Coppell Student Media

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

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

  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

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

“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

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

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

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

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...

Observing Kaepernick opposition

Observing Kaepernick opposition

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

As a person of color, it is systematically harder to make a living in a safe environment, even if the playing field is the same length for everyone.

Lone (Five) Star: Choate finds home as one of nation’s top deep snappers

Lone (Five) Star: Choate finds home as one of nation’s top deep snappers

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 15, 2016

He is, according to Kohls Kicking Camp, Coppell football’s only five-star recruit. He is the fifth ranked player at his position in the entire nation. Yet Connor Choate does not need the spotlight. Since he first took the field as a varsity player in the fall of 2015, that is never what the senior l...

Cowboys catch tough breaks, run out of fuel in loss to Allen

Cowboys catch tough breaks, run out of fuel in loss to Allen

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 10, 2016

It was just one of those nights. Whether it was trips to the red zone ending in only three points, or missed offsides call that would have given the Coppell offense a first down, the Cowboys (2-1) simply could not catch a break, falling to the state no. 2 Allen Eagles (3-0) 42-20 on Friday night. ...

Cowboys go head-to-head with state’s no. 2 team

Cowboys go head-to-head with state’s no. 2 team

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 9, 2016

As the Allen Eagles (2-0) travel back to Buddy Echols field for the first time in four years, fans of Coppell football (2-0) have been waiting for this moment. When the Cowboys take the field, they will sit, hoping, praying for shades of 2012’s thrilling victory. The Eagles started the season off with two r...