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Football highlights: Coppell’s season concludes with defeat to Mckinney

Football highlights: Coppell’s season concludes with defeat to Mckinney

Sannidhi Arimanda, Communications Manager November 24, 2022

The Coppell football team finished the 2022 football season with a 44-26 defeat to McKinney in the Class 6A Division II Region I bi-district playoffs. Watch this video to see the highlights at the...

Coppell senior wide receiver Zack Darkoch stands with the American flag on Heroes Night at Buddy Echols Field on Oct. 21. Darkoch grows in confidence in his wide receiver position as a senior.

Leader by example: Darkoch’s approach helps guide Cowboys back to playoffs

Sidekick staff files November 22, 2022

Tension stagnates the air as anxious eyes follow the ball.  Then… The crowd erupts in a cheer. The pin drop silence at Buddy Echols Field from just a few seconds ago is replaced by a vivid applause....

Junior linebacker Amari’a Wiley tackles McKinney senior quarterback Keldric Luster on a QB rush. McKinney defeated Coppell, 44-26, in the Class 6A Division II Region I bi-district playoffs on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys end the season 9-2.

Season of resurgence ends with loss to McKinney

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer November 12, 2022
“It's been a great ride,” Wiley said. “Our senior class made it special – Everybody says ‘great job, coach’ but really our seniors and kids did a great job.”
Coppell senior cornerback Zach Cody makes a tackle against Plano on Nov. 3rd at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys host McKinney tonight in the Class 6A Division II Region I bi-district playoffs at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.

Beginning again: Cowboys face McKinney to open Class 6A playoffs

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Past, present, future –the Coppell football team seeks to turn its playoff fortunes around by advancing through the bi-district playoffs – something it has not done since 2017.  The Cowboys regular...

The Coppell football team takes the field vs the Jaguars. Coppell faces the McKinney Lions in the playoffs this Friday at Buddy Echols Field.

The Other Sideline: McKinney’s Shavers leads his team into Buddy Echols Field for playoff matchup

Sahith Mocharla November 8, 2022
What are you willing to do? To keep your family together, what would you do for your mother, father, siblings? Take that fight and apply it for our football family.
Coppell senior quarterback Jack Fishpaw drops back for a pass as senior defensive tackle Mavari McDonald holds a tight block on Monday at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell football team is preparing for its first playoff game in two years against McKinney on Friday at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.

Cowboys prepping for playoff matchup with McKinney

Namir Awan, Staff Photographer November 7, 2022

Coppell senior quarterback Jack Fishpaw evades pressure against Plano on Thursday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys defeated the Wildcats, 34-7.

Cowboys wallop the Wildcats to set up home playoff game

Sahith Mocharla, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

Strike One! Strike Two! Strike Three! Football – just like baseball – has a rule of three; three and out. Though they struck out of the red zone twice, the Coppell football team roared back to score...

Micd Up: Volleyball

Mic’d Up: Volleyball

Olivia Short, Sports visual media editor November 4, 2022

Ever wonder what volleyball players talk about on the court? Watch this video to get an inside view.

 Coppell senior wide receiver Zach Darkoch throws a pass down field on a trick play on Oct. 21 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys defeated Hebron, 43-35.

Cowboys hang on as Hawks late comeback falls short

Namir Awan, Staff Photographer November 4, 2022

Coppell volleyball coach Robyn Ross leads a team huddle at CHS Arena against Plano West on Oct. 14. Ross was named Cowgirls volleyball coach this year after coaching for Nansemond-Suffolk Academy in Virginia for 13 years.

Ross returns alma mater

Angelina Liu, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

Inhale. Exhale. Repeat.  In the darkness of a silent Coppell High School Arena, Coppell volleyball coach Robyn Ross sits on the center of the court with her team in front of her. The girls lay flat...

Coppell Cowboys run onto the field after halftime against Hebron at Buddy Echols Field on Oct. 21. Coppell faces the Plano Wildcats tonight at Home.

Cowboys look to defend home turf against Wildcats in regular season finale

Sahith Mocharla November 3, 2022

From 0-0 to 8-1 this year’s message has remained unchanged: not this year, not like this, we win together. The Coppell football team understands it is already in the playoffs, but its approach and message...

Coppell freshman Black football players Karim Alfarwati and Godson Osuju watch the freshmen game against Hebron on Oct. 20. Alfarwati has played football since eighth grade and plays on a tight and defensive end.

Childhood memory transforms into Alfarwati’s new passion

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Coppell freshmen Black team tight end Karim Alfarwati has always enjoyed watching football. He grew up watching the Gators play at the University of Florida with his dad since he was 10. This inspired...

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