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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

After making it past many Dragon defenders, RJ Martinez 21 is tackled. He gained over ten yards this play.

Varsity Football Closes Out Season with 70-41 Loss vs. Round Rock

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 14, 2020

Coming off of a tough loss the prior week, the varsity football team set their eyes on notching a win in a fierce rivalry game against the Round Rock Dragons on Friday, Dec. 5. The offensive arsenals...

Varsity Football Snaps Losing Streak, Notches 42-28 Homecoming Win Over McNeil

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor November 27, 2020

The varsity football team headed into their Homecoming clash against the McNeil Mavericks hoping to stop their recent skid. Having lost their last three games, the Warriors were amped up and rearing...

While a defensive player clings on to his back, Nate Anderson 21 runs towards the end zone. The play resulted in Warrior first touchdown making the score 7-0.

Varsity Football Takes Down Stony Point in District Opener 42-15

Daphne Longenbach, Heritage Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

Continuing the season after a two-week quarantine period, the varsity football team took on the Stony Point Tigers on Monday, Oct. 26. The Warriors started off strong with 28 points in the first half,...

Quarterback RJ Martinez 21 makes a run for the endzone. Although he was unable to make in to the end zone on first down, the team was able to get a touchdown the second time around.

Varsity Football Starts Season Strong with 37-8 Thumping of Southwest

Sourav Dhar and Arushi Sharma September 27, 2020

Kicking off a season like no other, the varsity football team welcomed the Southwest Dragons from San Antonio to the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex on Thursday, Sept. 24. Buoyed by six turnovers forced...

Looking downfield, quarterback RJ Martinez 21 heaves the ball in hopes of finding an open receiver. Martinez tossed four touchdowns in the contest.

Varsity Football Falls to Stony Point 45-28

Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker November 2, 2019

The varsity football team fought against Stony Point on Friday, Nov. 1 at Dragon Stadium, and hoped to gain a second win after dominating Leander in the previous week’s homecoming game. The Warriors...

Back to the game, Nate Anderson 21 jumps over players. Anderson have achieve a 10-yard run bringing the warriors closer to another touchdown.

Varsity Football Dominates Leander for a 49-20 Victory on Homecoming

Vikram Joshi and Ishika Samant October 26, 2019

In the Homecoming game, the varsity football team sought to bounce back from a tough loss against Vandegrift and top Leander under the bright lights of Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. Despite the strong...

Jace Lyne 20 celebrates with RJ Martinez 21 after a touchdown. After the building anticipation, Martinez completed a pass to Lyne which resulted in the first touchdown for the Warriors and brought the score to 10-14.

Varsity Football Falls in District Showdown vs. Vandegrift 42-17

Sourav Dhar and Ishika Samant October 20, 2019

Surrounded by a sea of black in Monroe Stadium, the varsity football team looked to hand the Vandegrift Vipers their first loss of the season in a district clash on Friday, Oct. 18. However, the Vipers...

Julian DeBerry 21 attempts to catch a pass by quarterback RJ Martinez 21. The incomplete pass resulted in a fourth down which gave the Dragons possession of the ball.

Varsity Football Suffers 67-21 Thumping to Round Rock

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 28, 2019

For the second straight week, the varsity football team traveled to Dragon Stadium, hoping for a victory this time around as they took on their rivals, the Round Rock Dragons, in the Battle for the...

Josef Borkowski 21 flexes his arms after taking down a member of the Hawks keeping him from scoring. We finished tackles, we stopped them when we need too and we came out with the win, Borkowski 21 said.

Varsity Football Shoots Down Hawks in 28-27 Nail-Biter

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief September 14, 2019

With the bands blaring and the crowd roaring, the varsity football team set up for their third game of the season on Friday, Sept. 13. The Warriors faced off against the Hendrickson Hawks at the Pfield...

Alec Neville 21 spots the Austin player and slips past him. The play occurred during the third quarter of the game where the Warriors were able to push their score up 15 points.

Varsity Football Notches First Win in 41-39 Thriller vs. Austin

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 7, 2019

The stage was set for the varsity football team’s second game of the season: under the lights and in front of the Austin skyline, they had the chance to earn their first win of the young season on...

Reaching out, wide receiver Oliver Yu 20 sprints into the end zone. Yus touchdown tied the score and sent the game into overtime. “I felt vindicated because it’s what I was waiting for the entire game. It’s what keeps you going in the end, just making plays like this,” Yu said.

Varsity Football Drops OT Battle vs. East View 42-35

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor August 30, 2019

Energy levels were high and many jersey-clad students packed the stands on Thursday, Aug. 29, ready to see the varsity football team take on the East View Patriots in the team’s season opener at...

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...

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