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Jenny Todd 19 wins first to advance to Regionals. Photo courtesy of Westwood Track and Field.

Track and Field Qualifies for Regional Meet

Kate Connors, Social Media Director April 25, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, Warriors who finished among the top four at Districts competed in the Area Meet. The following Warriors advanced to the Regional Meet on April 27 and 28: Jaikem Murphy...

McKenna Lindley 18 strategically passes the Bearkats high pressure defense.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Klein and Moves to Third Round of Playoffs

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor February 17, 2018

After a vicious fight against the Klein Bearkats, the Lady Warriors took home another win on Friday, Feb. 16 and will advance to the third round of playoffs. The game was a close match and ended 54-43....

McKenna Lindley 18 pushes through Del Valle defenders to score.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Del Valle in First Round of Playoffs 80-61

Kate Connors, Social Media Director February 13, 2018

  On the night of Feb. 12, the Lady Warriors’ varsity basketball team traveled to the Delco Center to take on the Del Valle Cardinals in their first round of playoffs. The Lady Warriors never...

Allyah Beaty 18 jumps towards the basket to score for the Lady Warriors.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Raiders 44-34

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 20, 2018

The Lady Warriors' varsity basketball team came into their seventh district game on Friday, Jan. 19 to beat the Cedar Ridge Raiders for a second time this season. Ending the match 44-34, the Warriors...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crushes Round Rock 58-49

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 13, 2018

The Lady Warriors wrecked the Round Rock Dragons at the Field House on Friday, Jan. 12. With a final score of 58-49, the Warriors secured a three-game winning streak and put them 4-2 in district. Although...

Allyah Beaty 18 closely defends Stony Point guard.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wipes Out Stony Point 66-45

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 10, 2018

The Lady Warriors slaughtered the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 9 on the Tigers’ home court. Finishing 66-45, the Warriors demonstrated their winning percentage of over 70%. Out of 25 games...

Makayla Coy 20 jumps to block an attempted shot.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Tramples Mavericks 53-36

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 7, 2018

Although the winter break was not yet over, a crowd filled the stands to cheer on the Lady Warriors in an old aged rivalry. The Warriors defeated the McNeil Mavericks on Jan. 5, with a final score...

Harris Quraishi 20 races the 1600-meter run.

Track and Field Takes Home District Titles

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor April 18, 2017

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...

Anchor Purvi Mujumdar 19 runs her leg of the JV girls 4x100 relay.

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor March 17, 2017

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...

Danielle Davalos 19 runs with the ball.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Jenny Xu and Emily Lu March 2, 2017

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...

McKenna Lindley 18, Meagan Hendricks 18, and Lauren Jury 17 team up against a Dragon.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor February 8, 2017

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....

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