Coppell Student Media

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

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 committed to play college football at SMU.   A safety and wide receiver, McGill has been playing ahead of his age group ...

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...

Cowboys to hit ground running against Marcus in last leg of season

Cowboys to hit ground running against Marcus in last leg of season

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Coppell football plays Marcus in the seventh week of the regular season on Friday at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field. Following their recent loss to Lewisville, the Cowboys are looking for a win against the Marauders (4-2 overall, 2-1 in District 6-6A).   “We just have to have a good week at pract...

Farmers harvest victory against Coppell in defensive showdown

Farmers harvest victory against Coppell in defensive showdown

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

LEWISVILLE - Six years, almost to the day, after Coppell senior wide receiver Jacob Logan died at Possum Kingdom Lake, the Cowboys took the field with Logan in their hearts and a flag with a large, red “21” imprinted on the face against Lewisville on Friday.   After a defensively-dominated game, the Farm...

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

CARROLLTON - On Friday, the heated match up against Hebron added a loss to Coppell’s volleyball record.   Hebron won 25-23, 25-14 and 25-20. The third set was the loudest, toughest and filled with energy and excitement.   Hebron is the three-time consecutive Class 6A state champions in volleyball under h...

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

CARROLLTON - The bench became deathly quiet and a hush fell momentarily over the folks in the stands. Trailing by a point, Hebron lined up for a potential game-winning field goal.   After two timeouts and only 24 seconds left on the clock, the Hebron kicker lines up from 16 yards out. The...