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
No-cut policies aren’t cutting it: High school athletic programs need tryouts
BY KAYLA GATES Trying out for a sports team has become a customary practice in the lives of teen athletes. Although an intense process, undergoing tryouts is crucial to a student’s development as an athlete and a young adult, especially when experienced in a high school setting. Like most... Read more
Wrestlers need to stop their unhealthy habits: Athletes need to eat
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Most athletes believe their sport is very difficult, but try playing a sport while starving. Wrestlers have to be weighed and then, depending on their body’s composition, categorized into a specific weight class. The weight classes separate all the opponents so that they are equally paired.... Read more
Teams should have a class for practice: Students are struggling to manage their academics and athletics
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Student-athletes are constantly balancing their academics and sports. It takes countless hours to manage both and leaves them barely any time for anything else. Sometimes students even have to choose between being a student or being an athlete. Choosing one or the other will negatively affect... Read more
Girls’ lacrosse plays preseason games against Calvary Christian Academy and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE On Tuesday, February 12, the Cooper City High School girls’ lacrosse team played two preseason games at Calvary Christian Academy (CCA) and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Cowboys won the game against CCA, ending with a score of 5-4. They lost the other game against... Read more
Water polo prepares for the upcoming season
BY OLIVIA LEWIS With fall sports coming to an end, spring sports are picking up. One of these sports is water polo, which is considered to be a rigorous sport, especially since the players aren’t allowed to touch the bottom of the pool, forcing them to tread water the... Read more
The undefeated season comes to an end for girls’ varsity soccer
BY HANNAH EUBANKS The CCHS girls’ soccer team played in their quarter-final regional game on Tuesday, February 5. The Lady Cowboys beat the Western High School Wildcats 3-1. After winning this game, the girls continued on to play in the semi-final regional game against their rival, the Cypress Bay... Read more
Development Academy’s high school rules: How much is too much?
BY HAILEY BROWN The U.S Soccer Development Academy was created in 2007, following a comprehensive review of elite player development in the United States and around the world. The philosophy of the Development Academy is based on increased training, fewer total games and more meaningful games using international rules... Read more
Volleyball and lacrosse tryouts: Cowboys warm up for the coming seasons
BY KAYLA GATES With winter coming to a close, new sports teams are taking over the fields to prepare for their spring seasons. Tryouts have come to accompany this transition, helping these teams grow and strengthen before the competition commences. Cooper City High School offers a wide variety of... Read more