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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

Sonny Wang 23 rockets to a first-place finish in his 50yd freestyle. Wang tied for first with senior Luke Prior in a time of 20.56.

Varsity Swimming Excels at State Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer March 10, 2021

The varsity swim team competed in the State Championships over the last few weeks. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the boys competed on Friday, Feb. 26 and the girls followed along a few weeks later, competing...

Racing to a new best time by over four seconds, Arsh Gupta 23 finishes his 200IM. With new rules implemented this year, each swimmer only had one attempt to advance to Regionals.

Swim and Dive Teams Star at District Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer February 15, 2021

The swim and dive team triumphed at the district meet on Thursday, Jan 21. The girls' team, the boys' team, and dive team all took home first place at the district championships.  This year, the...

Shireen Gore 22 races the 100-yard butterfly on Friday, Sept. 25. Gore and her team in the 200-yard medley were able to place in first in this tri-meet.

Swim Team Prevails at Tri-Meet Over Cedar Ridge, Lake Travis

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 11, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the varsity swim team competed at a tri-meet against Cedar Ridge and Lake Travis, coming in first by over 100 points.  “I’m so happy the team so far is undefeated,” Bria...

Caleb Farris 20 celebrates the 4 x 50-yard free relay victory and the fastest split in the field of 20.28. He is committed to swim Division I at American University in the fall.

Swim and Dive Team Place at Regionals, Take 13 to State

By Shreyush Shankar, Photographer February 6, 2020

The Swim & Dive Team competed at Regional Championships in Mansfield, TX, with prelims on Friday, Jan. 31 and finals on Saturday, Feb. 1. The boys' team placed second behind Westlake High School...

The girls 200-yard medley relay team relaxes in the UT warm-up pool.
Photo Courtesy of Matt McBrearty

Swim Dominates at State Championships, Girls Place Eighth

By Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor February 22, 2019

The Warrior swim team took on the State Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16. Although head coach Matt McBrearty took a total of 11 swimmers, the girls’...

The team poses together after the meet.

Swim & Dive Set Records at Region, 11 Advance to State

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2019

Eleven swimmers will represent the Warriors at the State Swim and Dive meet after a triumphant run at the Region III-6A Championships on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3. Competing in one of the strongest regions...

Grace Castelino 20 gets ready to dive in.

Swim and Dive Medal at Districts, Qualify for Regionals

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2019

Showing off their traditional bleached hair and orange spirit cone, the swim and dive team conquered at the 11-6A District Championships on Saturday, Jan. 26. The boys captured a runner-up title while...

Somil Gupta 19 takes a breath during the 100-meter butterfly.

Warriors Place Second at Round Rock Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 29, 2018

The swim team took part of the Round Rock Invitational Meet on Saturday, Oct 27. Boys placed second tying with McNeil, and girls took second place being beat by the Round Rock team. Although they got...

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