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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...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Jenny Xu and Emily Lu

March 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Events, Showcase

With a record-breaking season, the varsity girls’ basketball team advanced through the third round of area playoffs but fell to the Dekaney Wildcats on Tuesday, Feb. 21 with a score of 53-67. The Lady Warriors dominated in the first round of playoffs, defeating the Anderson Trojans 56-40. Dani...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Video

Black and orange balloons adorned the stands as friends, family members, and teachers alike came out to support the varsity girls’ basketball team in their last district game on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Warriors displayed their impressive defense, holding the Round Rock Dragons to a winning score o...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Stony Point

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Stony Point

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball

The varsity girls’ basketball team dominated over the Stony Point Tigers in a home game on Tuesday, Jan. 10. After an especially close first quarter, the Lady Warriors were able to improve both offensively and defensively, ending with a score of 55-39. Although Kandyce Shepard ‘17 won the tip-off, t...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers McNeil

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers McNeil

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball

The varsity girls’ basketball team brought home yet another victory in the new year, defeating the McNeil Mavericks 74-30 on Friday, Jan. 6. Displaying their assertive defense as well as aggressive offense, the Lady Warriors were able to hold their opponents to 30 points. “The lower you can keep a ...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Hendrickson

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Hendrickson

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

January 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball

The varsity girls’ basketball team started off the new year with a victory against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Displaying smart offensive tactics combined with strong defense that kept their opponents at bay, the Lady Warriors were able to defeat the Hawks 61-44. “We knew what we wer...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Plays Strong Defensive Game Against Bowie

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Plays Strong Defensive Game Against Bowie

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball

After suffering a defeat in last week’s home game, the varsity girls’ basketball team battled it out against Bowie High School on Friday, Dec. 16. With their strong defense and efficient communication, the Lady Warriors were able to bring home a huge margin of victory over the Bulldogs, finis...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Suffers Defeat by Cedar Ridge

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Suffers Defeat by Cedar Ridge

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball

In the first district home game of the season, the varsity girls’ basketball team battled it out against the Cedar Ridge Raiders, but ultimately lost with a final score of 56-59. Though the Lady Warriors held the lead for a brief amount of time in the last quarter, they were unable to bring home...

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...