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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

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, Reporter 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...

Quarterback Owen Norrell 24 passes the ball to his teammate. He successfully passed the ball before getting tackled, allowing the Warriors to gain several yardages.

Varsity Football Scorched by Dragons at Battle for the Bell

Conall Coats, Reporter September 19, 2022

The Varsity football team lost 52-7 to the Round Rock Dragons on Friday Sept. 16. This makes the fifth year in a row the Warriors have lost the Battle for the Bell. However, it wasn't all bad with...

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, Reporter 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...

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Varsity Football Soars Over Eastview for Season Kickoff

Conall Coats, Reporter August 29, 2022

Last Friday, Aug. 27, the Warriors beat the Eastview Patriots 42-27 at the Birkelbach Stadium. The Warriors were able to come out strong for their first game and set high expectations for the rest of the...

From left to right: Jaiden Webber 23, Haiyang Pang 22, Jake Davis 22, and Lane Wood 24 run out onto the field after halftime. The final score of the game was 35-28.

Varsity Football Closes Out Season with 35-28 Lose Against McNeil

Hannah Ashtari, Amy Simon, and Arushi Sharma November 8, 2021

Following a disappointing loss to the Cedar Ridge Raiders, the Warriors fell to the McNeil Mavericks in the final game of the 2021 season, 35-28. The Warriors fought hard during the game, with four...

Darion Barnes 22 dodges an opponent. Barnes was a key rushing player and also played defensively.

Varsity Football Gets Run Over by Cedar Ridge 46-14

Rosie Deal, Executive Editor November 1, 2021

Coming off of a harsh loss to Vandegrift, the Warriors took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders Friday, Oct. 29, hopeful for a better outcome. However, despite a hard fought match, the Warriors were unable...

Wide receiver Grant Jaeger 23 attempts to run past his opponent. He was successful. However, not enough yardage was gained, so the Warriors ended up on a third down.

Varsity Football Gets Eaten Alive by Vipers 70-3

Amy Simon, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

After a brutal fall from last week’s homecoming game, the Warriors were eager to improve against Vandegrift. However, they fell short of their goal with a 70-3 loss. After winning the coin toss,...

After half time, the football team runs back out onto the field through a banner and smoke. At this point, the team had scored 2 points.

Varsity Football Falls to Vista Ridge 45-2 Celebrating Homecoming Night

Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker October 20, 2021

On Friday, October 15, the Warriors played against the Vista Ridge Rangers and came away with a loss of 45-2. The homecoming crowd was alive with energy throughout the game and motivated the warriors...

Grant Jaeger 23 grips the ball as he pushes past Austin Highs defense bringing the ball near the end zone.

Freshman Football Takes Down Austin Maroons 24-20

Rachel Iyer, Reporter September 7, 2019

  The freshman football team faced off against the Austin Maroons for their first win of the season. Losing the previous game, the Warriors rebounded with a 24-20 win. The game consisted of...

Hayden Schultz 23 sprints past the Patriot defense. He was pushed out of bounds, but not before he picked up 21 yards.

Freshman Football Defeated by East View 32-3

Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker August 30, 2019

In the season opener, the freshman football team went up against Eastview and lost by a score of 32-3 on Wednesday, Aug. 28th. The Warriors had a rough start. Their defense had a tough time stopping...

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