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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,...

Ian Cox 19 slams into a Cedar Ridge defender while scoring a touchdown.

Varsity Football Closes Out Season With 49-20 Loss To Cedar Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor November 10, 2018

The varsity football team saw their season come to an end on Nov. 9 with a 49-20 defeat to the hands of the Cedar Ridge Raiders. The Warriors looked to close out their season on a positive note, but...

Clinging onto the ball, Nate Anderson 21 reaches for the end zone.

Varsity Football Tames Leander, Dominates In 49-27 Win

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor October 27, 2018

The varsity football team was able to bounce back from three straight losses as they dominated Leander on the road at Bible Stadium, winning by a score of 49-27 on the cool night of Oct. 27. The offense...

Nathan Potter 20, Josh Shoup 19, and Connor Cooper 20 work to bring down a Hendrickson player.

Varsity Football Blown Out 64-14 To Begin District Play

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 15, 2018

In rainy conditions and with a thunderstorm looming close to the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, the varsity football team began district play with a crushing 64-14 loss at the hands of the Hendrickson...

Mario Debs 19 sprints towards the endzone.

Varsity Football Prevails In Offensive Showdown vs. Austin

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 8, 2018

In an entertaining match, the Westwood Warriors varsity squad was able to build off of the season-opening victory over East View by coming into Dragon Stadium and triumphing over the Austin Maroons...

After receiving a pass, Luca Mazzola 19 looks upfield.

Varsity Football Faces Off Against Rouse Raiders In Scrimmage

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief August 24, 2018

In the Warriors’ first scrimmage of the season, they fought against the Rouse Raiders, but lost with a score of 17-10. Many seniors left the varsity team last year, so the team has fresh faces...

All the seniors and their families get together for picture.

Varsity Baseball Honors Seniors

Kate Connors, Social Media Director April 21, 2018

For the final game of the season, the Warriors came out to their home field on April 20 to play the Cedar Ridge Raiders and honor the seniors on the team. The night consisted of a double header with...

Marshall Dean 18 throws the ball across the field to first base.

Varsity Baseball Falls to Panthers 8-6

Kate Connors, Social Media Director April 11, 2018

The Warrior baseball team faced off against the Pflugerville Panthers on Tuesday, April 11, on the Warriors home field. Both teams were eager to start the week’s series which allowed for a competitive...

The Warriors rush the field in excitement as they beat the Mavericks in their third game.

Varsity Baseball Goes 1-2 in Three Game Series Against Mavericks

Kate Connors, Social Media Director March 25, 2018

Starting on Tuesday, March 20, the Warriors began their three-game series against district rivals, the McNeil Mavericks. The team and fans were eager to compete and indulge in the rivalry excitement....

Nicky Manasso 18 pitches to a Westlake player.

Varsity Baseball Falls 8-5 to Chaparrals

Kate Connors, Social Media Director February 17, 2018

During preseason play, the Warriors’ varsity baseball team took on the Westlake Chaparrals in a scrimmage on Friday, Feb. 16. The Warriors were consistent on getting men out on-base, thanks to hits...

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 throws the ball to Cameron Thomas 18.

Varsity Football Falls to the Hawks 51-14

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor October 8, 2017

On Friday night the Warriors fell to the Hendrickson Hawks 51-14. Although the Warriors suffered their first loss in district, the boys didn’t let up their intensity or drive to win. “We've...

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