Coppell Student Media

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 11, 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...

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...

The game that got away: Cowboys lose OT heartbreaker

The game that got away: Cowboys lose OT heartbreaker

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

ARLINGTON - In a gut-wrenching turn of events as the clock wound down in regulation, a buzzer-beating layup to win did not get the roll, and after Coppell simply could not keep up in overtime, Duncanville pulled out the 72-61 Class 6A bi-district victory over the Cowboys at Arlington High School. Wi...

Winning in style: Cowboys cruise to victory over Panthers in stunning new home

Winning in style: Cowboys cruise to victory over Panthers in stunning new home

February 13, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

On a night where everything came together in unison, with the senior night festivities, the first game in the recently finished arena, riding the heels of a district championship, the Coppell Cowboys boys basketball team (23-5, 9-1 District 7-6A) was destined to put on a show on their brand new stage...

Moving Day: New era begins tonight with debut of CHS Arena

Moving Day: New era begins tonight with debut of CHS Arena

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball

It's here. In a season that has seen many close wins, a sweep of rival Southlake Carroll, and a district championship, everything seems to be going just right for the Cowboys basketball team, and it only gets better. Tonight, the Cowboys basketball team will be playing their first game in the just-finished...

Marshall, third-quarter surge propel cowboys to victory

Marshall, third-quarter surge propel cowboys to victory

February 8, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Down 13 points with only about 11 minutes of basketball left to play, the Coppell Cowboys, whose offense had sputtered since the start of the second half, looked to be in dire straits in their final regularly-scheduled game in the old gym. Then, something clicked. Slowly, Coppell chipped away at the ...