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Basketball 1 on 2017. All rights reserved. "The kid … "It's been a learning experience for myself, the coaching staff and the kids," Olatunbosun said. Olatunbosun will have Herrera and Cross with him once again - along with leading rebounder Jailyn McQueen, leading scorer Demerrill Levy, plus the bevy of 10th- and 11th-graders who saw varsity playing time last year - as Cy Lakes begins year two of the post-Fox rebuild. "We had five games go the same way," Olatunbosun said. To my surprise, the three agreed that they had never had more fun at work. "The only problem we've had all year is that we're not winning games," Cross said. It's a mentality to be able to come down, not care what everybody thinks, miss shots, know how to get fouled. Tweet. Cross described the Garth-and-Fox era of Cy Lakes hoops as a five-year long exercise in catering to star talent while trying not to mess up very valuable futures: Garth has averaged 12.6 points per game in 63 games and 13 starts for Lamar University in the Southland Conference; Fox contributed nearly 17 points and five assists per game in 36 contests with the Wildcats during his brief University of Kentucky stopover, before going fifth in the NBA Draft to the Sacramento Kings. Game Details. Cy Lakes basketball coaches grew from last year's adversity. Even though we've lost, they've been close. Without an obvious Division-I-bound, nationally-recognized recruit on the roster headed into 2017, many wondered who 'the guy' was going to be for Coach O and his staff, freshman coach Tony Herrera and junior varsity coach Andrew Cross. "We didn't want it that way, but it's had to be. It's been really good. From left to right: Tony Herrera, Emmanuel Olatunbosun, Andrew Cross. Getting back to Aldine, however, is the first major step toward reaching those aspirations. 3. The Cy Springs loss preceded a 20-point loss to Cy Ridge and a 14-point loss to Cy Ranch, and suddenly the Spartans were sitting winless seven games into a 13-game district schedule. CY LAKES VS SEVEN LAKES BASKETBALL, 3-7-15 - Duration: 1:37. kube57 2,275 views. Box Score. Tweet. The Cy Lakes Basketball coaches found themselves in a radically different situation in 2017 than the year before, with the top four scorers from a Regional Finals team departing. Coach Coleman is the Girls (Freshman) Basketball and Assistant Track Coach. Cy Lakes head coach Emmanuel Olatunbosun was happy to discuss how the 2017 season was going, but not without assistant coaches Tony Herrera and Andrew Cross. The Cypress Lakes varsity basketball team lost Friday's home non-conference game against College Park (The Woodlands, TX) by a score of 32-19. Cy Lakes-----Basketball Boys - Freshman B-----Game Preview Photos Videos Comments Cy Lakes; Basketball Boys -... No Team Data Available. 39 photos by Ashley Depew Photography And all three knew so for a fact, not in spite of the tough start to the year, but because of it. Share. And I'm pretty sure everybody is getting a thrill out of it.". "I don't blame people. The Spartans' younger classes have it. For Cy Lakes High School senior De'Aaron Fox, it was his first 17 and under game as a 14-year-old that really opened his eyes. This will be her fourth year at Cy Lakes, and third year coaching. And, perhaps surprisingly, what they went through taught them - as if for the first time - how fun coaching could be. Olatunbosun and his assistants hope that a vocal, on-court leader will emerge from that talented youth movement, because, contrary to his hopes, that leadership didn't come from the seniors on last year's roster. "I hate to say it's a 'rebuilding year,' because I don't even think it is, but I think the success is going to continue next year.". The Cy Lakes Basketball coaches found themselves in a radically different situation in 2017 than the year before, with the top four scorers from a Regional Finals team departing. Cy Lakes-----Basketball Boys - Junior Varsity-----Game Preview Photos Videos Comments Cy Lakes; Basketball Boys -... No Team Data Available. Posted Fri, Nov 6 2020. And, even if the Spartans revert immediately back to their winning ways, it might take some time before they're playing in front of packed gyms filled with luminaries like John Wall and James Harden again. It's a mentality to not care what everybody thinks, to take and miss shots with games and playoff berths on the line, and it's a mentality he saw last year's ninth- and tenth-grade players exhibit in abundance. July; 2020-21 Girls Basketball Season. There was a lot on the line for Garth and Fox, and the coaches felt that weight, said Cross. Of course, Olatunbosun had never coached a team without Nick Garth or De'Aaron Fox - 17.5 points per game over 86 career games and 25.4 points per game over 106 career games, respectively. Share. While