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The UEFA Champions League Round of 16

The Cy Woods Junior Varsity Soccer team playing against Bridgeland High School

EvanH, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

The world’s most pristine soccer competition returns this February, with the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League commencing. With 16 teams left, Europe’s top teams fight it out to earn one of the eight spots in the next round. Since the draw left us with some interesting match ups, such as ...

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

Thomas Linke of Red Bull Salzburg is shown a red card after committing a foul.

EvanH, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

In soccer, a red card is used when a player commits a foul that is deemed "unsportsmanlike" or "too dangerous" to another player. Most red card fouls are a result of dirty tackles or violent play. In fact, some of the most horrific injuries in soccer history have resulted in red cards. A player can also...

An overview of the UEFA Champions League Draw

Evan Hull, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2019

This past Thursday, UEFA held their annual UEFA Champions League draw. This draw determines which teams play who in the group stage, with the top two advancing to the knockout rounds while the third-placed team qualifies for the knockout stage of the UEFA Europa League. While fans were hoping fo...

Why VAR Is Necessary

VAR logo

EvanH, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

VAR, or Video Assistant Referee, is an review system in soccer which reviews plays that may or may not count, like a goal. It has had some mixed feelings since it was introduced at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some people say that it helps overrule anything that shouldn't have happened. Some people say ...

National Signing Day

Carson Danner (QB) , one of the athletes who signed to play college football

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...

QandA with Kelly Hines

Hines standing in front of McNeese University

JerahB, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Q: How do you feel about this soccer season? A:  I love this soccer season because it’s been really fun. I love this team. They are so much fun to be around, and we’ve been winning. It’s been a great feeling.   Q: What do you think the team strengths are? A: Offensively, we are so good, and...

Person Of The Week: Coach Trocquet

Person Of The Week: Coach Trocquet

Sarah W, Acting Manager Editor

March 9, 2018

For the girl’s soccer team, the 2017-18 season has been one for the books. Their current undefeated record reflects their hard work and 212 mindsets. Leading these athletes to success is Head Girls soccer coach and Algebra 2 teacher Amy Trocquet. “This season has been a success so far – ...

Girls’ Soccer v. Jersey Village

Sophomore Taylor Sims prepares to pass the ball during the game against Jersey Village.

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018

Kicking Off the Season

Credit to the Cy Woods Yearbook

NicoleN, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

Date              Time             Opponent 2/2/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Cypress Ranch Soccer, at Cy Woods 2/6/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Cy Ridge Soccer, at Cy Ridge 2/9/2018,  @7:30 PM,   Langham Creek Soccer, at Cy Woods 2/14/2018,  @5:00 PM,   Cy Lakes soccer, at Pridgeon...

Top Pics from Signing Day

 Miranda Carrasco signs her national letter of intent to Mississippi State.

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017

Top Photos From SoccerVCreek

Top Photos From SoccerVCreek

KyleR, Business Manager

March 6, 2017

Top Photos from SoccerVCreek

Top Photos from SoccerVCreek

BillyS, Online Editor

February 17, 2017

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