Coppell Student Media

A new leader to a proven team

A new leader to a proven team

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Since 2012, the Allen Eagles football team has gone a staggering 62-2, but 60 of those wins were under coach Tom Westerberg. This year, new coach Terry Gambill took over one of the top high school coaching jobs in America, where the expectation is to win. After his first two games at the helm, he ha...

Offensive spark, clutch defense leads charge in second half comeback win

Offensive spark, clutch defense leads charge in second half comeback win

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 3, 2016

  MCKINNEY - Sprinting down the field, nothing but green turf in front of him, senior outside linebacker Tristan Kalina was overcome with emotion. As he ran towards the end zone to seal the Cowboys (2-0) 31-21 victory over McKinney Boyd (0-2), he knew nobody would catch him. Kalina’s score...

McGill, timely defense saves narrow OT victory in season opener

McGill, timely defense saves narrow OT victory in season opener

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

August 27, 2016

No matter which way you look at it, it was not pretty. For some, the first game jitters appeared to be in full effect on Friday night. However, Jonathan McGill was seemed to be immune. The sophomore finished with two interceptions (one in overtime) and the game-winning touchdown catch, as somehow, so...

Football 101 provides tips, pointers and laughs

Football 101 provides tips, pointers and laughs

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor

August 25, 2016

Through all the jokes, teaching, and even a reference to a Nordstrom’s sale, the Coppell High School football coaches taught mothers and ladies alike all they could about the game of football.   Whether it was running through step-by-step of an offensive play or explaining what a quarter...

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 26, 2016

Call it a vision into the future. A glimpse at what is yet to come. A look ahead at the season ahead. As the Cowboys took the field for the 2016 spring football game on Wednesday at Buddy Echols Field, coaches, fans and players alike got a chance to take a look into the talent on this roster in the up...

Second half playoff comeback falls just short for Cowboys

Second half playoff comeback falls just short for Cowboys

November 14, 2015

By Marcus Krum Sports Editor @marcuskrum   In a year in which the Cowboys (6-5, 4-2 District 7-6A) came up just short against several top tier teams in the regular season, the postseason proved to be no different, as Coppell fell 35-31 in a heartbreaking, season-ending loss to DeSoto (...

Deep playoff run could be in Cowboys’ future

Deep playoff run could be in Cowboys’ future

November 9, 2015

By Marcus Krum Sports Writer @marcuskrum   After a tough 49-14 home loss to Euless Trinity (9-0, 5-0 District 7-6A) in which the Cowboys allowed 539 yards rushing and turned the ball over three times, and the close 19-14 win over Colleyville Heritage (4-5, 2-3), some might find reason...

Senior night rout of Haltom provide momentum for playoffs

Senior night rout of Haltom provide momentum for playoffs

November 7, 2015

By Marcus Krum Sports Editor @marcuskrum As 36 Coppell football seniors stepped off Buddy Echols field for the final time on Friday night with a 44-6 victory over Haltom (1-9, 0-7 District 7-6A), the mood was bittersweet. However, with the big win, the Cowboys gain confidence on both sides of...

Rice, Backup quarterback Green carry offense in victory

Rice, Backup quarterback Green carry offense in victory

October 31, 2015

By Marcus Krum Sports Editor @marcuskrum Coming into a late-season game, the second week in a row with bad weather, the matchup on Halloween already looked as if it was going to have some flare even before kickoff. The wild game, complete with two high-powered offenses scoring less than 35 ...

A race to the finish

A race to the finish

October 30, 2015

By Victor Carrasco Staff Writer       As the season winds down, the Coppell Cowboys are 4-4 and looking to take third in the Division 7 6-A standings. The Cowboys are facing the 4-4 Colleyville Heritage Panthers who are tied for third with Coppell in the standings this week and onl...

CHS football gives it their all on, off field with community service project

CHS football gives it their all on, off field with community service project

October 29, 2015

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm   On Tuesday, the Coppell High School football team hosted a blanket drive to benefit the Austin Street Center at Chipotle Mexican Grill on Denton Tap Road.   “I think it is awesome, and it is a great community event,” co-vice pre...

Offense struggles to find rhythm against Euless Trinity Trojans in tough loss

Offense struggles to find rhythm against Euless Trinity Trojans in tough loss

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2015

After three lightning delays and practically a three hour first quarter, Coppell and Euless Trinity finally got to play. It was obvious the focus of some players was scattered, but Trinity came to compete and kept cutting through Coppell defense play after play, handing a tough 49-14 loss to the Cowboys.   A...