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My 2018 Bowl Picks

My 2018 Bowl Picks

ErinE, Online Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

New Year’s Six Games: Orange Bowl: Alabama defeats Oklahoma Cotton Bowl: Clemson defeats Notre Dame Peach Bowl: Michigan defeats Flroida Fiesta Bowl: LSU defeats UCF Rose Bowl: Ohio State defeats Washington Sugar Bowl: Georgia defeats Texas   Other Bowl Games: Ne...

The More You Know

The More You Know

CarolineS, Online Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For most people, the phrase “I wish I had known…” pops into their mind when thinking about their high school years. During high school, there are so many things that could be beneficial to have in mind when making important decisions. Two high school counselors sat down to answer questions about ...

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

MatthewB, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

One of the more remarkable stories of the year took place on Saturday when quarterback Jalen Hurts took over late in the game and lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to victory over the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship. It was the highly anticipated rematch of last year’s College Football Natio...

College Football Playoffs/Bowls

College Football Playoffs/Bowls

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

College Football Playoffs: #1: Alabama #2: Clemson #3: Notre Dame #4: Oklahoma   New Year’s Six Games: 12/29- Orange Bowl: #1 Alabama vs #4 Oklahoma 12/29- Cotton Bowl: #2 Clemson vs #3 Notre Dame 12/29- Peach Bowl: #10 Florida vs #7 Michigan 1/1- Fiesta Bowl: #11...

Texas Longhorns are back on top

Texas Longhorns are back on top

CooperG, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

After losing to Maryland in the season opener, the Texas Longhorns are now number 6 in the nation. Once Texas made Sam Ehlinger their starting QB, they have been 6-0 since. Including an upset against rival Oklahoma. Texas is now is in the race to go to the playoffs, but in order to do that they need a...

What College Claims the Title for Best College Football Stadium?

What College Claims the Title for Best College Football Stadium?

ErinE, Online Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

College football stadiums are the heart and soul when it comes to college game days. Texas is lucky enough to be home to some of the best stadiums in the nation. Kyle Field, Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, and Jones AT&T Stadium are three of the best stadiums and can be identified by their capacity...

The College Hassle

The College Hassle

SaraZ, Social Coordinator

October 1, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

Although an easy process, there are many steps to applying to college. Each college has different requirements, so it is important to check their website for information. It is also important to apply to more than one college. There needs to be back-up plans in case things don’t go as planned. It...

Best teams in college football

Best teams in college football

CooperG, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Uncategorized

 Alabama: Alabama who is always a to team, looks even better this year than ever. With quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the back field, the Tide look like on of the best offenses in the country. For the first 4 games of the season Alabama is averaging 44 points per game, and 539 yards per game, and t...

10 College Essentials

10 College Essentials

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Moving into college dorms is an exciting but stressful time, and with the seemingly endless list of things to pack and remember, it is easy to forget some items in the shuffle. Here are 10 items you might want to remember to bring:  1. Hangers Provided by: Wikimedia Commons If you are bringing clothes that nee...

10% – an opinion

10% – an opinion

ColinH, Business Manager

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As many of you are aware, the State of Texas has a law where the top 10% of students in their high school class get automatic admission to any state school, and in the case of the University of Texas at Austin, it’s raised to 7%. This law puts students at highly competitive schools (such as Cy Woods)...

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I often look around and see that people all across the school are constantly vying for ‘leadership’ positions. It seems to be the most valued or one of the most valued aspects of the high school experience and with good reason. Having a leadership position, can definitely bolster your application...

Overambitious

Overambitious

ColinH, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinions

In modern day high schools, students are getting more and more ambitious. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, as students are becoming more productive members of society before they are even fully fledged members to begin with. But a quick conversation with a parent or someone of the previous generation...

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