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The home stretch: Three track athletes qualify for state

The home stretch: Three track athletes qualify for state

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

As track season comes to a close, the Coppell Cowboys and Cowgirls will be sending senior high jumper Philip Frank, sophomore 800-meter runner Jackson Walker and freshman 800-meter runner Morgan Colon to state after a successful overall season.   “On the boy's side of things the varsity [...

Track finds success in young athletes at area meet

Track finds success in young athletes at area meet

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

GARLAND -- As a freshman participating in her first area track meet, Lauren Kellett could have let the pressure get to her. The moment could have been too young for the young athlete.   Yet, she did not let this happen.   Placing fourth in the triple jump and second in the long jump, Kellett helped lead ...

Track team dusts up District 9-6A competition to sweep meet

Track team dusts up District 9-6A competition to sweep meet

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

DALLAS - Coming around the final turn of the boys 4x200 relay, Coppell senior Josh Freeman could feel the Skyline athlete coming up right on his heels. Arms pumping, baton in hand, Freeman gave the final stretch of the race every ounce of energy he had, winning by .05 seconds.   This win,...

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Marcus Krum and Joseph Krum

March 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

As the powerful gusts of wind swept through Buddy Echols Field and a slight drizzle fell from the sky, Coppell High School senior Zach Dicken took a deep breath and looked down at the sandpit he would soon jump into.   After a quick burst of speed, Dicken sprinted down the strip of track and ri...

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field, Winter Sports

“It just gives me chills, thinking about it.”   To say senior football player Kevin Madigan was excited to sign his letter of intent with Army West Point would be an understatement. But for him and two other Coppell athletes of the 12 who participated in National Signing Day in the Cop...

Echols highlights Cowboys’ achievements in regional track meet, advances to state

Echols highlights Cowboys’ achievements in regional track meet, advances to state

Joseph Krum, Managing Editor

May 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

ARLINGTON - On a quiet, cloudy Saturday morning, senior Colin Echols stepped out of the discus ring at Maverick Stadium in Arlington with a toothy smile.   Echols had just thrown a discus a massive 188 feet nine inches, a throw that would qualify him for the state meet and win the Class 6A...

All-around success moves 13 athletes, relay teams to regionals

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

After sweeping District 7-6A, the Coppell track and field team looked like a freight train, heading into the 7/8-6A area meet at Buddy Echols Field with a full head of steam. And just like a locomotive, the Cowboys (who finished fourth in total points) and Cowgirls received success from all around the boa...

Coppell sweeps district track meet titles, capping it off with a thrilling finish.

Coppell sweeps district track meet titles, capping it off with a thrilling finish.

TJ Andres, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Going into the last event of the night, the 4x400 meter relay, the Cowboys needed to finish at least third to clinch the district 7-6A title and the relay team consisting of juniors Matt Dorrity and Alan Huo, sophomore Gabriel Lemons and senior Luke Conlon were to get the job done.   The...

Track team looks to close out the year strong at district meet

Track team looks to close out the year strong at district meet

TJ Andres, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

As the track and field season winds down and the teams have competed in numerous meets, it is now time for the District 7-6A meet.   The meet starts at 5 p.m. Monday and the finals of all running events will take place Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.The teams competing will be Co...

Pridgen twins take on track season (with video)

Pridgen twins take on track season (with video)

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

On a typical morning, Coppell High School junior Hannah Pridgen wakes up at 5:30 in the morning and runs multiple miles on the CHS track or on sidewalks around Coppell with the cross country team.   On that same morning, Hannah’s fellow CHS junior and twin sister Emily Pridgen sleeps in a...

Mitchell, Echols advance to state track meet

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

By Marcus Krum Staff Writer @marcuskrum   After feeling the joy of success at the 6A region 1 track meet on Saturday, May 2, several Coppell Cowboys, after placing highly, will be feeling the pressure of performing at the highest level of high school athletics: the state meet. “Most...

Area Track Results

Area Track Results

April 24, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Dominic DeCello @decelloballer21 Staff Writer  The Coppell High School boys and girls track and fields team did great at the area track meet on Wednesday at Cedar Hill High School. Area was between District 7-6A and 8-6A with the top four participants and each event moving on to regionals. ...