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Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

In the Warriors' final in-district game, the Warriors fell behind the Cedar Ridge Raiders 49-3. For both teams, the coaches agreed upon taking out starters after the first half, in order to prevent any injuries from occurring before their playoff game next week. Although the Warriors suffered thi...

Warriors Slay the Dragons 45-41

Warriors Slay the Dragons 45-41

Connor Cowman, Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

Prior to 1992, Round Rock ISD had only two high schools within its bounds: Round Rock High School and Westwood High School. This led to the schools, which were separated by a railroad track, competing often and eventually forming a rivalry with one another. Thus, the Battle of the Bell was born; a...

Varsity Football Falls to the Tigers 56-28

Varsity Football Falls to the Tigers 56-28

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

On Friday, Oct. 20 the Westwood Warriors fell to the Stony Point Tigers 56-28 in their third game in district. To jump start the game, the Tigers kicked first and Brandon Kothlow ‘18 returned the ball to the Warrior 38-yard line. The Warriors soon lost possession of the ball, returning the ball ...

Varsity Football Falls to the Hawks 51-14

Varsity Football Falls to the Hawks 51-14

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

On Friday night the Warriors fell to the Hendrickson Hawks 51-14. Although the Warriors suffered their first loss in district, the boys didn’t let up their intensity or drive to win. “We've had a number of injuries, especially in the receiver position resulting in players having to play diff...

Varsity Football Falls Short to Vista Ridge Rangers 56-49

Varsity Football Falls Short to Vista Ridge Rangers 56-49

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

September 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase

The Warriors fell short to the Vista Ridge Rangers, ending with a score of 56-49 on Friday, Sept. 22. The Rangers were celebrating their homecoming game, but this did not hinder the Warriors' will to fight until the very end.  Defense started the game with aggressive and persistence tackles, holdi...

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 7, 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 1, 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...