November 2, 2019
Nov. 2, 2019—Cypress Creek High School Head Football Coach Greg McCaig and the Cougars celebrated the longtime coach’s 100th career victory with the program in a 31-6 win over Houston Memorial on Nov. 2 at Pridgeon Stadium.
McCaig was presented with two game balls, one signed by faculty, coaches and players and one from the Cypress Creek Silverados Drill Team. McCaig also received a commemorative 100 wins t-shirt, towel and a celebratory cake.
McCaig took over the Cougars in 2002 following short stints at Giddings and Stratford.
He said the hundreds of players who have been part of the program have made a lasting impact on his coaching career.
“The kids are the only reason why I do all this because I enjoy being around them. They changed over the years and our demographics have changed over the years but I’ve enjoyed having the opportunity to coach all of them. That’s why you’re there – to spend time with those guys because they do a great job.”
Cypress Creek reached the postseason in McCaig’s fourth season at the helm and will be in the playoffs for the seventh time in 18 years. The 2008 Cougars earned an undefeated district championship, while last season’s team reached the Class 6A Division II state quarterfinals.
“Until I came here, the longest I’d ever been at any place was six years,” McCaig said. “I’d moved around a bunch. When we came here, Cy Creek and Cy-Fair ISD took care of my kids and my wife has been able to advance within the district.
“I like the people, I like the support and I like the opportunity to work with people that care about what happens to our young people.”