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Chargers Drama

Chargers Drama

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The San Diego chargers are no more. Now the California based team is moving to Los Angeles (where the team was initially founded in 1960, though they only stayed for one season). This major move was made because of the promise of a bigger and better stadium, which the team has been in search of for ...

College Coaching Changes

College Coaching Changes

SarahW, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

During the 2016 season college football saw dramatic changes in staff. With promotions, hiring and firing of head coaches, several teams have had a lot of changes to make in order to adjust to their new direction. Several of theses changes occurred over the recent Thanksgiving break. Louisiana State Unive...

From Cowgirls to Cowboys

From Cowgirls to Cowboys

JustinV, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prior to the start of the NFL season, Cowboys fans had little to be optimistic about. Tony Romo had re-injured his back, forcing rookie 4th round pick Dak Prescott into the starting line up. Dez Bryant hadn't been himself. The defense was in shambles with the loss of Greg Hardy, lengthy suspensions to...

WoodsVFair Game Grades

WoodsVFair Game Grades

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Friday night, the Wildcats fell to the Cy-Fair Bobcats 35-17 at Pridgeon stadium for the Homecoming game. A recap of this game can be found here, and below I will be reviewing how each positional group played. Quarterbacks: C- The quarterbacks could not seem to stay wary of what was in front o...

A Well Fought Battle

A Well Fought Battle

KyleR, Business Manager

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Friday, the Cy Woods Wildcats (2-5 in district play) fell to the Cy-Fair Bobcats (6-1 in district play) with a score of 35-17. In what started out as a hopeful game, the Wildcats were playing strong going into halftime, and even into the fourth quarter, but soon, the Bobcats began to outplay and hold...

WoodsVsLakes Game Grades

WoodsVsLakes Game Grades

JustinV, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last night, the Cy Woods Wildcats matched up with the Cy Lakes Spartans in a thrilling game that Cy Woods would eventually win, 36-33. I'll be breaking down how each positional group did, pointing out where Cy Woods improved and where they need to improve. Quarterbacks: A- Jacob Kainer was an ab...

WoodsVFalls Game Grades

WoodsVFalls Game Grades

JustinV, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cy Woods Wildcats went head to head with the winless Cy Falls Eagles in a race to the bottom of the division standings, with the Eagles coming away with a 27-10 win. Overall, the game was extremely similar to how the Wildcats have played all year, a stagnant offense with a lackluster defense. I'll...

A Disappointing Defeat

A Disappointing Defeat

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cy Woods Wildcats fell to the previously 0-5 Cy Falls Eagles on Friday night, making their overall record now 1-5. Though the game seemed winnable throughout the first half- even when Falls was up 14-3 - fumbles and an inability to convert on third down plagued the Wildcats’ hopes of a comeback...

WoodsVLanghamCreek Game Grades

WoodsVLanghamCreek Game Grades

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Thursday night, the Wildcats fell to the Langham Creek Lobos 62-35 at Cy Fair FCU stadium. A recap of this game can be found here, and below I will be reviewing how each positional group played. Quarterbacks: D The quarterbacks could not seem to stop themselves from throwing completions to tho...

Not the end of the World

Not the end of the World

BillyS, Online Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cy Woods Wildcats (1-3 in district) lost a not-so-close game to the Langham Creek Lobos (3-1 in district), decided in the first half, by a score of 62-35. The Wildcats failed to stop the lobos air attack and allowed a score on all but one drive during the first half and Toneil Carter of the Lobos...

WoodsVJerseyVillage Game Grades

WoodsVJerseyVillage Game Grades

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Saturday night, the Wildcats battled the Jersey Village Falcons at Pridgeon stadium, falling 58-46 to the previously 0-3 team. A recap of this offensive shootout can be found here, and below I will be dissecting how each positional group played. Quarterbacks: B+ Junior Jacob Kainer seemed to...

Same Game Different Day

Same Game Different Day

BillyS, Online Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year, the Wildcats fell to an offensively gifted Jersey Village 74-73 where neither team seemed to go a drive without scoring, offense or defense. Fast forward about a year and in the same stadium, the same game is being played. Granted this time was a little drastic, nonetheless the game rattled...

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