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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Nick Taylor signs a contract with Orlando City SC on Jan. 11 to play professionally in the MLS with his parents Sorya and Randal Taylor. Nick graduated from Coppell High School in 2017 and was a part of the Class 6A 2016 state championship soccer team. Photo courtesy Sorya Taylor

One more goal scored

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor May 6, 2022

In the fall of 2004, the Coppell High School boy’s soccer team came home with a state championship title, led by coach John Lawhon. Sitting on artificial turf was a group of 6-year-olds, not yet old...

Coppell ISD Athletic Director Kit Pehl has initiated several changes in his first three years as athletic director to set the stage for the future of Coppell athletics. Pehl’s vision of a harmonious athletic department as well as a prioritization of winning and growing student athletes has prompted several coaching changes and there remains a continual drive for growth, improvement and excellence within Coppell Athletics.

Out with the old, in with the new

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Carousel. A term that is often used to describe coaching and athletic changes across three levels of athleticism is quite literally what Coppell athletics has been experiencing in its recent history.  Everything...

Coppell senior midfielder Pedro Peréz-Pareja steals against Allen junior defender Jackson Donato at McKinney ISD Stadium on Friday. Coppell ended its season after losing, 2-0, to Allen in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

Long way down: Cowboy comeback falls short against Allen

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2022

McKINNEY - Coppell coach James Balcolm, through this momentous season for the Coppell boys soccer team, spoke often about the law of averages: his simple belief that with the number of opportunities...

Coppell senior midfielder Walker Stone dribbles against Plano East on Feb. 12 at Buddy Echols Field against Plano East. The Cowboys play Allen tonight at 8 p.m. at McKinney ISD Stadium.

Cowboy comeback leads to playoffs against Allen

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2022

On Feb. 18, the night the Coppell boys soccer team lost 6-2 to Plano, a realization came to the Cowboys: if they continued to play as they were, their season would end without a shot at making a playoff...

Coppell junior defensive mid Ryder Brock gets past Lewisville freshman forward Sebastian Coronado at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. The Cowboys won, 2-1.

Boys soccer remains in playoff chase with victory over Lewisville

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer March 6, 2022

On Friday, the Coppell boys soccer team defeated Lewisville, 2-1 at Buddy Echols Field. A goal by sophomore forward Gareth Murillo was the difference in ensuring a Coppell win. “The last goal made...

Coppell sophomore midfielder Sam Stone and senior midfielder Walker Stoner defend against Marcus at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. The Cowboys defeated the Marauders, 3-0.

Cowboys beat down on rival Marcus to claim second district win

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2022

Five minutes into the Coppell boys soccer team’s match against Flower Mound Marcus at Buddy Echols Field, Coppell junior midfielder Preston Taylor put away the goal that would set the tone for the rest...

Coppell senior defender Colin Bezack clears against Plano on Tuesday at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys play Flower Mound Marcus tonight at Buddy Echols Field, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

The calm before the storm: Cowboys play rival Marcus in crucial match for playoff contention

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022

Coming off its first big win of the season, 3-1, against Plano West, the Coppell boys soccer team plays Flower Mound Marcus at Buddy Echols Field tonight, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. “We’re excited...

Coppell senior defender Bryson Chen plays in Tuesday’s soccer match against Plano West. The Cowboys beat the Wolves, 3-1. Photo courtesy Macy Jarrell

Stone hat trick downs Plano West as Cowboys seek momentum

Anette Varghese , Student Life Editor February 23, 2022

On Tuesday, the Coppell boys socer team defeated Plano West, 3-1, at Buddy Echols Field behind the leg of senior midfielder Walker Stone. The victory comes after the Cowboys tied the Wolves, 1-1, on...

Coppell senior midfielder Walker Stone competes with Plano East for possession at Buddy Echols Field on Friday.

Cowboys fall to Panthers off penalty kick

Torie Peck, Sports Editor February 13, 2022

For a goalkeeper, penalty kicks can be the most difficult saves to make. It’s a one v one matchup with the ball starting from a stopped position, giving the kicker the upper hand. Other than body...

Coppell senior captain Walker Stone and sophomore Sam Stone grew up playing soccer from a young age due to the importance of the sport in their family. Though the brothers practiced together when they were younger, this year marks the first time they have played on the same team. Photo by Nandini Muresh

Better together

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

A soccer ball rolls across bright green turf. Two small pairs of feet pass it back and forth. Laughter can be heard even from a distance.  This image is one that could be seen frequently in Coppell...

Coppell junior forward Alejandro Reyes shields against Plano on Jan. 28.  The Cowboys host Hebron tomorrow night at Buddy Echols Field, kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

Cowboys seeking first district win against Hebron

Torie Peck, Sports Editor February 6, 2022

It is the fourth match of District 6-6A play, almost a third of the way through district season, with a record of three district ties. The Cowboys hope to break this streak in a much needed district win...

University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the 2022-24 reclassification and realignment on Thursday. Coppell’s football, volleyball and basketball teams will remain with Lewisville, Flower Mound, Marcus, Hebron, Plano, Plano West and Plano East for the next two years in District 6-6A.

Familiar foes in Coppell’s 2022-24 district realignment

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

On one of the more nervy days for high school coaches across Texas, Coppell’s nerves stayed relatively the same. The thought of facing new competition and new teams in athletic competition is a daunting...

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