Mark your calendars–Homecoming 2013 is just around the corner. Saturday, January 19, at The Cougar Center! Ultimate Court Challenge VIII, the Main Event, will follow MS, JV and Varsity Basketball matches.
Alumni, to join the Young Guns, defeat the Staff Pirates, and continue the pride, contact Coach Lyle Cutchin,
Admission is free to alumni and includes special alumni hospitality room (opens at 4:00 p.m.for alumni only).
This year’s annual Alumni – Staff showdown caps off the Homecoming Day festivities on Saturday 1/18. In preparation for the big day, interested graduates are urged to attend the official Alumni Practice on Friday 1/10 from the conclusion of the Men’s Varsity Game (ending at approximately 7:00) until 8:30. The practice will allow alumni players the opportunity to “work the rust” out of their game, while renewing old friendships. Those wishing to participate, in the game or the practice, should contact Lyle Cutchin...read more
Dateline, Roswell, GA When the dust settled the TCS Staff appeared to cement their second consecutive victory in the annual Alumni-Staff basketball game. The two teams pummeled each other with improbable scores (including a pair of Chris Schleier trifectas) and big defensive stops all evening long. Nursing a three point edge, the Alumni looked on in horror as Jeff Masisak (Lesley’s husband) drained a three pointer to tie the score at 47. With seconds left in the contest Richie Briggs dished the dime to Davi Pace (brother of HS Counselor...read more
Dateline – Roswell, Ga. In a fiery response to rumors regarding the alleged cancelation of this year’s Homecoming Games and the ever-important Alumni–Staff basketball contest, Alumni Coach Lyle Cutchin thundered denunciations toward Staff Coach Richie Briggs at the annual Alumni Breakfast. “After years of shady practices and one–upsmanship, Briggs now realizes that the days of staff domination have slipped through his uncrossed finders like so many grains of fine sand. Rather than accept this new reality of equitable competition,...read more
Join fellow alumni for the ninth annual Homecoming festivities Saturday, January 19, 2013, at The Cougar Center. Doors open at Noon for a day of Cougar basketball, beginning with the Middle School Junior Cougars at 1:00 p.m. and continuing through the Varsity Men’s game at 6:00 p.m. The highlight of the evening, the Alumni Young Guns will tip off against the Staff Pirates in the Eight Edition of the Ultimate Court Challenge basketball game. Game time: approximately 8:00 p.m. Alumni wishing to participate in the game should contact Alumni...read more
After much anticipation and amid enthusiastic cheers, a hard-crafted eight-foot steel rendering of The Cottage School cougar mascot was unveiled Friday 13, 2012, to kick off Homecoming festivities at the school. Perched on a rock next to the entrance to The Cougar Center sports and arts facility, the statue was designed by Class of 2011 alum Cass Thurston, who worked with Michael Puzio (Puzio’s Iron Studio) to create “the Spirit” of TCS. The idea for the statue began as part of an art project in TCS Katja Burkett’s art...read more
January 14, 2012 Coming off a stunning upset victory last year, TCS’ Alumni Young Guns basketball squad will defend its title again the TCS Staff Pirates in the seventh edition of the Ultimate Court Challenge, Saturday, January 14, in The Cougar Center. The popular—and often highly contested matchup—highlights an afternoon of Homecoming Basketball, featuring the school’s MS, JV, Lady Cougars and Varsity Men’s teams. Despite controversy surrounding Alumni Coach Lyle Cutchin’s decision to step aside as the Young...read more
Dateline: Roswell, GA, Jan. 15, 2011. In late Saturday afternoon action, the long-awaited sixth edition of the Alumni /Staff Ultimate Court Challenge—Resolution capped Homecoming 2011 festivities. “This year we are ready, we are tired of being the doormat for Briggs and his minions. This time we have the talent, an unbiased official, and no controversy to speak of,” crowed Mitchell Owens ’06 in the lead up to the game. True to the hype, offense proved to be no obstacle to the Young Guns. “Did Zorro need fencing lessons?...read more
Dateline: Roswell, GA, Jan. 14, 2011. In a Friday morning interview on ESPN Radio’s Scott Van Pelt Show TCS alumnus Rob Burdett ’04 dropped a bombshell allegation against Coach Richie Briggs and the Staff. “While meteorologists and policy makers debate the extent of climate change in the public arena, there can be little doubt that the recent spate of inclement weather in the Roswell area can be laid at the feet of Briggs, Odom and Company.” Adding that “One can make a great deal of mischief with hoses, snow makers and...read more
Homecoming festivities WILL be held Saturday, January 15, beginning at NOON with the JV game (instead of 3:00 p.m.). Come on out and join the fun! The highly anticipated Alumni vs. Staff game will begin at approximately 3:30-4:00 p.m. Please join us! We have your Cougar Center Cougar Cure for Cabin...read more
Young Guns’ Assistant Coach Rob Burdett ’04 announced during a noontime press conference that Matt “Free Bird” Castelle ’02 will participate in this year’s UCC installment. “As you may recall,” Burdett intoned, “Castelle hit a three ball from deep in international waters last year. With this kind of range the staff will not be able to sag in on our post players.” Assistant Coach Mitchell Owens ’06 also added that “Matt honed his jumper over the past eleven months. His range now comfortably...read more