Coppell Student Media

Girls cross country makes school history with first state title

Girls cross country makes school history with first state title

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Uncontrollable emotions, numerous tears and various high-pitched screams characterized the Coppell cross country team at Old Settlers Park on Nov. 3. The girls team left with its first state team title and a new boys 5K school record.   The cross country team trains year round in the blistering cold ...

Old foe ends Cowboys’ season

Old foe ends Cowboys’ season

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

SOUTHLAKE - While the saying “Cowboy fight never dies” still holds true for the Coppell football team - and will continue to - its 2018 season came to an end Saturday with a 54-10 loss to Carroll in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs at Dragon Stadium.   Just 12 minutes into th...

Survive and advance

Survive and advance

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Tomorrow, the Coppell football team heads to Southlake to play the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs. After a season full of last-second wins and disappointing losses, the Cowboys hope to defeat Carroll at 2 p.m. at Dragon Stadium.   Almost any Coppell citizen knows about Carroll - some might even...

Coppell gets boost of confidence before playoffs

Coppell gets boost of confidence before playoffs

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

IRVING - With 11 minutes left in the first quarter, senior wide receiver Jonathan McGill put Coppell’s first points on the board with a 52-yard touchdown reception. From there, the Cowboys were on their way to victory,   In its last game of the regular season, Coppell defeated Irving Nimitz, 3...

Cowboys to play Vikings in final chance to refine offense

Cowboys to play Vikings in final chance to refine offense

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Coppell football team plays Irving Nimitz tonight at 7 p.m. at Joy & Ralph Ellis Stadium in Irving. Being the last game of the regular season, this is the Cowboys’ final chance to perfect their offensive lineup headed into the Class 6A Region I bi-district round of the playoffs.   L...

Cowboys’ hopes at district title brought to end by Jaguars

Cowboys’ hopes at district title brought to end by Jaguars

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Whether it was the narrowly dropped interception late in the second quarter, the string of penalties early in the third, or anything else throughout the game, the Coppell football team lost momentum at one point.   The Cowboys lost to Flower Mound, 31-17, on Friday on Senior Night at Budd...

Cowboys take on top seed Flower Mound in critical game

Cowboys take on top seed Flower Mound in critical game

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Coppell football team will play Flower Mound on Friday at home for Senior Night, in an important game for the end of the Cowboys’ season.   Kickoff is set to be at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.   The Cowboys (6-2 overall, 4-1 in District 6-6A) are coming off of a dominating win ...

Moving on

Moving on

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

COLLEYVILLE - There are some matches that are completely one-sided - point after point for one team, the other team slowly giving up hope, fans falling asleep in the top row.   This was not one of those matches. This was a evenly matched, tense battle for the title of Class 6A Region 1 bi-d...

A big step forward: McGill commits to play football at SMU

A big step forward: McGill commits to play football at SMU

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

    UPDATE: As of the Dec. 16, McGill has changed his commitment from SMU to Standford. Read more.   Not many people get the opportunity to play varsity football in their freshman year, let alone start on varsity. But that did not stop Coppell High School senior Jonathan McGill.   McGill recently orally com...

Cowboys look for district win with playoffs in sight

Cowboys look for district win with playoffs in sight

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

The Coppell football team will play Irving tonight at Joy & Ralph Ellis Stadium.   The Cowboys (5-2 overall, 3-1 in District 6-6A) recorded an exciting win over Marcus with a game-winning field goal in the final minute. The Tigers are winless this season.   However, that was the...

Davis delivers again in the clutch

Davis delivers again in the clutch

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

As senior kicker Caden Davis set up a 51-yard field goal with the clock winding down - a sight all too familiar for Coppell - players knelt, prayed and hoped for a kick through the uprights.   The kick went up and in with 37 seconds left and the Coppell players, fans and coaches exploded in excitement...