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  • Commitment form for third nine weeks is available today for those changing their commitments, due Dec. 9
  • Dec. 11 is an early dismissal day in CISD (Elementary: 12:30 p.m., Middle: 1 p.m., High: 1:40 p.m.)

Cowboys overcome early Plano East surge, rise to third in district

Coppell junior wide receiver Anthony Black catches a touchdown pass from Coppell senior quarterback Ryan Walker with four seconds remaining in the second quarter against Plano East at Tom Kimbrough Stadium on Friday. Coppell defeated the Panthers, 49-26.
Torie Peck, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

MURPHY- With the glow of stadium lights, the blackened night sky, the cool breeze and the exhilarated stadium, last night’s game was the perfect scene for a dominating, Thanksgiving week win. Coppell...

Cowboys to face struggling Plano East in push for playoffs

Coppell sophomore defensive back Matthew Williams returns an interception off Marcus senior quarterback Garrett Nussmeier with 3:50 remaining in the third quarter on Nov. 6 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys take on Plano East on Friday night at the Tom Kimbrough Stadium.
Torie Peck, Staff Writer November 27, 2020

Having only practiced once in the last two weeks (due to Coppell High School and CHS9 closure and the cancellation of the Hebron game the week prior) and suffering its worst loss of the season against...

Football unable to earn Senior Night win

Coppell junior defensive lineman Sammy Hernandez grapples with Lewisville junior offensive lineman Tahj Martin during the third quarter last night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys fell to the Farmers, 39-14, in a disheartening Senior Night loss.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2020

A crowd of neon-clad fans populated the student section. Prior to the game, each senior was escorted on the field by their families for the Senior Night program. With second place in District 6-6A standings...

Football returning to action against Lewisville for Senior Night

Coppell senior running back Jason Ngwu dodges Flower Mound Marcus senior defensive lineman Bryson Wade on Nov. 6 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys face Lewisville tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for Senior Night.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 19, 2020

A lot has happened since the last time the Coppell football team played.  Hebron canceled last Friday’s game due to COVID-19 cases on the coaching staff. Coppell High School went virtual from Nov....

Coppell remains idle this week as Hebron game canceled due to COVID-19

The Coppell football team listens as the band plays the alma mater after its game against Plano West on Oct. 30 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys’ game against Hebron has been declared a no-contest as Hebron has shut down football operations for the next two weeks.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor November 9, 2020

According to Coppell coach Michael DeWitt and Hebron High School Principal Amy Boughton, Hebron will shut down all football operations for the next two weeks after Hebron coaches and others have been impacted...

Football falls to second place in District 6-6A standings

Coppell senior quarterback Ryan Walker looks for an open teammate against Flower Mound Marcus on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys lost to the Marauders, 38-24.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2020

In the faceoff between two undefeated teams in District 6-6A, Coppell was ahead only once - a lead which lasted 42 seconds of playing time. From then on out, it was a struggle to get even close to matching...

District leaders to fight for top spot

Coppell senior defensive back Canon Peters returns an interception in the fourth quarter against Plano West on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys face Flower Mound Marcus tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020

Only one team in District 6-6A has a perfect record so far: Flower Mound Marcus. Sitting at the top of the standings, it is followed by Coppell, which holds the same district record (2-0) but is 4-1 overall.   The...

17 unanswered second half points gives Coppell dramatic homecoming victory over Plano West (with video)

Coppell senior offensive lineman Febechi Nwaiwu and junior wide receiver Anthony Black celebrate Black’s touchdown in the second quarter against Plano West last night at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell defeated Plano West, 31-20, in its annual Homecoming game.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 31, 2020

The lights lay low. The wind plateaued and the chilly backdrop ushered in. The plethora of fans silent as the game drew on, knowing that time was not in their favor. The time on the clock read four minutes...

Coppell looks earn second district win on homecoming night against Plano West

Coppell senior Jason Ngwu is tackled by Plano defenders at John Clark Stadium on Oct. 23. Coppell plays Plano West tomorrow for its homecoming game at Buddy Echols Field at 7 p.m.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 29, 2020

Coming off of last week’s 35-33 victory over Plano, Coppell escaped with a tight victory as Plano could not capitalize on six Cowboys turnovers.  However, going into tomorrow’s Coppell (3-1 overall,...

Coach’s Box: Barnett setting example as father figure for student athletes

Coppell assistant Blaine Barnett passes during pregame warmups before the Cowboys’ 42-35 victory against Sachse on Oct. 2 at Buddy Echols Field. In addition to coaching football, Barnett teaches special education at Coppell High School.
Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

Blaine Barnett coaches tight ends for the Coppell football team and is a special education teacher at Coppell High School. Barnett graduated from CHS in 1995 and came back to coach as a special teams coordinator...

A clean slate

Coppell senior quarterback Ryan Walker is tackled by Plano defenders at John Clark Field last night. Coppell defeated Plano, 35-33.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 24, 2020

PLANO - Last night’s game was all but settled in the third quarter when Coppell scored 21 unanswered points and held a 35-13 lead over Plano but one thing stood between them and its first district win:...

A new beginning

Coppell junior wide receiver Anthony Black and senior wide receiver Gavin Osteen runs their routes at the Highlander Stadium on Oct. 9. Coppell will travel to Plano on Friday for its first district game.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 22, 2020

Coming off of an intense non-district schedule, the district-wide bye week meant two things for the Cowboys: rest and recollection Coppell (2-1) needed this week of rest after putting up three strong...

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