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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

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...

Danielle Davalos 19 runs with the ball.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Jenny Xu and Emily Lu March 1, 2017

With a record-breaking season, the varsity girls’ basketball team advanced through the third round of area playoffs but fell to the Dekaney Wildcats on Tuesday, Feb. 21 with a score of 53-67. The...

McKenna Lindley 18, Meagan Hendricks 18, and Lauren Jury 17 team up against a Dragon.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor February 8, 2017

Black and orange balloons adorned the stands as friends, family members, and teachers alike came out to support the varsity girls’ basketball team in their last district game on Tuesday, Feb. 7....

Varsity Girls Basketball Falls to Pflugerville

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Falls to Pflugerville

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor January 23, 2017

In a district matchup with Pflugerville High School, the varsity girls’ basketball team suffered a loss, losing 42-52. Despite the fact that the game was close from the beginning, the Lady Warriors were...

Kandyce Shepard 17 and Marilyn Robinson 17 wait to see if the ball goes in the hoop.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Stony Point

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor January 17, 2017

The varsity girls’ basketball team dominated over the Stony Point Tigers in a home game on Tuesday, Jan. 10. After an especially close first quarter, the Lady Warriors were able to improve both offensively...

Taking a shot, Madison Couch ‘17 attempts to score points for the Lady Warriors.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers McNeil

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor January 12, 2017

The varsity girls’ basketball team brought home yet another victory in the new year, defeating the McNeil Mavericks 74-30 on Friday, Jan. 6. Displaying their assertive defense as well as aggressive...

Danielle Davalos ‘19 dribbles around Hendrickson’s defensive pressure.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Hendrickson

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor January 6, 2017

The varsity girls’ basketball team started off the new year with a victory against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Displaying smart offensive tactics combined with strong defense that kept...

Kandyce Shepard 17 reaches for the ball at tip-off.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Plays Strong Defensive Game Against Bowie

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor December 17, 2016

After suffering a defeat in last week’s home game, the varsity girls’ basketball team battled it out against Bowie High School on Friday, Dec. 16. With their strong defense and efficient communication,...

Allyah Beaty 18 drives down the court in the third quarter.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Suffers Defeat by Cedar Ridge

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor December 9, 2016

In the first district home game of the season, the varsity girls’ basketball team battled it out against the Cedar Ridge Raiders, but ultimately lost with a final score of 56-59. Though the Lady...

Madison Couch 17 pivots against opposing defenders.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Rouse in Overtime

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor November 23, 2016

In a tense game against the Rouse Raiders on Friday, Nov. 18, the varsity girls’ basketball team brought home the win, ending overtime with a score of 53-49. Rouse proved to be a tough opponent,...

Kandyce Shepard 17 watches as her shot goes up.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finds Success Against Lake Travis

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu November 17, 2016

With a score of 60-43, the varsity girls’ basketball team brought home the win in their non district game against Lake Travis High School on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Although incessant fouls were called...

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