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

With the help of his teammates, Demetrius Jones 19 takes down an opposing Vista Ridge player.

Varsity Football Bounces Back with Dominant 27-7 Win Over Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 22, 2018

The varsity football team bounced back from a crushing loss and dominated the Vista Ridge Rangers on the road at Gupton Stadium with a score of 27-7. The Warriors scored on the first play from scrimmage...

Nathan Potter 20 pitches to a batter in the sixth inning.

Varsity Baseball Falls to Dragons 7-5

Kate Connors, Social Media Director April 4, 2018

On April 4, the Warrior baseball team took on the Round Rock Dragons at home to begin their three game series. After the first pitches were thrown, lightning struck nearby which caused a 30 minute...

The Warriors rush the field in excitement as they beat the Mavericks in their third game.

Varsity Baseball Goes 1-2 in Three Game Series Against Mavericks

Kate Connors, Social Media Director March 25, 2018

Starting on Tuesday, March 20, the Warriors began their three-game series against district rivals, the McNeil Mavericks. The team and fans were eager to compete and indulge in the rivalry excitement....

Latham Robinson 18 gets ready to start a play while on offense against Dekaney in the second quarter.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls to Spring Dekaney in Second Round Playoffs 70-52

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 24, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 23, the varsity boys’ basketball team went up against the number four team in the state for their second round of playoffs, the Spring Dekaney Wildcats. Although the Warriors lost,...

Latham Robinson 18 shoots a free throw.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers Raiders 68-61 Advancing to Playoffs

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 15, 2018

Facing off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders for the second time in district, the varsity boys’ basketball team defeated the Raiders 68-61, advancing to first round playoffs for the first time since...

Jacob Hines 18 protects the ball from a defender before starting the next play.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays the Dragons 46-41

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 7, 2018

Finalizing their victory over the Round Rock Dragons (6-4) in two close wins, the Warriors (5-5) validated their strength on Tues. Feb. 6. The Warriors are currently ranked number four in district,...

Brandon Parks 20 shoots a free throw.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Mavericks in 2OT 55-51

Kate Connors, Social Media Director January 31, 2018

As the second round of district play continues, the Warriors traveled to McNeil High School on Jan. 30 to take on their rival, the Mavericks. Previously, the Warriors beat the Mavericks 60-47, but...

The Tribe gets excited as a Westwood player makes a three-pointer.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Takes Down the Panthers 64-61

Kate Connors, Social Media Director January 18, 2018

  On the night of Jan. 17, the varsity boys basketball team (4-1) took on the Pflugerville Panthers (4-1). The Warriors recovered from a shaky start, but came back to win 64-61 and gave the...

Zach Shrull 19 waits for an opening in the defense to get to the basket.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Kate Connors, Social Media Director January 10, 2018

On Jan. 9th, the first day back from winter break, the Warriors (2-1) took on the Stony Point Tigers (0-4) on their home court. The crowd included fans of all ages including the Grisham and Canyon...

Brandon Parks 20 maneuvers around a Maverick defender.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Vanquishes Mavericks 60-47

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor January 6, 2018

  In their second district game against the Warriors' sister school, McNeil High School, the varsity boys' basketball team conquered the McNeil Mavericks 60-47. Over the course of this game,...

Brandon Parks 20 dribbles around a Hendrickson defender.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Hendrickson 67-55

Kate Connors, Social Media Director January 2, 2018

  On the freezing night of Jan. 2, the Warriors took on the Hendrickson Hawks in their district opener. Due to inclement weather conditions the JV and freshman games had been cancelled, leaving...

Latham Robinson 18 looks past a defender for an open teammate under the basket.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins in Buzzer Beater over Leander Lions 42-40

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor December 12, 2017

After the Warriors won the Leander tournament over the weekend (Dec 7-12), they sealed a win against the Leander Lions on Monday, Dec. 11, with a buzzer beater by Latham Robinson ‘18. This allowed...

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