The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Erupting in celebration after an aggressive volley shot, Aashish Dhanani 22 wins the point with partner Jessica Lu 21 in mixed doubles. Theyd go on to secure a commanding victory of 6-1, 6-3.

Varsity Tennis Delivers Again in 10-3 Victory Against Houston Memorial, Vaulting to State Finals

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

Under the fleeting clouds and blue skies of Texas A&M University, a final leaping stride across maroon tinted courts sent the varsity tennis team into a frenzy of celebration as they battled past...

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Kiana Graham ‘20 Named Girls Tennis Athlete of the Decade by the Austin American-Statesman

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 1, 2020

As the year came to a close, the Austin American-Statesman recognized the top high school athletes in Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) sports, celebrating their efforts and achievements in...

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“It’s Pretty Incredible”: Varsity Tennis Captures Tenth Consecutive District Title

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 5, 2019

Under the Texas sun and on the “W” of their home courts, the stage was set for the varsity tennis team to embark on the first step of their journey towards the State Championships: the District...

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Varsity Tennis Secures Effortless 11-0 Victory in District Semi-Final

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 5, 2019

The varsity tennis team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers in the district semi-final on Thursday, Oct. 3, securing an impressive overall victory by a score of 11-0.  The team took to the courts immediately,...

Anticipating a serve from his opponent, Daniel Antov readies himself to return a serve from the backhand side. He would go on to win his match 8-4. I played singles and had a challenging opponent, but I managed to pull through, Antov said.

Varsity Tennis Conquers Bowie 10-4

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 26, 2019

The varsity tennis team went up against the Bowie Bulldogs on Wednesday, Sept. 11, crushing their opposition to secure an impressive overall victory by a score of 10-4, as they remain undefeated in...

Kiana Graham 20 and Kinaa Graham 23 celebrate after winning the point.

Varsity Tennis Clinches 12-7 Win Against The Woodlands

By Catharine Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor August 23, 2019

  On Thursday, Aug. 22, the varsity tennis team faced the Woodland Highlanders on their home court, with a huge overall victory of 12-7.  The game began with doubles matchplay as the Warriors...

The Regional qualifiers pose with their medals.
Photo Courtesy of Coach Travis Dalrymple

Varsity Tennis Clinches Seven Region Spots at Districts

By Stephanie Shih and Mary Miller April 5, 2019

Riding the wave of success after the varsity tennis team took the State Championship title in team tennis, the team continued to play lights out at the district tournament from Wednesday, April 3 to...

Anjali Devireddy 19 returns the serve of her Vandegrift opponent.

Varsity Tennis Secures District Title

By Claire Janson and Emily Lu October 12, 2018

Varsity tennis dominated in the District 13-6A Team Tennis Championship on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The team won on the home courts with a score of 10-3 against Vandegrift High School, adding another district...

Daniel Antov 21 participates in a doubles match.

Varsity Tennis Trounces McNeil 10-0 in District Semifinal

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor October 6, 2018

On Friday, Oct. 5, the varsity tennis squad took to their home court to take on the McNeil Mavericks in the District Semifinal. The Warriors emerged with a decisive victory, winning all 10 matches...

Sophie Kardonik 19 hits the ball.

Varsity Tennis Ties Against Lake Travis

By Ian Drerup, Video Editor September 6, 2018

Varsity tennis went up against their well matched rivals, Lake Travis, on Sept. 5, but after hours of playing, the game had to be cancelled because of lightning. Despite this setback the team still...

Kiana Graham 20 poses with head tennis coach Travis Dalrymple following her regionals win. Photo credit to Westwood Tennis

Kiana Graham ’20 Wins Regionals, Looks Beyond

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2017

Freshman tennis player Kiana Graham doesn’t break under pressure. With parents donning Olympic and World Championship track medals and siblings successfully competing collegiately, the strain has existed...

Kiana Graham 20 gets ready to strike.

Varsity Tennis Serves Up a Win

By Jenny Xu, Executive Editor October 20, 2016

Coming off a clean sweep win at districts, the varsity tennis team dominated against Bowie High School and claimed the area title with a hard-earned victory of 10-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Going into...

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