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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

Seniors Alyssa Popelka, Gabby Garcia, and Oni Boodoo pose together during signing.

Student-Athletes Sign NLIs on National Signing Day

April 26, 2019

Tuesday, April 16 marked National Signing Day for 2019 student-athlete graduates. Families and friends came to watch eleven Westwood athletes sign their binding contracts to their respective schools,...

Christie French 19 dodges an opponent in an offensive play.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Decimates Round Rock 54-38, Moves on to Playoffs

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 9, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team exacted their revenge against the Round Rock Dragons on Friday, Feb. 8 after a devastating defeat a couple weeks prior. This game determined which of the two teams...

Makayla Coy 19 dribbles past an opponent in a game against Hendrickson on Jan. 16.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Prevails Over Vandegrift 47-36

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 3, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team defeated the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb. 2. Despite emerging with a large point lead of 47-36, the game was a tough battle between the two teams. With...

Desi Davalos 22 passes the ball to a teammate.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Slain By Dragons 46-45

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor January 23, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team suffered a devastating defeat against the Round Rock Dragons on Tuesday, Jan. 22. This game was incredibly close, but the Warriors conceded in the end. Right...

Oni Boodoo 19 and Annalise Galliguez 20 watch to see if a teammate successfully scored.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeated by Hendrickson Hawks 74-50

Caera Learmonth, Executive Editor January 16, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hendrickson Hawks in an intense game that ultimately resulted in a loss for the Lady Warriors. Despite the team putting...

Desi Davalos 22 and Anisha Chintala 21 play defense.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Knocks Down Cedar Ridge 58-42

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor January 13, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team triumphed over Cedar Ridge on Friday, Jan 11, finishing with a strong score of 58-42. The Warriors had previously lost to the Raiders in an away game, and were...

Kooper Giles 20 throws a basket.

Varsity Girls Basketball Delivers in 66-28 Win vs. McNeil

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor December 15, 2018

Rowdy fans and high tensions provided the backdrop for the Friday, Dec. 14 varsity girls’ basketball game, which saw the Warriors demolish the McNeil Mavericks in a one-sided blowout that ended 66-28....

Anisha Chintiala 21 shoots the ball.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Falls Against Vista Ridge 56-48

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 8, 2018

Spectators were treated to an entertaining contest on Friday, Dec. 7, as the varsity girls’ basketball team looked to defend their home court against the Vista Ridge Rangers, but the team fell in...

Desi Davalos 22 plays aggresive offense as she sprints to the other side of the court after a rebound.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Annihilates Stony Point 53-32

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor November 21, 2018

The varsity girls’ basketball team successfully defended their home court on Tuesday, Nov. 20 against Stony Point, with a final score of 53-32. Despite their much larger point total, the road leading...

Surrounded by opponents, Kenzie Beckham 21 holds the ball ready to pass to another teammate.

Varsity Girls Basketball Triumph Over Rouse 59-35

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor November 14, 2018

The varsity girls basketball team played and won their fourth game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 13 against the Rouse Raiders (2-3), which ended with a final score of 59-35. The win continues the...

Kenzie Beckham 21 runs the ball down the court.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Hutto in 79-30 Blowout

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor November 10, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 9 the varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hutto Hippos in a fast-paced and high-scoring match that ended 79-30 in the Warriors’ favor. The victory puts them at...

Makayla Coy 19 passes the ball to a teammate.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Killeen 61-51

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor November 8, 2018

The varsity girls basketball team defeated the Killeen Kangaroos on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in a very competitive game with a final score of 61-51. It was a very close, but the team was able to come out on...

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