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Band Goes Loco For BOCO

Madelene Abifalah waits for her boy friend, Aidan Quinteros, and Deniz Cor turns his head to talk to a friend in the background. Band students attend band homecoming after missing regular homecoming due to schedule conflicts.

Yoonsoo (Seth) Choi, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

The band celebrated band homecoming, nicknamed BOCO organized by the Cougar Band Council, on Friday, October 18th in the main commons after missing homecoming because of schedule conflicts with the Bands of America competition. “BOCO was always something we’ve always been interested in, but this year ...

Band selects 2018-19 drum majors

Jordyn Guzman, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Every year, the Cinco Ranch marching band goes through a rigorous selection process to select who will lead the band to success. The selected candidates must showcase all of the qualities of a leader to the highest degree. These people are the drum majors. Head drum major and senior Justin Zhang...

Orchestra to perform 3 pieces tonight

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 9, 2018

The Orchestra will hold a concert tonight in the PAC at 7 p.m. The pieces preformed will be Mars, the Bringer of War, from The Planets suite by Gustav Holst, Procession of the Nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and Variation IX: Nimrod from the Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar. Head Orchestra Direc...

Band sweeps region auditions

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

December 23, 2016

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

Cinco supporters tense the Taylor Mustangs with banner that proves the statement Cougar pride over everything.

Joanne Chavali, News Editor

October 17, 2015

  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...

Photo story: Varsity vs. Memorial

Photo story: Varsity vs. Memorial

Sofia Guevara, Managing Features Editor

September 23, 2014


Wild Moccasins concert review

Wild Moccasins concert review

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2014

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, 2013

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, 2012

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, 2011

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, 2011

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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