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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

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

By 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

By 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

By Chloe Boyd, Reporter 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

By 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...

Number eight, Erin Fagan 22, squats ready beside teammate Lola Fernandez 23, awaiting a  serve. The two wore focused looks.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Stony Point During Future Warriors Night

By Mallory Milner, Reporter September 17, 2021

Dominating their second district game, the varsity volleyball team kicked off their official season with a 3-0 win vs Stony Point. Although they had lost to the Tigers in the Volleypalooza Tournament in...

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

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Westlake in a Five Set Thriller

By Mallory Milner, Reporter September 2, 2021

In an exciting five set showdown, the varsity volleyball team bested the Westlake Chaps. The Lady Warrior’s exhibited not only their solid defense and formidable attacks, but their rock hard mentality...

Jumping up, Trinity Woods 23 and Abby Gregorczyk 21 block the ball against Hutto. The Lady Warriors rode a strong end to the regular season to a dominant opening-round victory over Austin.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Austin in Bidistrict Showdown

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

On the heels of a five-game winning streak to finish the regular season, the varsity volleyball team prepared to get their playoff run going with a first-round clash against the Austin High Maroons at...

Looking up, Erin Fagan 22 prepares to spike the ball against Hutto. The Lady Warriors swept their rivals to propel them into the postseason, where they eventually fell to Madison in the second round.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Round Rock on Last Week of Regular Season

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 1, 2020

On the last week of the season, the varsity volleyball team dueled with arch-rivals Round Rock twice in a four-day span. Coming into the first match, the team’s Senior Night game at home on Tuesday,...

In a match against Leander last season, Abby Gregorczyk 21 gets down low to return the Lions serve. The varsity volleyball team will begin district play on Friday, Sept. 25 at home against McNeil.

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Nail-Biter

By Camille Marshall, Sports Editor October 27, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played against the Leander Lions on Friday, Oct. 25 and won 3-2 during Parent Night. The game day theme was dedicated to the parents who took their time and money to support...

The Warriors do their pre-round celebration and team building exercises.  They use special handshakes, chants, and more to encourage each other to do well.

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Thriller

By Camille Marshall, Sports Editor September 25, 2019

The varsity volleyball team fought the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Defending their undefeated district season, the team pulled through and won 3-2 in a five-set battle. Both teams had support...

Kenzie Beckham 21 sets the ball. This play ended with Westwood winning the point.

Varsity Volleyball Destroys Westlake 3-0

By Camille Marshall, Sports Editor August 29, 2019

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the varsity volleyball team played against Westlake in an intense back-to-back game. The ladies defeated the Chaparrals 3-0. “The game was tough but we worked really hard...

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