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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

Daniel Victor 18 dodges the arm of a Hays player to make a layup.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers the Hays Rebels 59-49

Kate Connors, Social Media Director December 5, 2017

The Westwood Warriors (7-3)  faced off with the Hays Rebels (5-4) on Tuesday, Dec 5th. With the Field House crowded with parents and students who displayed cut out heads of the varsity players, the...

Offensive line and defensive line prepare to blitz.

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor May 18, 2017

In the Warriors’ spring season closer, the defense triumphed over the offense in their annual spring scrimmage on Tuesday, May 16. This year’s spring game presented a competition factor that the...

Haley Popelka 18  prepares to strike the ball.

Varsity Softball Falls to Pflugerville on Senior Night

Jena Hawks April 24, 2017

Emotions ran high as the varsity softball team began to warm up for their last home game of the season. For seven of the girls in the program, Tuesday, April 18 would be the last time that they would...

Haley Popelka 18 pitches the ball to opposing batter.  Photo credit to Erin Lee.

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats Stony Point 2-1

Chelsea Terranova, Photo Editor April 18, 2017

Fighting for a playoffs spot, the varsity softball team pulled a nail-biting win against the Stony Point Tigers on Wednesday, April 12. Going back and forth the score stayed 0-0 but the Warriors were...

Harris Quraishi 20 races the 1600-meter run.

Track and Field Takes Home District Titles

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor April 18, 2017

After months of training and competing in local meets, Westwood’s track and field team participated in the 2017 District 13-6A Track and Field Championships at Pflugerville High School, coming home...

As a result of a turnover, Jeanne Gentot 17 gains possession of the ball and races the Tigers to score.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Demolishes Dripping Springs 18-6

Julia Kurtz, Photographer March 29, 2017

The fierce fight against the Dripping Springs Tigers came to a victorious end for the varsity girls’ lacrosse team with a winning score of 18-6 on Saturday, March 25. With the end of the Warriors’...

Reid Carrier 18 watches his teammates play from the dug out.

Varsity Baseball Upset by Hendrickson Hawks

Kate Connors, Social Media Director March 24, 2017

Eager to compete in their first district game, the varsity baseball team entered the Dell Diamond to play against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, March 21. The Warriors started out strong, but fell...

Anchor Purvi Mujumdar 19 runs her leg of the JV girls 4x100 relay.

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor March 17, 2017

Westwood’s track and field team began their spring break at the 2017 McNeil High School Mav Relays on Friday, March 10, where athletes took home several titles and new personal records. Despite the...

In an attempt to get back to 3rd base safely, Lizzie Taylor 18 makes a quick pivot turn and runs away from the live ball.

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats McNeil 7-6

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter March 15, 2017

The varsity softball team stepped out on the field on Friday, March 10 in a victorious 7-6 game. In honor of Future Warriors night, young girls were welcomed onto the field and recognized by the team...

Charese Wyatt 17 strikes the ball and sends her team members home.

Varsity Softball Dominates Florence 13-7

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter March 9, 2017

With high spirits and a district championship in mind, the Lady Warriors came up against Florence High School on Friday, March 1 with a big win of 13-7. The Buffaloes had a 0-2 advantage in the...

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