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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

Jenny Todd 19 wins first to advance to Regionals. Photo courtesy of Westwood Track and Field.

Track and Field Qualifies for Regional Meet

Kate Connors, Social Media Director April 25, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, Warriors who finished among the top four at Districts competed in the Area Meet. The following Warriors advanced to the Regional Meet on April 27 and 28: Jaikem Murphy...

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...

Quarterback Will Jennings 18 throws the ball to an open receiver.

Varsity Football Slips Up Against the Raiders

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor September 9, 2017

The Warriors' varsity football team stained the Bible Stadium with determination and hard work Friday night. Their sweat, kicked-up turf, and several empty rolls of medical tape all evidence left on...

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...

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...

Anchor Purvi Mujumdar 19 runs her leg of the JV girls 4x100 relay.

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor March 17, 2017

Westwood’s track and field team began their spring break at the 2017 McNeil High School Mav Relays on Friday, March 10, where athletes took home several titles and new personal records. Despite the...

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...

Wide receiver Teshon McGuinnis 17 catches the ball from the quarterback.

Warriors Defeat Lehman 42-14 in Football Season Opener

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor August 28, 2016

After a long hard nine months of off season training, the Warriors came back into full swing by defeating the Lehman Lobos 42-14. The Warriors went 0-10 last season and were determined to prove their...

Rashon Bates 18 catches a complete pass to get a Warrior first down.

Warriors Win Two of Three Games in 7 on 7 Tournament

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor June 15, 2016

On Tuesday June 14 Westwood faced off against Marble Falls, Lago Vista and Hutto High School in a 7 on 7 tournament. They started off the tournament playing Marble Falls and ended with playing Hutto....

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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