Coppell Student Media

Badillo, Wilcox pave way for Coppell High School swim team

Badillo, Wilcox pave way for Coppell High School swim team

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

“We were screaming, we were just so happy, so overjoyed, and that was one of the best feelings, it was a lot of fun,” Coppell High School senior Anna Wilcox said, remembering when she and three of her teammates broke the 400 free relay school record.   On Feb. 4, Gabi Badillo, Anna Wilcox, Cambri...

Rakestraw ending tenure at Coppell; heading to Flower Mound Marcus

Rakestraw ending tenure at Coppell; heading to Flower Mound Marcus

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

After six seasons that saw five district championships, three championship game appearances and two state championships, Coppell boys soccer coach Chad Rakestraw will not be returning to coach the Cowboys next year. Instead, Rakestraw accepted the head coaching job at Flower Mound Marcus High School...

Run for title defense falls short in regional quarterfinals

Run for title defense falls short in regional quarterfinals

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 8, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

McKINNEY — As a light rain settled in on Ron Poe Stadium Tuesday night, the championship hopes of the Coppell boys soccer team began to dissipate. Trying to stage a comeback after two early blunders, the Cowboys were stopped short, falling to Sachse, 2-1, in the Class 6A Region II quarterfinals. ...

Cowgirls struggle to overcome elongated halftime, Sachse defense in heartbreaker

Cowgirls struggle to overcome elongated halftime, Sachse defense in heartbreaker

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

McKINNEY - Try after try, the ball would just not go in.   Coppell senior forward Baylee Hux had crossed the ball into the box and into the heart of the Coppell girls soccer attack, yet after three shots from a mob of players, the ball dribbled out of bounds.   That effort seemed to be...

Survive and advance: Cowboys stave off late rally in area round victory

Survive and advance: Cowboys stave off late rally in area round victory

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 2, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

WACO - Trailing by five goals with a little more than 10 minutes to play, it looked as if The Woodlands boys soccer team was going to need magic to pull off the comeback over Coppell. And as if it was a disappearing act, the Cowboys’ lead slowly dissipated, until it was only two with 12 minutes to...

Attack overwhelms Lakeview Centennial in bi-district victory

Attack overwhelms Lakeview Centennial in bi-district victory

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

March 25, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

  DALLAS -- Darting around quickly with speedy combination plays and great pace, the attack of the Coppell boys soccer team wasted no time getting to work on Friday against Garland Lakeview Centennial.   After scoring 19 goals in its last three games, the attacking unit swarmed t...

Baseball team manager manages more than the sport, bolsters team with skill

Baseball team manager manages more than the sport, bolsters team with skill

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

March 25, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Winter Sports

Coppell High School sophomore Christopher Jackson was not nervous. However, walking to the plate in a Coppell baseball game for an at-bat was a new experience. Jackson serves as the team manager for the Cowboys baseball team. But once last season, Coppell coach Nate Blackwell let him take his chances...

Cowgirls overcome change of style to cruise to bi-district win

Cowgirls overcome change of style to cruise to bi-district win

March 25, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

DALLAS - Squinting into the sun and forward towards her teammate, Coppell sophomore forward Micayla Weathers saw the ball flying towards her.   And in one swift motion, Weathers caught the pass and rocketed it right into the back of the net, giving the Cowgirls their first goal of the night...

Playoff journey begins for area’s top-ranked soccer teams

Playoff journey begins for area’s top-ranked soccer teams

March 24, 2017


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

For the Coppell boys and girls soccer teams, their seasons started in vastly different places. The boys began at home in the NTX Showcase tournament, while the Cowgirls started this year in Keller in a tournament of their own.   Yet for each team, the beginning of the next phase of their season begi...

Despite poor play, Cowboys soccer pick up senior night win

Despite poor play, Cowboys soccer pick up senior night win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It is not often in sports that a two goal victory is seen as a poor night. But after the Coppell boys soccer team’s 4-2 win over Richardson on Friday night, spirits were not high. Many heads hung low, as even with the win, the performance was not up to par with their standards.   “The ...

Buddy Echols Field dominance capped with season’s largest margin of victory, district championship

Buddy Echols Field dominance capped with season’s largest margin of victory, district championship

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

This season has been one of many ups and few downs for the Coppell girls soccer team. Buddy Echols Field has been a safe haven, as the team has posted a plus-30 goal differential this year at home. And on Tuesday night, in the final home match this year, the Cowgirls handily took down Skyline, winning 13-0...

McIntosh overcomes previous losses to triumph in state wrestling tournament

McIntosh overcomes previous losses to triumph in state wrestling tournament

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

As Coppell High School junior Lindsay McIntosh stepped onto the wrestling mat, it was a familiar sight for her. Euless Trinity senior Passion Hollins was her opponent, who McIntosh had seen three previous times during that season, losing to her all three times.   Yet this time, the outcome was different. ...