Coppell Student Media

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

June 29, 2019

Born in Chicago and having lived in Australia for five years, San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas has numerous places to call his hometown. Yet he chooses Coppell, Texas, where he hosted the Solomon Thomas Youth Football Camp on Saturday from 9:00 a.m to noon. The camp took place at Buddy Echols Field, w...

Cowboys lose to Dragons in first round

Cowboys lose to Dragons in first round

Bren Flechtner, Photographer Editor

November 20, 2018

Old foe ends Cowboys’ season

Old foe ends Cowboys’ season

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

    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

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

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

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...