Coppell Student Media

Moving on

Moving on

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

COLLEYVILLE - There are some matches that are completely one-sided - point after point for one team, the other team slowly giving up hope, fans falling asleep in the top row.   This was not one of those matches. This was a evenly matched, tense battle for the title of Class 6A Region 1 bi-d...

A big step forward: McGill commits to play football at SMU

A big step forward: McGill commits to play football at SMU

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

    UPDATE: As of the Dec. 16, McGill has changed his commitment from SMU to Standford. Read more.   Not many people get the opportunity to play varsity football in their freshman year, let alone start on varsity. But that did not stop Coppell High School senior Jonathan McGill.   McGill recently orally com...

Cowboys look for district win with playoffs in sight

Cowboys look for district win with playoffs in sight

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

The Coppell football team will play Irving tonight at Joy & Ralph Ellis Stadium.   The Cowboys (5-2 overall, 3-1 in District 6-6A) recorded an exciting win over Marcus with a game-winning field goal in the final minute. The Tigers are winless this season.   However, that was the...

Davis delivers again in the clutch

Davis delivers again in the clutch

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 21, 2018

As senior kicker Caden Davis set up a 51-yard field goal with the clock winding down - a sight all too familiar for Coppell - players knelt, prayed and hoped for a kick through the uprights.   The kick went up and in with 37 seconds left and the Coppell players, fans and coaches exploded in excitement...

Cowboys to hit ground running against Marcus in last leg of season

Cowboys to hit ground running against Marcus in last leg of season

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 18, 2018

The Coppell football plays Marcus in the seventh week of the regular season on Friday at 7 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field. Following their recent loss to Lewisville, the Cowboys are looking for a win against the Marauders (4-2 overall, 2-1 in District 6-6A).   “We just have to have a good week at pract...

Farmers harvest victory against Coppell in defensive showdown

Farmers harvest victory against Coppell in defensive showdown

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 16, 2018

LEWISVILLE - Six years, almost to the day, after Coppell senior wide receiver Jacob Logan died at Possum Kingdom Lake, the Cowboys took the field with Logan in their hearts and a flag with a large, red “21” imprinted on the face against Lewisville on Friday.   After a defensively-dominated game, the Farm...

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

CARROLLTON - On Friday, the heated match up against Hebron added a loss to Coppell’s volleyball record.   Hebron won 25-23, 25-14 and 25-20. The third set was the loudest, toughest and filled with energy and excitement.   Hebron is the three-time consecutive Class 6A state champions in volleyball under h...

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

CARROLLTON - The bench became deathly quiet and a hush fell momentarily over the folks in the stands. Trailing by a point, Hebron lined up for a potential game-winning field goal.   After two timeouts and only 24 seconds left on the clock, the Hebron kicker lines up from 16 yards out. The...

Second half rally sends Cowboys past MacArthur

Second half rally sends Cowboys past MacArthur

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Finishing with a 9-yard touchdown run by senior running back Ryan Hirt, the Cowboys varsity football team beat the Cardinals, 28-21, last night at Buddy Echols Field.   In the first quarter, the Cardinals (2-2 overall, 0-1 in District 6-6A) jumped to a 7-0 lead. This was due to a blocked ...

Cowgirls capitalize on second set comeback in district win

Cowgirls capitalize on second set comeback in district win

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

September 30, 2018

After winning the first set, the Coppell volleyball team fell behind MacArthur late in the second set. However, the Cowgirls were able to come back and take the set, soon leading to their 10th consecutive win in three sets, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-6, at the CHS arena.   The Cowgirls (32-8 overall, 7-0 i...

Cowboys look to fly past Cardinals in homecoming matchup

Cowboys look to fly past Cardinals in homecoming matchup

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

After losing in a shortened game to Allen two weeks ago, the Coppell football team looks to bound back with a win tonight against Irving MacArthur in the homecoming game at Buddy Echols Field.   The Cowboys (2-1) managed only 77 yards of offense in one half against Allen. Coppell coach Mike...

Cowgirls triumph over Flower Mound in thrilling match; Yan makes 1,000th assist

Cowgirls triumph over Flower Mound in thrilling match; Yan makes 1,000th assist

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Coppell fought its way to victory against the Lady Jaguars in Friday’s volleyball match, winning three of the five sets they played, 25-22, 22-25, 28-30, 25-18 and 15-12. The Cowgirls are now the only undefeated team in the district.   The first game began with a series of good offensive and defensi...