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Band sweeps region auditions

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
December 23
Filed under News

The band competed in Region 23 Auditions Saturday, Dec. 10 with 33 students earning a place in Region Band and 12 students advancing to Area Auditions. According to Wind Ensemble trombonist Diego Velaochega, the results are some of the “best this school has seen,” with multiple people earning f...

Last minute touchdown propels Cinco to victory in homecoming game

Last minute touchdown propels Cinco to victory in homecoming game

Joanne Chavali, News Editor
October 17
Filed under Football, Top Stories

  Fourth down and a minute and twenty-four seconds are on the clock. Taylor leads 20-17. Suddenly, senior Russell Morrison completes a 41-yard pass to senior Colby Bradshaw who is waiting with open arms in the end zone and scores the go ahead touchdown with exactly a minute left on the clo...

Wild Moccasins concert review

Wild Moccasins concert review

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor
April 2
Filed under Entertainment

From the cool, whipping air and the majestic skyscrapers, still lit by the fluorescent lights of the offices that inhabit them, Discovery Green Houston made an incredible backdrop for Wild Moccasins’ latest home-town show. With her blue and yellow patterned Kimono, yellow tights, strappy Mary Janes...

Fall shows center on “The Wizard of Oz”

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Features, News

Cinco Ranch Theatre Company and Cougar Band’s fall shows. The band’s show "If I Only Had..." is performed at every varsity game at halftime and CRTC’s "The Wizard of Oz" will open Oct.10 and run through Oct.12. Both fine art departments chose the Wizard of Oz independently and found that it worked out...

Clarinets scale to state: seniors speak from experience

Kiana Garcia, staff writer
April 5
Filed under Features

There are nearly 65,000 high school musicians in Texas who try out for state level competition every year, with only 300 to 400 qualifying. Against these odds two Cougar clarinet players made it to state, each for multiple years. Senior Anne Theil qualified for State all four years of high school, a...

Band program decrescendos

Ebone' McCall, Entertainment Editor
December 9
Filed under Voice

There are many struggles and hardships incorporated into high school, but students are always driven by the hopes of an incredible senior year. So far, this year has had some positive aspects, but it has not met my expectations. These downfalls vary for most, but the upperclassmen of the 2011-2012 Cougar...

Heat waves, wildfires pose concern for after school activities

Jesse Sparks
September 8
Filed under Voice

When I first heard the saying “Everything is bigger in Texas” I thought that it was a joke that only applied to oversized bread, mums and gas station ICEE’s. However, as I stood on the scalding cement with the soles of my shoes melting under me and the stench of smoke filling my lungs, I realized...

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