The end of the game: An obituary for sportswriters
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Sportswriters, 106, passed away in April 2020 due to the coronavirus. Born in 1914, sportswriters gave their lives to provide fans with the best coverage possible. They had humble beginnings. Sports writing has been around for hundreds of years. Even Benjamin Franklin wrote about swimming before... Read more
What could have been: CCHS spring sports predictions
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE With all the spring sports seasons being cut short this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, all one can imagine is what could have been. The dreams of going to districts, regionals or even states competitions were lost. However, the highly competitive spring sports teams at... Read more
Applying the pressure: NBA G-league program poses as a new threat to college basketball
BY RYAN MERARD The route for professional athletes has typically been the same since the 1900s. Players who plan to reach the professional level either go overseas or to college after high school in order to do so. Despite the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) prohibiting student athletes from... Read more
Cowboys getting it done: Football takes a different route to raise funds amidst COVID-19
BY RYAN MERARD With numerous businesses closing due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures, many CCHS teams and clubs face new challenges with fundraising. Typical methods, like holding family nights at restaurants and physically approaching businesses for sponsorships, are not an option for fundraising as of now. ... Read more
Spring sports sadness: Coronavirus cancels senior nights
BY KAYLA GATES The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted the cancelation of the 2020 spring sports season. With senior nights suspended, select students are unable to celebrate their success on the fields and courts with their friends and families. However, CCHS is determined to recognize the accomplishments... Read more
Say goodbye to the spring sports: The FHSAA cancels the remainder of the season
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE All over the state of Florida, high school athletes unknowingly had their last sporting event for the 2020 school year. Many seniors have had the last game of their career. On April 20, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) officially canceled the remainder of the... Read more
Overcoming coronavirus: How athletes can stay active at home
BY KAYLA GATES The coronavirus pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of everyday life. For athletes, this means that participating in physical activity has become more of a challenge. In light of the situation, professionals are sharing methods on how athletes can stay active at home. The outbreak of... Read more
Man on the street: How is the coronavirus affecting the athletes at CCHS?
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE The coronavirus is interrupting both school and spring sports. Right now, the future of school sports is uncertain and the Cowboys have many concerns. Student-athletes responded to the question: “How is the coronavirus affecting the athletes at CCHS?” Senior Ethan Silverman, volleyball “It sucks that my... Read more
Boys’ varsity volleyball: Cooper City crushes Coconut Creek
BY KAYLA GATES The 2019-20 volleyball season is underway once again. With the girls’ volleyball season well in the past, the boys’ have emerged in hopes of living up to their counterpart’s district title. The Cowboys have already taken to the courts, securing various victories at the start of... Read more
Why have South Florida sports been so bad?: A new, positive future is on the horizon
BY CHRIS GOMES Miami sports, at one point, had a golden age.  LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh made up the ‘Big Three’ of South Beach, the legendary Miami Heat team that consistently won, and were considered a “super team” at the time. Although they weren’t able to... Read more