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The Sportlight: Norris holding hockey family tradition (with video)

The Sportlight: Norris holding hockey family tradition (with video)

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 17, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell JV hockey player Sam Norris was selected. ...

Video: Coppell hockey triumphs over Prosper

Video: Coppell hockey triumphs over Prosper

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 12, 2020

Coppell shuts out Prosper with 8-0 victory

Coppell senior Kaamil Jiwani goes in for the shot against Prosper at the Children's Health StarCenter on Thursday in Farmers Branch. The Cowboys defeated the Eagles, 8-0.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 8, 2020

FARMERS BRANCH - Of the 14 shots on goal Prosper sent his way, Coppell goalkeeper Barret Allen, junior at the School for the Talented and Gifted, saved all of them. His defensive skills were crucial to the 8-0 victory the Cowboys saw last night at the Children’s Health StarCenter.  It was also ...

Video: Coppell takes on Mansfield for Senior Night

Video: Coppell takes on Mansfield for Senior Night

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 5, 2020

Hockey team wins state over Denton County

The Coppell hockey team won the High School Division 2A State Championship at the Children’s Health StarCenter in Mansfield on Sunday.

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

On Sunday, the Coppell hockey team won the 2020 High School Division 2A State Championship over Denton County, at the Children’s Health StarCenter, 7-3, in Mansfield. “We started off rough, but we knew we had to just power through it, and eventually we won state,” Coppell senior center captain Ben Appers...

Coppell hockey slides into action to earn state title

Coppell senior left wing Clark Parlier handles the puck on Oct. 28 at the Children’s Health StarCenter in Valley Ranch. Senior Night takes place against Mansfield today at 6:30 p.m. at Children’s Health StarCenter in Farmers Branch.

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

After months of continuous practice and determination, Coppell hockey has accomplished what many hockey teams may only dream of achieving: qualifying for state. “We started the season off slow,” Coppell senior defenseman Camden Restivo said. “But as of the last seven games, we’re on a seven ga...

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Coppell senior left wing Clark Parlier handles the puck on Oct. 28 at the Dr Pepper StarsCenter in Valley Ranch. Parlier is also a captain of the Coppell varsity tennis team while balancing school work.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

November 12, 2019

A tennis racket or a hockey stick: these are the two items that Coppell senior Clark Parlier had to choose between when he entered high school.  In the end, he chose both.  With Parlier carrying a dual citizenship from Canada and the United States, Parlier’s parents believed skating was essen...

Late scoring pushes Jesuit past Cowboys

Trevor Moore and his opponent fight for the puck at the face off on Nov. 15 at Dr Pepper StarsCenter in Farmers Branch. Coppell hockey lost to Jesuit 4-2.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

FARMERS BRANCH - The Coppell hockey team was defeated, 4-2, by the Jesuit Rangers last night at the Dr Pepper StarCenter.   Throughout the majority of the first period, neither team was able to put any numbers on the board, but with 3:55 left on the clock, Jesuit scored its first goal of the...

Coppell hockey heading into new season with returning players, playoff dreams

Since its inception in 1997, the Coppell High School hockey team has won six summer league championships and one state championship in 2003. This year, hockey players and coaches are preparing for the upcoming season with great expectations.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Twenty-five years ago, the Minnesota North Stars hockey organization, a 1967 NHL expansion team, migrated from Bloomington, Minn., where they had played since 1967 to Dallas. This dramatic shift in the NHL brought the south a brand new kind of game and with it, an old northern pastime.   Prior...

Defensive efforts not enough in emotional loss, elimination from state tournament

McKinney forward Patrick Conway falls to the ice in front of Coppell senior forward Collin Jacobs in Coppell’s 4-2 loss to McKinney on Saturday at the Dr Pepper StarCenter in Frisco. With the loss, the Cowboys were eliminated from state title contention.

Marcus Krum and Joseph Krum

January 30, 2017

FRISCO - Within just two minutes, everything changed.   The Coppell hockey team, with a one goal lead in the third period against McKinney, gave up two goals in two minutes, which flipped the lead and propelled the Lions to a 4-2 win over the Cowboys at the Dr Pepper StarCenter in Frisco. ...

Heartbreaking loss gives Cowboys first round troubles

Coppell High School junior forward Jacob Sharrer skates towards the loose puck at the Dr Pepper StarCenter in Euless on Friday. The Cowboys lost to Frisco 2-1 in overtime. Photo courtesy Megan Brownrigg/Round-Up yearbook.

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

January 28, 2017

EULESS- It just squeaked right by.   The final shot in Friday night’s 2-1 overtime loss for the Coppell hockey team barely snuck past senior goalkeeper Ethan Williams to give Frisco the win in the first round of the Texas Amateur Hockey Association State Tournament.   Despite the ...

Coppell keeps district standing in blowout against Denton

Coppell High School senior goalkeeper Ethan Williams saves a shorthand goal attempt by Denton County senior forward Michael Walsh. The Cowboys took the victory 6-2 at the Dr. Pepper StarCenter in Farmers Branch and remain first in VarsityGold divison with a record of 13-5

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2017

FARMERS BRANCH - After celebrating the achievements and memories the Coppell High School seniors will leave for the hockey team, anticipation to keep the first place position in district was clear. The last three minutes of a slow first period was transformed when the Cowboys twice took advantage of...