Coppell Student Media

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

GRAPEVINE- As the sound of the final whistle traveled through the Mustang-Panther Stadium, the Grand Prairie boys soccer team went wild with joy, knowing it is still in the race for the state championship, while Coppell remained silent with its heads down. In a 3-1 defeat to the Gophers, the Cowbo...

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team will play its second match of playoff season against Grand Prairie on Tuesday at Mustang-Panther Stadium at 8 p.m.   The Class 6A Region I area matchup is expected to be a competitive one, as Grand Prairie has proven itself to be quite a dangerous team this year.   The Gophers emerged ...

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

LAKE DALLAS - The penalty shootouts score stood 4-3 with the Cowboys in the lead and the Wildcats on their last penalty shot. If they missed now they would be eliminated from the playoffs.   A single penalty kick.   A moment that is over in a split-second. A split-second that could ...

Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish

Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team opens Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against Denton Guyer at Lake Dallas High School on Thursday at 6 p.m.   As the Cowboys District 6-6A season came to an end last Friday with a victory against Nimitz, the team finished second behind district champion...

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Previously placed third behind Marcus, Coppell celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 victory over Irving Nimitz to finish runner-up to District 6-6A champions Flower Mound due to Marcus’ loss to Lewisville on Friday.   Coppell opens the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs next week ag...

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell soccer team was desperate for an equalizer in the final minutes of Tuesday’s critical District 6-6A match at Flower Mound.   After several failed attacking plays, Coppell won a much-needed corner. With nearly all the players inside the penalty box, the corner kick led to...

Cowboys to play Flower Mound in district championship deciding match

Cowboys to play Flower Mound in district championship deciding match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team, which is currently leading District 6-6A, is set to play Flower Mound, currently in second place, in an away match today at 7:30 p.m. for its second to last district match.   The Cowboys have had quite a rollercoaster of a district season, going from a slow star...

Comeback story: Coppell takes over as district leaders

Comeback story: Coppell takes over as district leaders

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports

    The Coppell boys soccer team played Irving on a chilly Tuesday night at Buddy Echols Field and walked off the field with a 4-0 win.   The two teams had last met on the field on Feb. 5, and resulted in a 2-0 victory for Irving while giving Coppell’s third loss in i...

Coppell to play rival Marcus in crucial district match

Coppell to play rival Marcus in crucial district match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

As the District 6-6A boys soccer season comes to a close, the race to clinch the district championship trophy has become a competition between the three leading teams - Marcus, Coppell and Flower Mound.   Coppell plays at Marcus today at 7:30 p.m. Marcus leads District 6-6A at 7-1-2, whil...

Back in-form: Cowboys secure much needed 2-1 victory against Flower Mound

Back in-form: Cowboys secure much needed 2-1 victory against Flower Mound

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team played Flower Mound yesterday and walked off the field with both a well-earned 2-1 victory.   The match was thrilling from the start, with both teams battling for a win. Coppell had previously stood sixth place in the district and the win raised them to fourth p...

After back-to-back losses, Cowboys playing to win against Flower Mound

After back-to-back losses, Cowboys playing to win against Flower Mound

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Though the Coppell soccer team initially started off its District 6-6A season strong, it suffered two losses as its momentum failed to carry on to its matches against Hebron on Friday and Irving on Tuesday.   But now, the Cowboys, standing at sixth place on the district table with a record o...

Rival Marcus triumphs over Coppell, 3-2

Rival Marcus triumphs over Coppell, 3-2

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

In the cool, windy 55 degrees weather at Buddy Echols Field last night, two long-running rivals, Marcus and the Coppell boys soccer team, met on the pitch for the first time this season.   The match proved to be a rollercoaster of a game from the first whistle to the very last, with Marcus...