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Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Roba Abousaway and Meherina Khan, Co-Editors-in-Chief
February 25, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The boys varsity basketball team clinched a victory in the area playoffs after beating Bellaire 66-63 in an overtime thriller last night, Feb. 24. The Cougars’ current standing is 28-5, and they are the first boys basketball team in Cinco’s history to make it to the quarterfinals. “We’re back...

Challenging the odds

Challenging the odds

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 23, 2015
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

“Find a way.” It’s not just what varsity basketball coach Neil King says before each game. It is how the team makes each play. It is how they claimed the district championship with a record breaking winning streak. Together, they found a way. “It’s hard work; It’s dedication; It’s...

The Art of Being You: Sedric Bostic

The Art of Being You: Sedric Bostic

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2015
Filed under Blogs, The Art of Being You

Senior and varsity boys basketball team captain Sedric Bostic reflects on his team and his career as the team experiences a record 18-game winning streak.

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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:...

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).

Scholarship honors Saiz

Molly Wade, staff writer
April 5, 2012
Filed under News

The death of junior Chris Saiz is making an impact in more than one way. After the student died in a car accident, his parents decided that the best way to honor Chris would be to continue his spirit. through the Point the Way Foundation. "This foundation was created in memory of Chris to honor his pursui...

Teachers take students vs. faculty victory

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
April 5, 2012
Filed under News

The junior class officers held the 2nd Annual Students vs Faculty Basketball Tournament on Thursday and Friday, March 29-30, and the faculty came out with a 51-33 victory. Teams of three to four players signed up to enter  the tournament for a fee of $20 with the proceeds going towards funding prom...

9 boys, girls basketball players selected for all-district

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
March 8, 2012
Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Baskeball, Sports

The 2011-2012 all-district selections for 19-5A boys’ basketball were announced on Wednesday, Mar. 7, and three Cinco Ranch players were awarded with the honor. Senior forwards Garrett Wilson and Kyle Douglas were selected for the all-district first and second team, respectively. With both playing...

JV girls finish second consecutive perfect season

JV girls finish second consecutive perfect season

Elizabeth Hale, Staff Writer
February 27, 2012
Filed under Girls Baskeball, Sports

The girls' junior varsity basketball team finished undefeated this season for the second year in a row. Last season, the squad was the first JV basketball team to go undefeated, with a record of 25- 0, bringing a two year record of 50- 0. The team, which consists of 10 sophomores and one...

Girls’ basketball advances to second round of playoffs

Elizabeth Hale, staff writer
February 15, 2012
Filed under Girls Baskeball, Sports

Girls’ varsity basketball began their playoff run on Monday, Feb. 13, defeating Lamar 52-30 in their bi-district playoff game at Stratford. The team, fighting to be state champions, is confident, yet cautious of the road ahead. “The thing we need to work on the most right now is improving...

Playing in memory of Christopher Rey Saiz

Playing in memory of Christopher Rey Saiz

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor
February 9, 2012
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

As his parents unleashed three white doves, and his friends freed personal messages expressed on balloons, the memory of Chris Saiz radiated through the gathering at his funeral. And as the balloons soared, Saiz’s soul ascended to meet what those three doves represent: the Father, the Son, and th...

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