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The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Sharing the excitement, Zach Engels 22 and Vinay Majjiga 22 huddle together. Majjiga acted as one of the student coaches throughout the game, while Engels was a frequent player on the court.

Students Triumph in NHS Student vs. Faculty Basketball Flex Game

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor April 27, 2022

The National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a faculty versus student basketball game on Tuesday, April 26 during Flex as the first event of the annual Warrior Fest. At the event, NHS advertised the Powderpuff...

Youngchan Kang 22 participates in his first team warmup before the game starts.  Kang swiftly transitioned into free-throw practice with the rest of the team.

Varsity Boys Basketball Celebrates Senior Night with Basketball Manager on the Court

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager February 17, 2022

On Tuesday, Feb. 15, the varsity boys basketball team beat McNeil 60-51. The team worked together, stronger than ever, and offered immense support to the basketball manager of three years, Youngchan...

Moving down the court, Henry Chuo ‘23 looks for an opening to get to the net. “We were most focused on trying to stack as many stops as we could and creating something on offense so we could get ourselves back in the game,” Chuo said.

Varsity Boys Basketball Fall to Cedar Ridge 44-37

Ellen Chuo, Photographer February 14, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball played against Cedar Ridge on Friday, Feb. 11, and lost 44-37. “We could have played much better in the first half,” Henry Chuo ‘23 said. “We had a horrible...

Stealing the ball Zach Engels 22’ blows past Round Rock players and dunks. This was during the second quarter when Round Rock started to close in on the Warriors lead.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers the Dragons 69-60, Inching Closer to District Championship

Indiana McBrearty, Journalism 1 February 1, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball (8-1) knocked off the Round Rock Dragons (7-2) at Round Rock High, on Jan. 28, 69-60. The entire game was tight, until the Warriors prevailed in the final few minutes....

Zach Engels 22 runs down the court with the ball, waiting for an open player to pass to.

Varsity Basketball Boys Defeat McNeil 53 – 35

Ellen Chuo, Photographer January 25, 2022

With an energetic crowd cheering from both sides of the gym, varsity boys’ basketball triumphed over McNeil 53-35 on Friday, Jan. 21. Tied with Round Rock High School for first in the district and with...

Team Captain Zach Engels 22 makes a layup on a fast break, leaving the Vipers behind.

Varsity Boys Basketball Strikes Down Vandegrift 65-38

Mallory Milner, Reporter January 21, 2022

On Friday, Jan. 14, the varsity basketball boys triumphed 65-38 in an exciting match against the Vandegrift Vipers, bringing their already impressive record to 22-3.  Despite losing the tip off,...

With an opposing player trailing almost immediately behind him, Gabe Parr ‘23 runs across the gym in order to pass the ball along to his teammates. This was during the third quarter, where the Warriors achieved their highest lead. “Stony Point has some really good scores and they’re really athletic,” Parr said, “and we played an amazing defense, just to keep them low scoring.”

Varsity Boys Basketball Tops Stony Point 66-54

Gayu Lakshmanan, Heritage Portraits Editor January 14, 2022

On Wednesday January 12th, the varsity boys basketball team played against Stony Point. Proving their capability with a constant lead, the Warriors pulled through with a winning 66-54. The first...

Scouting his opponents, Henry Chuo ‘23 dribbles toward the net to take a shot. Throughout the game, Chuo played a key role in stealing the ball and shooting, helping the team win 51-32. “We didn’t shoot well till the end, so it was good we started shooting well and playing defense. It’s what helped us build our lead,” said Chuo.

Varsity Boys Basketball triumphs over Vista Ridge 51-32

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor January 13, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the boys varsity basketball team defeated Vista Ridge 51-32 in a home game, continuing the team's overall victorious tradition this season. The team will next play the Vandegrift Vipers...

Zach Engels (22) keeps the ball away from a member of Del Valley. He looks around for a teammate to pass to or an opening to rush the basket.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers Cedar Park 67-55

Josh Shippen, Reporter November 29, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the boys varsity basketball team defeated Cedar Park 67-55, proving that the Warriors have many things to be excited about moving forward into the season.  The first quarter...

Sandwiched in between two defenders, Christian Robinson 20 attempts to pass the ball. This was during the first quarter and the energy was high.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Traveling up to Dallas, the varsity boys’ basketball squad took on the Wylie Pirates in the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse on Friday, March 6. Following a momentous win over district foe Vandegrift and hoping...

Reaching for the net, Santi Campos 20 tries to make a dunk. Even though Campos didnt make the shot, he pulled a foul and made both foul shots.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief March 5, 2020

In a gym so packed that the doors were closed early and filled with constant roars and chants during every possession, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against Vandegrift in a playoff...

Christian Robinson 20 catches a rebound. The Warriors had great defense and crashed the boards after halftime with a 10-0 run.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays Cypress Lakes Spartans 47-43 in Intense Playoff Showdown

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team overcame the Cypress Lakes High School Spartans in a brutal, down-to-the-wire match during the playoffs. This is the second time ever that the Warriors hosted a...

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