he was there, they were a 3-time Regional Finalists, and State Runner Up in TAPPS. "We could have easily been 5-0, but we're 0-5 and then we had a hangover against Ridge and lost by 20. Coach Skelton is in his 11th year coaching, and his 2nd as Cypress Lakes Head Baseball Coach. A lot of kids think it's easy to score 30, and they think they just haven't been given the opportunity to go do it. The team was the only winless squad in 17-6A district play, headed into the rematch with the Lobos, this time facing them on the Spartans' home court. July 21, 2016 Updated: Oct. 6, 2016 12:21 p.m. Facebook Twitter Email. It's been a blast. A similar video, "The Mind of Michael Jordan (the psychology of an obsessed winner)" has 2.8 million. That's a once-in-a-lifetime… You had that kid [Fox] in the gym, and he just brought that electricity every single night. I recently recovered some data from a dead laptop, and this conversation was among those files. Herrera and Cross, too. Follow the Spartanss schedule, roster, events and photos all in one place. Olatunbosun was inaugural Cy Lakes head coach Jeff Snedeker's hand-picked choice for the job when Snedeker took an administrative role in Cy-Fair ISD's Transportation Services Department in 2015, and Olatunbosun, who helped open Cy Lakes with Snedeker, helped the program amass a 151-85 overall record in its first seven years of varsity competition. She is a Health Teacher at Lakes. No Player Data Available. This will be her fourth year at Cy Lakes, and third year coaching. "We thought that [vocal leadership] would come from the seniors," Olatunbosun said. They're going to be special.". Phone Number: 281-856-3800. After a 25-8 2016 season that ended with a trip to the Regional Finals, the Cy Lakes Basketball coaches lost their top four scorers - seniors De'Aaron Fox, Charles Williams, Adnan Bajrami and, worst of all, freshman forward Jared Garcia, who transferred to a boarding school in Connecticut - and started the season 4-19, with seven straight losses to open district play. Every time you lose by five or less, you feel as a coach that there's something you could have done.". Not having a blue-chip dream to nurture freed the coaches up to, in a word, coach. … At the game at the Berry Center, I told one of my kids, 'hey, I want to see if you can score 30 tonight. They've been fun to coach in, because that's the kind of environment you want. And despite the adversity, coaching has been as fun as ever for the three. Physical Address 5750 Greenhouse Road Katy, TX 77449 Phone Number: 281-856-3800 School Hours 7:20 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. Cy Lakes-----Basketball Boys - Freshman A-----Game Preview Photos Videos Comments Cy Lakes; Basketball Boys -... No Team Data Available. You are now leaving the CFISD website. "Having these guys with me all year, because they went through it last year with me in my first year, when we had so much success, to now, and they're still they're the same way, helping out?" "Before the season, [people] asked me who it would be, and it's been us [the coaching staff]," Olatunbosun said. Game Details. Please enable JavaScript or contact your local administrator. Olatunbosun can't guarantee wins or a playoff seeding. Before coming to Cypress Lakes, Coach Patton spent 5 seasons at Lamar Consolidated High School, and 6 Seasons at Cypress Ridge as the defensive coordinator. # sourpatchkid #3 # basketballmom. Shenette Prevo is at Cy Lakes High School. Box Score. And we've got a really talented freshman group.". Come basketball season, they may once again be net-exporters of schadenfreude. "Probably the best thing about his game is his basketball IQ," Snedeker said. The Cy Lakes boys' basketball team has aspirations beyond getting to another regional tournament. Kevin Cook. For Olatunbosun and his staff - Cross and Herrera, whom O insisted join him for the interview - what they went through was a re-baptism by fire, a refresher course in fundamentals that taught all three about coaching, and even more so, about the value of the three of them as a unit, whole greater than the sum of its parts. "I don't know if people know, our first year here, when we went varsity, we lost 14 games in a row," Olatunbosun said. Fox, a 6-3 sophomore guard, leads Cy Lakes with 22.4 points per game. Olatunbosun had never been bad at coaching. Despite the challenges, or perhaps because of them, the rebuilding year has been as much fun for the three coaches as any of the prior seasons. Editor's note: In January, I caught up with Coaches Emmanuel Olatunbosun, Drew Cross and Tony Herrera of Cy Lakes Basketball after their first district win, in which the Spartans edged a (then) 17-9 Langham Creek squad 53-52 at home. Cy Creek vs Seven Lakes – 11/23/2020 – 5PM – Volleyball – Merrell Center – Area Round Playoffs . I wondered whether