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Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

January 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Jan. 9th, the first day back from winter break, the Warriors (2-1) took on the Stony Point Tigers (0-4) on their home court. The crowd included fans of all ages including the Grisham and Canyon Vista Middle School boys basketball teams. This week the Warriors had all of their team healthy and r...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Vanquishes Mavericks 60-47

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Vanquishes Mavericks 60-47

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

  In their second district game against the Warriors' sister school, McNeil High School, the varsity boys' basketball team conquered the McNeil Mavericks 60-47. Over the course of this game, the Warriors retained strength by maintaining a constant lead in every quarter. At the start o...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Hendrickson 67-55

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Hendrickson 67-55

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

January 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

  On the freezing night of Jan. 2, the Warriors took on the Hendrickson Hawks in their district opener. Due to inclement weather conditions the JV and freshman games had been cancelled, leaving varsity as the only team with a full game. While the Warriors had previously beat the Hawks in their...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins in Buzzer Beater over Leander Lions 42-40

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins in Buzzer Beater over Leander Lions 42-40

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

After the Warriors won the Leander tournament over the weekend (Dec 7-12), they sealed a win against the Leander Lions on Monday, Dec. 11, with a buzzer beater by Latham Robinson ‘18. This allowed the Warriors to conquer with an intense drive to prove their strength as a team after losing to the L...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers the Hays Rebels 59-49

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers the Hays Rebels 59-49

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

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 Warriors defeated the Rebels 59-49. The Warriors started the game strong by winning tip-off and qui...

Boys’ Cross Country Falls Short at Marble Falls Meet

Boys’ Cross Country Falls Short at Marble Falls Meet

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

October 1, 2017


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

The boys' cross country team fell short in their meet at Marble Falls. Although they had a couple of athletes either injured or sick, the Warriors fought with an unbreakable stance. Waking up at 6 a.m. has been no easy task for these students, and showing up to a meet that had just been poured ...

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...

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Cedar Ridge in Overtime

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Cedar Ridge in Overtime

Kate Connors, Reporter

February 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders in their last game of the season on Tuesday, Feb.14. The Warriors played tough and were able to send the game into overtime, but fell short 51-59. The Warriors started the game off strong offensively and defensively which allowed them to gain...

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominate Over Stony Point

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominate Over Stony Point

Kate Connors, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball

On Friday, Feb. 3, the JV boys’ basketball team conquered the Stony Point Tigers with a score of 57-51. The team quickly gained a lead in the first quarter and was able to maintain this with consecutive shots. The top scorer overall was Zach Shrull ‘19. With quick and efficient ball movements...

JV Boys’ Basketball Suffers Against Lake Travis

JV Boys’ Basketball Suffers Against Lake Travis

Kate Connors, Photographer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball

On Monday, Jan. 23, the JV boys’ basketball team faced off against the Lake Travis Cavaliers. The Warriors fought hard and kept the score close, but ultimately they fell short by one point with a score of 35-37. Point guards Patrick Sladek ‘19 and Corey Levinson ‘19 helped the team to execute p...

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominates Cedar Ridge

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominates Cedar Ridge

Kate Connors, Reporter

January 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team brought home another win as they defeated the Cedar Ridge Raiders 49-35 on Friday, Jan. 20. The two teams kept the score close in the first half, but starting in the third quarter the Warriors were able to gain and maintain a lead. The Warriors started the firs...

JV Boys’ Basketball Conquers Leander

JV Boys’ Basketball Conquers Leander

Kate Connors, Reporter

December 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Tuesday, Dec. 20 the JV boys’ basketball team gathered in the field house during winter break to take on the Leander Lions. The boys played with high energy which allowed them to come out triumphant against the Lions 50-32. To start the first quarter, Mason Flood ‘19 participated in the jump ...