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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

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...

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...

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...

Brandon Parks 20 drives to the hoop.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Doubles Up McNeil in 46-23 Rout

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor January 26, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team had revenge on their minds as their fierce rivals, the McNeil Mavericks, came to town on Friday, Jan. 25. Earlier in the season, the Warriors suffered a devastating...

Brandon Parks 20 follows through on his shot.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Drops Road Contest vs. Hendrickson 62-53

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor January 16, 2019

In a close contest, the varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to Hendrickson High School to take on the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Ultimately, the Warriors couldn’t grind out a win...

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