it was still fun coaching the team, with no national-spotlight guys like Nick Garth or De'Aaron Fox to deploy. A fair question to ask a 5-19 coaching staff: is it still fun? The Cypress Lakes varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away playoff game against Round Rock Westwood (Austin, TX) by a score of 47-43. Cy Lakes basketball coaches grew from last year’s adversity. About UsDistrict Links "The lower levels have always been winning," Herrera said. Coach Coleman graduated from Cy-Springs High School in 2002, and went on to play collegiate basketball. Texas just extended relief, Houston mail carrier makes special delivery, You can help these Houston organizations provide COVID relief, This Pecan Grove home is destroying Christmas (in a good way), The weird stuff Houstonians craved most during quarantine, New award for 'relentless' reporting honors a Texas icon, How Texas ended up in the middle of 2020's biggest cyber attack, Superheroes surprise young cancer patients in Houston, Two Texas residents busted in $26M international tire scheme. Share. Game Details. Coach Coleman graduated from Cy-Springs High School in 2002, and went on to play collegiate basketball. Email. Share. Contact Us, 5750 Greenhouse Road 2018 LIGHT UP THE LAKESCypress Lakes Spartans Basketball- Head Coach: Emmanuel Olatunbosun- Twitter: https://twitter.com/cylakeshoopshttps://top100talent.com Merriam-Webster defines schadenfreude as: 'enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others,' (but it's hard to do justice to the sentiment outside of the German language). What the Spartans 'went through' was more than a 6-23 (2-11) season. The one-point victory against Langham Creek ended a 10-game losing streak. Cross and Herrera, who were assistants on the prior season's Regional Finals team, acted as a calming, stabilizing presence for Olatunbosun as the team struggled, finishing with a losing record for the first time since the Spartans began varsity play. 9:22 . We'll be back next year. While he is loathe to call the current state of the union 'rebuilding,' Herrera believes that 2017 will ultimately prove to be little more than a blip on the Cy Lakes radar. (Basketball Training For Young Players) - Duration: 9:22. Now, we're going back to teaching guys what to look for when we run a set. No Player Data Available. He also serves as the Campus Athletic Coordinator and safety coach for the varsity football team. The Cypress Lakes varsity baseball team lost Tuesday's home conference game against Cypress Park (Cypress, TX) by a score of 7-2. Sorry, this site does not work properly without JavaScript enabled. Editor’s note: In January, I caught up with Coaches Emmanuel Olatunbosun, Drew Cross and Tony Herrera of Cy Lakes Basketball after their first district win, in which the Spartans edged a (then) 17-9 Langham Creek squad 53-52 at home. But for me, it's been awesome, because these guys [Cross and Herrera] are here every day with me, too. Physical Address 5750 Greenhouse Road Katy, TX 77449 Phone Number: 281-856-3800 School Hours 7:20 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. What he can guarantee is that he and Herrera and Cross will put the intriguing blend of returning veteran seniors and upstart sophomores in the best possible position to succeed, and have fun doing it. The sensation of playing uphill, of gearing up to fight battle after battle, despite loss after loss, isn't entirely foreign to Olatunbosun, nor the Cy Lakes program. We've always been good here. Comments. There's much more to come, and - per Cross - fans should expect the Spartans to be 'back.' No Player Data Available. Keep an eye on the Spartans. Because I'm sitting here, like, 'what am I doing wrong?' CFISD is not responsible for content on remote sites. Share. After coaching at Canterbury, Coach Skelton was a Varsity Assistant in Shepherd and New Caney, Texas. Against Langham Creek, juniors Que'Maine Ratcliff and Demerrill Levy would combine for 23 points and sophomore guard Zyon Bell would add another 12, and Cy Lakes notched its first 17-6A victory (the second, and final, district win would come a week later against Cy Woods). Skip Navigation and go to main content (Press Enter). It's a bunch of guys who came together from Thornton [Middle School], and they play together in the summer. CFISD is not responsible for the accuracy or content of any of the information provided by this site, nor is it liable for any direct or indirect technical or system issues arising out of your access to or use of third party technologies or programs available through this site. "These kids still make their grades, still come to practice, they're still fun to be around - if the only problem we'll have this year is losing? "For me, it's been good. "But a lot of the seniors we have, they were watchers last year. Previously, he was the Head Coach at Canterbury Episcopal. 