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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

Sonny Wang announced his commitment to Harvard University over Instagram. Photo courtesy of @_wang_sonny.

Junior Dives into Future Plans With Harvard Swimming Commitment

By Katie Hendler and Amy Simon April 19, 2022

Arms straight, knees bent, lunging forward: the diving position many swimmers are familiar with. One swimmer, in particular, Sonny Wang ‘23 has experienced the thrill of diving into the pool since he...

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...

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.

Swimming Places First at Tri Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 1, 2020

On Friday, Sept. 25, the varsity swim team competed at their first meet of the season. Going against McNeil and Vandegrift, the Warriors finished in first place with 259 points.  “I thought the...

Caleb Farris 20 celebrates the 4 x 50-yard free relay victory and the fastest split in the field of 20.28. He is committed to swim Division I at American University in the fall.

Swim and Dive Team Place at Regionals, Take 13 to State

By Shreyush Shankar, Photographer February 6, 2020

The Swim & Dive Team competed at Regional Championships in Mansfield, TX, with prelims on Friday, Jan. 31 and finals on Saturday, Feb. 1. The boys' team placed second behind Westlake High School...

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