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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The Warriors complete their pre-game cheer for the last time this season. Photo courtesy of @erinleephoto.

Varsity Volleyball Falls Short of Regional Quarterfinals Title in Jaw Clenching Game

Amy Simon, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Varsity Volleyball team competed against the Lake Travis Cavaliers for the round three regional quarterfinals title. Cheers and thumps from the packed stands and teams ricocheted...

The Warriors pose after winning the bi-district championship game. The team will be moving on to the area championship game.

Westwood Spears Jaguars For 3-1 Bi-District Champion Win

Prakrit Sinha, Reporter November 6, 2022

The Warriors claimed their bi-district 3-1 win on Tuesday, Nov. 2, against the Johnson High School Jaguars. The volleyball team played rigorously in each set, and the crowd cheered passionately during...

Anticipating Vandergrifts attack, Sahasra Mandalapu 25 and Terrin Score 23 prepare for a deep hit. The two kept light feet in the chance that the attack would swerve.

Varsity Volleyball Fundraises for Breast Cancer

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 14, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the varsity volleyball team played their annual Pink Out game. Although Westwood was not victorious, the team raised over $1000 in donations for breast cancer research through an auction...

As the third set begins the team is extremely tense, but Team Captain, Lola Fernandez 23 still cheers on. Fernandez offered encouraging statements to all of the girls, and kept the team working throughout the set.

Varsity Volleyball Ends First Round of Districts With Loss Against Vandegrift

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the varsity volleyball team played Vandegrift for the second round of their district season. With their undefeated streak of 7-0, the Lady Warriors gave the game their all, but...

Defensive specialist Sahasru Mandalapu 25 performs a skilled overhead pass. Receiving serves with setting technique is a difficult maneuver, but one that Mandalapu uses regularly.

Varsity Volleyball Ruthlessly Rejects Vista Ridge Rangers

Sabrina Kim, Reporter September 14, 2022

Despite the stiff competition, the Varsity volleyball team thoroughly shut out the Vista Range Rangers with a 3-0 win on Tuesday, Sept. 13th. The teams shared near-equal possession for the majority...

The team huddles together before the game. This was their first district huddle of the season.

Varsity Volleyball Claims Victory Over Vipers in District Opener

Amy Simon, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

The varsity volleyball team played their first district game against the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Sept. 9. The match ended in four sets, with Westwood coming out on top. Prior to the game, the...

Minutes before the game, the girls huddle up enthusiastically. Hands interlocked, our athletes showed the crowd unbreakable team spirit.

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs Over Austin High in 5 High Stakes Sets

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

On Nov. 2, the Lady Warriors traveled to Austin High School to battle against the Austin High Maroons for the first round of playoffs. Coming in as the underdogs, the team endured throughout the five sets,...

In a celebration, Lola Fernandez 23 high fives Alex Kriz 23. After each play the team came together to regroup before starting again.

Varsity Volleyball Gets Burned By Round Rock 3-1

Rosie Deal, Executive Editor October 28, 2021

In their last game before playoffs, on Tuesday Oct. 26, the varsity volleyball team fell victim to Round Rock in a 3-1 loss after four hard-fought sets. “My regret is not winning but that's the...

Running onto the court, the entire volleyball team celebrates their victory over the Raiders. The team won all three sets.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Cedar Ridge During Western Night

Mallory Milner, Reporter September 28, 2021

On September 24, the varsity volleyball team sweeped Cedar Ridge in an exhilarating three set match. The lady warriors had lost to Cedar Ridge in one of their previous tournaments, however they managed...

Minutes before the game, the girls huddle up enthusiastically. Hands interlocked, our athletes showed the crowd unbreakable team spirit.

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Westlake in a Five Set Thriller

Mallory Milner, Reporter September 2, 2021

In an exciting five set showdown, the varsity volleyball team bested the Westlake Chaps. The Lady Warrior’s exhibited not only their solid defense and formidable attacks, but their rock hard mentality...

The Lady Warriors laugh while waiting for the game to start. The team won the game 2-0.

JV Orange Volleyball Takes Down Leander 2-0

Yunoo Kim, Community & World News Editor October 26, 2019

The JV Orange Volleyball team was victorious against the Leander Lions 2-0 on Friday, Oct. 25. Parent Night filled the gymnasium with encouraging cheers that grew increasingly louder as the game drew close...

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