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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 Big “Easy”

The Big “Easy”

JustinP, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


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...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


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...

District 14-6A Football Awards

District 14-6A Football Awards

ErinE, Online Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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...

Kyle Field Campaign

Kyle Field Campaign

ErinE, Online Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

COLLEGE STATION, TX- Regarded as one of the nation's most intimidating road venues, Texas A&M's Kyle Field has been the home of the Aggie football team since 1905. Kyle Field is the home of many traditions, many memories, and most importantly is the home of the 12th man. For a few years the talk...

The Boys of Summer

The Boys of Summer

ErinE, Online Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

COLLEGE STATION, TX- 64 teams. 22 fields. two days. The 7on7 State Championship title was on the line for roughly 1,200 high school football players from the state of Texas. At the tournament, these players were ready to play their hearts out. Those players, 19 of which were Cypress Woods Wildcats, we...

The Dark Sides of Playing Football

The Dark Sides of Playing Football

ErinE, Online Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

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...

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