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Varsity Volleyball Takes Trojans 3-0 in First Playoff Game

Varsity Volleyball Takes Trojans 3-0 in First Playoff Game

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

October 31, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

Westwood spirit filled the Field House on Monday, Oct. 30 as the varsity volleyball team (28-16) took on the Anderson Trojans (16-22) in the bi-district playoff game. The stands were full with members of the Tribe, supportive parents, and the JV and freshman volleyball players who created their own che...

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Round Rock Dragons 3-1

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Round Rock Dragons 3-1

Alyssa Kamouie, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The Lady Warriors fought the Round Rock Dragons in a game that ended in the opponent's favor with a score of 3-1 on Friday, Oct. 20 at Round Rock High School. Overall, it was a great game on both parts, filled with suspense and dramatically entertaining. Though the first set was very close, it went ...

Volleyball Organizes Spike Fest Fundraiser

Volleyball Organizes Spike Fest Fundraiser

Emily Lu, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The Westwood volleyball program held their annual Spike Fest tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the sand courts. Students were encouraged to bring a team of four to enjoy some friendly competition and fundraise for the courts. This was the first year the fall Spike Fest was held as a fundraiser for th...

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Stony Point 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Stony Point 3-0

Nicole Dhar, Photographer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Warriors varsity volleyball team defeated the Stony Point Tigers 3-0 during their last home game of the season on Friday, Oct. 13. Before the start of their game the Lady Warriors took a few minutes to honor the senior members of both teams, with special attention given to Lauren Gregor...

JV Orange Sweeps Raiders 2-0

JV Orange Sweeps Raiders 2-0

Connor Cowman, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the JV Orange volleyball team faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders at Cedar Ridge High School. Yet even in the Raiders’ own home, the Lady Warriors still managed to seize a perfect victory of 2-0 against the opposition. In support of breast cancer awareness and research, both teams d...

Freshman Volleyball Wipes out the Panthers in Two Sets

Freshman Volleyball Wipes out the Panthers in Two Sets

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The freshman volleyball team wiped out the Pflugerville Panthers in two sets Tuesday, Oct. 3. The game started with a rocky first set, but came back and closed the second set, surpassing the Panthers with a final score of 25-5. Claire Legaspi ‘21 started serve-receive with a pass directly ove...

JV Orange Volleyball Declaws the Pflugerville Panthers

JV Orange Volleyball Declaws the Pflugerville Panthers

Connor Cowman, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The JV Orange volleyball team fought the Pflugerville Panthers on Tuesday, Oct. 3 -- which also happened to be Parent Appreciation Night -- and, after three sets, defeated their opponent with an overall score of 2-1. While some areas in the second set the Lady Warriors’ victory did seem tenuous, ...

JV White Volleyball Triumphs over Pflugerville Panthers

JV White Volleyball Triumphs over Pflugerville Panthers

Alex Reece, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With cheers echoing around the gym, the JV White volleyball team ran onto their home court ready to win. Focused and determined, the Lady Warriors did just that and walked out with an incredible 2-0 victory Oct. 2, 2017. As soon as the whistle was blown, weeks of practice honed in as Lauren Wood ...

Varsity Volleyball Beats Pflugerville in a 3-0 Landslide

Varsity Volleyball Beats Pflugerville in a 3-0 Landslide

Alex Reece, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Varsity volleyball team came into the game against the Pflugerville Panthers ready for action. After some kind words towards their attending parents for Parent Appreciation night, the Lady Warriors were on the court ready to prove just how much their encouragement meant to them for every hard won...

JV Orange Volleyball Triumphs over Hedrickson Hawks

JV Orange Volleyball Triumphs over Hedrickson Hawks

Arthur Wang, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Westwood Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team defeated the Hendrickson Hawks 2-1 on Friday, September 29, 2017. While the Lady Warriors were able to win with relative ease in the first set, in the second set they had more trouble, though they were able to make a comeback in the final set. “I think...

Varsity Volleyball Slips Past the Hawks 3-2

Varsity Volleyball Slips Past the Hawks 3-2

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

September 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

Going into the game with a 5-1 district lead, the Lady Warriors varsity volleyball team added another win to their list on Friday, Sept. 29 against the Hendrickson Hawks. In five sets, the Warriors proved their dedication and will to win, even against the most matched up team as the entire audien...

JV White Volleyball Conquers the Hawks in Two Sets

JV White Volleyball Conquers the Hawks in Two Sets

Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

For the Lady Warriors’ annual Pink Out game, the JV White volleyball team fought against the Hendrickson Hawks on Friday, Sept. 29. In a constant back and forth battle between the two teams, the Warriors eventually came out on top with 2-0 scores of 25-18 and 28-26. “I thought that we were p...