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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 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...

Hardly giving Manor a chance, Middle Blocker Trinity Woods 23 jumps up and defensively rejects Manors attack. Both Woods and Shepherd played intense defense as the night progressed

Varsity Volleyball Reigns in Win Against Manor Mustangs

Hibah Ahmed, Marketing Director October 20, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the varsity volleyball team played Manor High School. This was the last game before homecoming, and the team brought home yet another home win of 3-0. Tuesday’s game was also...

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, Marketing Director 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...

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, Heritage Section Editor 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...

Focused, Phoebe Wooster 24 sets the ball to Allie Shepherd 23. Shepherd successfully hit the ball over the net to keep the ball in play.

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Judson Rockets During Howdy Night

Hibah Ahmed, Marketing Director August 26, 2022

The Varsity volleyball team played the Judson Rockets on Tuesday, August 23. Despite four athletes getting injured during last weekend's showcase tournament, the team readily adjusted to lineup assignments...

Making sure that ball stayed in the air Chiara Morel 23 was always right there under the ball. Making sure you keep the ball in the air and preventing the other team from scoring is one of the most important aspects of volleyball and Morel did not forget that.  Keep the ball up, dont let it fall on the ground and put all effort in, Morel said.

JV White Volleyball Takes Out Mavericks 2-0

Emily Malone, Photographer October 5, 2019

The JV white volleyball team beat the McNeil Mavericks, winning in both sets. The Lady Warriors started the game with a five point lead of 8-3 in their first set and continued ahead of the Mavericks....

Chiara Morel 23 and Cassidy Denton 23 arrange themselves in preparation for the next serve. At the end of the play, the Vipers ended up taking the point.

JV White Volleyball Falls Under Vandergrift 2-0

Joanne Liu, Yearbooker September 18, 2019

The JV White Warriors competed against the Vandegrift Vipers in a home game and lost 2-0 on Thursday, Sep. 17. “We played good, but we could have played a lot better,” Ellie Duff ‘22 said....

Lydia Harris 22 serves the ball. Harris served the ball four times during the second set.

JV White Volleyball Crushes Hendrickson 2-0

Yunoo Kim, Community & World News Editor September 14, 2019

The JV White volleyball team won 2-0 against the Hendrickson Hawks away from home on Friday, Sept. 13. The match consisted mostly of short, quick plays, and the Warriors displayed swift communication.  The...

Allie Shepherd 23 bumps the ball into the air.

JV White Volleyball Demolishes Hays 2-0

Alondra Garza, Photographer August 21, 2019

On Tuesday, August 20, the JV White volleyball team came out on top in a heated match against Hays. Starting off strong, the Lady Warriors were up 5-3 within the first few minutes and quickly scored...

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