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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

Ducking to hit the ball, Sid Vadlamani 23 and Rohan Engineer 23 face off against Allie Shepherd 23 and Elena DeOrive 23. Vadlamani and Engineer won, advancing to the next round.

Student Council Spikeball Tournament Sparks Camaraderie

Prakrit Sinha, Reporter February 13, 2023

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Student Council (StuCo) held a schoolwide Spikeball tournament. A total of eight teams competed, each with two or three students. “We lost in the semifinals but it was really...

Hardly giving Manor a chance, Middle Blocker Trinity Woods 23 jumps up and defensively rejects Manors attack. Both Woods and Shepherd played intense defense as the night progressed

Varsity Volleyball Reigns in Win Against Manor Mustangs

Hibah Ahmed, Marketing Director October 20, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the varsity volleyball team played Manor High School. This was the last game before homecoming, and the team brought home yet another home win of 3-0. Tuesday’s game was also...

Anticipating Vandergrifts attack, Sahasra Mandalapu 25 and Terrin Score 23 prepare for a deep hit. The two kept light feet in the chance that the attack would swerve.

Varsity Volleyball Fundraises for Breast Cancer

Hibah Ahmed, Marketing Director October 14, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the varsity volleyball team played their annual Pink Out game. Although Westwood was not victorious, the team raised over $1000 in donations for breast cancer research through an auction...

The team huddles together before the game. This was their first district huddle of the season.

Varsity Volleyball Claims Victory Over Vipers in District Opener

Amy Simon, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

The varsity volleyball team played their first district game against the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Sept. 9. The match ended in four sets, with Westwood coming out on top. Prior to the game, the...

In a celebration, Lola Fernandez 23 high fives Alex Kriz 23. After each play the team came together to regroup before starting again.

Varsity Volleyball Gets Burned By Round Rock 3-1

Rosie Deal, Executive Editor October 28, 2021

In their last game before playoffs, on Tuesday Oct. 26, the varsity volleyball team fell victim to Round Rock in a 3-1 loss after four hard-fought sets. “My regret is not winning but that's the...

Making sure that ball stayed in the air Chiara Morel 23 was always right there under the ball. Making sure you keep the ball in the air and preventing the other team from scoring is one of the most important aspects of volleyball and Morel did not forget that.  Keep the ball up, dont let it fall on the ground and put all effort in, Morel said.

JV White Volleyball Takes Out Mavericks 2-0

Emily Malone, Photographer October 5, 2019

The JV white volleyball team beat the McNeil Mavericks, winning in both sets. The Lady Warriors started the game with a five point lead of 8-3 in their first set and continued ahead of the Mavericks....

The Lady Warriors getting together during a time out to talk about their next plays. The time out was called by Stony Point, who was losing to the Warriors by a score of 10-3.

JV White Volleyball Beats Stony Point 2-0

Victoria Novoa, Photographer October 3, 2019

The JV White volleyball team went up against Stony Point on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd, beating them 2-0.  “It was a good game,” Bella Schiesz ‘23 said. “We weren't too nervous going into the game,...

Lydia Harris 22 serves the ball. Harris served the ball four times during the second set.

JV White Volleyball Crushes Hendrickson 2-0

Yunoo Kim, Community & World News Editor September 14, 2019

The JV White volleyball team won 2-0 against the Hendrickson Hawks away from home on Friday, Sept. 13. The match consisted mostly of short, quick plays, and the Warriors displayed swift communication.  The...

Allie Shepherd 23 bumps the ball into the air.

JV White Volleyball Demolishes Hays 2-0

Alondra Garza, Photographer August 21, 2019

On Tuesday, August 20, the JV White volleyball team came out on top in a heated match against Hays. Starting off strong, the Lady Warriors were up 5-3 within the first few minutes and quickly scored...

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