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Sandwiched in between two defenders, Christian Robinson 20 attempts to pass the ball. This was during the first quarter and the energy was high.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Traveling up to Dallas, the varsity boys’ basketball squad took on the Wylie Pirates in the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse on Friday, March 6. Following a momentous win over district foe Vandegrift and hoping...

Reaching for the net, Santi Campos 20 tries to make a dunk. Even though Campos didnt make the shot, he pulled a foul and made both foul shots.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief March 5, 2020

In a gym so packed that the doors were closed early and filled with constant roars and chants during every possession, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against Vandegrift in a playoff...

Eyeing his man, Santi Campos 20 anticipates his assignments next move. Thanks to good defense, the Warriors were able to prevent the Rangers from scoring on this possession.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Tops Vista Ridge 63-55

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief January 26, 2020

After a tough loss to Hendrickson, the varsity boys’ basketball team bounced back on Vista Ridge’s home court with a triumph in the back-and-forth clash on Friday, Jan. 24. Following a slow first...

Brandon Parks 20 shoots a free throw after a foul. Parks scores both the free throws and adds 2 points onto the Warriors already dominant lead.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Dominates Vista Ridge 66-53

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief December 15, 2019

With the home crowd roaring in the Field House and holding up many cutouts of players’ heads, the varsity boys’ basketball team continued their hot streak for a sixth straight win. After the Warriors...

Varsity Boys Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 13, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team ended their season on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 12, as the team downed the Cedar Ridge Raiders on their home court 55-52. Brandon Parks ‘20 led the Warriors...

Brandon Parks 20 defends his man as seniors Patrick Sladek and Ethan Brown help out.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Avenges Prior Loss to Stony Point, Prevails 55-39

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 10, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to Stony Point to take on their district foes on Friday, Feb. 8. The last time the two teams played, it ended in a heartbreaking loss for the Warriors on...

Christian Robinson 20 shoots against two Leander defenders.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Leander 58-51

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 7, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team defended their home court against the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Warriors’ strong offense kept them in the lead for the entire game. The first quarter...

Patrick Sladek 19 runs up to the basket to shoot.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Puts On Defensive Clinic In 51-33 Win vs. Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor January 19, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 18 in hopes of erasing the memory of their loss against Hendrickson earlier in the week.  On Faculty Night, the...

Riley Beckham ‘20 jumps up for a shot.

Freshman Orange Boys’ Basketball Prevails Over Cedar Ridge 60-32

Stephanie Shih and Hannah Twining January 23, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 20, the undefeated in district Freshman Orange boys’ team went up against the undefeated Cedar Ridge Raiders. The Warriors came out on top with a final score of 60-32, making their...

Marcos Martinez 20 looks for an open teammate to pass to.

Freshman Orange Boys’ Basketball Misses Out Against Vandegrift

Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2016

After an especially close fourth quarter, the Freshman Orange boys’ basketball team fell to the Vandegrift Vipers with a score of 50-51. Though the team was able to come back from a 15-point deficit,...

Jumping up for a shot, Santi Campos ‘20 sinks one in.

GALLERY: Freshman Orange Boys’ Basketball Brings Home a Victory Over Georgetown

Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor November 28, 2016

The Freshman Orange boys' basketball team defeated the Georgetown Eagles on Monday, Nov. 21. Though the two teams were very close throughout the game, the Warriors pulled out with a 47-41 win.

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