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Splashing into State

Jenny Jiang, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Cougars dominated the regional swim meet this past weekend with a team championship, scoring 79.5 points over the second place team. Girls swimming received second place overall, while the boys received first place for the fourth year in a row. These athletes start their days off by jumping into the cold poo...

JV swim team celebrates season, championship

Madison Ratcliff, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The JV girl’s swim team emerged victorious at the district meet last Friday night at Katy High School, while the boy’s team was the runner-up to Taylor High School. “I couldn’t be happier and more proud to be part of a great team,” senior Mariam Shebl said. “When it came down to it they...

Top-ranked varsity swimmer anticipates high-action season

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Everything they worked for all swimming season led up to this point. The last, defining race. The 400 freestyle relay. The girls piled behind the block. Looking ahead, the water was too calm compared to their pumping hearts. The entire Varsity swim team piled up at the end of the stands, pumping adrenaline...

Varsity swim wins overall at district

Varsity swim wins overall at district

Sofia Guevara, Feature Editor

February 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Swimming district was held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at Katy High School. The team won for combined points as a team. The boys won with 198 points and the girls placed second, below Seven Lakes by 3 points. Athletes and relays that placed in the top 6 places are eligible to compete at re...

Varsity swim sweeps competition at districts

Varsity swim sweeps competition at districts

Elizabeth Hale, Co- Web Editor

February 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Varsity Swimming and Diving team placed first overall at districts on Friday, Feb. 1. Both girls and boys placed 1st, a feat that has not happned since 2008. Senior Amanda Moore set a new school record in the 200 freestyle. Overall, 21 boys and girls are advancing to regionals on Saturday, the...

Swimmers splash to districts

Madeline Brisson, Sports Editor

December 13, 2012


Filed under Sports, Swimming

As the boys and girls swim team strives to succeed in every meet this season, one word stands out in their minds: precedent. Over the past nine years, the girls have set a precedent of winning at the district level, a precedent they hope to prolong with each stroke. The boys also predict greatness from ...

Moore twins commit to separate universities for sports

Moore twins commit to separate universities for sports

Rachel Childress, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Next year, senior Angela Moore will enter Colorado State University and senior Amanda Moore will enter Mount St. Mary’s University. Moving to opposite sides of the country, the twins will be split apart when they go to college. Varsity swimmer Amanda is going all the way to Maryland. After debati...

Swimmers, divers compete at state championship meet

February 28, 2012


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The varsity swimmming and diving team competed in the 5A-2 State Swimming and Diving Championships Feb. 24-25, held at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas in Austin. Senior Dominic Ricotta finished seventh in one meter diving, setting a new school record in the process. Sophomore...

Swimming, diving wins regional championships

Madeline Brisson, staff writer

February 22, 2012


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The girls’ swim team earned first place last week at regionals on Feb. 10-11 at the University of Houston, while the boys placed fifth place, making Cinco Ranch the overall team champions. Senior diver Dominic Ricotta received first place in 1M diving and will be moving on to state in Austin. Sophomore...

Swimmers, divers work through strenuous hell week

Shiva Mirzahaidar, staff writer

December 9, 2011


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The smell of chlorine fills the natatorium as students maneuver themselves through the pool to the beat of shrieking whistles. Swimmers and divers crowd here to feel the thrill of competition and participate in one of the school’s most vigorous sports. “I love being in the water,” sophomore...

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