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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

The warriors and their family sit and attentively listen to the All State winners. Each family brought their own picnic table and food to minimize the spread of germs.

Warrior Swim and Dive Honored at End of Year Banquet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer May 7, 2021

On Saturday, April 12, the Westwood Swim and Dive team hosted their annual end of the year banquet. Due to some restrictions caused by COVID-19, the banquet this year was held outside and each family...

Sonny Wang 23 rockets to a first-place finish in his 50yd freestyle. Wang tied for first with senior Luke Prior in a time of 20.56.

Varsity Swimming Excels at State Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer March 10, 2021

The varsity swim team competed in the State Championships over the last few weeks. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the boys competed on Friday, Feb. 26 and the girls followed along a few weeks later, competing...

Racing to a new best time by over four seconds, Arsh Gupta 23 finishes his 200IM. With new rules implemented this year, each swimmer only had one attempt to advance to Regionals.

Swim and Dive Teams Star at District Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer February 15, 2021

The swim and dive team triumphed at the district meet on Thursday, Jan 21. The girls' team, the boys' team, and dive team all took home first place at the district championships.  This year, the...

Shireen Gore 22 races the 100-yard butterfly on Friday, Sept. 25. Gore and her team in the 200-yard medley were able to place in first in this tri-meet.

Swim Team Prevails at Tri-Meet Over Cedar Ridge, Lake Travis

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 11, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the varsity swim team competed at a tri-meet against Cedar Ridge and Lake Travis, coming in first by over 100 points.  “I’m so happy the team so far is undefeated,” Bria...

Arsh Gupta 23 swims butterfly in the 200 IM. This event consists of all four strokes.

Swimming Gets 2nd at AISD Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer November 19, 2019

The swim team participated in the AISD Invitational meet on Friday, Nov. 15. There were two districts, 5A and 6A, and around 21 different schools at this meet. Overall, the Warriors ended up placing...

Benji Truong 21 takes a breath in the 100-yard breaststroke. Known for this to be his best event, Truong won his heat.

Swim Team Hosts Orange and Black Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer September 24, 2019

The swim team hosted their annual Orange and Black meet on Saturday Sept. 21, where the team is divided into two smaller teams, Orange and Black. Although this meet is meant to help swimmers drop time...

Grace Castelino 20 gets ready to dive in.

Swim and Dive Medal at Districts, Qualify for Regionals

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2019

Showing off their traditional bleached hair and orange spirit cone, the swim and dive team conquered at the 11-6A District Championships on Saturday, Jan. 26. The boys captured a runner-up title while...

Austin Nguyen 22 breaststrokes in an event.

Westwood Sweeps Competition at AISD Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer November 13, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 9 the swim team participated in the AISD Invite meet which takes place at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center each year. This year the school districts 5A and 6A competed, meaning...

Somil Gupta 19 takes a breath during the 100-meter butterfly.

Warriors Place Second at Round Rock Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 29, 2018

The swim team took part of the Round Rock Invitational Meet on Saturday, Oct 27. Boys placed second tying with McNeil, and girls took second place being beat by the Round Rock team. Although they got...

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