Different setting, same entertainment: 2021 gave sports fans a March Madness that was full of surprises
BY RYAN MERARD Looking to bounce back from cancelling the series last year due to COVID-19, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) decided to hold the annual college basketball tournament “March Madness” in men’s and women’s “bubbles.” This consists of just one arena and practice facility for all teams... Read more
Boys’ varsity baseball: Cowboys look to bounce back after a close loss
BY RYAN MERARD The CCHS varsity baseball team had recently got back into action after their last season was cut short because of the ongoing pandemic. Their latest game was on Monday, February 22 when the Cowboys went up against the South Broward Bulldogs. Having two games under their... Read more
Athlete of the issue: Senior Jake Hicks and his devotion to the field
BY ARIELLE KRAUS For many students at CCHS, sports are a very important part of their life. With the variety of teams that CCHS has to offer, it is not uncommon to meet someone who is part of at least one of them. For senior Jake Hicks, sports have... Read more
Sports signing day: CCHS student-athletes make college commitments
BY KAYLA GATES As the spring season approaches, CCHS seniors have begun to make big decisions regarding their future after high school. With many student-athletes hoping to continue playing sports in college, a select few have already committed to a collegiate career. On February 4, CCHS held one of... Read more
CCHS brings it on: Cheer team places second at state championships
BY KAREN SUROS After a long, challenging season, CCHS cheerleaders competed at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state championships in Lakeland this past weekend. For the first time in Cowboy history, the team not only made it to finals, but placed second at the state competition.  “It... Read more
Hope for the best: The NBA should choose to just continue the season as is
BY RYAN MERARD With games getting postponed left and right and multiple players testing positive for COVID-19, the National Basketball Association (NBA) seems to be struggling to keep the coronavirus under control, despite having a limited number of fans in the arenas.  Teams have frequently been forced to play... Read more
Back to the grind: Kicking off 2021 with boys’ and girls’ basketball
BY ALYSSA KHAN COVID-19 has led to uncertainty in almost everything, including school sports. Athletes participating in fall sports have been anxiously awaiting to hear when they can get back to playing. After months of uncertainty, Cooper City’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams finally get to start their seasons... Read more
Boys’ varsity soccer: Cowboys win season opener
BY KAYLA GATES The long-awaited boys’ soccer season has commenced once again at Cooper City High School. The Cowboys kicked off their season with a 3-1 win against McArthur High School Mustangs in their opening match. Following a series of delays due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Broward... Read more
Varsity football: Cowboys tackle Senior Night
BY KAYLA GATES After an abundance of delays due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and recent tropical storm, the Cooper City High School football program was finally able to celebrate Senior Night at their first home game of the season. The Cowboys took on South Broward, facing a 12-0... Read more
Kicking off during corona: How CCHS sports teams opened their seasons
BY KAYLA GATES The 2020-2021 high school sports season presented itself in a unique manner this school year. Due to the health concerns of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the fall season endured a late start. Regardless of the delay, competition is well underway, with the CCHS sports teams preparing... Read more