Coppell Student Media

Stifling defense leads to district blowout

Stifling defense leads to district blowout

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a loose ball squeaked through the Coppell defense, senior midfielder Alex Haas ran down the Skyline attacker and performed a baseball-esque slide that perfectly knocked the ball out of bounds, drawing cheers from almost every fan sitting in the stands.   That play, along with many others from the C...

Perseverance, dedication to service reflect Blackburn’s military past, character

Perseverance, dedication to service reflect Blackburn’s military past, character

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

For almost a year, the pain that permeates assistant soccer coach David Blackburn’s shoulder wouldn’t leave. It lingered as a reminder of his past, of his military background, of his time in Naval Officer Candidate School (OCS). It serves as a remembrance of opportunities. It is a portrayal of doors, bot...

Despite absence of Priest, attack clicks at right time in win (with video)

Despite absence of Priest, attack clicks at right time in win (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Without the presence of Coppell junior forward and leading goal scorer Wyatt Priest, a struggle in the attack looked to be imminent. More than just losing his dynamic attacking ability, the team would be chemistry with Coppell senior winger Nick Taylor and the rest of the forwards.   Inst...

Junior’s two goals lead rally in district opener (with video)

Junior’s two goals lead rally in district opener (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 28, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team is not used to deficits.   In fact, the team only trailed once in last years playoff run, falling behind 2-1 in the bi-district round at Mansfield before coming back to win 4-2. Yet even with their lack of experience facing adversity, the Cowboys battled back fr...

With big expectations comes even bigger matches; Top matchups this season for boys and girls soccer teams

With big expectations comes even bigger matches; Top matchups this season for boys and girls soccer teams

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Being the reigning state champion and ranked as the No. 2 team in the nation can hold big expectations, so all eyes are on the Coppell boys soccer team (3-0) this season. On the other side of the pitch, the Cowgirls (4-0-1) are two years removed from a state championship and ranked in the top 15 teams ...

In regional semifinal rematch, Priest, Taylor take control to win tournament final

In regional semifinal rematch, Priest, Taylor take control to win tournament final

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 8, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

  It is beginning to sound like a broken record.   In last year’s Class 6A Region II semifinal match, Wyatt Priest scored twice to lift the Cowboys over El Paso Socorro. And on Saturday, the story was much of the same, with the junior forward picking up a goal and an assist along with senior forward Nick Taylor scoring twice and...

State Champions begin title defense with consecutive wins, move to finals of tournament

State Champions begin title defense with consecutive wins, move to finals of tournament

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 7, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Cowboys start off season with victory despite windy conditions   The last time the Coppell boys soccer team (1-0) took the field, it was in its pure domination of Lake Travis in the 6-1 victory in the Class 6A State Championship game, a match it played as clean as could be.   Wh...

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...

Bohn caps undefeated season, high school career with MVP honors

Bohn caps undefeated season, high school career with MVP honors

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Fifteen years after taking the field for the first time, senior defender Brandon Bohn walks off for the last time with the Coppell Cowboys not only a state champion, but named Most Valuable Player for the Class 6A state tournament.   Bohn’s journey with soccer began when he was only 3, and the e...

Dominating performance makes history for state title, undefeated season for the Cowboys

Dominating performance makes history for state title, undefeated season for the Cowboys

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports

GEORGETOWN - With a state title on the line, rain clouds hovering over the sky and a tie game at the half, a spark within the Coppell Cowboys came with 30 minutes remaining in the Class 6A state final, and the fire did not burn out until the buzzer sounded for the last time this season.   ...

Defensive pressure creates solid foundation to advance Coppell to state final

Defensive pressure creates solid foundation to advance Coppell to state final

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 16, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports

GEORGETOWN - Determined to keep the ball in their possession, the Coppell Cowboys soccer team were patient to find the perfect opportunity for an attack.   Finding an empty space near the box, junior forward Nick Taylor charged the goal, getting fouled and giving Coppell a penalty kick. Th...

Balance of electric offense, solid defense gives Cowboys victory, state tournament berth

Balance of electric offense, solid defense gives Cowboys victory, state tournament berth

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

MIDLAND - Facing a Plano East team who was in the middle of a magical playoff run, who was not expected to make the trip to Midland, who were 45 seconds away from being knocked out in the regional semifinals, the Cowboys knew the Panthers were going to ride their momentum of their incredible streak. ...