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Flipping to success

Flipping to success

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Feature Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Three time ring champion. Three time member of the regional gymnastics team. Two time hardest worker award. Josh Williams, an accomplished gymnast at Cypress Academy, roams the hallways of Cypress Creek with a list of achievements and accolades under his belt. Williams fell in love with the sport...

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

Story by: Justin Sloane, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Hurricane Harvey made landfall August 25, 2017 and impacted over 200,000 people throughout the city of Houston. The storm pushed families out of their homes in rescue boats and forced them to relocate to shelters. Following Harvey, Houston face a long recovery situation. While the storm surged over the...

A look at Texans quarterback options

A look at Texans quarterback options

Story by: Justin Sloane, Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

The Brock Osweiler era in Houston officially came to an end roughly a month ago, and the Texans have remained quiet after the blockbuster trade to ship their $37 million quarterback to Cleveland. The Texans forked over Osweiler's contract and a 2018 second round draft choice for a fourth round pick....

Softball season starting

Softball season starting

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Another spring, another season - literally. With varsity going 9 -13 and Junior Varsity having a record of 4-12 last year, softball’s lady cougars look to lead the rankings in another great season. In her second season coaching, junior varsity coach Martinez has a positive outlook on the upcoming s...

Texans’ attempt to shock the country

Texans’ attempt to shock the country

Story by: Justin Sloane, Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

After an expected win against an offensively beat-up Oakland Raiders team, the Texans expected elimination from Super Bowl contention.  The Raiders found themselves down to their third-string rookie quarterback, Connor Cook, with his first career start; his last start  during his tenure at Michigan...

Girls basketball dominates the court

Girls basketball dominates the court

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Hours and hours of practice. Running up and down the court. Shot after shot after shot. The varsity girls basketball team works hard at practice to maintain and improve their 6-2 record. The varsity girls play Jersey Village on Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Cy Creek. Junior Inaya Ajaz has played basketball for ...

Houston has a problem

Houston has a problem

Story by: Justin Sloane, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Yes. The Texans stand at 6-3. Yes. The Texans lead the American Football Conference (AFC) South by two games. Yes. The Texans sit in third place in the entire AFC. However, Houston has a major problem. The biggest deal of the 2016 free agency remains a major disappointment so far. Once again the Texans a...

Varsity football flies over the Falcons

Varsity football flies over the Falcons

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Varsity football bested the Jersey Village (JV) Falcons at the JV homecoming game last Friday, October 7. The Silvies hosted the Future Silvies, younger girls who participated in the Silvie dance clinic, in future Silvie night, so the Future Silvies got to go on the field with the Silvies. Stands were f...

“We are Spartan”

“We are Spartan”

Story by: Sam Billings, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

“Be strong and courageous. Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go,” she repeats over and over again. Throughout five miles consisting of over 20 obstacles, this verse keeps her motivated and moving to the finish line. Junior Natali Mosqueda has particip...

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