The Crimson Connection

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16

The Cy Woods Junior Varsity Soccer team playing against Bridgeland High School

EvanH, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

The world’s most pristine soccer competition returns this February, with the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League commencing. With 16 teams left, Europe’s top teams fight it out to earn one of the eight spots in the next round. Since the draw left us with some interesting match ups, such as ...

Get in the Game

Trayse Holmes runs for the touchdown against Tomball Memorial High School

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

  Football games are a significant part of anyone's high school life, but Cy Woods football takes it to the next level. There are so many things that go on at a Cy Woods game. All the way from the players on the field, to the Cadette's and Wild Things on the sideline, and coaches up from above helpi...

Wait, They’re Still Good?

Toronto Raptors claw logo.

CooperG, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

Going into the NBA season almost every basketball analyst doubted that the defending champions, the Toronto Raptors', ability to compete in the Eastern Conference. Even though the Raptors won the championship last year, people were expecting them to be at best a mediocre team because they lost supersta...

Lombardi Chasers

The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.

JustinP, Online Editor

February 11, 2020

The 2020 playoff season has been one for the ages. There were major upsets of number one teams, the ending of a dynasty and a monster truck of a man, known as Derrick Henry, that ran over everybody. Now we’re down to two teams, one residing near Silicon Valley and the other one lies in the Midwest. ...

Mamba Forever

Kobe Bryant playing against the Washington Wizards on Dec. 3, 2014

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Jan. 26, 2020 is a day that basketball fans will never forget. At 9:47 a.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department received a 911 call about a potential helicopter down. Little did viewers know, future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was on the helicopter along with eight others, including his daughter, Gia...

Old Faces in New Places

Ron Rivera speaks to his offensive coordinator about the previous play on Aug. 11, 2016 against the Baltimore Ravens.

JustinP, Online Editor

January 16, 2020

Every year there are head coach firings and new coaches being hired. However, this year is different because there has already been five new head coaching hires and we’re still in the thick of the NFL playoffs. Some of these signings seem to be very positive additions to their organizations, while o...

The Next NFL Great

Joe Burrow getting ready to throw the ball against SELU on Sept. 8, 2018 at Tiger Stadium.

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

With some of the best quarterbacks in league history like Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, and Phillip Rivers coming to the end of their historic career, it is time for the next great quarterback to arrive and take over the league, and that quarterback is Joe Burrow. This year Burrow is ...

The Patriots Finally Fall…To a Backup

Ryan Tannehill calls an audible to his offense

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

After taking Marcus Mariota’s starting position as quarterback and being dropped from the team that he had been with since his rookie year, Ryan Tannehill was ready to pick up the ball again and start winning games. Everyone thought Tannehill would ruin the rest of the season for the Tennessee Titans...

Out with the old, in with the New

Out with the old, in with the New

CooperG, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

Last year was a very emotional year for the Dallas Mavericks. After 21 season the Mavericks golden child, Dirk Nowitzki Retired. Though it is a tragedy seeing a legend take his last steps on a court, there was a bright side to last year, and his name is Luka Doncic. Just like the Legendary Nowitzki, Doncic was...

Swing for the Fences

The Miracle League logo

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

On Sept. 28, the Cy Woods baseball team spent the Saturday hitting balls, and playing with kids from the Miracle League at Langham Creek Family YMCA. The Miracle League allows children with physical and mental disabilities, who usually have to stay off the field, to have their time to shine with their ...

End of the Gold Rush

San Francisco 49ers primary logo

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 11, the 7-2 Seattle Seahawks took on the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. Both teams being ranked in the top five teams of the NFL, viewers knew that this was gonna be a good divisional match up. The game started out slow. By the time the players went into the locker rooms for halftime the...

Football for Beginners

Senior Jackson Jones winds up for a throw at varsity football game against Tomball-Memorial on September 13.

JustinP, Online Editor

November 21, 2019

We’re now in the thick of the American football season. It has been a great season so far and there is still so much remaining. For those of you who are die-hard fans, you already know how this all works. However, for those of you who are currently not fans or are unaware of the games, this article will...

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School