The Cinco Peso Press

Swimming in a Flash

Julian Perales competing during a swim meet.

Gabrielle Saldana, Reporter

January 21, 2020

  Julian Perales, sophomore, waits to hear the whistle blow like everyone else in the quiet gym to start the swim meet competition. His heart is racing, and he's anxious to do his best and swim his fastest. He’s trying to mentally prepare himself right before the whistle blows to start, and then it...

Tennis Life

Junior Emma Fritchen

Cambry Malone, Reporter

October 25, 2019

It started in seventh grade. Little did Emma Fritchen know it would change her life.  “A friend asked me if I wanted to go to tennis tryouts with her,” Fritchen said. “And I was like, sure, tennis sounds interesting enough.” Interesting...but Fritchen wasn’t exactly a natural.   "I made the team because I could run a decent amount,” Fritchen said. “And the coach was like, yeah, she's somewhat athletic. So we will put her o...

Inside The Mind Of Coach David Markley

Inside The Mind Of Coach David Markley

Syncere Harper, Reporter

March 19, 2019

Though he’s as intense on the court as a soldier on a battlefield, Varsity Boys Basketball Coach David Markley is a caring man who loves each of his players and how they battle in and out every day for the sport they love.  Even if fans see a man on a Tuesday or Friday night during basketball season fired up at a bad referee call, or yelling at his team, possibly even getting in their faces, one thing ...

Track and Field Sends 5 to State

Track and Field Sends 5 to State

Ariana Garcia, Reporter

May 15, 2018

Five CTHS track and field athletes advanced to state. The boys 4x4 relay made up of seniors Preston Whaley, junior Isaiah Davis, senior Cedric Hooper and junior Roberto Capa and 100 meter hurdler sophomore Nathan Franco. They all took first at regionals in their events. Coming into prelims, none of the...

Top Of His Game

Junior Zach Willard earned trip to State. He's the first CTHS golfer to make it to State.

Zateya Jackosn, Reporter

May 7, 2018

Junior Zach Willard stood at the teeing area with his golf club positioned at the ready.  He was exhausted at the ninth hole but he was prepared. He swung and hit. The hole in one at Regions at the Rawls course in Lubbock on April 23 sealed Zach's trip to State this year.   Zach is the first golfer in school history to make the State tournament.   “I prefer competing agains...

State Champion

Senior Dillion Thomas won state champion for his weight class.

Ariana Garcia, Editor

April 11, 2018

A promise to his Grandpa. "Glorifying God." Defying the odds.  To 2018 Wrestling State Champion, Dillion Thomas, wrestling holds so much more value than the champion ring, gold plaque and giant UIL medal.  Eight years ago, Dillion started his path to his success when he started wrestlin...

5 for 1

Basketball season has started.

Ariana Garcia, Reporter

November 15, 2017

Varsity boys' basketball coach, David Markley said it best.  "Culture never graduates."  Making it the deepest into the playoffs, setting new school records, stats, or displaying a higher performance is every team's goal, however Coach Markley and Assistant Coach Power are sure to let the players know, that's not what's most important. Growing as a team, individual and student should be in the spotlight....

Time Out

Time Out

Darany Vannithone and Fatima Nova

March 24, 2016

In the Spring of 2013, five freshmen took the field for the first-ever playoff game in school history. For the past four years, those five players remained in the school’s baseball program. Anthony Dominguez, Ryan Puente, Christopher Negrete, Seth Lincoln, and Will Osteen have been on the varsity...

WINter Guard

WINter Guard

Darany Vannithone, News Editor

February 15, 2016

Varsity and junior varsity winter guard competed at the North Texas Color Guard Association competition Feb. 6 at Bowie High School in Arlington. Varsity placed first, while junior varsity placed ninth. The junior varsity team moved into the higher category after they placed first out of twenty schools...

Missing Mascot

Missing Mascot

Darany Vannithone, News Editor

January 22, 2016

At school events, the Ranch Hands, cheerleaders, and the school mascot represent school spirit; although this year, our Ranger appears to be missing. The 2014 – 2015 school year was the first year we had a mascot. Senior cheerleader Travis Reed was last year’s mascot. Purchased from Harris...

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