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Boys soccer puts end to winless streak, looks to redeem itself in second half of district season 

Boys soccer puts end to winless streak, looks to redeem itself in second half of district season 

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

This was not where the Cowboys had expected to find themselves halfway through the District 6-6A season.  Stepping into the season with high aspirations, the team stood 1-4-2 and second to last in the district standings before the match. Set to play the only team below it, Irving MacArthur, they ...

Coppell looks to end winless streak against MacArthur

Coppell looks to end winless streak against MacArthur

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team has had a rough District 6-6A season so far, standing second to last in the district with a record of 1-4-2. In a winless drought six-matches long, the team hopes to turn around its season with a victory over MacArthur at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field. MacAr...

Coppell blows two-goal lead, falls to Vikings

Coppell blows two-goal lead, falls to Vikings

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

With less than 13 minutes left in the match and a tie score, tensions were high between Coppell and Irving Nimitz. Then, at the 12:39 mark, Nimitz’s Miguel Landeros scored - his third goal of the night.  The Cowboys were unable to produce any more results and fell to the Vikings, 3-2, last night a...

Muslija makes strides for soccer

Muslija makes strides for soccer

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Playing for a club soccer team, U19 North Texas Celtics; potentially playing for the U19 Bosnian national team and managing high school is more than what most students can handle and yet that is the life of Coppell junior forward Ilhan Muslija. To this day, Muslija dreams of making it professionally in socce...

Cowboys look to end drought against Nimitz

Cowboys look to end drought against Nimitz

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

It has been five matches since the Coppell boys soccer team has won. After a victory to begin their first District 6-6A run, the Cowboys have suffered three losses and two ties to put them at fifth place in district standings.  Now, Coppell has the chance to break its winless streak as it faces Irving ...

Cowboys fail to break winless streak, fall 2-1 to Irving

Cowboys fail to break winless streak, fall 2-1 to Irving

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

The Cowboys bench became increasingly agitated as the numbers on the clock approached zero. The players and coaches stood on the edge of the field, hoping for a goal to bring them a much needed equalizer.  Instead, they were greeted with another Irving goal with 12 minutes left, bringing more groans of frustr...

Cowboys tie with current second-place team in District 6-6A play

Cowboys tie with current second-place team in District 6-6A play

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

Loud cheers from Coppell are quickly silenced as gloved hands brush the creases of the soccer ball before fully grasping it. The Cowboys dissent on the result of senior midfielder Sebastian Blaas’ free kick, but soon accept the ball was stopped just centimeters from the goal.  The score remain...

Cowboys expecting tough match-up against Farmers

Cowboys expecting tough match-up against Farmers

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

After a disappointing loss on Tuesday night, the Coppell boys soccer team looks to regain its footing in its third match of District 6-6A play tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. against Lewisville at Buddy Echols Field. “Bouncing back from a 3-1 loss [to Hebron] isn’t hard but it does add more pressure to w...

Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

January 29, 2020

At a chilly 40 degrees coupled with the blowing wind, the Coppell boys soccer team played its first District 6-6A home match against Hebron last night at Buddy Echols Field, falling to the Hawks, 3-1. “We’re starting to get a little bit more chemistry and we’re starting to play more as a tea...

Chasing dreams from Croatia to Coppell

Chasing dreams from Croatia to Coppell

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

January 28, 2020

Cowboys to play Hebron in first District 6-6A home match

Cowboys to play Hebron in first District 6-6A home match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team took its first step into the District 6-6A season on the right foot last Friday, winning 2-0 against Irving MacArthur. Now for their second district match tonight, the Cowboys play Hebron at Buddy Echols Field at 7:30 p.m. Coming out of preseason with a 2-4-3 record, Hebron also opened ...