The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Will Jennings 18 fake hands the ball off to Jaikem Murphy 18.

Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor November 11, 2017

In the Warriors' final in-district game, the Warriors fell behind the Cedar Ridge Raiders 49-3. For both teams, the coaches agreed upon taking out starters after the first half, in order to prevent...

Quarterback Will Jennings 18 hurdles over players for the winning touchdown of the game.

Warriors Slay the Dragons 45-41

Connor Cowman, Community & World Editor October 28, 2017

Prior to 1992, Round Rock ISD had only two high schools within its bounds: Round Rock High School and Westwood High School. This led to the schools, which were separated by a railroad track, competing...

Chris Martinez 18 holds off an opposing player.

Varsity Football Falls Short to Vista Ridge Rangers 56-49

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor September 23, 2017

The Warriors fell short to the Vista Ridge Rangers, ending with a score of 56-49 on Friday, Sept. 22. The Rangers were celebrating their homecoming game, but this did not hinder the Warriors' will...

Cameron Thomas 18 runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown.

Varsity Football Conquers Lehman 63-13 Second Year in a Row

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor September 1, 2017

For the Warriors’ season opener game against the Lehman Lobos, the Warriors’ conquer the Lobos 63-13. This continues the Warriors two year streak of defeating the Lobos. “It honestly felt...

Offensive line and defensive line prepare to blitz.

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor May 18, 2017

In the Warriors’ spring season closer, the defense triumphed over the offense in their annual spring scrimmage on Tuesday, May 16. This year’s spring game presented a competition factor that the...

Harris Quraishi 20 races the 1600-meter run.

Track and Field Takes Home District Titles

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor April 18, 2017

After months of training and competing in local meets, Westwood’s track and field team participated in the 2017 District 13-6A Track and Field Championships at Pflugerville High School, coming home...

Beau Brown 17 dabs after scoring a touchdown.

Varsity Football Vanquishes the Pflugerville Panthers 35-24

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor October 29, 2016

Ahead by a touchdown and a field goal, the Warriors vanquished the Pflugerville Panthers 35-24. Winning this game has brought back restored ambition to the players in hopes of going to playoffs. “The...

Coach Anthony Wood talks to the players in the last timeout of the game.

Warriors Fall to McNeil Mavericks in Overtime 24-27

Lindsey Thomas and Callie High October 8, 2016

Losing by a field goal in overtime, the Warriors (4-2) were defeated by the McNeil Mavericks (3-4) in their second district game 27-24. The Warriors went into this game with confidence and drive, but...

Aiden Asal Catches a pass in the air from quarterback Will Jennings 18.

Varsity Football Wins First District Home Game 35-34

Presley Glotfelty and Callie High October 2, 2016

Winning by only one point, the Warriors defeated the Hendrickson Hawks (1-4) in their first district game 35-34, putting the team 4-1 in their season. The players went into the game feeling no pressure...

Ethan Twining 17 and Jaikem Murphy 18 cheer after a good play.

Varsity Football’s First Shutout Since 2010

Lindsey Thomas and Callie High September 18, 2016

After suffering from a loss of their homecoming game last year, the Warriors came back to prove their worth. On Sept. 16, the Warriors defeated the Vista Ridge Rangers 34-0 without allowing the Rangers...

Head coach Anthony Wood shares his observations, and motivates players to improve throughout the summer after the conclusion of the spring game.

Warriors Show off Results of Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor May 21, 2016

  On Friday May 20 the Warriors faced off against themselves during their annual spring game. This game consisted of the whole football program divided into two teams--offense as White and...

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