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On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

Coppell High School sophomore quarterback Brady McBride runs through the Hebron defense. Coppell won the game 26-20. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

As of Thursday morning, the Texas High School district realignment has placed Coppell back into a district and region that it is familiar with. For the past two school years District 9-6A has housed the Cowboys and Cowgirls, featuring schools such as Dallas Jesuit, W.T. White and Richardson Berkner. ...

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The Coppell football team holds up the area trophy following the Cowboys' 29-25 victory over Rockwall. It was Coppell's deepest playoff run in six years.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

Coming off the heels of three consecutive first-round playoff exits, a new regional alignment and the loss of key prolific players on both offense and defense, Coppell football’s 2016 team had a lot of questions to answer as fall approached. But as each week passed, and the wins continued to pile ...

Offense’s playmaking ability, key defensive stops push Cowboys to regional semis

Coppell sophomore quarterback Brady McBride gets airborne en route to the end zone in the first half of Saturday's 29-25 defeat of Rockwall. McBride made plays when it counted to push Coppell into the regional semifinals.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 20, 2016

ALLEN -- The play was a disaster from the start.   With just over two minutes remaining, the snap went right between sophomore quarterback Brady McBride’s legs and dribbled off to his left. It was a mad race to the football between McBride and a Rockwall defensive lineman.   But ins...

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

The Cowboys line up to run through the helmet prior to their 52-0 blowout of Richardson in the final regular season game. Coppell heads into the playoffs riding a six game win streak.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 5, 2016

RICHARDSON -- Walking off the field for the final regular season game this year, the Coppell football team (8-2 overall, 6-1 District 9-6A) had its playoff fate set. But the momentum it needed heading into next week’s matchup with 9-1 Rowlett is something they hoped to grab. And on Friday, Copp...

A new leader to a proven team

Photo courtesy the Eagle Angle.

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Since 2012, the Allen Eagles football team has gone a staggering 62-2, but 60 of those wins were under coach Tom Westerberg. This year, new coach Terry Gambill took over one of the top high school coaching jobs in America, where the expectation is to win. After his first two games at the helm, he ha...

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

Coppell High School sophomore and quarterback Brady McBride sprints towards the end zone as the first half on tonight’s spring football game comes to a close at Buddy Echols Field. The red team defeated the black team with a final score of 7-3.

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 26, 2016

Call it a vision into the future. A glimpse at what is yet to come. A look ahead at the season ahead. As the Cowboys took the field for the 2016 spring football game on Wednesday at Buddy Echols Field, coaches, fans and players alike got a chance to take a look into the talent on this roster in the up...