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Coppell special teams coordinator Christopher Lackey has been involved in multiple pursuits such as fishing, the Marine Corps, weight training and MMA fighting before coaching football. With his diverse experiences, Lackey utilizes his skillset to coach at Coppell.

Fisher, corps, fighter, coach

Shreya Beldona, Executive enterprise editor February 5, 2021

As the 18-wheeler came closer and closer towards his 240 Nissan SX on his journey from Lubbock to Homer, Alaska for his post high school graduation commercial fishing job in 1999, Coppell special teams...

Coppell senior quarterback Ryan Walker hugs Coppell assistant Lincoln Hanke following Denton Guyer's 52-24 victory at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex on Saturday in the Class 6A Division II Region I bi-district playoffs. Coppell ends its season 6-4.

Tale of two halves: Cowboys eliminated as Wildcats mount second half surge

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor December 13, 2020

DENTON- The stage was set. Denton Guyer dressed in its grey and black with a roaring blue student section against the white of the visiting Cowboys on a cool, breezy afternoon.  Guyer did what...

Coppell senior running back Jason Ngwu looks for an opening in the backfield against Flower Mound on Dec. 4 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys face Denton Guyer on Saturday at 1 p.m. at C.H. Collins Complex in Denton in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

First up: Coppell taking on state-ranked Guyer in bi-district matchup

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor December 11, 2020

This has been a long season for Coppell.  From facing a state-ranked Class 5A school in preseason to having games cancelled due to COVID-19 as well as battling for a playoff spot up until the last...

Coppell senior running back Jason Ngwu rushes against Flower Mound on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. With a 51-28 win over the Jaguars, the Cowboys face Denton Guyer on Saturday at 1 p.m. at C.H. Collins Complex in Denton in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

Playoff spot secured with defeat of Flower Mound

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2020

A cloud of white hung over the west side of Buddy Echols Field, remnants of the Coppell student section’s annual powder toss. With just over two minutes in the third quarter, Flower Mound was geared...

Coppell senior wide receiver KJ Liggins dodges Plano East defenders at Tom Kimbrough Stadium on Friday. Coppell takes on Flower Mound tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field in the last home game of the season.

Playoff berth at stake for football

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2020

For the Coppell football team, tomorrow means more than just being the last home game of the season. Its 7 p.m. game against Flower Mound at Buddy Echols Field will determine whether it makes playoffs...

Coppell senior safety Zach Stricker lines up with his team for the national anthem prior to the first quarter against Plano East at Tom Kimbrough Stadium on Friday. Stricker committed to Sam Houston State University to play football.

Stricker prioritizing family with college selection

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Coppell senior long snapper Zach Stricker found his home away from home at Sam Houston State University, committing to play football for the Bearkats in November. As a person who prioritizes family, Stricker...

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.

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

Meer Mahfuz and Torie Peck 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...

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.

Cowboys to face struggling Plano East in push for playoffs

Meer Mahfuz and Torie Peck 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...

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.

Football unable to earn Senior Night win

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...

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.

Football returning to action against Lewisville 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....

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.

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

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...

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.

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

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...

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