The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

NFL Week 2 Power Rankings
NFL Week 2 Power Rankings
By Josh Shippen, Reporter • September 17, 2021

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) The Bucs are still the most complete team in the NFL, and they showed it Thursday. Brady was making everything look easy and came in clutch...

NFL Week 2 Quarterback Index
NFL Week 2 Quarterback Index
September 15, 2021
NFL Week 2 Picks
NFL Week 2 Picks
September 15, 2021
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Number eight, Erin Fagan 22, squats ready beside teammate Lola Fernandez 23, awaiting a  serve. The two wore focused looks.
Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Stony Point During Future Warriors Night
By Mallory Milner, Reporter • September 17, 2021

Dominating their second district game, the varsity volleyball team kicked off their official season with a 3-0 win vs Stony Point. Although they had lost to the Tigers in...

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Advancing inwards on the ball, Jessica Lu 21 maneuvers her racket face in preparation to hit a short trajectory backhand slice shot. Lu is one of six tennis players to advance to the State tournament later this month.
With Six Athletes Statebound, Varsity Tennis Remains On Top at Regional Tournament
By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor • May 7, 2021

Unrelenting in a continuing takedown of area powerhouse programs, the varsity tennis team, bolstered by the triumphs of a headline fall season, swept Region IV in the UIL...

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The warriors and their family sit and attentively listen to the All State winners. Each family brought their own picnic table and food to minimize the spread of germs.
Warrior Swim and Dive Honored at End of Year Banquet
By Victoria Novoa, Photographer • May 7, 2021

On Saturday, April 12, the Westwood Swim and Dive team hosted their annual end of the year banquet. Due to some restrictions caused by COVID-19, the banquet this year...

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Deepti Choudhury 21 places 7th in the 6A girls race. Choudhury went out with the top pack, and held on to finish the 5K in 18 minutes and 20 seconds.
Cross Country Sends Two Athletes to State
By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor • October 31, 2019

At the UIL Regional Cross Country Meet, nearly 200 of the fastest qualifying athletes in each region battled for coveted spots at the prestigious UIL State meet, held...

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The team rejoices after the buzzer hits. The Warriors won the game 2-1 allowing them to advance to round two.
Varsity Girls' Soccer Beats Westlake 2-1 In Dramatic Round One Showdown
By Amy Simon, Opinions Editor • March 28, 2021

The varsity girls’ soccer team began their playoffs with a bi-district game against the Westlake Chaparrals. The Warriors had just finished third overall in the district...

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Holding her hands up high, Olivia Yang  23 runs up and tries to block her opponent from passing the ball. In such a close game, tight defense was on full display throughout the game.
JV Girls Basketball Falls to Vandegrift 44-40
By Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker • February 13, 2021
In 1989 Tom chambers No.24 of the Phoenix Suns passes off against the Houston Rockets
Top 10 Dunks Of All Time
November 9, 2020
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Defender Kaybee Briggs 21 scoops up a ground ball before the Austin attackers. She then ran the ball down the midfield to make a pass.
Varsity Girls' Lacrosse Upsets Top-Seeded Austin High 13-10
By Amelie Puga and Arushi Sharma April 27, 2021

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team beat the Austin High Maroons at their first playoff game on the drizzly night of Thursday, April 22. The team headed into their district...

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The Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB) became the first North American sports franchise to hire a female general manager with their hiring of Kim Ng. In addition to being the first-ever female GM, she is also the first Asian-American GM in MLB history. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Miami Marlins Hire Kim Ng As First-Ever Female General Manager in North American Sports
By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor • November 23, 2020

Major League Baseball (MLB)’s Miami Marlins made history on Friday, Nov. 13 when they hired Kim Ng to be their next general manager, becoing the first North American sports...

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