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Boys soccer makes big statement with upset of top-ranked Marcus

Coppell’s bench erupts with celebration as the final whistle is blown at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday against Marcus. Coppell won, 2-1, against Marcus, the No. 1 team in Texas.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The clock had just hit the 10 minute mark and the scoreboard was tied. The Coppell bench was on its feet and the stands behind held the same wary air.  The Cowboys had never needed a goal as bad as now this season. The team was face-to-face with Marcus, the No. 1 team in Class 6A with a near spot...

Boys soccer puts end to winless streak, looks to redeem itself in second half of district season 

Coppell freshman midfielder Nicolas Radicic heads upfield at Buddy Echols Field on Friday against MacArthur. Coppell defeated the Cardinals, 2-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

This was not where the Cowboys had expected to find themselves halfway through the District 6-6A season.  Stepping into the season with high aspirations, the team stood 1-4-2 and second to last in the district standings before the match. Set to play the only team below it, Irving MacArthur, they ...

Coppell looks to end winless streak against MacArthur

Coppell senior forward Tom Vazhekatt looks to tackle Lewisville junior midfielder Brody Webster against Hebron on Jan. 28 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboysplay MacArthur at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team has had a rough District 6-6A season so far, standing second to last in the district with a record of 1-4-2. In a winless drought six-matches long, the team hopes to turn around its season with a victory over MacArthur at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field. MacAr...

Club team championship provides valuable experience for Blaas

Coppell senior midfielder Sebastian Blaas shields against Frisco Heritage defenders during the scrimmage on Dec. 17 at Buddy Echols Field. Blaas’s club soccer team, Solar 02B, won the U.S. National Youth Soccer Championship nationals during the summer.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The sweltering summer heat is intense as players sprint across the field, deftly passing the ball between each other. There is a last minute exchange of the ball, gritted teeth in the desperate crowd.  Then - a goal. Coppell senior midfielder Sebastian Blaas has been playing soccer since he was 5. T...

Coppell triumphs 2-0 over Rockwall-Heath, finishes preseason on a good note

Coppell freshman forward Preston Taylor takes possession of a throw-in against Rockwall-Heath yesterday at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys defeated the Hawks, 2-0, in their final preseason match.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

The Coppell boys met Rockwall-Heath on the Buddy Echols Field’s turf last night and walked off with a 2-0 victory. Both teams started with fast-paced, aggressive attacking plays. The match saw nine shots in just the first 10 minutes; however, none touched the back of the net The first goa...

Cowboys to face Rockwall-Heath, look to finish preseason strong

Coppell senior defender Maxwell Winneker watches for an open pass during the scrimmage against Frisco Heritage on Dec. 17 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys play Rockwall-Heath tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for their last preseason match.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Rockwall-Heath will travel to Buddy Echols Field tonight at 7:30 p.m. to play the Cowboys in their last match before the start of the District 6-6A season this Friday. Coppell looks to rebound from a 1-0 loss to McKinney Boyd last week. “For the past couple of games, we have been trying differen...

Preseason play continues with 1-1 tie against Heritage

Coppell freshman defender Nicolas Radicic takes a shot during Tuesday's game at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys tied 1-1 with Frisco Heritage.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

  With the Cowboys boys soccer team seeing a large amount of underclassmen this season, the team is taking every opportunity it can get to put some more experience on its backs. The Cowboys played Frisco Heritage in its second scrimmage this season on Tuesday at Buddy Echols Field and...

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

Coppell senior midfielder Jeremy Basso and his teammates react after their match against Grand Prairie at Mustang-Panther Stadium on Tuesday. The Cowboys lost, 3-1, in second round of bi-district playoffs.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

GRAPEVINE- As the sound of the final whistle traveled through the Mustang-Panther Stadium, the Grand Prairie boys soccer team went wild with joy, knowing it is still in the race for the state championship, while Coppell remained silent with its heads down. In a 3-1 defeat to the Gophers, the Cowbo...

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

The Coppell boys soccer team huddles before the Irving Nimitz on March 22 to exchange words of encouragement at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys plays its second Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs match against Grand Prairie at Mustang-Panther Stadium on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team will play its second match of playoff season against Grand Prairie on Tuesday at Mustang-Panther Stadium at 8 p.m.   The Class 6A Region I area matchup is expected to be a competitive one, as Grand Prairie has proven itself to be quite a dangerous team this year.   The Gophers emerged ...

An exhilarating finish: Cowboys triumph over Guyer in penalty shootout

 The Coppell boys soccer team celebrates after senior goalie Austin Simigian blocks Denton Guyer’s Penalty kick to steal the victory for the Cowboys at Falcon Stadium in Lake Dallas. After a scoreless regulation and two overtime periods, Coppell won,  0-0 (4-3), in the Class 6A Region I bi-district match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

LAKE DALLAS - The penalty shootouts score stood 4-3 with the Cowboys in the lead and the Wildcats on their last penalty shot. If they missed now they would be eliminated from the playoffs.   A single penalty kick.   A moment that is over in a split-second. A split-second that could ...

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Coppell senior midfielder Jeremy Basso fights for possession as he dribble up field on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys defeated Irving Nimitz, 4-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Previously placed third behind Marcus, Coppell celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 victory over Irving Nimitz to finish runner-up to District 6-6A champions Flower Mound due to Marcus’ loss to Lewisville on Friday.   Coppell opens the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs next week ag...

Cowboys to play Flower Mound in district championship deciding match

Coppell senior forward Adam Marez moves upfield during the match against Macarthur on Jan. 22 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys play Flower Mound tonight at 7:30 p.m. in a key district match.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team, which is currently leading District 6-6A, is set to play Flower Mound, currently in second place, in an away match today at 7:30 p.m. for its second to last district match.   The Cowboys have had quite a rollercoaster of a district season, going from a slow star...