BY NUHA ISLAM From the outside, February 22nd seemed like any other Wednesday night at CCHS. But past the band’s reverberating drum beats and the polo team practicing late night, an intense match of faculty versus student basketball was underway. Even more spirited than the game, is the story... Read more
Boys Varsity Basketball: CCHS Boys Basketball Narrowly Wins in District Quarterfinals
BY BRANDON BERMUDEZ A major milestone was reached by the Cowboys, as they made their first playoff game in a long time facing Hollywood Hills High School. This historic game took place February 6, in a neutral setting at McArthur High school, as both teams wanted to move on... Read more
Girl’s Varsity Basketball: CCHS Lady Cowboys Shoot Their Way into the Offseason Following District Semifinal Loss
BY MARK BRENT Attempting to make a push into the playoffs, the Cooper City High School’s Lady Cowboys were forced to beat Florida’s 15th ranked team in the Class 8A District 15 Girls Basketball Semifinals. Played on Tuesday, January 31st, the Cooper City Cowboys lost to the Nova Titans... Read more
Boy’s Varsity Basketball: Cowboys Lose Narrowly to Nova
BY MARK BRENT On Tuesday, January 10th, the Cooper City High School boys’ varsity basketball team played a nail-biting district game against the Nova Titans. Although the game came down to the wire, the Cowboys could not manage to come out on top, losing 66-53. In the first period,... Read more
Boy’s Varsity Basketball: Close Win Against Hollywood Hills
BY: BRANDON BERMUDEZ AND HANNAH EUBANKS The Cowboys returned home against the Hollywood Hills Spartans on Tuesday, December 13th, for an exciting game that came down to the wire. The Cowboys pulled away with a 56-48 win. In the first quarter, Cooper City played strong defense, and were knocking... Read more
Basketball: Cooper City Cowboys vs. Nova Titans
BY ADAM SHLOMI On Thursday, January 7th the Cooper City Cowboys (0-13) lost to the Nova Titans (17-2) 71-76. Initially, it seemed that Cooper City would again be routed by a team that is on pace to win districts. With multiple players breaking the six foot barrier, (their SG... Read more
CCHS’ New Open Gyms
BY MARK BRENT   With the emergence of Cooper City’s open gyms, the Cowboys’ men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams hope to discover new talent and make improvements following last year’s disappointing seasons.   Open gyms allow anyone that attends CCHS to showcase their basketball skills in front of... Read more
Double Dribble: Cousin’s Davante Wiltshire and Isiah King Bring Familial Teamwork To The Cowboys
BY A.J. KURZMAN As the game raced on, the Cooper City High Varsity Basketball Team executed their game plan to perfection. As the ball was laid in to the hoop, players and fans erupted in frenzy as ecstatic energy rang through the gymnasium. The combined teamwork, momentum, and individual talent... Read more
Girl’s Varsity Basketball: Freshman “Dynamic Duo” Bring New Talent To Team
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE From the opening tip off it was clear that freshmen Jalyn Foland and Chelsea Vinton had come to win. Vinton, the CCHS’s Varsity Girls point guard, brought the basketball up the court scanning around before making a pinpoint pass to Foland for the score. Plantation set... Read more
Basketball and Hockey: Senior Branden Shafmaster Does Double Duty
BY JACOB FIERMAN The hockey player skates down the ice with blazing speed. He dodges one defender, avoids another, and comes face to face with the final man, the goalie. The player cocks back and fires a shot only to have it blocked by CCHS’s premiere goalie. As the... Read more