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Sports in 2020

How Coronavirus has shaped sports around the world
October 29, 2020

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped pretty much every aspect of society in 2020. From festivals to presidential debates, it is clear that the impact that COVID-19 has had on society...

Get in the Game: 2020

Wildcat football players run through their banner before their game.
October 26, 2020

Football games are a special part of anyone’s high school life, but this year is a little different. There is a global pandemic that made touch in Texas in March 2020. It changed the world, not only...

2019: A Year In Review

Post Malone preforming at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020.
The most loved and hated of this past year
January 13, 2020

The 2010s have come to a close, so let's take a look back and reflect on the things we loved most in 2019. 1.Fashion 2019 was a year of bringing back old trends and revamping them into bold fashion...

Swing for the Fences

The Miracle League logo
Cy Woods baseball team helps disabled kids from The Miracle League
December 9, 2019

On Sept. 28, the Cy Woods baseball team spent the Saturday hitting balls, and playing with kids from the Miracle League at Langham Creek Family YMCA. The Miracle League allows children with physical and...

Texans Versus Colts

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard tackles Houston Texans Wide Receiver Deandre Hopkins after a reception.
Poor defense aids in Texans' loss
November 1, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the Houston Texans traveled to Indianapolis to face the Colts, who were on a two game winning streak after losing to the Raiders in week three. The Texans were coming in with a surprise...

NFL sends message to all players of the league

NFL sends message to all players of the league
Vontaze Burfict faces long year suspension after hit on Jack Doyle
October 18, 2019

On Sept. 29, the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts played against each other for a hard wanting victory for both teams. In the second quarter, Vontaze Burfict, a linebacker who plays for the Raiders,...

Clare Reilly Goes Crew

A photo of Clare Reilly
Five time National Volleyball Champion takes on Collegiate Rowing
May 16, 2019

Last March, Clare Reilly, who is no stranger to the volleyball courts, was made aware of an email sent to her CrossFit coaches. Reilly had been scouted by The University of Texas at Austin for their rowing...

National Signing Day

Carson Danner (QB) , one of the athletes who signed to play college football
Wildcat athletes sign their letters of intent to play sports at the college level
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...

QandA with Kelly Hines

Hines standing in front of McNeese University
I sat down with the Cy Woods Varsity Soccer goalie
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...

Gender Inequality in Sports Broadcasting

Erin Andrews, a well known female sports broadcaster, delivers game stats at a Packers game
Women get discriminated in the sports field, and here a few examples of just how unnecessary it is.
April 8, 2019

Along with the limited amount of appearance time and the low level of pay, these women deal with extreme level of harassment on a daily basis. While, most cases have not involved sexual harassment, these...

Take a Bite into the Big Apple

New York Knicks former Guard Raymond Felton going up for a layup
The reasons why New York is the next hot spot for NBA free agents
April 2, 2019

As the NBA 2019 playoffs approach,so does the 2019 NBA off season. And with that creates speculation of where the top NBA free agents will take their talents to. Last season, the hot spot for free agents...

NBA, We Have a Problem

The logo of the NBA, who is former Los Angeles point guard Jerry West
Why fan voting for the NBA all-star game is getting ridiculous
January 24, 2019

For years now the public has been open to vote who should be an NBA all-star and who should be a all-star starter, but this year instead of voting the best players and who deserve to be in they are voting...

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