Coppell Student Media

Cowboys look to finish preseason strong against Falcons

Cowboys look to finish preseason strong against Falcons

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Winter Sports

After its 3-2 loss against the McKinney Boyd, the Coppell boys soccer team is looking to end its preseason strong in its last match this Friday against Keller Timber Creek on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.   The relatively young Coppell team had started this preseason determined to...

Cowboys to play Hawks with undefeated district record

Cowboys to play Hawks with undefeated district record

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With a current undefeated district record, the Coppell boys basketball team plays Hebron at a home game tomorrow for its seventh District 6-6A match up.   The Cowboys are not changing their preparation methods or mindset entering Friday’s game.   “We try to keep the same rou...

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Ryan Dyke, Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

An extremely close game up until the last five seconds, the Coppell boys soccer game on Tuesday against McKinney Boyd at Buddy Echols Field was intense. Coppell put up a strong fight, before losing, 3-2, on a penalty kick with seconds left in the game.   During the first half Coppell kept the ball ...

Cowgirls display unity, strength in dominating match against Paschal

Cowgirls display unity, strength in dominating match against Paschal

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Some teams may find their first season defeat to be crushing, allowing that loss to be a hindrance to their future performances. The Coppell girls soccer team is not one of those teams.   After a second place finish in the Midlothian Frostbite Tournament, Coppell regained its stride to de...

Cowgirls to face Paschal, primed for new Lady Panthers team

Cowgirls to face Paschal, primed for new Lady Panthers team

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a second place finish in the Midlothian Frostbite Tournament, the Coppell girls soccer team prepares to face Paschal at CHS9 on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.   During the three-day tournament, the Cowgirls (6-1-1) faced Ennis, Gainesville and Mabank, winning 6-0, 6-0 and 4-0 respectively before f...

Coppell upholds district record in comeback win

Coppell upholds district record in comeback win

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

IRVING - Even after three full quarters of being out-rebounded, out-scored and, for the most part, out-played, what it takes for a team to win is to get eight points in the last minute.   On Friday night, the Coppell basketball team did just that against Irving Nimitz, winning, 57-49. &n...

Coppell basketball to play fourth district game against Vikings

Coppell basketball to play fourth district game against Vikings

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys basketball team travels to Irving Nimitz tomorrow for its fourth District 6-6A match up. The Cowboys enter 4-0 in district play, including Tuesday’s thriller against Flower Mound.   Throughout the season, the Cowboys have been particularly patient with the ball on offense. A...

Coppell scratches off third district win against Jaguars

Coppell scratches off third district win against Jaguars

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than 21 seconds left between the Coppell and Flower Mound boys basketball teams, the Jaguars had a three-point lead. But at the end of the game, the Cowboys came out with a win, 61-60.   With 20.7 second seconds remaining, with Coppell fans and players holding their breath, senior ...

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team has had an eventful past couple of years, with both ups and downs. However now equipped with a new generation of players, the team is once again aiming their sights for state.   After winning the prestigious Class 5A in the 2016 season, the Coppell boys soccer t...

Change in opportunity: McGill switches commitment to Stanford

Change in opportunity: McGill switches commitment to Stanford

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Today, Coppell defensive back Jonathan McGill flipped his oral commitment from SMU to Stanford.   Though committed to SMU for several weeks now, McGill reconsidered due to the academic opportunities and elite program Stanford offers.   “It has been one of the hardest things I had t...

Tepper carries on journalism legacy through magazine, broadcast

Tepper carries on journalism legacy through magazine, broadcast

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Greg Tepper, former Sports Editor of The Sidekick, once wrote a story on noodling (the art of catching a catfish on one’s forearm). He also won an Emmy for sportscasting in August. He also wrote for the Dallas Morning News and for half a dozen other publications. Since his time at Coppell High Schoo...

Overtime run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall-Heath

Overtime run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall-Heath

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than a second left on the clock, a buzzer-beater by Rockwall-Heath senior guard Kameron Pruitt, the Coppell basketball team was tied heading into overtime last night.   However, the Cowboys were able to take the lead and win, 59-55, at the CHS arena.   During overtime, t...