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Sports for the Unathletic

Sports for the Unathletic

SujeanS, Managing Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Let's be honest, not everyone is athletic or motivated enough to exercise and stay fit all summer. Frankly, some people just don't want to. But even a minimal work out can increase your energy and uplift your mood. Here are some fun and effective ways to exercise over the summer. Yoga: For those of you who...

Wrong City, Wrong Team

Wrong City, Wrong Team

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Since the Astros' comeback over the past few years from what are arguably some of the worst seasons in baseball history to winning their first World Series title (which I do admit is impressive), many Houstonians have begun to show their support for the team once again and taking up the rivalry with...

The Queen on Ice is Back

The Queen on Ice is Back

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

July 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Four years ago on February 20, former Olympic figure skater Kim Yuna, also known as the queen of ice skating in South Korea, retired after the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Previously, she had won gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, and at the Sochi games, she received the silver medal. ...

Johnny Football, Eh?

Johnny Football, Eh?

Sarah W, Editor in Chief

July 6, 2018


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Johnny Manziel’s peak was back in his college days, and honestly, I kind of forgot about him. That was, until recently, when the young burn out recently announced that he would be making his return to football in the world’s biggest football country- Canada. Manziel was once the face of college footbal...

Comeback SZN

Comeback SZN

ErinE, Online Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Johnny Manziel was a blaze of glory for the Aggies back when he played quarterback at Texas A&M. Sadly, that quickly took a downhill fall once Manziel got tangled up in off the field drama. Johnny was known to the world as a “joke,” “waste of time” and a “loser” because of all his mistakes....

The World Cup

The World Cup

ColinH, Business Manager

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As many already know, the FIFA world cup will be taking place in Russia during the summer of 2018, but the preliminary matches have already started to decide who will make it to the final games. The United States did not qualify this year, but many other countries did to their own surprise. Countries...

Kicking Off the Season

Kicking Off the Season

NicoleN, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


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Date              Time             Opponent 2/2/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Cypress Ranch Soccer, at Cy Woods 2/6/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Cy Ridge Soccer, at Cy Ridge 2/9/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Langham Creek Soccer, at Cy Woods 2/14/2018,  @5:00 PM,   Cy Lakes soccer, at Pridgeon...

Behind the Foul Line

Behind the Foul Line

TeresaH, Online Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Twice a week, the Copperfield Bowl slowly fills as the Cy Woods Bowling Team files in where they take a few lanes and bowl a of couple games. Established in 2006 by calculus teacher Chi Wong, the bowling team has grown since its creation. “I was over at Cy Springs, and I was a coach there for seven y...

The Next Day

The Next Day

TeresaH, Online Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Losing is inevitable, but it is never intentional. Winning is challenging, but it is never impossible. In an environment with such intense school spirit, game days can put pressure on athletes to succeed; and with such a football-centered culture, this high pressure is especially great on the Varsity...

A Stepping Stone

A Stepping Stone

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

NOTE: This is a recap of the entire season, so this review will be looking at overall issues and triumphs of the team and will be longer than the game recaps. With the conclusion of the game against Cy Ranch, the Cy Woods football season officially ended at 4-5 just short of a playoff spot at f...

A Tough Ending

A Tough Ending

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, the Cy Woods Wildcats (now 4-5) were defeated by the Cy Ranch Mustangs (now 7-2) in an epic final season game. Cy Woods pulled ahead of Cy Ranch early in the game with a 99-yard touchdown on the first play and maintained their lead during the first half to end it at 10-7. But, the Mustangs...

The World Series

The World Series

AlyssaT, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

For the first time in 56 seasons in MLB, the Houston Astros have won the World Series against the Dodgers on Wednesday, November 11th. What really brought it home was Astros scoring 13-12 in game five, a record-breaking game. Following the victory in game seven, the city went ballistic. The Astros won...

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