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

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 21
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Getting behind the Lake Highlands defense, Coppell High School senior guard Abby Johnson caught a pass under the basket and easily finishing with a layup. This shot capped a 14-0 run to start the game for Coppell, giving the Cowgirls a lead they would never look back from, as they would go on to defeat...

Despite flat start, Cowgirls surge for dominant win

Despite flat start, Cowgirls surge for dominant win

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
January 21
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Sometimes, when things just do not go as planned, it is best to just take things into your own hands.   That is exactly what Coppell High School senior defender Sarah Houchin did when she dribbled through multiple Cedar Hill defenders to net a goal of her own, the fourth in the Cowgirls so...

Coppell keeps district standing in blowout against Denton

Coppell keeps district standing in blowout against Denton

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
January 20
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

FARMERS BRANCH - After celebrating the achievements and memories the Coppell High School seniors will leave for the hockey team, anticipation to keep the first place position in district was clear. The last three minutes of a slow first period was transformed when the Cowboys twice took advantage of...

Wet n’ Wild: Cowgirls soccer downs nationally ranked Byron Nelson, 1-0

Wet n’ Wild: Cowgirls soccer downs nationally ranked Byron Nelson, 1-0

Reid Valentine, Staff writer
January 20
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The No. 3 nationally ranked Coppell Cowgirls soccer team topped no. 15 Byron Nelson Lady Bobcats 1-0, in a rainy win on Tuesday at Buddy Echols Field that was like a Monet painting: pretty from afar but a downright mess up close.   “With all the rain coming down I could barely see anything...

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 18
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

For three quarters, very little was going the Coppell boys basketball team’s way offensively. The Cowboys struggled to hit shots and turned the ball over far too many times.   But in the final eight minutes, they found some sort of spark, and their “extraordinary” effort gave them the...

Despite lack of threes, abundance of fouls, Cowboys prove toughness in big district win

Despite lack of threes, abundance of fouls, Cowboys prove toughness in big district win

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
January 14
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Coppell basketball team (11-8 overall, 3-2 District 9-6A) celebrated one of its biggest wins of the season against the top team in District 9-6A, Richardson (14-8, 4-1), winning, 58-47, at the  Coppell High School arena.   “This win was really important,” said Solari, who led Coppell  with 15 po...

With big expectations comes even bigger matches; Top matchups this season for boys and girls soccer teams

With big expectations comes even bigger matches; Top matchups this season for boys and girls soccer teams

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
January 13
Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Being the reigning state champion and ranked as the No. 2 team in the nation can hold big expectations, so all eyes are on the Coppell boys soccer team (3-0) this season. On the other side of the pitch, the Cowgirls (4-0-1) are two years removed from a state championship and ranked in the top 15 teams ...

Cowboys fanatic Richardson met with emotional surprise from calculus students

Cowboys fanatic Richardson met with emotional surprise from calculus students

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 13
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

In his 40-plus years as the ultimate Dallas Cowboys superfan, Coppell High School calculus teacher Kirk Richardson has been to exactly one game, a 24-22 loss at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles in the December of 2013.   So when a large group of his students crammed into his classroom...

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 11
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

(At the beginning of the third quarter, it was the Coppell girls basketball team’s game. The Cowgirls had control of a 14 point lead at home. But nothing turns around a game like turnovers. Playing lights-out basketball, Skyline (5-0, 13-12) flew back into the game and stole one in double overtime, w...

Full court defense proves too much for Cowgirls in final play against Berkner

Full court defense proves too much for Cowgirls in final play against Berkner

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
January 8
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

As the clock came closer and closer to buzzing for the last time, each player did not hesitate to dive for any loose ball, shove for any rebound or run until they were forced out due to exhaustion.   Yet the Cowgirls (13-6) basketball team hosted the Richardson Berkner Lady Rams  (6-9) In the Coppell High School arena...

In regional semifinal rematch, Priest, Taylor take control to win tournament final

In regional semifinal rematch, Priest, Taylor take control to win tournament final

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 8
Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

  It is beginning to sound like a broken record.   In last year’s Class 6A Region II semifinal match, Wyatt Priest scored twice to lift the Cowboys over El Paso Socorro. And on Saturday, the story was much of the same, with the junior forward picking up a goal and an assist along with senior forward Nick Taylor scoring twice and...

State Champions begin title defense with consecutive wins, move to finals of tournament

State Champions begin title defense with consecutive wins, move to finals of tournament

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
January 7
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Cowboys start off season with victory despite windy conditions   The last time the Coppell boys soccer team (1-0) took the field, it was in its pure domination of Lake Travis in the 6-1 victory in the Class 6A State Championship game, a match it played as clean as could be.   Wh...

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