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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

Stealing the ball Zach Engels 22’ blows past Round Rock players and dunks. This was during the second quarter when Round Rock started to close in on the Warriors lead.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers the Dragons 69-60, Inching Closer to District Championship

Indiana McBrearty, Journalism 1 February 1, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball (8-1) knocked off the Round Rock Dragons (7-2) at Round Rock High, on Jan. 28, 69-60. The entire game was tight, until the Warriors prevailed in the final few minutes....

Zach Engels 22 waits for a rebound in the varsity game against Hutto.

Victorious Again

Indiana McBrearty, Journalism 1 January 26, 2022

On Jan. 25, 2022, varsity basketball (7-1) beat the Hutto Hippos (1-7) at home with sheer hustle and hard work, 46-42. The Warriors have a tough schedule ahead of them, including the Round Rock Dragons,...

Zach Engels 22 runs down the court with the ball, waiting for an open player to pass to.

Varsity Basketball Boys Defeat McNeil 53 – 35

Ellen Chuo, Photographer January 25, 2022

With an energetic crowd cheering from both sides of the gym, varsity boys’ basketball triumphed over McNeil 53-35 on Friday, Jan. 21. Tied with Round Rock High School for first in the district and with...

Team Captain Zach Engels 22 makes a layup on a fast break, leaving the Vipers behind.

Varsity Boys Basketball Strikes Down Vandegrift 65-38

Mallory Milner, Reporter January 21, 2022

On Friday, Jan. 14, the varsity basketball boys triumphed 65-38 in an exciting match against the Vandegrift Vipers, bringing their already impressive record to 22-3.  Despite losing the tip off,...

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...

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...

Eyeing his man, Santi Campos 20 anticipates his assignments next move. Thanks to good defense, the Warriors were able to prevent the Rangers from scoring on this possession.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Tops Vista Ridge 63-55

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief January 26, 2020

After a tough loss to Hendrickson, the varsity boys’ basketball team bounced back on Vista Ridge’s home court with a triumph in the back-and-forth clash on Friday, Jan. 24. Following a slow first...

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...

Karsten Bresser 22 moves to get around his opponent.

Freshman Orange Boys’ Basketball Tames Lions 49-28

Rosie Deal, Executive Editor February 6, 2019

The freshman orange boys’ basketball team emerged victorious against the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Warriors took an early lead against the Lions and fought until the end with a final...

Zach Engles 22 and Carson Tuner 22 fight for a rebound.

Freshman Orange Achieves Third Win Against Round Rock 43-34

Caera Learmonth, Executive Editor December 12, 2018

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the freshman orange boys’ basketball team triumphed against Round Rock with a final score of 43-34. “I thought it was a great game, the kids played really well,” Coach...

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