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Varsity Football Slips Up Against the Raiders

Varsity Football Slips Up Against the Raiders

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

The Warriors' varsity football team stained the Bible Stadium with determination and hard work Friday night. Their sweat, kicked-up turf, and several empty rolls of medical tape all evidence left on the field. The team fought a relentless battle against the Rouse Raiders, but suffered a defeat o...

Varsity Football Conquers Lehman 63-13 Second Year in a Row

Varsity Football Conquers Lehman 63-13 Second Year in a Row

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

For the Warriors’ season opener game against the Lehman Lobos, the Warriors’ conquer the Lobos 63-13. This continues the Warriors two year streak of defeating the Lobos. “It honestly felt so good to be back. I hadn’t played since freshman year and completely forgot how exciting it is to ...

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

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 Warriors have not seen in three years. “We have more depth at each position which creates mor...

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Track and Field Takes Home Titles in Mav Relays

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Track, Field, & Cross-Country

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 rainy forecast, the meet was able to proceed without any problems. Even with the fierce competitio...

Warriors Fall to McNeil Mavericks in Overtime 24-27

Warriors Fall to McNeil Mavericks in Overtime 24-27

Lindsey Thomas and Callie High

October 8, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, Video

Losing by a field goal in overtime, the Warriors (4-2) were defeated by the McNeil Mavericks (3-4) in their second district game 27-24. The Warriors went into this game with confidence and drive, but couldn’t hold them off in the end. After receiving the ball first, running back Te’shon McGi...

Varsity Football Wins First District Home Game 35-34

Varsity Football Wins First District Home Game 35-34

Presley Glotfelty and Callie High

October 2, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, Video

Winning by only one point, the Warriors defeated the Hendrickson Hawks (1-4) in their first district game 35-34, putting the team 4-1 in their season. The players went into the game feeling no pressure from the Hawks, determined to win another game. Hendrickson proved to be a successful offensive tea...

Varsity Football’s First Shutout Since 2010

Varsity Football’s First Shutout Since 2010

Lindsey Thomas and Callie High

September 18, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, Video

After suffering from a loss of their homecoming game last year, the Warriors came back to prove their worth. On Sept. 16, the Warriors defeated the Vista Ridge Rangers 34-0 without allowing the Rangers to put any points on the scoreboard. Before the game began, Mrs. Missy Martinez introduced al...

Q&A with Will Jennings ’18

Q&A with Will Jennings ’18

Jaikem Murphy

September 8, 2016


Filed under Football

Q: Who inspired you to play football? Why? A: My dad inspired me to play football because he played in middle school and high school and he said it was a lot of fun. Also, a lot of my friends started to play football, and I wanted to be close to them so that’s what originally got me to start playin...

Warriors Defeat Lehman 42-14 in Football Season Opener

Warriors Defeat Lehman 42-14 in Football Season Opener

Lindsey Thomas

August 28, 2016


Filed under Football

After a long hard nine months of off season training, the Warriors came back into full swing by defeating the Lehman Lobos 42-14. The Warriors went 0-10 last season and were determined to prove their skill in the next season, and rightfully so, they did. “Before games, I'm nervous like everyone...

Warriors Win Two of Three Games in 7 on 7 Tournament

Warriors Win Two of Three Games in 7 on 7 Tournament

Lindsey Thomas

June 15, 2016


Filed under Football

On Tuesday June 14 Westwood faced off against Marble Falls, Lago Vista and Hutto High School in a 7 on 7 tournament. They started off the tournament playing Marble Falls and ended with playing Hutto. They won against Marble Falls and Lago Vista, but lost to Hutto. "Overall I think our team p...

Warriors Show off Results of Training at Spring Game

Warriors Show off Results of Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas

May 21, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase

  On Friday May 20 the Warriors faced off against themselves during their annual spring game. This game consisted of the whole football program divided into two teams--offense as White and defense as Orange. Orange won, ending the game with a score of 74-70. “This game was the end ...