Coppell Student Media

Slow start but strong finish as Cowgirls end the night 7-0 victory over Berkner

Slow start but strong finish as Cowgirls end the night 7-0 victory over Berkner

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell High School Cowgirls (16-0-1) claimed yet another convincing victory of 7-0 Friday night over the Berkner Rams (2-9-1) at Buddy Echols Field, dominating just like they have been all season. The win is a tribute to solid defense, led by Coppell senior defender Sarah Houchin. The consistency ...

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With under a minute to play in the first half of Tuesday night’s match with W.T. White, Coppell senior midfielder Alex Haas lined up to take a free kick from the 33 yard line. He launched the ball, putting it on frame, as he often does.   The shot sailed over an unexpectant Longhorn keeper’s head, giving the Coppell...

Turman, Taylor dynamic duo help lead Cowboys to 8-1 victory over Wildcats

Turman, Taylor dynamic duo help lead Cowboys to 8-1 victory over Wildcats

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports

With the final score of 8-1 ending with another victory for the Coppell boys soccer team, it was surprising to note that the first goal of the match was scored 14 minutes in by the Lake Highlands Wildcats.   Yet, it only took only three minutes for the Cowboys (11-2-1) to answer the Wildcat...

Initial offensive burst not enough in first tie of season

Initial offensive burst not enough in first tie of season

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

As the horn sounded, cheers filled through the air. One streak was ended, yet another remained intact.   In a 1-1 tie with Richardson Pearce at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday night, the Coppell girls soccer team allowed its first goal of the season, snapping a 14 match shutout streak. Yet ...

Girls dominate in 5-0 win over Richardson Lady Eagles

Girls dominate in 5-0 win over Richardson Lady Eagles

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Only 30 seconds into Tuesday night’s match with Richardson, Coppell sophomore forward Rebecca Watley made her presence known with a breakaway shot on frame that was just off the mark.   But it seemed before anyone even had time to sneeze, she was back in the box with her first goal of the...

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Despite loss of playoff berth, Cowboys win season’s final game

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

  With the season in the balance on Tuesday night, the Coppell boys basketball team needed a win and a Richardson Berkner loss to move on to the playoffs.The Cowboys still held up their end of the bargain in the senior night game, ending with a 60-46 Coppell victory over Lake Highlands at the CHS arena.   Yet, Richardson Berk...

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

PLANO-- In its first playoff appearance in 10 years, the Coppell girls basketball team stepped into a raucous Plano West gym on Tuesday night, the energy level higher than any game this season.   And yet, it was not the atmosphere, the nerves of playing in a playoff game for the first time...

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

You would think that you would eventually get tired of it.    The 5:45 a.m. wake up call, the conditioning drills, two-a-day practices. You would think that even athletes would want to complain. But when the thing you’ve been working for finally comes to the surface, you have more e...

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...

Last minute turnovers prove too much for Cowgirls in last quarter

Last minute turnovers prove too much for Cowgirls in last quarter

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Cat and Mouse. A game that keeps everyone involved on their toes until one team becomes the victor. The Coppell Cowgirls basketball team kept a steady lead from the start, maneuvering around the Richardson Lady Eagles’ full court press and trick passing.   But nothing turns a game around like turnovers. By late in the ...