Cougar football advances to second round of playoffs

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
November 14, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

During halftime of their first ever varsity matchup at Tully Stadium, Bellaire led Cinco Ranch by four points. And then Jamel James happened. Led by junior James' rushing attack, Cinco Ranch defeated Bellaire 59-28 on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the first round bi-district playoff game. After a relatively... Read more »

Football loses season finale, readies for playoffs

Football loses season finale, readies for playoffs

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
November 8, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

In their annual season-finale clash, Katy defeated Cinco Ranch 38-7 on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Rhodes Stadium. The Cougar defense held up in the first quarter allowing zero points, but were exposed in the second quarter, allowing 28 points on four straight Katy drives. The name of the game was rushing,... Read more »

Seniors lead squad into playoffs

Seniors lead squad into playoffs

Camryn Fuller, staff writer and Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
November 3, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

From the 99 boys sharing one sideline, 75 are now preparing to part as men. The seniors on the varsity football team have dedicated their time, energy, and health to the back-breaking pressures of the game they love, but as their final season approaches its closing whistle, the seniors look up to the... Read more »

Varsity player impresses with senior year comeback

Varsity player impresses with senior year comeback

Gabrielle Deckelman, staff writer
November 3, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

The dulled shards of painful memories are all that remain. Any sense of direction and vision of mind have escaped, leaving nothing but a 14-year-old boy, two paramedics, and disturbed parents waiting to comfort him. Fears lingered as hope continued to persevere. It left him with nothing but the voice... Read more »

Cougars cruise past Crusaders

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
October 16, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

After shutting out district rival Memorial a week earlier, Cinco Ranch made another statement to the rest of District 19-5A with a 42-24 victory over Strake Jesuit on Friday, Oct. 14. The Cougars looked ready for business on just the second play of the game with an untouched 73-yard touchdown rush... Read more »

Defense crowns victory in homecoming game

Defense crowns victory in homecoming game

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
October 10, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

As the Cinco Ranch student section sounded the bells on their extravagant mums and garters, the cougar team kept focus on their homecoming game. Cinco Ranch shut out district foe Memorial 17-0 with a strong defensive stand on Friday, Oct. 7. Both teams entered the game 2-0 in district, so a victory... Read more »

Cinco Ranch, Cinco years, Cinco wins

Cinco Ranch, Cinco years, Cinco wins

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
October 3, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

Before the Cinco Ranch varsity football team crashed through the huge sign at the cougar head tunnel, fans were given a glimpse at its message. It read “Seven Lakes. Seven Years. Seven Losses.” Although the two teams had only played each other four times at the varsity level since Seven Lakes entered... Read more »

Coach’s Thoughts as district football season begins

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
September 29, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

First of all, we just want to know. When exactly did you choose a starting quarterback? We are rotating Cole [Thomas], Jack [Steed], Luke [Klingler], and J.C. [Chandler], and all four have done some good things for us so far this season.  They all have strengths that they bring to... Read more »

Varsity football improves run game in close win

Varsity football improves run game in close win

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
September 12, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

Continuing this season’s decisions, Cinco Ranch used all four quarterbacks spanning three different classes—the confusion hit the Clear Springs Chargers hard. Cinco Ranch defeated Clear Springs 38-33 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 10, Clear Springs’ homecoming game. “We... Read more »

Football squad redeems itself after tough loss

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
September 6, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

In sports, when a team fails, players are expected to get back on their feet and move on to the next game. After suffering a humbling 32-17 loss to Klein Forest last week, Cinco Ranch defeated Cy-Ridge 20-6 in a defensive battle on Friday, Sept. 2, at Rhodes Stadium. “I would say we used the... Read more »

Varsity football gets ‘flagged’

Varsity football gets ‘flagged’

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
August 26, 2011
Filed under Football, Sports

As a new football season begins, emotions rise in the state of Texas. Players, coaches, and fans prepare for three months of energy, tension, and for some, triumph. Varsity football’s first game definitely showcased the first two. Varsity football suffered a difficult loss to Klein Forest 32-17... Read more »