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Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Jarrell Meet

Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Jarrell Meet

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Boys' varsity and JV cross country teams swept the Jarrell meet, leaving a robust impression on the field. Everyone showed up with a drive to succeed, which inevitably lead them to reaching their goal of placing first for both JV and varsity. Like always, the varsity girls' cross country team ...

Cross Country Competes Against Austin ISD

Cross Country Competes Against Austin ISD

Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

The cross country team took a morning trip to Walter E. Long Lake, on Friday Sept. 1, to face off against Austin ISD. This was one of the cross country team’s first meets of the year, so runners were able to see what their strengths were, and which areas they needed to improve in. “I feel like I d...

Track and Field Takes Home District Titles

Track and Field Takes Home District Titles

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

After months of training and competing in local meets, Westwood’s track and field team participated in the 2017 District 13-6A Track and Field Championships at Pflugerville High School, coming home with several district titles. Despite multiple lightning delays on Tuesday, April 11 that caused fiel...

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Westwood’s track and field team began their spring break at the 2017 McNeil High School Mav Relays on Friday, March 10, where athletes took home several titles and new personal records. Despite the rainy forecast, the meet was able to proceed without any problems. Even with the fierce competitio...

Annual Youth Track Clinic Attracts Future Athletes

Annual Youth Track Clinic Attracts Future Athletes

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

In an effort to raise awareness about the track and field program, the annual student-led youth track clinic was held on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Warrior Bowl. Over 80 eager elementary students were in attendance, with the athletes acting as coaches. Following the group warmup, students split up the attendees based on gra...

Cross Country Faces Loss at District Meet

Cross Country Faces Loss at District Meet

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

The cross country team concluded their season with the district meet held at Old Settlers Park on Thursday, Oct. 20. Both JV and varsity teams ran the 5K, though none of the Warriors were able to qualify for the regional meet. As usual, the meet began with the varsity girls’ and boys’ teams. Zac...

Cross Country Qualifies for District Meet

Cross Country Qualifies for District Meet

Aryan Patel, Reporter

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

The JV and varsity cross country teams attended the Round Rock ISD Andy Jackson Invitationals, held at the Town and Country Optimist Club Soccer Fields on Thursday, Oct. 13, and successfully qualified for the district meet. This was an anticipated meet in which five schools (Stony Point, Round Rock, Cedar R...

Cross Country Introduces Annual Run with the Warriors Clinic

Cross Country Introduces Annual Run with the Warriors Clinic

Emily Lu, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Warriors in cross country hosted the first annual Run with the Warriors on Saturday, Oct. 15, where elementary students were able to learn about the cross country program as well as participate in a race. With several auctions and raffles, the event doubled as a fundraiser for the program. Ever...

Cross Country Competes at Wildflower Country Club

Cross Country Competes at Wildflower Country Club

Aryan Patel, Reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

On Friday, Aug. 26, the cross country team drove to Wildflower Country Club at Temple to compete in what was their first cross country meet of the school year. The varsity and JV teams went to Belton to compete in their first major meet of the season. Many schools ranging from 1A to 6A schools ...

Track and Field Wins Several Titles in District 13-6A Championships

Track and Field Wins Several Titles in District 13-6A Championships

Jenny Xu, Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Westwood’s track and field team participated in the 2016 District 13-6A Track and Field Championships from Tuesday, April 12 through Thursday, April 14, and came away with several titles. For many, this was the most anticipated meet of the year. Those who competed in the varsity division hoped to...