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

Avery Hixson 23 defends so she cant get to the goal. The defender was then forced to make an incomplete pass, giving the Warriors possession.

Varsity Women’s Lacrosse Eats LASA Raptors Alive 15-6

By Arushi Sharma, Reporter April 7, 2022

The varsity women’s lacrosse team beat the Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) Raptors on the early morning of Sunday, April 3. With two more count games remaining, the win resulted in the Lady Warriors...

The student athletes sit down in front of their Westwood jerseys. National Signing Day is on Wednesday, February 2, every year.

Student Athletes Participate in National Signing Day

By Arushi Sharma, Reporter February 11, 2022

On Wed. Feb. 2, student athletes that signed to various colleges and universities to become future collegiate athletes joined in the Field House for National Signing day with family, friends, coaches,...

Defender Kaybee Briggs 21 scoops up a ground ball before the Austin attackers. She then ran the ball down the midfield to make a pass.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Upsets Top-Seeded Austin High 13-10

By Amelie Puga and Arushi Sharma April 27, 2021

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team beat the Austin High Maroons at their first playoff game on the drizzly night of Thursday, April 22. The team headed into their district semi-final game as the lowest...

The Varsity Girls get set on the starting line.

Cross Country Advances Nine Athletes to Regionals

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor October 22, 2019

The cross country team capped off a successful season at Old Settlers Park on Thursday, Oct. 17 with a strong showing across the boys and girls divisions. Nine athletes, including all seven varsity...

The varsity boys begin the race on the football field.  The large clump soon narrowed to a lead pack of ten runners. Photo courtesy of Ramesh Swaminathan.

Cross Country Takes Third at Lago Vista Invite

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor September 16, 2019

The cross country team braved the hilly terrain of Lago Vista on Friday, Sept. 13 in a meet attended by 34 schools from the central Texas area. The varsity boys placed third with 90 points after being...

Pablo Lomeli 21, Zach Carver 21, and Nima Ashtari 20 jostle for space at the start of the race.

Cross Country Opens Season at Vista Ridge Invite

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor August 26, 2019

After a grueling summer of training, the cross country team began racing on Friday, August 23 at the annual Vista Ridge Invitational, hosted by Vista Ridge High School. In a competitive field of 40...

Catherine Wiesehuegel 19 laughs as she is honored on the field.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Falls to Austin Maroons on Senior Night 15-5

By Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor April 4, 2019

Fighting a drizzly night, the varsity girls’ lacrosse team took on the Austin High School Maroons on the Lady Warriors’ Senior Night on Wednesday, April 3. After a tough battle, the Warriors eventually...

Sam Newlin 22 fights to steal the ball.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Defeathers Eagles 11-7

By Mary Miller, Executive Editor March 28, 2019

The varsity girls’ lacrosse team defeated the Georgetown Eagles on Wednesday, March 28 at the Warrior Bowl. This game was the team’s Student Night, and the stands were packed with prospective lacrosse...

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