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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

Sprinting towards the goal, Coby Koch 20 dodges enemy Dragons and attempts to score. The Warriors were ultimately unable to score during the first quarter of the game.

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Annihilated by Round Rock Dragons 9-4

Ian Drerup, Video Editor February 20, 2020

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team took on the Round Rock Dragons at home on Wednesday, Feb. 19, and unfortunately lost 9-4. In the first quarter, the dragons asserted their dominance and scored...

Running with the ball, RJ Martinez 21 looks to make a pass. The pass intended for wide receiver Joseph Kubelka 20 ended up incomplete.

Despite Record Breaking Effort, Varsity Football Falls to Cedar Ridge in Season Finale

Jared Hyman, Photographer/Videographer November 10, 2019

On a breezy Friday evening, varsity football concluded its 2019 season against the Cedar Ridge Raiders. Despite already being eliminated from playoff contention, they battled from the very first snap...

Looking downfield, quarterback RJ Martinez 21 heaves the ball in hopes of finding an open receiver. Martinez tossed four touchdowns in the contest.

Varsity Football Falls to Stony Point 45-28

Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker November 2, 2019

The varsity football team fought against Stony Point on Friday, Nov. 1 at Dragon Stadium, and hoped to gain a second win after dominating Leander in the previous week’s homecoming game. The Warriors...

Awaiting the quarterbacks signal to snap the ball, center CJ Hill 21 and the offensive line hold their stances. The offensive lines solid play was very important in this contest, allowing the Warriors to rack up five touchdowns and 287 yards on the ground.

Varsity Football Tames Mavericks in 38-34 Shootout

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief October 5, 2019

Under the lights at Dragon Stadium for the third week in a row, the varsity football team looked to snap a two-game losing streak with a showdown against McNeil. Both offenses featured powerful rushing...

Julian DeBerry 21 attempts to catch a pass by quarterback RJ Martinez 21. The incomplete pass resulted in a fourth down which gave the Dragons possession of the ball.

Varsity Football Suffers 67-21 Thumping to Round Rock

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 28, 2019

For the second straight week, the varsity football team traveled to Dragon Stadium, hoping for a victory this time around as they took on their rivals, the Round Rock Dragons, in the Battle for the...

Drew Goodall 21 chases down the Rangers running back. To finish the play, Goodall cut off the RB and forced him out of bounds.

Varsity Football Drops 49-43 Shootout to Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 22, 2019

Entering the confines of Dragon Stadium for the first time this season on Friday, Sept. 20, the varsity football team only had one goal in mind: to deal a tough, undefeated Vista Ridge Rangers side...

Alec Neville 21 spots the Austin player and slips past him. The play occurred during the third quarter of the game where the Warriors were able to push their score up 15 points.

Varsity Football Notches First Win in 41-39 Thriller vs. Austin

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 7, 2019

The stage was set for the varsity football team’s second game of the season: under the lights and in front of the Austin skyline, they had the chance to earn their first win of the young season on...

Reaching out, wide receiver Oliver Yu 20 sprints into the end zone. Yus touchdown tied the score and sent the game into overtime. “I felt vindicated because it’s what I was waiting for the entire game. It’s what keeps you going in the end, just making plays like this,” Yu said.

Varsity Football Drops OT Battle vs. East View 42-35

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor August 30, 2019

Energy levels were high and many jersey-clad students packed the stands on Thursday, Aug. 29, ready to see the varsity football team take on the East View Patriots in the team’s season opener at...

Ben Jensen 19 runs across the field with the ball.

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Routs Vista Ridge 11-3

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor March 30, 2019

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers in a fiery clash at the Warrior Bowl on Wednesday, March 27, with the Warriors prevailing against their opponents thanks to a...

Seniors Ethan Brown and Damon Harris work together to take down a Stony Point running back.

Varsity Football Falls In Thursday Night Showdown To Stony Point

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor November 2, 2018
The varsity football team traveled to Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex to square off against the Stony Point Tigers in an important district matchup, but couldn’t come out with the win on the team’s only Thursday night game of the season, falling to the visitors by a score of 31-17. Mohan Hegde ‘19 was able to catch a touchdown pass from ...
Seniors Will Clitheroe and Zach Hoover grab onto a Vandegrift offensive player while Connor Cooper 20 rushes over to help.

Varsity Football Unable To Complete Rally on Homecoming Night, Fall 21-12

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor October 20, 2018

Coming off a bye week, the varsity football team took on Vandegrift looking to break out of their recent losing skid, but fell to the visitors with a score of 21-12 on Homecoming night. Although the...

While running up the field, Nate Anderson 21 looks to dodge an oncoming McNeil defender.

Varsity Football Falls In Heartbreaking 32-29 Loss to McNeil

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor October 6, 2018

The varsity football team faced off with rival McNeil looking to notch their fourth win on the season, but fell in gut-wrenching fashion by a score of 32-29. The Warriors weren’t able to rebound...

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