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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...

Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish

Coppell High School junior striker Tom Vazhekatt, senior striker Joe Ruedi, senior midfielder Justin Chow and junior midfielder Nathan Hernandez run toward their teammates to celebrate after scoring their first goal against Flower Mound on Tuesday at Neal Wilson Athletic Stadium. The Cowboys open the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against Denton Guyer at Lake Dallas High School on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team opens Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against Denton Guyer at Lake Dallas High School on Thursday at 6 p.m.   As the Cowboys District 6-6A season came to an end last Friday with a victory against Nimitz, the team finished second behind district champion...

After back-to-back losses, Cowboys playing to win against Flower Mound

Coppell senior, Caleb Razo runs the ball past McKinney Boyd during the game on Jan.15th against McKinney Boyd, at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys play Flower Mound on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Though the Coppell soccer team initially started off its District 6-6A season strong, it suffered two losses as its momentum failed to carry on to its matches against Hebron on Friday and Irving on Tuesday.   But now, the Cowboys, standing at sixth place on the district table with a record o...

Up-and-coming talent: Peeks selected as sole freshman on varsity

During eighth period, CHS9 defensive midfielder Bailey Peeks warms up for soccer practice on Dec. 5. After practicing with the Cowgirls JV1 team for a while, Peeks was the only freshmen who was moved up to varsity.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Last season, the Coppell girls soccer team consisted of 25 players, of which a majority were underclassmen and only two were seniors.   Though the young team was somewhat inexperienced, it still had a successful season- winning the District 9-6A championship and fighting its way to the Class 6A Region II semifinals. However, th...

Cowgirls inching closer to state championship following 5-0 playoff victory

Cowgirls inching closer to state championship following 5-0 playoff victory

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

    DALLAS - The Coppell girls soccer team walked out of Postell Stadium a win closer to the Class 6A state championship after the Cowgirls won 5-0 in their second round of area playoffs against Mesquite Horn on a chilly Tuesday night.   The Cowgirls showcased their chemistry...

Back to back: Cowgirls crowned as district champions once again, open playoffs Tuesday

Coppell High School Girls Soccer Varsity celebrate being Distract Champions after their win against the Richardson Eagles at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls won the game against the Eagles 6-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

The Cowgirls walked onto the Buddy Echols Field on a cool and windy Friday night with the District 6-9A just within their grasps and walked off victorious.   The Cowgirls won 6-1 in their last District 6-9A match on Senior Night against the Lady Eagles. With the district championship on the ...

Coppell remains in district hunt with 5-1 victory

Coppell Cowboys senior striker Cesar Alves runs to celebrate with his team after scoring the final point during the second half of the game on March 9 at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys defeated the Berkner Rams 5-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

The Cowboys soccer team left the field satisfied with its 5-1 triumph over Berkner Rams on Friday at Buddy Echols Field.   Now with 11 goals in the past three matches and a 9-1-2 district record, the Cowboys aim to overtake Pearce to lead District 9-6A.   Coppell stuck to their traditional 4-3-3 formation, simple tactics and long ball...

Skyline no match for district leading Cowgirls

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

  The District 9-6A leading Coppell girls soccer team had no trouble on Friday night at Buddy Echols Field as it cruised to a 6-0 victory over Skyline, adding another match to the Cowgirls’ undefeated streak.   A great combination of smart choices and long balls from the def...

Eyes on the prize: Cowgirls kick off district with an impressive win against Mustangs

The Cowgirls kickoff against the Lady Mustangs on Feb. 2 Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls defeated Pearce 5-1 with strong offensive plays from their midfield.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

With a solid 5-1 win against the Pearce Mustangs, the Coppell girls soccer team could not have imagined a better start in District 9-6A. A combination of chemistry, great passing, solid defense and well-placed shots in the 4-3-3 formation from the Cowgirls gave them the win that they deserved at Buddy...

State titles highlight eventful 2012-13 school year

State titles highlight eventful 2012-13 school year

May 24, 2013

By Tina Huang Staff Writer Boys’ soccer team wins state April 20, 2013 Nine years ago. That was the last time the boys soccer team became the state champions. At the beginning of the soccer season, the team felt like something great was going to happen as it played in a soccer tournament in...