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Photo Gallery: Coppell vs. Southlake Carroll Football

October 10, 2009
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Photos by Katie Quill Photos by Tyler Morris

Dragons snuff out Cowboys’ winning streak

October 10, 2009
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by Blake Seitz Sports Editor No one who watched the first five minutes of last night’s game at Dragon Stadium could’ve been able to predict the end result, a 24-6 Cowboy loss. The excitement in the stands was already electric with an hour to go before kickoff, as both teams prepared for...

Cowboy Gameday: Defensive front faces season’s biggest challenge against Dragons

October 9, 2009
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By Blake Seitz Sports Editor District 6-5A opener: Coppell (5-0) vs. Southlake Carroll (4-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday at Dragon Stadium Defensive linemen are the wild cards on most teams. They’re the hit-and-run artists, the insurgents, slipping behind enemy lines for rib-cracking sacks one moment,...

Week 5 NFL picks

October 8, 2009
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By Travis Bremner Staff Writer Week 5 NFL picks from Travis Bremner, Nathan Reck, Blake Seitz, Andy Tabor, Chase Wofford, Taylor Youssefi and Kelly Emerson. The list continues to grow. Next week we will have just one guest picker as well as the rest of the regular panel.      ...

Dig for the Cure a big success

October 7, 2009
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By Andy Tabor Staff Writer Tuesday night the Coppell Cowgirls hosted the annual Dig for the Cure match against the Lewisville Fighting Farmers.  Coppell won in three games 25-16, 25-14, and 25-19, and never had much trouble controlling the match from the start. The game opened with a photo of...

NFL Power Rankings

October 7, 2009
Filed under Sports, Sports Blog

By Travis Bremner Staff Writer Power Rankings through week 4 1.       Minnesota (4-0) – Favre gets revenge, the offense looks unstoppable. 2.      NY Giants (4-0) – If Eli Manning injury lingers, trouble could come. 3.      Indianapolis (4-0) – Quietly dominating their oppone...

Why fix what’s broken? The BCS doesn’t feel the need

October 6, 2009
Filed under Opinions, Sports

By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The other night I began to wonder whatever happened to Sean Salisbury. You remember him, right? The highly touted USC quarterback turned NFL backup turned ESPN television analyst. It turns out I picked a good time find out about him, his been in the news recently. In...

Dig for the Cure game tonight

October 6, 2009
Filed under Sports

By Andy Tabor Coppell plays against Lewisville tonight in the annual dig for the cure matchup.  The Cowgirls are coming off of an emotional victory over Flower Mound Marcus in five intense games. The Cowgirls are in second place in district 6-5A, only one game behind Hebron.  Lewisville is in...

Q&A: Players comment on Southlake showdown

October 5, 2009
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by Blake Seitz, Nathan Reck and Andy Tabor Q: What does Coppell have to do to win Friday? A: We just have to play our game and not worry that they're Southlake. We need to score points and hit people--we're a big-hitting team. We thrive on takeaways and turnovers. Q: What ...

Rugby reorganizes for new season

October 5, 2009
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By Mike Pankonien Staff Writer The Coppell rugby team has started the year with fierce determination to rebuild the team to its former standards.  Having ended the season with roughly 40 players, the team is down to 15 people.  The majority of the players are now juniors, and although most...

Week 4 NFL picks

October 2, 2009
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The Sidekick sports writers’ Travis Bremner, Nathan Reck,Blake Seitz, Andy Tabor and guest picker/newspaper intructer Chase Wofford (seems like we've been adding someone new every week) pick week 4’s slate of NFL matchups. Read More »...

Preparing for Friday night Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009
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By Nathan Reck and Andy Tabor Assistant Sports Editor Video by Andy Tabor, Blake Van Patten, and Payton Porter. On Friday night the stands are filled with screaming fans and the team runs onto the field ready to play. It takes weeks of summer practices and off-season training to get to that point,...

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