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Week One Wonders

Week One Wonders

JustinP, Online Editor

September 9, 2019

Week 1 in the NFL is now officially wrapped up a there is a lot to talk about. Some things that happened were predicted, others were extraordinary, and others were just mind boggling.  Most notable news from all the action in week one: Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson began his sophomore se...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

CooperG, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

National signing day is traditionally the first day that high school senior athletes can sign a letter of intent for a collegiate sport in the NCAA. Every year, multiple athletes from Cy Woods sign to a college on this day, and by the time they do it, they all accomplish the very thing they have been t...

The Future is Maroon and White

The Future is Maroon and White

ErinE, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019

Texas A&M Football has not been able to finish their season off strong, that is until Jimbo Fisher had something to say about it. The Aggie's finished off their season with a 9-4 record, a bowl win, and an end of season ranking of #16 in the nation. Sadly, the Aggie's will be without 16 seniors,...

Comeback Season

Comeback Season

ErinE, Online Editor

February 7, 2019

“You will probably never play football again.” Those were the words that senior linebacker Mac Bird was told during his junior season of football. However, a little over a year later, Bird recovered and is now on his way to committing to play college football. This almost career-ending football injury ha...

My 2018 Bowl Picks

My 2018 Bowl Picks

ErinE, Online Editor

December 13, 2018

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 Big “Easy”

The Big “Easy”

JustinP, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

This year has been spectacular for the New Orleans Saints. First in their division and second in the entire league. After starting the season 0-1, the Saints have been unstoppable. With Hall of Famer Drew Brees, the top running back duo in Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, and a top 5 wide receiver on...

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

MatthewB, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

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...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018

Football in America is becoming more and more popular; approximately 1.2 million men in high school, college and the NFL strap on pads and helmets. While football is the most popular sport in America, this popularity is beginning to decline very quickly. The game is becoming more dangerous than Mixed Marti...

College Football Playoffs/Bowls

College Football Playoffs/Bowls

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018

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...

District 14-6A Football Awards

District 14-6A Football Awards

ErinE, Online Editor

November 30, 2018

OFFENSIVE MVP- Quarterback- Carson Danner (Sr.)   1st TEAM: Offensive Line- Ethan Agnew (Sr.) Offensive Line- Brock Gunderson (Sr.) Wide Receiver- Jake Tesch (Sr.) Halfback/Fullback- Darion Morgan (Sr.) Punter- Carson Danner (Sr.) Kicker- Gustavo Olmedo (Sr.)  ...

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

ErinE, Online Editor

November 2, 2018

Do you ever wonder which Houston athlete gets paid the most? Well continue to read and you will find out the 20 highest paid athletes in Houston, based off their average annual salary:  Chris Paul (Houston Rockets)- $39.93 million Jose Altuve (Houston Astros)- $30.20 million James Harden (Housto...

Roughing up the NFL

Roughing up the NFL

AaronB, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

The NFL has recently been cracking down on hits on the quarterback. New rules made in the off season are prohibiting defensive players from being able land on the quarterback after they sack them, and they already were prohibited from hitting them below the waist and in the head. Several star defensive...

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