The Crimson Connection

A Thorough Win

A Thorough Win

BillyS, Online Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Maneuvering a wet pitch and a slippery ball, the Lady Wildcats played hard and fast to record 21 shots on the night. When the buzzer sounded full time, the Lady Wildcat's had held a safe lead over the Cy Creek Cougars 2-0. It was senior Lexi Fowler who, within the first 10 minutes, had taken two sho...

To the Final Minute

To the Final Minute

BillyS, Online Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On a chilly February night, the Cy Woods Wildcats recorded 26 shots (17 of which were on target) but managed to tie the Langham Creek Lobos 1-1 despite the Lobos putting out a measly 4 shots with only two on target. For nearly the entire first half, it was senior Megan Doyle and junior Kaden Schw...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

BillyS, Online Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It's a chilly January night and the Lady Wildcats are fighting for their lives. On the pitch, Senior Megan Doyle commands her team and barks orders in a desperate attempt to find an equalizer. In just a two minute period late in the game, the Wildcats have taken four shots on target, but none of them hav...

Super Bowl on the Horizon

Super Bowl on the Horizon

JustinV, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a little over a week from now, the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will take the field in NRG Stadium for Super Bowl 51. The Patriots are currently favored by 3 points, and it will most likely stay that way as we approach February 5th. The city of Houston last hosted the Superbowl in 2004,...

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...

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