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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 ...

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Vandegrift Vipers

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Vandegrift Vipers

Kate Connors, Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Basketball

On Tuesday, Nov. 29 the JV boys’ basketball took on the Vandegrift Vipers. The Warriors seemed evenly matched with the Vipers, but were unable to win in the end. The first quarter started well with scoring from Ashton Theimer ‘19 and successful rebounds of missed shots by Mason Flood ‘19. T...

Cross Country Faces Loss at District Meet

Cross Country Faces Loss at District Meet

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

The cross country team concluded their season with the district meet held at Old Settlers Park on Thursday, Oct. 20. Both JV and varsity teams ran the 5K, though none of the Warriors were able to qualify for the regional meet. As usual, the meet began with the varsity girls’ and boys’ teams. Zac...

Cross Country Qualifies for District Meet

Cross Country Qualifies for District Meet

Aryan Patel, Reporter

October 19, 2016


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

The JV and varsity cross country teams attended the Round Rock ISD Andy Jackson Invitationals, held at the Town and Country Optimist Club Soccer Fields on Thursday, Oct. 13, and successfully qualified for the district meet. This was an anticipated meet in which five schools (Stony Point, Round Rock, Cedar R...

Cross Country Introduces Annual Run with the Warriors Clinic

Cross Country Introduces Annual Run with the Warriors Clinic

Emily Lu, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

Warriors in cross country hosted the first annual Run with the Warriors on Saturday, Oct. 15, where elementary students were able to learn about the cross country program as well as participate in a race. With several auctions and raffles, the event doubled as a fundraiser for the program. Ever...