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

Turnovers, missed opportunities loom big in loss

Turnovers, missed opportunities loom big in loss

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
November 20
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Deepa Ravindra pumped her fist and yelled in excitement. The junior guard had just hit a big 3-pointer, and although the game against Denton Guyer was already out of reach, the shot put a spark in a team where little was going there way in a 63-42 loss. Early in the game, however, the Cowgirls...

Battle through injuries, expectations propel Cowboys into new season

Battle through injuries, expectations propel Cowboys into new season

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
November 20
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As the referee blew his whistle and tossed the basketball high into the air for the opening tipoff on Nov. 15, the 2016-2017 Coppell basketball season was set into full swing. Although the new season is still young, the expectations for this talented group are set high. Last year, the Coppell basketball team finis...

Offense’s playmaking ability, key defensive stops push Cowboys to regional semis

Offense’s playmaking ability, key defensive stops push Cowboys to regional semis

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
November 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

ALLEN -- The play was a disaster from the start.   With just over two minutes remaining, the snap went right between sophomore quarterback Brady McBride’s legs and dribbled off to his left. It was a mad race to the football between McBride and a Rockwall defensive lineman.   But ins...

Coppell hockey flies past Carroll in first, never looks back

Coppell hockey flies past Carroll in first, never looks back

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
November 18
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

FARMERS BRANCH -- Talk about a quick start. Starting so fast they almost ran out of their skates, the Cowboys torched Southlake Carroll on Thursday night for their seventh straight win, taking the victory by a final score of 11-1. In the first period, Coppell piled on goal after goal, at one point scoring four go...

Deep ball carries Cowboys to big first win of the young season

Deep ball carries Cowboys to big first win of the young season

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
November 16
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Christian Plummer was on fire last night. The Coppell senior guard had the hot hand, hitting seven 3-pointers for the Cowboys last night’s 64-54 season opening win over McKinney Boyd. Plummer, who averaged 9 points per game last year, scored a team-high 21 points as senior forward Sam Marshall added 1...

Aly on the green (with video)

Aly on the green (with video)

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Uncategorized

The phone rings and her heart pounds against her chest. Her mother picks it up, gives a few nods, and turns to her as a smile rips across her face.   Coppell High School freshman Alyson Immanivong had made the CHS varsity golf team.   “I was really excited when my coach called m...

Late touchdown, defensive stop pushes Cowboys to bi-district win

Late touchdown, defensive stop pushes Cowboys to bi-district win

Kelly Monaghan, General Photography Editor
November 13
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

With the score tied going into the fourth quarter of Coppell football team’s (9-2) Class 6A Region II bi-district playoff game against Rowlett, Cowboys and Eagles fans alike waited in anticipation for the game deciding play at Buddy Echols Field. Ultimately, with less than five minutes to play, it was Coppell ...

Learning about sports columns at my first convention

Learning about sports columns at my first convention

Reid Valentine, Staff writer
November 11
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Star sports columnist Gregg Doyel sat on an A-frame ladder on Friday morning with a wireless mic and did what he does best, say it how he sees it. Instead of his audience hearing his voice in the newspaper or on indystar.com it was a group of student journalists during the 11...

Coppell overcomes physicality on ice for solid victory against Keller

Coppell overcomes physicality on ice for solid victory against Keller

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
November 11
Filed under Hockey, Sports

FARMERS BRANCH - With few penalties and a solid attack routine, the Coppell Cowboys (6-0-1) hockey team defeated the Keller Spartans (5-2-0) in a fast paced, competitive game, 6-4. Both team's defense came back in the second period with fierce fervor, with solid blocks from senior defender Parker...

Years of embracing the grind pays off for nine CHS athletes

Years of embracing the grind pays off for nine CHS athletes

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Showcase, Sports

From a young age, parents and players commit to hours of practice, pay thousands of dollars and sacrifice dozens of weekends for the  chance of playing at the next level. On Wednesday, nine Coppell High School athletes signed their letters of intent to continue playing the sport they love at the...

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
November 9
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After rolling into the playoffs with six consecutive district wins, the Coppell football team has seemed to work its way into a great playoff situation. With its first game being played at Buddy Echols field, no matchup with DeSoto (thank goodness) the stars have aligned for this team. But how did it ...

New techniques, new talent advance cross country team to state

New techniques, new talent advance cross country team to state

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
November 8
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After a year of Coppell cross country coach Nick Benton’s new coaching and training program, the team has had time to adjust to a new routine that has pushed them to compete as a state contender. Last Saturday, the Cowgirls competed at the Class 6A Region II championship, placing fourth wit...

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