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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 Warriors complete their pre-game cheer for the last time this season. Photo courtesy of @erinleephoto.

Varsity Volleyball Falls Short of Regional Quarterfinals Title in Jaw Clenching Game

Amy Simon, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Varsity Volleyball team competed against the Lake Travis Cavaliers for the round three regional quarterfinals title. Cheers and thumps from the packed stands and teams ricocheted...

The Warriors pose after winning the bi-district championship game. The team will be moving on to the area championship game.

Westwood Spears Jaguars For 3-1 Bi-District Champion Win

Prakrit Sinha, Reporter November 6, 2022

The Warriors claimed their bi-district 3-1 win on Tuesday, Nov. 2, against the Johnson High School Jaguars. The volleyball team played rigorously in each set, and the crowd cheered passionately during...

As the third set begins the team is extremely tense, but Team Captain, Lola Fernandez 23 still cheers on. Fernandez offered encouraging statements to all of the girls, and kept the team working throughout the set.

Varsity Volleyball Ends First Round of Districts With Loss Against Vandegrift

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the varsity volleyball team played Vandegrift for the second round of their district season. With their undefeated streak of 7-0, the Lady Warriors gave the game their all, but...

During a quick break after their victorious first set, Rachel Cai 24 and Allie Shepherd 23 meet on the court. The team then quickly prepared for a fierce second set.

Varsity Volleyball Shuts Out McNeil 3-0

Prakrit Sinha and Amy Simon September 22, 2022

The Varsity volleyball team competed against the McNeil Mavericks at home on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for Faculty Night. Throughout the night, several teachers were recognized for their hard work. The Warriors...

Defensive specialist Sahasru Mandalapu 25 performs a skilled overhead pass. Receiving serves with setting technique is a difficult maneuver, but one that Mandalapu uses regularly.

Varsity Volleyball Ruthlessly Rejects Vista Ridge Rangers

Sabrina Kim, Reporter September 14, 2022

Despite the stiff competition, the Varsity volleyball team thoroughly shut out the Vista Range Rangers with a 3-0 win on Tuesday, Sept. 13th. The teams shared near-equal possession for the majority...

The team huddles together before the game. This was their first district huddle of the season.

Varsity Volleyball Claims Victory Over Vipers in District Opener

Amy Simon, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

The varsity volleyball team played their first district game against the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Sept. 9. The match ended in four sets, with Westwood coming out on top. Prior to the game, the...

Focused, Phoebe Wooster 24 sets the ball to Allie Shepherd 23. Shepherd successfully hit the ball over the net to keep the ball in play.

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Judson Rockets During Howdy Night

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager August 26, 2022

The Varsity volleyball team played the Judson Rockets on Tuesday, August 23. Despite four athletes getting injured during last weekend's showcase tournament, the team readily adjusted to lineup assignments...

Minutes before the game, the girls huddle up enthusiastically. Hands interlocked, our athletes showed the crowd unbreakable team spirit.

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs Over Austin High in 5 High Stakes Sets

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

On Nov. 2, the Lady Warriors traveled to Austin High School to battle against the Austin High Maroons for the first round of playoffs. Coming in as the underdogs, the team endured throughout the five sets,...

In a celebration, Lola Fernandez 23 high fives Alex Kriz 23. After each play the team came together to regroup before starting again.

Varsity Volleyball Gets Burned By Round Rock 3-1

Rosie Deal, Executive Editor October 28, 2021

In their last game before playoffs, on Tuesday Oct. 26, the varsity volleyball team fell victim to Round Rock in a 3-1 loss after four hard-fought sets. “My regret is not winning but that's the...

Varsity Lady Warriors Vs Vandegrift

Varsity Volleyball Gets Bitten by the Vandegrift Vipers 3-0

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2021

The varsity volleyball team played against the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, October 22. It was a riveting, edge-of-your-seat game. The Lady Warriors made several attempts to make up for losses made...

Running onto the court, the entire volleyball team celebrates their victory over the Raiders. The team won all three sets.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Cedar Ridge During Western Night

Mallory Milner, Reporter September 28, 2021

On September 24, the varsity volleyball team sweeped Cedar Ridge in an exhilarating three set match. The lady warriors had lost to Cedar Ridge in one of their previous tournaments, however they managed...

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