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Seniors Alyssa Popelka, Gabby Garcia, and Oni Boodoo pose together during signing.

Student-Athletes Sign NLIs on National Signing Day

April 26, 2019

Tuesday, April 16 marked National Signing Day for 2019 student-athlete graduates. Families and friends came to watch eleven Westwood athletes sign their binding contracts to their respective schools,...

The girls 200-yard medley relay team relaxes in the UT warm-up pool.
Photo Courtesy of Matt McBrearty

Swim Dominates at State Championships, Girls Place Eighth

Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor February 22, 2019

The Warrior swim team took on the State Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16. Although head coach Matt McBrearty took a total of 11 swimmers, the girls’...

The team poses together after the meet.

Swim & Dive Set Records at Region, 11 Advance to State

Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2019

Eleven swimmers will represent the Warriors at the State Swim and Dive meet after a triumphant run at the Region III-6A Championships on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3. Competing in one of the strongest regions...

Grace Castelino 20 gets ready to dive in.

Swim and Dive Medal at Districts, Qualify for Regionals

Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2019

Showing off their traditional bleached hair and orange spirit cone, the swim and dive team conquered at the 11-6A District Championships on Saturday, Jan. 26. The boys captured a runner-up title while...

Cole Hebert 19 takes a breath in freestyle.

Swim and Dive Out-Touched by Vandegrift Vipers

Victoria Novoa, Photographer September 10, 2018

The swim and dive team went up against the Vandegrift Vipers on Sept. 8. Full of exhilarating races, the Warriors fell just short losing by just 150 points. Westwood had some amazing neck-and-neck...

Kyle Varozza 18 and Matthew Lane 18 congratulate each other after completing their race.

Swim and Dive Sweep District 11-6A Championship Meet

Amy Ma, Reporter January 30, 2018

The swim and dive team prevailed at the District 11-6A Championship swim meet, taking the victory on Friday, Jan. 26. The boys finished first, continuing their winning streak with the ninth win, beating...

Nathan Early 20 takes a breath during the butterfly portion of the 200 individual medley.

Swim Team Places First for Girls and Boys in Charity Meet

Amy Ma, Reporter October 2, 2017

The swim team held a charity swim meet at Waterloo Swimming on Sept. 30. Three schools including Westwood, McNeil, and Stony Point high schools participated in this charity meet that was held for a...

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