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Turner proving role as star center in second return to Dallas

Turner proving role as star center in second return to Dallas

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
December 11, 2016
Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

DALLAS -- Myles Turner was not your typical 17 year old. At seven feet tall, 240 pounds, it is safe to say he towered over everyone at Euless Trinity and on the basketball court, where he starred for the Trojans, averaging 18 points per game as a senior in the 2013-2014 year. So on Feb. 18, 2014, w...

Lack of offense, missed opportunities loom in loss

Lack of offense, missed opportunities loom in loss

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

FARMERS BRANCH - Losing is never fun for any team, but to be dominated from start to finish is a whole different feeling. The Coppell hockey team (9-5) struggled right from the beginning in a 4-1 loss to Frisco (9-1) at the Dr Pepper Starcenter in Farmers Branch, getting outshot 23-14. “We j...

Davis rejuvenates program with purpose heading into second year

Davis rejuvenates program with purpose heading into second year

Reid Valentine, Staff writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

When you move a tree from desolate ground to fertile soil, it goes into shock for a period of time as it acclimates to its new environment. Then, after the adjustment period is through, the tree experiences growth it never could’ve imagined. In this instance, Coppell girls basketball coach Kristen Davis i...

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Coming off the heels of three consecutive first-round playoff exits, a new regional alignment and the loss of key prolific players on both offense and defense, Coppell football’s 2016 team had a lot of questions to answer as fall approached. But as each week passed, and the wins continued to pile ...

Plummer drops 14 but Cowboys fall to Grapevine 55-45

Plummer drops 14 but Cowboys fall to Grapevine 55-45

Reid Valentine, Staff writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

From the start of the game, Coppell (8-6) seemed off, culminating in a 55-45 loss in a game that it never led the Grapevine Mustangs (11-2). Grapevine pressed on defense from the very first possession of the game, a high-energy style of defense that they carried throughout the entire night. “Their ...

Young wrestlers show depth, ability in Cowgirl Classic

Young wrestlers show depth, ability in Cowgirl Classic

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports, Wrestling

While the wrestling season is still young, the Cowgirls wrestling team was in full swing in the Coppell Cowgirl Classic wrestling meet at the Coppell High School Arena last night. With three wrestlers already placing and four others waiting on later rounds to place, Coppell has a chance to place in alm...

Lessons from the gridiron

Lessons from the gridiron

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
December 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

I was in complete shock. It was Saturday, Nov. 26 and I was at Waco ISD Stadium, my hands covering my face in disbelief to hide the tears. Just seconds earlier, my Coppell football team had just lost a heartbreaker in the third round of the playoffs, ending the season and my football career. I ...

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
November 27, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

WACO -- As junior tight end Pierce McFarlane crossed the goal line for a 41-yard touchdown catch with 1:38 remaining, it looked as if junior quarterback Brady McBride and the Coppell football team (10-3) had pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat for a third straight week. However, the high-powe...

Turnovers, missed opportunities loom big in loss

Turnovers, missed opportunities loom big in loss

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor
November 20, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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