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Coppell senior linebacker Marcelo Estrada collides with a Highland Park player while Coppell senior defensive back Will Kraus watches on at the Highlander Stadium last night. Coppell fell to Highland Park 42-36.

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor

October 10, 2020

DALLAS - Booming music, cheering crowds, a passionate student section, a subtle breeze and an exhilarating atmosphere set up what could have been one of the great comebacks in Texas high school football. It all came down to one game-changing play: the onside kick. There were three onside kick attempts in the...

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...

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...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster advises doubles teammates junior Matthew Abbey and sophomore Vinay Patel at the CHS Tennis Center on Thursday. Foster is preparing the team for the spring season with practices and socials to build camaraderie between old and new players. Photo by Camden Southwick

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Taylor embraces varsity lifestyle early on

Coppell freshman Preston Taylor executes a ball roll during practice on Nov. 21 during fifth period on Buddy Echols Field. Taylor is the first freshman to play on varsity since Ryan Barlow in 2011.

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Coppell freshman Preston Taylor’s obsession with soccer started off ever since he was able to walk.  Taylor would randomly kick around a soccer ball in his house and take a soccer ball with him whenever he went outside. Taylor eventually played soccer with more vigor as he grew and that is when h...

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...

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...