Coppell Student Media

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Lili Lomas

November 11, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With both teams scoring 36 points within the first two quarters, last night’s basketball game was fast paced and competitive throughout. The Cowboys secured their first win of the 2017-18 season in a close game against the Marcus Marauders, 58-54, at the CHS Arena.   The teams proved to be legitimate competitio...

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

  With the season in the balance on Tuesday night, the Coppell boys basketball team needed a win and a Richardson Berkner loss to move on to the playoffs.The Cowboys still held up their end of the bargain in the senior night game, ending with a 60-46 Coppell victory over Lake Highlands at the CHS arena.   Yet, Richardson Berk...

Play of Skyline guard too much to overcome in blowout loss

Play of Skyline guard too much to overcome in blowout loss

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

At 6’5”, 180 pounds, Skyline senior point guard Marcus Garrett is a matchup nightmare for any opposing guard. On Friday night, his combination of length,  a smooth shot and a deadly crossover was on full display, as he helped the Raiders to a 64-45 win over the Coppell boys basketball team in the CHS...

Second half efforts not enough in tough district loss

Second half efforts not enough in tough district loss

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It was the comeback that just never quite was.   The Coppell basketball team, after trailing by 11 at the half to Richardson Berkner, showed its fight to open the second half with five threes and an and-one transition layup to tie the game up at 34.   Yet the barrage from downtown ...

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

For three quarters, very little was going the Coppell boys basketball team’s way offensively. The Cowboys struggled to hit shots and turned the ball over far too many times.   But in the final eight minutes, they found some sort of spark, and their “extraordinary” effort gave them the...

Despite lack of threes, abundance of fouls, Cowboys prove toughness in big district win

Despite lack of threes, abundance of fouls, Cowboys prove toughness in big district win

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

January 14, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Coppell basketball team (11-8 overall, 3-2 District 9-6A) celebrated one of its biggest wins of the season against the top team in District 9-6A, Richardson (14-8, 4-1), winning, 58-47, at the  Coppell High School arena.   “This win was really important,” said Solari, who led Coppell  with 15 po...

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 21, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

After making his return from an injured hand several weeks ago, Jackson Solari has not played up to his own standards. But on Tuesday night, the senior forward made his return to the floor known in a big way, leading the Coppell Cowboys basketball team (7-7 overall, 1-0 District 9-6A) to a 58-53 victo...

Turner proving role as star center in second return to Dallas

Turner proving role as star center in second return to Dallas

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

DALLAS -- Myles Turner was not your typical 17 year old. At seven feet tall, 240 pounds, it is safe to say he towered over everyone at Euless Trinity and on the basketball court, where he starred for the Trojans, averaging 18 points per game as a senior in the 2013-2014 year. So on Feb. 18, 2014, w...

Plummer drops 14 but Cowboys fall to Grapevine 55-45

Plummer drops 14 but Cowboys fall to Grapevine 55-45

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

From the start of the game, Coppell (8-6) seemed off, culminating in a 55-45 loss in a game that it never led the Grapevine Mustangs (11-2). Grapevine pressed on defense from the very first possession of the game, a high-energy style of defense that they carried throughout the entire night. “Their ...

Battle through injuries, expectations propel Cowboys into new season

Battle through injuries, expectations propel Cowboys into new season

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor

November 20, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As the referee blew his whistle and tossed the basketball high into the air for the opening tipoff on Nov. 15, the 2016-2017 Coppell basketball season was set into full swing. Although the new season is still young, the expectations for this talented group are set high. Last year, the Coppell basketball team finis...

Deep ball carries Cowboys to big first win of the young season

Deep ball carries Cowboys to big first win of the young season

Joseph Krum, Executive Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Christian Plummer was on fire last night. The Coppell senior guard had the hot hand, hitting seven 3-pointers for the Cowboys last night’s 64-54 season opening win over McKinney Boyd. Plummer, who averaged 9 points per game last year, scored a team-high 21 points as senior forward Sam Marshall added 1...