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Breaking through the defensive line Demani Stewart 24 bowls over defenders picking up a huge chunk of yardage and taking the ball into Mustang territory. Stewart was featured on the big screen during a timeout for all his accomplishments and records he broke this season.

Varsity Football Inches Closer to Playoffs With Win Over Manor

Conall Coats and Sawyer Grimaldi October 30, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 26 varsity football bested the Manor Mavericks 28-21 in a down to the wire, rushing record breaking shootout, ending in three defensive stands in the red zone to keep the Mavericks...

Ready to execute their playcall the Warrior offense lines up waiting for the signal from Owen Norrell 24. The Warrior offense lifted the Warriors to a blowout victory over Stony Point 49-20.

Westwood Warriors Hunt Stony Point Tigers 49-20

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2023

On Friday Oct. 21 varsity football decimated the Stony Point Tigers 49-20 bringing the Warriors one step closer to a playoff berth sitting at 6-2 on the year. With a strong and fast start from the Warriors...

Leaning over, members of the student section high-five Cooper Case 24 and Josiah Kent 25 as they walk off the field after their victory. The game was the Warriors fifth win this season, coming off of a 26-21 loss to Vista Ridge last week.

Varsity Football Secures Victory Over McNeil 17-14 on Homecoming

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor October 14, 2023
With the sounds of a packed crowd of Westwood fans, and the relentless cries of the of the student section filling the air, both from the reveal of Homecoming Royalty, and the game, the Varsity football team played in a defensive onslaught that took all the way up until the last whistle of the game to be decided with Westwood breaking their homecoming losing streak 17-14.
With nothing but space ahead, Demani Stewart 24 runs it in for a touchdown to put the warriors up 17-0. Stewart opened the game for the Warriors scoring their first two touchdowns.

Varsity Football Shutout Cedar Ridge 41-0

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2023
The varsity football played spoiler for the Cedar Ridge Homecoming game shutting out the Raiders 41-0 in an offensive onslaught.
The team celebrates after scoring a touchdown. The Warriors scored two touchdowns during the duration of the game.

Westwood Loses Grip to Stony Point 45-21 During Homecoming Game

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 23, 2022

The Westwood Warriors took a devastating 45-21 loss to the Stony Point Tigers this past Friday, Oct 21. Last week was the Warriors’ homecoming game and the third from final game of the season. This...

Ananias Vance 24 runs the ball. He was able to gain several yardages for the Warriors.

Varsity Football Falls Short Against Raiders

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor October 10, 2022

Last Friday, Oct. 9, the Warriors lost to the Vista Ridge Raiders 27-16 at Gupton Stadium. Westwood picked up their pass game this week with a confluence of good passes, great blocks by the O-line,...

The Warriors run through the sign for the start of halftime. The score at this point was tied 21-21.

Varsity Football Brawls Bastrop Bears for 49-42 Win

Conall Coats, Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2022

After a long knock-down drag-out game, the Westwood Warriors won 49-42 against the Bastrop Bears. The two teams battled out until overtime when the Warriors were able to seal the game with a win. In...

Xavier Ashford 23 completes a successful handoff with Demani Stewart during the 4x100 relay.

Ten Track Athletes Move on to Regionals

Amy Simon, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, the track team took 14 athletes to the area meet in hopes of attaining a regionals qualification. Ten athletes qualified over eight events and will compete at the regionals meet...

Ella Wood 23 jumps over the high jump bar at the Round Rock Invitational Meet.

14 Track Athletes Advance to the Area Meet

Hannah Ashtari, Managing Editor April 19, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, the track team competed at the district meet at the Hutto Memorial Stadium. Fourteen athletes qualified over eight events. The area competition will take...

Earning a touchdown, Demani Stewart 24 runs to the endzone.

One Last Loss for the Season: JV Football Fails to Stop the McNeil Mavericks 20-19

Zoejane Ostebo, Opinions Editor and Extras Editor November 8, 2021

Football hasn’t been the sport for Westwood this season but that might change with the JV’s last game against McNeil. Coming off a trio of losses, many are hopeful that this game will be the breaking...

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