Coppell Student Media

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 ...

Heartbreaking loss ends Cowboys’ bid at undefeated district play

Heartbreaking loss ends Cowboys’ bid at undefeated district play

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After madness in the final 20 seconds of play led to Coppell’s possession down by one point with two seconds remaining, the odds looked as if they could be in the Cowboys’ favor. As close-game finishers all year, the team simply needed to knock down one more shot to stay undefeated in district pla...

Late plays, defensive grit prove too much for Haltom in win

Late plays, defensive grit prove too much for Haltom in win

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 23, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The story for the Cowboys basketball team this entire season has been its ability to win close games. Down the stretch, Coppell (20-3, 6-0 District 7-6A) has been able to make clutch plays throughout this year. The narrative was no different in this one, as several key plays down the game lifted th...

Cowboys and Trojans put up a close fight on the court

Cowboys and Trojans put up a close fight on the court

Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In a hard-fought district matchup on Friday night, the Coppell boys basketball (18-4, 4-0 District 7-6A) pulled out a 49-45 victory over the Trinity Trojans (12-5, 2-1).   The crowd had barely taken a seat before CHS senior point guard Josh Fink put the Cowboys in an early 2-0 lead against the...

Second half run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall

Second half run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall

December 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

By Marcus Krum Sports Editor @marcuskrum   Combining for 10 points in the last four minutes, junior forward Sam Marshall and senior guard Peyton Chun stepped off the court after a 10-0 run in which the duo each knocked down two big shots. The run they just led their team on turned out ...

Young season promising for guard-heavy team

Young season promising for guard-heavy team

December 11, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

By Marcus Krum Sports Editor @marcuskrum With only two players listed at over 6 feet 2 inches tall, this year’s Coppell Cowboys basketball team looked to be facing some big obstacles in their lack of height. However, after a 3-1 start and a third place in the South San tournament in San Antonio, t...