Coppell Student Media

Late score ends upset bid against national power

Late score ends upset bid against national power

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

ALLEN - By halftime, the home crowd in Eagle Stadium had grown quieter as the scoreboard showed a tied game. The Coppell football team, Allen’s Homecoming opponent, were posing a larger threat than they had thought.  A fourth-quarter 17-yard Eagles touchdown by Allen senior runningback Celdon Manning wi...

Cowboys facing nationally-ranked Allen

Cowboys facing nationally-ranked Allen

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

Up against a team they have not beaten in seven years, the Cowboys travel to Eagle Stadium to face Allen on Friday at 7 p.m.  Coppell (1-1) is not in the same district as Allen (2-0), but the matchup has pushed Cowboys training further.  “We’ve been watching all of the Allen game film and ...

Coppell with momentum as it heads into showdown with state champs (with video)

Coppell with momentum as it heads into showdown with state champs (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 7, 2019

With 9:33 left in the first quarter of the home opener, Coppell senior defensive linemen Rodney Mccarty forced a fumble deep into Raiders terrority. This set up a 24 yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Ryan Walker to sophomore wide receiver Anthony Black.  The Cowboys took down L.D. Bell, 17-10, of F...

Cowboys look to find redemption in home opener

Cowboys look to find redemption in home opener

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The Coppell football team looks to bounce back Friday against L.D. Bell in the home opener, after a loss in a close game against to Sachse. The Cowboys (0-1) kick off their first home game at 7 p.m. against the Blue Raiders (1-0) at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys got off to a fast start on offen...

Coach’s Box: Merchant looking to make a difference on, off the field

Coach’s Box: Merchant looking to make a difference on, off the field

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

With the start of the 2019 football season, a new face can be seen on the sideline. With more than 15 years of experience, new Coppell defensive coordinator Justin Merchant replaces Kirk McBride, who is now at McKinney Boyd. Merchant was hired to fill in the position for both the defensive coordinator ...

Mustangs ride past Cowboys in season opener (with video)

Mustangs ride past Cowboys in season opener (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

August 31, 2019

Garland-With 1:33 left in the first game of the season, Coppell sophomore wide receiver Charlie Barker was able to bring the Cowboys within three points with a kickoff return for a touchdown. However, the Mustangs ground game provided to be too much, as the Cowboys fell, 33-30.  “I saw an opening on the fi...

Cowboys open season with unfamiliar faces, same strategy

Cowboys open season with unfamiliar faces, same strategy

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

A 57-yard field goal by current Texas A&M University freshman kicker Caden Davis sealed the deal for the Cowboys during their season opener at home against the Sachse Mustangs during the 2018 season.   The Cowboys are on the road, as they take on the Mustangs once again tonight starting ...

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...