Tracking counts and calories: The harsh reality of the dance world on young bodies and minds
BY EMMA HUERTA Dancers: the “perfect” beings who can move their bodies in seemingly effortless ways, all while conveying meaning and a story.  However, behind the stage curtain is an even deeper story— one that goes beyond the beauty found in the art of dance and encapsulates the darkest... Read more
Pushing past a limit: Parents pushing kids too hard in sports has damaging effects
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE There is a difference between encouraging kids and pushing them too hard. When children participate in a sport, it is difficult for parents or coaches to find a balance between the two. Pressuring kids in sports can be damaging to a child both mentally and physically. ... Read more
Flag football takes on Orlando
BY HANNAH EUBANKS Two years ago, the CCHS flag football team made it to states in Gainesville, Florida. Ever since, the coaches have wanted to take another trip as a team, and were finally able to this month. The girls’ flag football team went up to Orlando and played... Read more
Varsity softball places third at Kissimmee Klassic 2019
BY HAILEY BROWN The Lady Cowboys were set to leave on Thursday, April 4, at around 10 a.m. for their annual high school tournament in Kissimmee, but first, they had a regular season game to play. On Tuesday, April 2, the Lady Cowboys faced off against the McArthur Mustangs... Read more
Boys’ varsity volleyball: Five days of games
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Cooper City High School’s boys’ varsity volleyball team had five consecutive days of games. Coming off of spring break, the team had one day of practice to be followed by a full week of competition. The week consisted of three district matches and a two-day tournament.... Read more
Varsity lacrosse celebrates at senior night
BY OLIVIA LEWIS On Monday, April 1, the CCHS varsity lacrosse teams had their senior night. It was the last home game for both the girls’ and boys’ team, and the only game of the week. The girls played at 5 p.m., facing off against the Boca Raton High... Read more
Staff vs. Students Basketball: Faculty schools students in charitable game
BY KAYLA GATES It’s not often that students see the Cooper City High School staff outside of their classrooms. However, the Staff vs. Student Basketball game was an exception. Faculty members went head to head with the girls’ and boys’ varsity teams, claiming a victory over their own students.... Read more
Girls’ varsity lacrosse: The winning streak comes to an end
BY OLIVIA LEWIS On Friday, March 8, the Cooper City Cowboys girls’ varsity lacrosse team played their sixth game of the season at home against the South Plantation Paladins. The game started at 5:30 p.m., with each team arriving at 4:15 p.m. for warm-ups. The Cowboys fought hard for... Read more
The boys’ water polo team’s undefeated season goes on
BY HANNAH EUBANKS On Tuesday, March 5, the Cooper City Cowboys boys’ water polo team went up against Cypress Bay Lightning. The Cowboys won with a final score of 14-8, continuing their winning streak. The game went back and forth, each team managing to put the ball in the... Read more
Varsity flag football: Lady Cowboys kick off the season with back to back wins
BY KAYLA GATES As spring has rolled around the corner, so has the beginning of many sports seasons at Cooper City High School, including girls’ flag football. After weeks of conditioning, the varsity team opened up their season with two consecutive wins against district opponents. The team’s first game... Read more