Coppell Student Media

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

RICHARDSON -- Walking off the field for the final regular season game this year, the Coppell football team (8-2 overall, 6-1 District 9-6A) had its playoff fate set. But the momentum it needed heading into next week’s matchup with 9-1 Rowlett is something they hoped to grab. And on Friday, Copp...

Big-play defense comes through with fourth quarter turnovers in win

Big-play defense comes through with fourth quarter turnovers in win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

October 29, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

With Skyline (4-5 overall, 4-2 District 9-6A) knocking on the door with first and goal at the one yard line, the Raiders were threatening to make it a three point game with under five minutes to go. The Coppell defense was having none of that. The Cowboys (7-2, 5-1) stuffed four straight run plays from the one yard line, h...

Trump’s crude talk misrepresents athletes, locker room settings

Trump’s crude talk misrepresents athletes, locker room settings

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

With the sports world a frenzied cluster of World Series baseball, all levels of football and the dawn of a new basketball season, something else has managed to take the stage, front and center. The volatile, explosive presidential election cycle has managed to steal headlines and television ratings across t...

Pure class: McBride accounts for six TDs in sound defeat of Berkner

Pure class: McBride accounts for six TDs in sound defeat of Berkner

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The game started slow for both Coppell (4-1 District 9-6A, 6-2 overall) and Richardson Berkner (4-4, 2-3), the Cowboys would find their rhythm but the Rams would not.   With a final score of 42-7 in Coppell’s second to last district game, Cowboys junior quarterback Brady McBride passed...

Undersized defensive players shine as cohesive unit in third consecutive district romp

Undersized defensive players shine as cohesive unit in third consecutive district romp

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

October 15, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

ADDISON - The largest man in its linebacking corps is a mere 6 feet 1 inch, 200 pounds. The average height of its defensive line is right around 6 feet tall. But the Coppell defense does not show it.   Unrelenting pursuing the ball carrier all night long, the Cowboys (5-2 overall, 3-1 Distric...

Cowboys look to continue district roll at W.T. White

Cowboys look to continue district roll at W.T. White

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

  Winning on the road in mid-season district matchups is not easy. But after throttling Lake Highlands in  its stadium a week ago, the Coppell football team heads into W.T. White with a full head of steam. “It gives us a lot of confidence,” senior linebacker Rodrigo De la Garza said....

McBride spreads Lake Highlands defense thin with electric receiving corps in rout

McBride spreads Lake Highlands defense thin with electric receiving corps in rout

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

October 8, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

DALLAS-- Any 42-point road win is a statement. On Friday night, the Coppell Cowboys’ air attack added an exclamation point to the end.   Taking the 52-10 victory over Lake Highlands (1-5 overall, 1-2 District 9-6A) at Wildcat-Ram Stadium, the Coppell (4-2, 2-1) receiving corps lit up the...

Offense pulls Cowboys away in first half of blowout homecoming win

Offense pulls Cowboys away in first half of blowout homecoming win

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

October 1, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

“We’ve been talking about it all week, speed kills,” Matt Dorrity said.   Sprinting up the seam, the senior wide receiver used his blazing speed to torch the Richardson Pearce safety, breaking past the defensive secondary with ease and catching a beautiful 55-yard pass from junior quarterbac...

Cowboys look for first district win in homecoming game

Cowboys look for first district win in homecoming game

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

As all the homecoming festivities converge onto the week’s final event, the Cowboys (2-2 overall, 0-1 District 9-6A) will go head to head with Richardson Pearce (2-2, 1-0) at Buddy Echols field on Friday night.   In last Friday’s tough 41-10 loss to Jesuit, junior quarterback Brady McBrid...

Penalties, mistakes sink Cowboys in district opener

Penalties, mistakes sink Cowboys in district opener

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

DALLAS-- Nothing wrecks a team’s chances to win quite like penalties. And as the drive-stalling, score-rescinding flags piled up, the Coppell football team (2-2 overall, 0-1 District 9-6A) sunk, falling to Jesuit (1-3, 1-0) in the district opener, 41-10.   From the start, penalties were costly on bot...

Cowboys open up District 9-6A play at winless Jesuit

Cowboys open up District 9-6A play at winless Jesuit

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

It is the opening night for Coppell football (2-1) in District 9-6A play. It is first the district game the Cowboys will play as a Region II team in decades. As they kick off at Jesuit (0-3), this will not be your typical matchup between the district leader and a team looking for their first win. ...

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Edtor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Colin Kaepernick has every right to do what he did.   There’s no debating that, from a legal standpoint, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback can sit down, kneel, lay on the ground, or jump up and down with his hands in the air. That is because Kaepernick has freedom of speech, a right giv...