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Varsity Tennis Concludes Fall Season as Regional Finalists

Varsity Tennis Concludes Fall Season as Regional Finalists

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Tennis

The varsity tennis team fell 10-1 to top ranked Memorial High School in their last match of the UIL Team Tennis Playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 26. However, in the semifinals on Wednesday, Oct. 25, the team had a victorious 11-2 win against Coppell. Despite the team’s defeat against Memorial, the coaches and pl...

Varsity Tennis Brings Home District Championship Title

Varsity Tennis Brings Home District Championship Title

Amy Ma, Reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under Tennis

The varsity tennis team brought home a strong win in their 13-6A District Championship game against Round Rock high school on Oct. 6th. Completely defeating the Dragons 11-0, the Warriors had their eighth consecutive win in district games. Both coaches and players had high expectations for this to...

GALLERY: Varsity Tennis Battles Round Rock

GALLERY: Varsity Tennis Battles Round Rock

Nicolle Duvall, Photographer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

JV and Freshman Players Find Success at District Tennis

JV and Freshman Players Find Success at District Tennis

Emily Lu, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Tennis

As a strong finish to their season, the JV and freshman tennis teams swept almost all divisions at the 13-6A District Championship tournament on Wednesday, April 12. The Warriors brought home eight of the ten first place titles for an immense victory. “I’m extremely proud of the way they ...

JV Tennis Team Wraps Up Fall Season

JV Tennis Team Wraps Up Fall Season

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

November 23, 2016


Filed under Tennis

The JV tennis team wrapped up their brief fall tournament season on Thursday, Nov. 17, bringing home titles in A bracket. From the very beginning, athletes and coaches alike had high goals set for the tournament as well as the upcoming spring season. “I expect to win every draw in every division -- high ...

JV Tennis Conquers McNeil at Districts

JV Tennis Conquers McNeil at Districts

Aryan Patel, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Tennis

The Westwood JV tennis team faced off against the McNeil Mavericks on Thursday, Oct. 27 in the 13-6A UIL district finals on the home courts. The Warriors played well against the Mavericks,with a final score of 11-2. Each player contributed to the win and had their own feelings on how this gam...

Varsity Tennis Finishes Second at Regionals

Varsity Tennis Finishes Second at Regionals

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu

November 1, 2016


Filed under Tennis

The varsity tennis team, ranked number four in the state, narrowly missed their the opportunity to compete in the UIL 6A State Championship with a second place finish at Regionals on Saturday, Oct. 29. After securing a district and area title, Warriors went up against the top ranked school in the st...

Varsity Tennis Serves Up a Win

Varsity Tennis Serves Up a Win

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Coming off a clean sweep win at districts, the varsity tennis team dominated against Bowie High School and claimed the area title with a hard-earned victory of 10-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Going into the match, athletes knew they had to bring a positive mindset. “We weren’t expecting an easy mat...

Varsity Tennis Dominates at Districts But Looks Beyond

Varsity Tennis Dominates at Districts But Looks Beyond

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu

October 7, 2016


Filed under Tennis

The varsity tennis team continued their winning streak by pulling off a 10-0 victory against Round Rock High School and successfully claiming the district title on Thursday, Oct. 6. As their seventh consecutive 13-6A championship, the team displayed their consistency and skill developed in the effort t...

JV Orange Tennis Triumphs Over Westlake Chaps

JV Orange Tennis Triumphs Over Westlake Chaps

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Tennis

Coming off of a close victory from last week’s match, the JV Orange tennis team brought home another win on Wednesday, Sept. 28, defeating the Westlake Chaps with an impressive score of 19-4. Prior to this match, the JV Orange tennis team won an intense game against the Georgetown Eagles, with wins in all...

GALLERY: JV Orange Tennis Conquers Round Rock

GALLERY: JV Orange Tennis Conquers Round Rock

Manasa Dendukuri, Photographer

September 18, 2016


Filed under Tennis

The JV Orange tennis team had their third match of the fall season at home on Thursday, Sept. 15 against Round Rock High School. Although a steamy day, the Warriors successfully beat the Dragons with a score of 12-7. The next JV Orange tennis match will be on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Georgetown....