5-1 (L) - Cypress Lakes vs. Concordia Lutheran RESULT Loss Played on 3/7/2020 4:30 PM Olatunbosun remembers a longer, tougher streak clearly - Nov. 21 through Jan. 5 of Cy Lakes' first year playing a varsity schedule. Cy Lakes boys' basketball is arguably the school's most successful program and visible brand. I kind of feel like we're in that same spot now. No Player Data Available. The Spartans had led at some point in all five contests, three were two-possession ball games in the fourth quarter, and the last of the five - against rival Cy Springs - was tied 51-51 before the Panthers scored 11 unanswered points in the extra frame to seal their victory. So the record wasn't really telling the story of the season. I get it. Coach Coleman is the Girls (Freshman) Basketball and Assistant Track Coach. This is the first year we've really struggled. Kevin Cook is the sports editor for the Cy Creek Mirror, a proud University of Houston alumnus and a Cy-Fair sports aficionado. We won a lot of games by 20 or more last year. I'll take that. Marine veteran, family receive new home for Christmas, Woman dies in accidental shooting at north Houston home, This teen made Christmas brighter for Houston-area foster kids, Need help with rent? THINCPRO Basketball Recommended for you. "The freshmen, they play as a unit. Two months from the start of non-district play, the 'next year' they were talking about is nearly here, and the lessons they learned from 2017's tough start are just as relevant today as they were then. This will be her fourth year at Cy Lakes, and third year coaching. Basketball Langham Creek vs Cy Lakes – Boys – Basketball – 2.11.2020 – 7PM – Live from Cy Lakes HS. No Player Data Available. ", A YouTube video entitled "How To: Develop a Kobe Bryant Mindset" has - as of this writing - has 40,000-plus views. Share. Soon. Their confidence level is a little bit different. Coach Coleman is the Girls (Freshman) Basketball and Assistant Track Coach. Whatever people mean by 'bad at coaching,' Cy Lakes Basketball head coach Emmanuel Olatunbosun has never been that. It accurately describes how Olatunbosun believes a lot of other Houston-area teams and coaches feel about Cy Lakes' rebuilding project. Olatunbosun said(with apologies to Bill Parcells) that his team was not what its record said it was, headed into a second meeting with Langham Creek that could have dropped the Spartans to 0-8. Share. Comments. "We've had so much success, it's like, 'wow, they're losing!' And then after that, we won. And that's why I like to have them with me when I do stuff like this.". The 0-5 start to the district schedule had been tough, and not just because of the losses. School News Did a TX pastor spend millions in federal loans on a private jet? It's almost like taking it back to junior high, breaking it down. Share. Email. In fact, sporting a 4-19 record headed into the Langham Creek matchup, Olatunbosun was a better coach than he had ever been. Faculty Web Pages He also served as the Varsity Assistant at … No Player Data Available. The first five, we dropped a lead in every single game.". Olatunbosun's own head coaching record stood at 25-8 (12-1 in district) with a 4-1 playoff record and a Regional Finals trip after his rookie season at the helm. This game was part of the 2020 Boys State Basketball Championships - 6A Regions 2 & 4 tournament. After college, she was a substitute teacher in Cy Fair ISD, and eventually made my way as a full time teacher here at Cy-Lakes. Related Items: 2020, basketball, cy lakes, langham creek, live. Home Access Center Only time will tell. Tweet. Recommended for you. Coach Patton was named the 2nd Head Football Coach at Cypress Lakes High School in February of 2015. 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No one was closer to those freshmen than Herrera, and he concurs. Game Details. Cy-Springs vs Cy-Lakes volleyball, Aug. 28, 2018 - Duration: 3:01. Call it confidence, swagger, kill instinct - call it whatever. Next year, we'll get in and things will get started rolling. Westwood rally stuns Cy Lakes in boys basketball playoff opener . Houston Inside High … By Albert Alvarado / American-Statesman Correspondent Wednesday Feb 26, 2020 at … People talk about 'killer instinct' and 'clutch gene' and question drive and effort, wonder whether a player does or doesn't possess the innate 'will to win.'. Basketball Cy Lakes vs Hendrickson – Girls -Bi-District Basketball Playoffs – 2.17.2020 – 8PM – Live from A&M Consolidated. That show is over, but it's only the first act of a bigger, longer Cy Lakes show. In college, she found a love for wanting to help children, and that is when she decided that she wanted to teach and coach. "It's like going back to our roots," Cross said. 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