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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

Sandwiched in between two defenders, Christian Robinson 20 attempts to pass the ball. This was during the first quarter and the energy was high.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Traveling up to Dallas, the varsity boys’ basketball squad took on the Wylie Pirates in the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse on Friday, March 6. Following a momentous win over district foe Vandegrift and hoping...

Reaching for the net, Santi Campos 20 tries to make a dunk. Even though Campos didnt make the shot, he pulled a foul and made both foul shots.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief March 5, 2020

In a gym so packed that the doors were closed early and filled with constant roars and chants during every possession, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against Vandegrift in a playoff...

Christian Robinson 20 catches a rebound. The Warriors had great defense and crashed the boards after halftime with a 10-0 run.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays Cypress Lakes Spartans 47-43 in Intense Playoff Showdown

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team overcame the Cypress Lakes High School Spartans in a brutal, down-to-the-wire match during the playoffs. This is the second time ever that the Warriors hosted a...

Brandon Parks 20 jumps to pass the ball to a teammate over the blocking defender. The play ended in a foul on Westwood giving Parks two free throws.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Shreds Stony Point Tigers 57-45

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief February 16, 2020

During the final home game of the season and the Warriors’ senior night, the students came out in full force to support the team on Friday, Feb. 14. With nine seniors graduating this year, the...

Arjun Seth 21 goes face to face with an opposing Viper. Seth was able to hit a three late in the fourth quarter to cut Vandegrifts lead to one.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls in Much-Hyped Clash vs. Vandegrift 33-29

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

In an absolutely packed Field House, the varsity boys’ basketball team took on district foe Vandegrift on Friday, Feb. 7, in a match that was highly anticipated across the Westwood community. Instead...

Weaving past the defenders, Brandon Parks 20 dribbles the ball towards the basket. Parks was able to make a successful assist giving the team a 3-pointer.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins a Nail-Biter vs. Cedar Ridge 36-35

Ian Drerup, Video Editor January 19, 2020

After winning their previous game, the varsity boys' basketball team carried momentum into this showdown against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, Jan 27 and won 36-35.  The game started with...

Brandon Parks 20 shoots a free throw after a foul. Parks scores both the free throws and adds 2 points onto the Warriors already dominant lead.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Dominates Vista Ridge 66-53

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief December 15, 2019

With the home crowd roaring in the Field House and holding up many cutouts of players’ heads, the varsity boys’ basketball team continued their hot streak for a sixth straight win. After the Warriors...

With a defensive player on his side, Christian Robinson 20 dribbles the ball down the court. The first quarter ended 13-11, Warriors lead.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Takes Down Weiss 58-45 in Season Opener

Ian Drerup, Video Editor November 17, 2019

Varsity boys basketball started their season strong with a win against the Weiss Wolves 58-45 on Friday, Nov. 15.  The Warriors started the game evenly matched with Weiss and were barely able to...

Varsity Boys Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 13, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team ended their season on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 12, as the team downed the Cedar Ridge Raiders on their home court 55-52. Brandon Parks ‘20 led the Warriors...

Brandon Parks 20 defends his man as seniors Patrick Sladek and Ethan Brown help out.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Avenges Prior Loss to Stony Point, Prevails 55-39

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 10, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to Stony Point to take on their district foes on Friday, Feb. 8. The last time the two teams played, it ended in a heartbreaking loss for the Warriors on...

Christian Robinson 20 shoots against two Leander defenders.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Leander 58-51

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 7, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team defended their home court against the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Warriors’ strong offense kept them in the lead for the entire game. The first quarter...

Corey Levinson 19 gets past an opponent.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Suffers Defeat Against Vandegrift 65-50

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief February 2, 2019

With the crowd roaring throughout the game, the varsity boys’ basketball team took on the talented Vandegrift Vipers and eventually fell 65-50 on Friday, Feb. 1. Both teams came out firing on...

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