The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

Xander McWhorter and the water polo team at the CFISD Natatorium

Cy Woods student wins Oustanding USA Water Polo All-American Award

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

Water Polo is one of the only professional games that can be played in a pool. Water polo is one of the fastest growing sports across high schools. It ranks sixth for boys according to the National Federation...

Leonard at his commitment trip to Fordham University

Highschool Stars: Duke Leonard

Hunter Mancuso, Copy Editor September 24, 2021

The majority of people who go to Cypress Woods High School have heard of Duke Leonard. He’s a towering football player who is loved by most. Leonard's fans had a chance to support him by nominating Leonard...

Highschool Stars: Tristan Russell

Highschool Stars: Tristan Russell

Hunter Mancuso, reporter May 24, 2021

Success takes work. It's not an easy process. So when you see success, you know whoever it is has worked to earn it. That's the case with high school baseball phenom Tristan Russell.   Russell...

Bankers Life Fieldhouse gets prepared for March Madness

March Madness: A tale of underdogs and Cinderella stories

Evan Hull April 1, 2021

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, better known as March Madness, or the Big Dance, is probably the most captivating college sports tournament around. Happening every March and April, the Tournament...

NFL players who were signed to different teams during the off-season

Top NFL off-season moves

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

This year hasn’t been as great as the past years when it comes to talking about the NFL free-agency. The salary cap was set at $182.5 million dollars, while during the 2020 off-season it was at $198.2...

Signing Day at the Woods

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

Playing sports at the collegiate level is something that you don’t hear very often. Only about seven percent of athletes from high school go play their sport at the next level. This year at Cypress Woods...

The biggest Super Bowl let down of all time

The biggest Super Bowl let down of all time

Hunter Mancuso, Staff Reporter March 1, 2021

By: Hunter Mancuso February 12 2021       Super Bowl 55 had what seemed to be the two best quarterbacks the game has to offer right now, so you'd expect a slug fest of nothing...

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Way too early 2021 NFL predictions

Hunter Mancuso January 25, 2021

The 2021 season is bound to look a lot different than the 2020 season. With a few quarterbacks retiring and a whole new set of quarterbacks coming in, teams are set to change this offseason, some for the...

2020 Cy Woods season in review

Hunter Mancuso December 9, 2020

It's safe to say that 2020 was a solid year for the Cy Woods Wildcats, as they finished 6-3 on the year. The Wildcats placed third overall in their respective district, finishing 5-2 in district play.    The...

Sports in 2020

Evan Hull, Co-Section Editor October 29, 2020

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped pretty much every aspect of society in 2020. From festivals to presidential debates, it is clear that the impact that COVID-19 has had on society is big....

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The downfall of the Houston Astros

Hunter Mancuso October 29, 2020

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Cy Woods Vs Kingwood Recap

Hunter Mancuso October 27, 2020

The Cy-Woods Wildcats started off the season on a good note as they topped their opponent the Kingwood Mustangs 21-7 in the season opener. It wasn’t a special win or a blowout as both teams only put...

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