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  • Coppell boys and girls soccer teams take on Lakeview Centennial in bi-district playoffs on Friday at Highland Park

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Marcus Krum and Joseph Krum
March 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

As the powerful gusts of wind swept through Buddy Echols Field and a slight drizzle fell from the sky, Coppell High School senior Zach Dicken took a deep breath and looked down at the sandpit he would soon jump into.   After a quick burst of speed, Dicken sprinted down the strip of track and ri...

Cowgirls take out Pearce in district opener

Cowgirls take out Pearce in district opener

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
March 5
Filed under Softball, Sports

With a tie score in the bottom of the third inning, Coppell third baseman Madi Traver stepped up to the plate and tripled far into the outfield, bringing two girls home and solidifying the team’s lead for the rest of the game. The Coppell softball team played strongly in its first District 9-6A game ...

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With under a minute to play in the first half of Tuesday night’s match with W.T. White, Coppell senior midfielder Alex Haas lined up to take a free kick from the 33 yard line. He launched the ball, putting it on frame, as he often does.   The shot sailed over an unexpectant Longhorn keeper’s head, giving the Coppell...

Turman, Taylor dynamic duo help lead Cowboys to 8-1 victory over Wildcats

Turman, Taylor dynamic duo help lead Cowboys to 8-1 victory over Wildcats

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports

With the final score of 8-1 ending with another victory for the Coppell boys soccer team, it was surprising to note that the first goal of the match was scored 14 minutes in by the Lake Highlands Wildcats.   Yet, it only took only three minutes for the Cowboys (11-2-1) to answer the Wildcat...

Initial offensive burst not enough in first tie of season

Initial offensive burst not enough in first tie of season

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
February 22
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

As the horn sounded, cheers filled through the air. One streak was ended, yet another remained intact.   In a 1-1 tie with Richardson Pearce at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday night, the Coppell girls soccer team allowed its first goal of the season, snapping a 14 match shutout streak. Yet ...

Experienced on the diamond, Cowboys eager to prove themselves

Experienced on the diamond, Cowboys eager to prove themselves

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
February 22
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

While some define teams for the number of wins it accumulates throughout a season, this year’s Coppell baseball team expects be defined by one trait: its chemistry.   “This year, a bunch of us are going to play at junior colleges, but we play for each other,” senior catcher Holden Rupley ...

Girls dominate in 5-0 win over Richardson Lady Eagles

Girls dominate in 5-0 win over Richardson Lady Eagles

Reid Valentine, Staff writer
February 16
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Only 30 seconds into Tuesday night’s match with Richardson, Coppell sophomore forward Rebecca Watley made her presence known with a breakaway shot on frame that was just off the mark.   But it seemed before anyone even had time to sneeze, she was back in the box with her first goal of the...

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

  With the season in the balance on Tuesday night, the Coppell boys basketball team needed a win and a Richardson Berkner loss to move on to the playoffs.The Cowboys still held up their end of the bargain in the senior night game, ending with a 60-46 Coppell victory over Lake Highlands at the CHS arena.   Yet, Richardson Berk...

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
February 15
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

PLANO-- In its first playoff appearance in 10 years, the Coppell girls basketball team stepped into a raucous Plano West gym on Tuesday night, the energy level higher than any game this season.   And yet, it was not the atmosphere, the nerves of playing in a playoff game for the first time...

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
February 14
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

You would think that you would eventually get tired of it.    The 5:45 a.m. wake up call, the conditioning drills, two-a-day practices. You would think that even athletes would want to complain. But when the thing you’ve been working for finally comes to the surface, you have more e...

Stifling defense leads to district blowout

Stifling defense leads to district blowout

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
February 12
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a loose ball squeaked through the Coppell defense, senior midfielder Alex Haas ran down the Skyline attacker and performed a baseball-esque slide that perfectly knocked the ball out of bounds, drawing cheers from almost every fan sitting in the stands.   That play, along with many others from the C...

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