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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
December 21, 2016
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

After making his return from an injured hand several weeks ago, Jackson Solari has not played up to his own standards. But on Tuesday night, the senior forward made his return to the floor known in a big way, leading the Coppell Cowboys basketball team (7-7 overall, 1-0 District 9-6A) to a 58-53 victo...

Moe leads way in successful Santa Slam weekend

Moe leads way in successful Santa Slam weekend

Marcus Krum & Joseph Krum
December 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Boys, girls sweep Friday duals to gain momentum for Saturday's tournament By Marcus Krum Executive Sports Editor @marcuskrum Coming into the weekend with an undefeated record this season, Coppell High School junior wrestler KK Moe showed no sign that he would falter in his unblemished record. ...

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After becoming baseball’s youngest ever general manager at age 28, Jon Daniels was just getting started. The Texas Rangers executive, now in his 11th year at the position, has been at the helm for the most successful stretch in Rangers’ history, including back-to-back American League championships i...

Back to basics, offensive execution come through for Cowgirls win

Back to basics, offensive execution come through for Cowgirls win

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
December 14, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

Read and repeat. After only three possessions in the first half, the Coppell Cowgirls basketball team soon realized the Forney Lady Jackrabbits' blind spot, and looked for the inside block shot for the rest of the night, taking the victory, 56-29. Despite Forney's full court press, the Cowgirls’ steady pr...

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