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Cinco Basketball Coaches React to the 2020 NBA Finals

Oliver Capito, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to come away with the championship in a six game thriller against the Miami Heat. This was a classic series that will go down in history with nail-biting last second buzzer-beaters,...

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

Nothing But Net

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...

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

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

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

Cougars set to face 4th ranked Bellaire

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...

We strive ourselves in our program to play hard, play smart, play together but to have fun because the players on our team are playing a game that they love, Coach King said.

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...

Sophomore shooting guard Jay Jay Chandler lays up the ball for a two point difference against opposition Seven Lakes.

Boys basketball snags victory over Seven Lakes

Abdalla Khalil, Staff Photographer January 13, 2015

Photo by Abdalla Khalil

Varsity basketball season comes to end

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...

Chris Saiz

Behind Chris Saiz’s Smile

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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