quarter’s score was 11-9, with the Warriors in the lead. To begin the 2nd quarter, Justin Larrea '17 scored one point on a foul shot, which was quickly followed by Sophomore Trevor Smith...

Girls Varsity Basketball Shoots for Playoffs

Girls Varsity Basketball Shoots for Playoffs

By Ishani Pandya, Heritage Editor in Chief

January 14, 2015

It was nothing but net for the girls varsity basketball team as they made their way through the season. Read More »...

Cheerleading Clinic Opens Registration for K-8 Students

Cheerleading Clinic Opens Registration for K-8 Students

By Mackenzie Farkus, Editor in Chief

January 13, 2015

On Feb. 21, the cheerleaders will be holding their annual cheer clinic in the Field House. Participants will learn cheers, chants, jumps, simple stunts, and a dance from Westwood cheerleaders. The clinic costs $35 per child, and all participants will receive 50% off Escapade tickets. To register, parents...

Baby Sundancers Announced

Baby Sundancers Announced

By Khira Patel, Heritage Portraits & Ads Editor

December 12, 2014

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the intense four-day-long tryout process for Sundancers began. Read More »