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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

Purvi Mujumdar 19 runs after a smooth hand off in the 4x100m.

Track and Field Closes Regular Season, Athletes Qualify for Area

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor April 7, 2019

On Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4, both the JV and varsity track and field teams traveled to Leander High School to compete against the other eight schools in the 13-6A athletic conference...

Varsity Boys Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 13, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team ended their season on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 12, as the team downed the Cedar Ridge Raiders on their home court 55-52. Brandon Parks ‘20 led the Warriors...

Christian Robinson 20 shoots against two Leander defenders.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Leander 58-51

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 7, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team defended their home court against the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Warriors’ strong offense kept them in the lead for the entire game. The first quarter...

Patrick Sladek 19 runs up to the basket to shoot.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Puts On Defensive Clinic In 51-33 Win vs. Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor January 19, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 18 in hopes of erasing the memory of their loss against Hendrickson earlier in the week.  On Faculty Night, the...

While dodging Round Rock players, Heston Williams 19 charges towards the basket.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Drops Rivalry Game vs. Round Rock 55-46

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 12, 2018

The varsity boys’ basketball team squared off in a fierce rivalry game with the Round Rock Dragons on Tuesday, Dec. 11. On a night where the fans were loud and both teams played with a lot of heart,...

Zach Shrull 19 shoots a basket.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Pummeled by Hendrickson 70-52

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 5, 2018

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the varsity boys’ basketball team looked to start the new week off with a win over the Hendrickson Hawks at home, but were unable to claim the result they wanted, falling to the...

Brandon Parks 20 dribbles the ball through the opposing defense.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Scrimmage Foreshadows Season

Sathvik Allala, Marketing Director November 7, 2018

After months of preparation, the varsity boys’ basketball team proved themselves with a victory of 50-18 against the Cedar Creek Eagles and 29-22 against the Lehman Lobos on Monday, Nov. 7. To obtain...

Nima Ashtari 20 paces right behind Pablo Lomeli Lluis 21.

Cross Country Falls Short of Regionals By Eight Points

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor October 15, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Cross Country team competed in their final meet of the season, the highly anticipated RRISD District meet. Held at Old Settlers Park, all nine schools from the 13-6A athletic...

Adam Tomsio 19 points at the camera mid race.

JV Cross Country Prepares For District Meet In Pre-District Race

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor October 6, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 4, the JV Cross Country team returned to Old Settlers Park for the second time this season to compete in the Pre-District meet. This meet gives runners the chance to see all the...

Junna Castel 20 turns the corner towards the end of her race.
Photo Courtesy of Hector Lomeli

Varsity Cross Country Races at Statewide McNeil Invite

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor October 1, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 28, over 7,000 athletes from across Texas traveled to Old Settlers Park to go toe-to-toe with one another in one of the most competitive races in the country. This year, the Warriors...

With the help of his teammates, Demetrius Jones 19 takes down an opposing Vista Ridge player.

Varsity Football Bounces Back with Dominant 27-7 Win Over Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor September 22, 2018

The varsity football team bounced back from a crushing loss and dominated the Vista Ridge Rangers on the road at Gupton Stadium with a score of 27-7. The Warriors scored on the first play from scrimmage...

Zach Shrull 19, Neil Panwalker 21, Pablo Lomeli 21, Nima Ashtari 20, Aryan Patel 19, and Gavin Thomas 21 smile after completing their race.
Photo courtesy of Hector Lomeli.

Cross Country Claims Titles at Jarrell Meet

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor September 16, 2018

The cross country team competed in the Annual Mesquite Run in Jarrell, TX on Sept. 15. All four teams managed to come away with impressive victories on a difficult course teeming with mud and slippery...

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