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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

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Westwood Horizon

Sharing the excitement, Zach Engels 22 and Vinay Majjiga 22 huddle together. Majjiga acted as one of the student coaches throughout the game, while Engels was a frequent player on the court.

Students Triumph in NHS Student vs. Faculty Basketball Flex Game

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor April 27, 2022

The National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a faculty versus student basketball game on Tuesday, April 26 during Flex as the first event of the annual Warrior Fest. At the event, NHS advertised the Powderpuff...

Stealing the ball Zach Engels 22’ blows past Round Rock players and dunks. This was during the second quarter when Round Rock started to close in on the Warriors lead.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers the Dragons 69-60, Inching Closer to District Championship

Indiana McBrearty, Journalism 1 February 1, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball (8-1) knocked off the Round Rock Dragons (7-2) at Round Rock High, on Jan. 28, 69-60. The entire game was tight, until the Warriors prevailed in the final few minutes....

Zach Engels 22 runs down the court with the ball, waiting for an open player to pass to.

Varsity Basketball Boys Defeat McNeil 53 – 35

Ellen Chuo, Photographer January 25, 2022

With an energetic crowd cheering from both sides of the gym, varsity boys’ basketball triumphed over McNeil 53-35 on Friday, Jan. 21. Tied with Round Rock High School for first in the district and with...

Team Captain Zach Engels 22 makes a layup on a fast break, leaving the Vipers behind.

Varsity Boys Basketball Strikes Down Vandegrift 65-38

Mallory Milner, Reporter January 21, 2022

On Friday, Jan. 14, the varsity basketball boys triumphed 65-38 in an exciting match against the Vandegrift Vipers, bringing their already impressive record to 22-3.  Despite losing the tip off,...

With an opposing player trailing almost immediately behind him, Gabe Parr ‘23 runs across the gym in order to pass the ball along to his teammates. This was during the third quarter, where the Warriors achieved their highest lead. “Stony Point has some really good scores and they’re really athletic,” Parr said, “and we played an amazing defense, just to keep them low scoring.”

Varsity Boys Basketball Tops Stony Point 66-54

Gayu Lakshmanan, Heritage Portraits Editor January 14, 2022

On Wednesday January 12th, the varsity boys basketball team played against Stony Point. Proving their capability with a constant lead, the Warriors pulled through with a winning 66-54. The first...

Scouting his opponents, Henry Chuo ‘23 dribbles toward the net to take a shot. Throughout the game, Chuo played a key role in stealing the ball and shooting, helping the team win 51-32. “We didn’t shoot well till the end, so it was good we started shooting well and playing defense. It’s what helped us build our lead,” said Chuo.

Varsity Boys Basketball triumphs over Vista Ridge 51-32

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor January 13, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the boys varsity basketball team defeated Vista Ridge 51-32 in a home game, continuing the team's overall victorious tradition this season. The team will next play the Vandegrift Vipers...

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