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CHS ‘14 alum to play in Super Bowl LIV with defensive powerhouse 49ers

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas played football for and graduated from Coppell High School in 2014. Thomas will play in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Coppell High School 2014 graduate and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas will run onto the turf of a rowdy Hard Rock Stadium with indescribable emotions and millions gazed upon him when he takes the field with the 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Sund...

Video: Cowboys triumphs over Nimitz

Video: Cowboys triumphs over Nimitz

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 17, 2019

Kinley passes, marches with equal passion

Coppell senior wide receiver Nathan Kinley lines up with the referee at the beginning of a play on Friday against Irving Nimitz at Buddy Echols Field. Kinley balances the sport with his other passion for playing the trumpet.

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff writer

November 11, 2019

Halftime starts. He is pouring sweat as he races out of the football field. He runs back with his trumpet in his band uniform and joins the rest of the band to perform. As soon as they are done delivering an applause-worthy performance, he runs and changes back into his football uniform and goes back to pl...

Season ends with rout of Nimitz

Coppell senior quarterback Kevin Shuman scores the last touchdown of the season with 8:42 remaining in the fourth quarter. Coppell defeated Irving Nimitz, 49-13, in the season finale on Friday night at Buddy Echols Field.

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Seniors said goodbye to their Coppell football careers with a convincing 49-13 victory against Irving Nimitz at Buddy Echols Field on Friday night. The Cowboys (4-6 overall and 3-4 in District 6-6A) started slowly by fumbling a punt return. Coppell sophomore wide receiver Anthony Black turned this aro...

Seniors bid farewell to Friday night football against Nimitz

Coppell junior running back Jason Ngwu slips past Flower Mound defenders at Neal E. Wilson Stadium on Nov. 1. The Cowboys face Irving Nimitz tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for their last game of the season.

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

In the spirit of the final game of the season, the Coppell football team anticipates stands packed with friends and family to make this week’s game memorable for all. The Coppell football team plays Irving Nimitz tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field. Nimitz is 2-7 overall and 1-5 in Distric...

Shootout ends playoff hopes

Coppell senior wide receiver Jan Rivera returns a kickoff against Flower Mound on Friday night at Neal E. Wilson stadium. The Cowboys fell, 62-47, in their sixth district game of the season, eliminating them from playoff contention.

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

FLOWER MOUND - With 4:30 left in the game, Coppell sophomore wide receiver Anthony Black made a 26-yard touchdown reception to close the Jaguars lead to eight. Flower Mound was able to answer with a 49-yard touchdown pass by senior quarterback Blake Short. The Jaguars’ 62-47 win also gave them the ...

Cowboys with final chance to clinch playoff berth

Coppell sophomore quarterback Landry Fee gets ready to snap during the game against Irving in the annual Homecoming game last week at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys face Flower Mound tonight at 7 p.m. at Neal Wilson Stadium.

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Everything is on the line as the Coppell football team looks to clinch a playoff spot, as it faces Flower Mound at Neal Wilson Stadium tonight at 7 p.m.  After three consecutive losses, the Cowboys (3-5 overall and 2-3 in District 6-6A) bounced back last week with a 55-7 win against Irving in the ann...

Walker walks the talk with influential positions

Coppell junior quarterback Ryan Walker throws a pass during the home district opener against Hebron on Oct. 4. Walker plays two offensive positions and leads the team in a pregame speech and prayer.

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 29, 2019

This season, it is not rare to see Coppell junior wide receiver/quarterback Ryan Walker receiving a pass in one play and throwing one in the next. He is faced with the challenge of playing two key positions that are imperative to make big offensive plays, and he excels. Between his two positions, Walker holds a lo...

Black’s athleticism travels from season to season

Coppell sophomore Anthony Black passes forward during the playoff game at Arlington High School on Feb. 22 against Lake Ridge last year. Black balances varsity football, basketball and track. The Sidekick file photo.

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Coppell sophomore Anthony Black is used to playing sports in multiple environments, sweating on the basketball court, football field and track alike.  Black excels as an athlete at CHS, balancing varsity football, basketball and track on top of classwork. Black also plays 3D Empire club basketball and 7-on-7 football outside of school. Black started h...

Coppell dominates Irving with eight touchdowns at homecoming game

Senior running back Tyrese Ward rushes after the snap giving Coppell a first down against Irving on Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys beat the Tigers 55-7 in their fifth district game of the season, bringing their district record to 2-3.

Pramika Kadari, Executive News & Enterprise Editor

October 26, 2019

Last night on Buddy Echols Field, Coppell took another step in its uphill battle to secure a spot in the playoffs by defeating Irving, 55-7, in its District 6-6A matchup and homecoming game.  “We have to win the rest of the games to have a chance to get in the playoffs, and so this was just a ...

Cowboys to face Irving in Homecoming game

Coppell sophomore quarterback Landry Fee and senior defensive back Gavin Osteen run out during the game against Marcus on Oct. 18 at Marauders Stadium. The Cowboys face Irving tonight at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for the Homecoming game.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

An explosion of mums, garters and school spirit await the Coppell football team tonight as it faces Irving in its annual Homecoming game at Buddy Echols Field at 7 p.m.  The Cowboys now sit at 1-3 in District 6-6A and 2-5 overall, following three consecutive district losses.  “We were real down...