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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...

The New Kid on the Block

The New Kid on the Block

JustinP, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

This NFL season has being nothing short of fantastic. Young stars are emerging such as Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield. Also veterans superstars who always makes games interesting like Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. But for this 2018 season there is one player in particular that has caught the eyes of eve...

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...

Next Big Three

Next Big Three

JustinP, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Carmelo Anthony in Oklahoma City experiment proved to be dysfunctional and helped result in another first round elimination of the Thunder. The Thunder realized that the $28 million dollars owed to Anthony this upcoming season would only hurt them, so he got shipped off to Atlanta, where soon afte...

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...

The JIMBO ERA is alive and well

The JIMBO ERA is alive and well

ErinE, Online Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports, Uncategorized

In December of 2017, Texas A&M University made the drastic addition of making Coach Jimbo Fisher the new head coach. 10 months later, that hire has Texas A&M Football making program history. Texas A&M has started off the season hot, to say the least. While, A&M does have one loss on...

Sports for the Unathletic

Sports for the Unathletic

SujeanS, Managing Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Let's be honest, not everyone is athletic or motivated enough to exercise and stay fit all summer. Frankly, some people just don't want to. But even a minimal work out can increase your energy and uplift your mood. Here are some fun and effective ways to exercise over the summer. Yoga: For those of you who...

McDonald’s All American Athlete

McDonald’s All American Athlete

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Photo Stories, Showcase

On February 13, 2018, senior Catherine Reese received her honorary McDonald's All American Games jersey. Reese was selected to play in the 17th annual girls McDonald's All American Games, which will take place on March 28, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Woods V Cinco Ranch

Woods V Cinco Ranch

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Photo Stories, Showcase

On November 28th, the Woods varsity basketball team played at home against Cinco Ranch. In the first three quarters, Cinco Ranch came out on top: 16-12 in the first, 17-7 in the second and 15-10 in the third. Although the Wildcats won the fourth quarter 14-9, the game ended in a loss, with the final...

Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade

Sarah W, Co Copy Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Warrior’s ship was a catalyst for the several dramatic changes in the 2017 summer, every team wants another star player to give the Warriors’ super team some more competition. When the same two teams compete in the finals for three years in a row, trades are a must. Dwyane Wade to Cavs: A...

Cy Woods Baseball Makes Playoffs

Cy Woods Baseball Makes Playoffs

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Cy Woods, News, Sports

After a long hard fight varsity baseball finished as Co-District Champs. Last Friday night they claimed their spot in playoffs. The first game they lost to Cy Falls 4-3, but this past game they had a strong 212 comeback beating Cy Falls 7-0. This is their first time having a part of the district title...

NBA Standings Settling

NBA Standings Settling

JustinV, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

.,/..,] \In the past few weeks, the playoff picture for the NBA has begun to materialize as the season comes to a close. Following the All-Star break, rosters have been solidified and teams are prepared to make a late season playoff push. The New Orleans Pelicans traded guard Buddy Hield to the Sacramento...

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