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Nothing But Net

Senior Jayden Collymore dishes off in a 2018 game against Katy. Collymore leads a senior dominated squad into the 2019-20 season.

Irene Arinze, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

The 2019-2020 season for the Cinco Ranch Boys Varsity Basketball team is quickly picking up momentum as the Cougars head off to compete in the first non-conference and neutral games of the year.  In their most recent game on December 7th, the Cinco Ranch Cougars’ strong start in the first ...

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Senior Jay Jay Chandler defends the ball from two Bellaire players as he makes his way across the court to score.

Roba Abousaway and Meherina Khan, Co-Editors-in-Chief

February 25, 2017

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...

Cougars set to face 4th ranked Bellaire

The Cougars edged Tompkins for the district title, then slipped past Ridge Point in overtime of first round playoff action.

County Line staff

February 24, 2017

Cinco Ranch faces Bellaire in the UIL Region 3 Area Round playoffs Friday, Feb. 24 at Butler Field House. The Cougars bring a 27-5 mark to the floor against the 4th ranked Cardinals. Tip is set for 7 pm.  Samantha Adams

Challenging the odds

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2015

“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...

Varsity basketball season comes to end

Photo by Abdalla Khalil

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

The varsity basketball regular season ended in February with both boys and girls varsity teams advancing to the playoffs. Both teams defeated state-ranked teams and local rivals. “We’ve had some big wins this year,” Coach Frank Fogg said, “including Cy-Woods and Pearland Dawson.” The...

Behind Chris Saiz’s Smile

Chris Saiz

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor

June 16, 2013

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:...

Boys basketball looks to rebound from difficult year

Boys basketball looks to rebound from difficult year

Joe Goodwin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

The sound of whistles, sneakers squeaking, and players sprinting back on defense echo throughout the gym during the boys varsity basketball practice. With a month until tryouts, the team is preparing for the upcoming season. Last year’s team not only had to deal with a difficult schedule, but also...

9 boys, girls basketball players selected for all-district

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor

March 8, 2012

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...

Playing in memory of Christopher Rey Saiz

Playing in memory of Christopher Rey Saiz

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor

February 9, 2012

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...

Basketball team retires Chris Saiz’ jersey

Basketball team retires Chris Saiz' jersey

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor

February 8, 2012

At halftime of their home game against Katy on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the varsity basketball team retired late junior point guard Chris Saiz' #23 jersey. Saiz died in a car accident on Tuesday, Dec. 20, six days before his 17th birthday. The guard earned a starting role during his freshman year, and...

Boys basketball defeated by buzzer-beater, playoff hopes look slim

Shaun Lal, Sports Editor

February 1, 2012

With the most thrilling fourth quarter of the season so far, Cinco Ranch lost to Taylor 46-45 Tuesday night on a buzzer-beating jumper, putting their playoff chances on a thread. The Cougars led early 11-3 with offensive bursts from senior guards Derrick Jones and Garrett Wilson. Taylor gained...

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