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New head coach, experienced team seek to defend District title

New head coach, experienced team seek to defend District title

Victor Huerta, Design Editor
September 24, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Cougars volleyball team is under the command of new head coach Danielle Wells,  replacing Tammy Laurence, who coached the squad for 14 seasons, including 12 consecutive postseason, and eight district championships as a member of District 19-5A. “Not too many changes have taken place sinc...

Behind Chris Saiz’s Smile

Behind Chris Saiz’s Smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
June 16, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Boys Basketball

On Saturday, June 8, joyous eyes watched 713 caps fly into the air as the hands from which they came waved farewell to high school years. When the time, graduation, finally came, I delighted in the fact that most of the faces I saw, I recognized. Every name rang a bell. But, there was one face missing:...

Softball moves on to semi-finals after comeback

Softball moves on to semi-finals after comeback

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
May 13, 2013
Filed under softball, Sports

The varsity softball team will be moving on to play Deer Park in the Regional Semi-finals after beating Cy-Fair. The team lost their first game 8-4 but won the next two games by the 8-4 and 6-5. Cy-Fair was ranked second in state until their defeat. The semi-final game is scheduled for May 17, 7:30...

Teamwork, unity lead softball to undefeated district record

Teamwork, unity lead softball to undefeated district record

Sofia Guevara, staff writer
April 16, 2013
Filed under softball, Sports

After beginning their season in January, the Varsity softball team remains undefeated in district play. An experienced returning squad serves as the foundation for this year’s team. According to sophomore Karli Hamilton, the secret to this year’s success is teamwork, not just growth from previous...

On their mark, get set, go: Track team races on to Regionals

On their mark, get set, go: Track team races on to Regionals

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer
April 16, 2013
Filed under Sports

Following the previous years’ successes, track and field entered the season with high expectations. This year’s team consists of more than 100 athletes, and aims to attend the State track meet. “[Our goal for this season] is to work hard, improve with each meet, win district and be state bound,”...

Baseball team gains relief, support from buddies

Baseball team gains relief, support from buddies

Madeline Brisson, Sports Editor
April 12, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Sports

It is a simple game of catch. A young boy with a mitt and a teenager in his varsity jersey toss the ball around before the baseball game. Nothing compares to the wide eyed look the kid gives to his newfound hero. This year, the varsity baseball team has caught the eyes and admiration of a hopeful group...

Varsity Girls Soccer moves on after winning bi-districts

Varsity Girls Soccer moves on after winning bi-districts

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
April 4, 2013
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Following the varsity girls team will advance to Area competition after a 7-0 win against Chavez High School Mar. 28. This is the fourth year in a row that the team has been Bi-District Champions. Earlier in March, varsity won 5A Districts for the first time since 2010. Varsity will play Cypress...

Successful cross country season foreshadows excellence in track season

Madeline Brisson, Sports Editor
February 21, 2013
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The track team hopes to have a successful year as they gear up for the new season with a young team of a select few returners, along with additional talent coming from new varsity underclassman. Their first meet will take place on Feb. 16 at Katy High School. "In order to be one of the strong teams in th...

New coach baseball takes over, Plattsmier hopes to lead team to victories

New coach baseball takes over, Plattsmier hopes to lead team to victories

Madeline Brisson, Sports Editor
February 21, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The varsity baseball team is swinging into action this year as not only a team with new expectations and goals, but also with two new coaches who are ready to guide them. After coaching in Spring Branch and Cy-Fair school districts, Baseball coach and Pre-AP World History teacher Paul Plattsmier hopes ...

Lady Cougars leave Houston Madison in dust

Elizabeth Hale, Co- Web Editor
February 15, 2013
Filed under Girls Baskeball, Sports

On Tuesday, Feb 12, the Lady Cougars basketball team defeated Houston Madison 61-42, advancing them to the next round of playoffs. The Cougars compete again tonight at Katy Taylor against Cypress Creek (25-10).

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