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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

Peyton Ferree 22 hit the ball towards the opponent and the play ended with the Warriors earning the point. Even though she is a sophomore, Ferree has shined a lot in games.

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Klein 3-1 in Third Round of Playoffs

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor November 14, 2019

The varsity volleyball team traveled out to Hearne to battle against the Klein Bearkats for the Regional round on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The Tribe, parents, and sub-varsity athletes made the effort to travel...

Head coach Tara Grant motivates her team in a timeout as Tomball Memorial starts to catch up. The Warriors scored multiple points after the timeout.

Varsity Volleyball Bests College Park 3-1 in Second Round of Playoffs

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor November 10, 2019

The varsity volleyball team traveled out of the area to play against the College Park Cavaliers for Area Playoffs on Friday, Nov. 8. Sub-varsity team athletes and parents made the effort to travel...

Receiving the other teams serve, Zoe Menendez 20 passes the ball up for someone else to hit. After graduation, Menendez will be heading to D1 school University of the Incarnate Word to continue her volleyball career.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Tomball Memorial 3-0 in First Round of Playoffs

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor November 8, 2019

The varsity volleyball team traveled out of the Austin area to battle against the Tomball Memorial Wildcats for the Bi-District Playoffs on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Many parents, athletes from the sub-varsity...

The team celebrates after scoring a point. This was near the end of the third set, so tensions were high.

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Round Rock Dragons 3-0 In Final Home Game of Season

Hayden Swanson and Alana True October 30, 2019

The varsity volleyball team defeated the Round Rock Dragons once again and for the final time this season on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at home, dominating in all three sets. The annual Senior Night was also...

In a match against Leander last season, Abby Gregorczyk 21 gets down low to return the Lions serve. The varsity volleyball team will begin district play on Friday, Sept. 25 at home against McNeil.

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Nail-Biter

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor October 27, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played against the Leander Lions on Friday, Oct. 25 and won 3-2 during Parent Night. The game day theme was dedicated to the parents who took their time and money to support...

Zoe Menendez 20 celebrates with captain Maddie Gillispie 20. They had just scored a critical point near the end of the first set.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Cedar Ridge 3-0

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor October 9, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, Oct. 8, during an away game and won with a final score of 3-0. The ladies wore pink scrunchies honoring breast cancer...

Juniors Kenzie Beckham and Abby Gregorczyk stand alongside seniors Maddie Gillispie and Abi Rucker before McNeil serves the ball. The Lady Warriors wear pink scrunchies as a symbol of breast cancer awareness.

Varsity Volleyball Decimates McNeil Mavericks 3-0

Ian Drerup, Video Editor October 5, 2019

The varsity volleyball team took on the McNeil Mavericks on Friday, Oct. 4 for the second time this year and won once again 3-0. Along with the game, the school hosted a raffle for Dig Pink day, and...

Outside hitter Peyton Ferree 22 and middle blockers Mckayla Ross 22 and Madeline Shrull 21 congratulate their opponents for a good game. The Warriors were behind five points, and in a last ditch effort, managed to catch up and finish the third set with a win.

Varsity Volleyball Slays Dragons 3-0

Ian Drerup, Video Editor September 28, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played their rivals, the Round Rock Dragons, on Friday, Sept. 27, and won 3-0. The Warriors breezed through the first two sets and put everyone on the edge of their seats...

The Warriors do their pre-round celebration and team building exercises.  They use special handshakes, chants, and more to encourage each other to do well.

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Thriller

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor September 25, 2019

The varsity volleyball team fought the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Defending their undefeated district season, the team pulled through and won 3-2 in a five-set battle. Both teams had support...

The team holds hands in the air before the game starts. Going into this game, the Lady Warriors wanted to keep their streak of being undefeated.

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs Over Vandergrift 3-1

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor September 18, 2019

The varsity volleyball team fought against the Vandegrift Vipers on Tuesday, Sep. 17 in an intense battle for the top spot in District 13-6A, and the Warriors conquered them 3-1. The Tribe supported...

Audrey Quesnel 20 spikes the ball to the Hawks. With powerful hits, Quesnel was able help the Lady warriors catch up to the Hawks.

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Hendrickson 3-1

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor September 16, 2019

On Friday, Sep. 13, the varsity volleyball team played against the Hendrickson Hawks, defeating them 3-1. “It wasn’t really our best game,” Zoe Menendez ‘20 said. “But we all played strong...

Kenzie Beckham 21 sets the ball. This play ended with Westwood winning the point.

Varsity Volleyball Destroys Westlake 3-0

Camille Marshall, Sports Editor August 29, 2019

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the varsity volleyball team played against Westlake in an intense back-to-back game. The ladies defeated the Chaparrals 3-0. “The game was tough but we worked really hard...

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