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Cowboys defeat Eastwood, take on Marcus in regional final today

Senior forward Justin Todd maneuvers the ball into position for a cross as a Duncanville defender impedes his path to the goal in Coppell's UIL Regional Quarterfinal match against the Panthers on Apr. 8. The Cowboys will face Flower Mound Marcus in the Region I final match on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.  Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 12, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Only three games stand between Cowboy soccer (20-1-2) and a return to the state championship game at Birkelbach Stadium in Georgetown. Unfortunately, Coppell's opponent today, the Flower Mound Marcus Marauders (19-1-4), gave the Cowboys fits in district play. Copp...

Coens, Cowboys shut down Duncanville

Coppell junior forward Colten Clark manuevers the ball around a Duncanville player in Tuesday's regional quarterfinal match at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. Coppell defeated Duncanville 2-0. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 9, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Junior goalkeeper Robbie Coens has made significant strides in the last three matches, despite not seeing the field for the last six months. "Robbie is a very enthusiastic kid back there who has the ability to make very good saves when he needs to," Coppell coach Cha...

Class 5A Region I quarterfinal soccer preview: Cowboys. vs. Duncanville

Class 5A Region I quarterfinal soccer preview: Cowboys. vs. Duncanville

April 7, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor While they are not district rivals, the Duncanville boys soccer team is no stranger to the Coppell Cowboys. "We played them the first game of the year in a scrimmage," senior defender Kellen Reid said. "They're a real good test for us, so if they come out on top, we...

Cowboys roll over Tigers 4-0

Coppell junior midfielder Drew Brinda dribbles past Mansfield seniors Luis Intriago and Ayo Ogunbire in the Cowboys’ area round match at Irving Schools Stadium on April 3. The Cowboys defeated the Tigers 4-0 and advance to the third round of UIL 5A state playoffs. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 4, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The road back to Birkelbach Stadium in Georgetown got a little straighter for the defending Class 5A state champions. Coppell (18-1-2) advanced to regional quarterfinal match after defeating the Mansfield Tigers (12-9-1) 4-0. The Cowboys will face the winner of the area...

CISD Athletics releases summer camp schedule

CISD Athletics releases summer camp schedule

April 2, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell ISD Athletic Department released its summer camp schedule on Tuesday. Listed below are the camps taking place this summer, categorized by sport. The schedule also states the age or grade restrictions for camp enrollees. Volleyball - www.coppellcowgirlvolleyball.com Coppell Cowgirl Volleyball Camp (Incoming K-9th): June 9-13 ...

Cowboys strike back, corral Grapevine 3-1

Junior forward Colton Clark dribbles past a Grapevine defender Victor Herrera on Thursday at Mustang-Panther Stadium. The Cowboys, a 3-1 winner over the Mustangs, face Mansfield at 8 p.m. Thursday at Irving Schools Stadium in the class 5A area playoffs. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

March 31, 2014

By Mark Slette Staff Writer On a stormy night at Grapevine’s Mustang-Panther Stadium on  Thursday evening, the Coppell Cowboys (19-1-2), ranked No. 1 in state, began its run to state taking on Grapevine (7-3-3) in the Class 5A Region I bi-district playoffs. The only problem was the defending cha...

Coppell begins state run, ready to repeat as champs

Senior Midfielder Neal Tatum dribbling the ball up field. Photo By Shannon Wilkinson

March 27, 2014

By Mark Slette Staff Writer The wait is over. The Coppell boys soccer team can now zero in on defending its Class 5A state title. Coppell (19-1-2), ranked No. 1 in state, begins its title defense against Grapevine (7-3-3) in the Class 5A Region I bi-district playoffs on tonight at 7 p.m. at Grapevine...

Baseball Preview: Cowboys vs. Denton Ryan Raiders

Junior righthanded pitcher Jensen Elliott gets ready to give an opposing batter the heat in Coppell's Mar. 18 matchup against the Flower Mound 
Marcus Marauders. The Cowboys will take the rubber on Tuesday night against Denton Ryan. Photo by Alyssa Frost.

March 24, 2014

By George Fairchild Staff Writer After dropping their fourth District 5-5A game of the season to Flower Mound Marcus 1-0 last Friday, the Coppell Cowboys (13-6-1, 2-2 in district) will try to get back in the win column against the Denton Ryan Raiders on Tuesday. Junior catcher Matt Bernstein scored ...

Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

March 23, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor After clinching their third straight district title in Tuesday's win over Denton Ryan, Coppell (16-1-2, 8-0-1 in 5-5A play) put together a solid performance against Lewisville (9-10-3, 1-7-1) on Friday, defeating the Farmers 4-1. "For us it was about performance," Coppell...

Soccer Preview: Cowboys vs. Lewisville

Senior defenseman Kellen Reid controls the ball in the Cowboys' March 7 matchup against Flower Mound Marcus. Coppell finishes its regular season versus Lewisville on March 21. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

March 20, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor It will be the last hurrah for the Cowboy Soccer class of 2014 of the regular season as the Coppell Cowboys (15-1-2, 7-0-1) take on the Lewisville Fighting Farmers (9-9-3, 1-6-1) Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell clinched their third straight distric...

Cowboys face ‘tall task’ in stopping Trinity’s Turner

Sophomore guard Josh Fink looks to pass to senior forward Chad Kaiser in Coppell's Feb. 7. matchup against Hebron at Coppell High School. The Cowboys will play their bi-district playoff game against Euless Trinity on Tuesday at Southlake Carroll High School at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

February 17, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Standing as tall as Mount Everest on the court, Euless Trinity senior Myles Turner is a demanding presence for the Trojans. The seven-foot shot blocker, who is ranked currently as the No. 2 high school prospect in the nation by recruiting services nationwide, wil...

Third time is a charm: Cowboys capture final playoff berth from Flower Mound

Coppell senior point guard Landon Goesling passes to an open teammate as Flower Mound's Connor Green defends. Goesling and the Cowboys took care of the Jaguars in Friday night's District 5-5A play-in game at Grapevine High School, winning 63-62. Photo by Sarah Slover.

February 15, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The third time was the charm for the Coppell Cowboys (21-12) on Friday night, as they held off Flower Mound in the closing seconds to earn District 5-5A’s final playoff berth in a 63-62 win. Senior point guard Landon Goesling helped the Cowboys with a game-high 23 point...