Coppell Student Media

Cowboys look to finish preseason strong against Falcons

Cowboys look to finish preseason strong against Falcons

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Winter Sports

After its 3-2 loss against the McKinney Boyd, the Coppell boys soccer team is looking to end its preseason strong in its last match this Friday against Keller Timber Creek on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.   The relatively young Coppell team had started this preseason determined to...

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Ryan Dyke, Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

An extremely close game up until the last five seconds, the Coppell boys soccer game on Tuesday against McKinney Boyd at Buddy Echols Field was intense. Coppell put up a strong fight, before losing, 3-2, on a penalty kick with seconds left in the game.   During the first half Coppell kept the ball ...

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team has had an eventful past couple of years, with both ups and downs. However now equipped with a new generation of players, the team is once again aiming their sights for state.   After winning the prestigious Class 5A in the 2016 season, the Coppell boys soccer t...

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Many consider moving once during high school difficult, but Coppell High School junior Richard Bracho had to do it twice - from Venezuela to Kentucky two years ago, then from Kentucky to Coppell in August.   Although he has needed to adapt to a multitude of new surroundings, one thing h...

Quest for a title

Quest for a title

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Cowboys’ season shaken up by Rattlers

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

GEORGETOWN - It all happened in the blink of an eye, if a blink lasted three minutes. In the first minutes of the second half of the Class 6A semifinals, the Rattlers of Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio scored two goals to take the lead over Coppell.   With another goal late in the gam...

Cowboys double down on Tigers, earns ticket to Georgetown

Cowboys double down on Tigers, earns ticket to Georgetown

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

ROUND ROCK - For the Coppell boys soccer team, late goals and low-scoring games seem to be a pattern. With a goal in double overtime by junior midfielder Jeremy Basso in the Class Region II semifinals and a corner-kick goal late in the regional championship by senior forward Marshall Board, the Cowboy...

Coppell bringing its talents to Round Rock

Coppell bringing its talents to Round Rock

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

This Thursday, both Coppell varsity soccer teams will be sitting on a bus for more than four hours on their way to Round Rock in anticipation of their next playoff games.   Both the boys and girls will be playing in the Class 6A Region II tournament this weekend just outside of Austin at K...

Shutout over Skeeters sends Cowboys to regional tournament

Shutout over Skeeters sends Cowboys to regional tournament

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

RICHARDSON - Up until the 33rd minute of the Class 6A Region II quarterfinals match against Mesquite, the Coppell boys soccer team was in fear of going home for the last time this season. However, hope was restored by junior forward Adam Marez, who tapped in a cross by senior forward Jake Turman, giv...

Mid-season motivation comes out in playoff win

Mid-season motivation comes out in playoff win

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

PLANO - After 33 scoreless minutes, Coppell senior Wyatt Priest broke the ice with a chip-in goal for the Cowboys.   With this goal, and the three following, the Coppell soccer team defeated Garland, 4-0, on Thursday at John Clark Stadium in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs....

Seniors shine in Skyline shut out

Seniors shine in Skyline shut out

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

As the Coppell boys soccer team knelt in a circle to say its regular pre-game prayer, 22 out of the 29 total players thought ahead to their last match at Buddy Echols Field.   After four years of playing as Cowboys, the team’s seniors would soon play their last home match - a tradition k...

Coppell remains in district hunt with 5-1 victory

Coppell remains in district hunt with 5-1 victory

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Cowboys soccer team left the field satisfied with its 5-1 triumph over Berkner Rams on Friday at Buddy Echols Field.   Now with 11 goals in the past three matches and a 9-1-2 district record, the Cowboys aim to overtake Pearce to lead District 9-6A.   Coppell stuck to their traditional 4-3-3 formation, simple tactics and long ball...