Coppell Student Media

Cowboys cannot close out Marcus, fall 48-43

Cowboys cannot close out Marcus, fall 48-43

January 29, 2014


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By John Loop Sports Editor Costly fouls and missed opportunities plagued the Coppell Cowboys (17-11) in the fourth quarter, and the Marcus Marauders (21-3) pulled away in the closing seconds to cruise to a five-point win, 48-43. Marcus senior forward Xavier Adams impressed with a game-high 24...

Cowboys promote defensive coordinator DeWitt to head coach

Cowboys promote defensive coordinator DeWitt to head coach

January 28, 2014


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By John Loop Sports Editor Just over 24 hours after former Coppell football head coach Joe McBride was formally approved by the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees, the Coppell Cowboy football program promoted current defensive coordinator Mike DeWitt to head football coach on Tuesday, per Coppell...

McBride named head football coach at Dripping Springs

McBride named head football coach at Dripping Springs

January 25, 2014


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By John Loop Sports Editor UPDATE: Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees officially approved the hiring of Joe McBride on Monday night. Coppell Cowboys football head coach Joe McBride is leaving Coppell High School after five years to become the next head coach at Dripping Springs High School. ...

Thomas “Army Strong” at All-American Bowl

Thomas “Army Strong” at All-American Bowl

January 4, 2014


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Video By Mark Slette Staff Writer U.S. Army All American Bowl Game Coverage Story By John Loop Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO – Coppell senior defensive end Solomon Thomas’ on-field performance at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he registered three solo tackles for loss, was key as the West team defeated the East tea...

Thomas wins big at U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show

Thomas wins big at U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show

January 3, 2014


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By John Loop Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO - Coppell Cowboys senior defensive end Solomon Thomas was awarded the Anthony Muñoz Lineman Award and the Glenn Davis Award at the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show. Thomas is one of over 180 athletes who will be playing in the U.S. Army All...

Grandstaff springs for 30, but Cowboys hold off Rockwall

Grandstaff springs for 30, but Cowboys hold off Rockwall

December 19, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor The final home game of 2013 was a positive for the Coppell Cowboys (11-4) as they outdueled the hot hand of junior guard Austin Grandstaff and the Rockwall Yellow Jackets (6-5) for a 62-58 win. Coppell senior post Simi Socks led the Cowboys with 15 points and senior guard Brandon Watson chipped in 14 points and four assists. Watson and Socks have been two of six differ...

Without Mitchell, Wolves handle Cowboys, 59-54

Without Mitchell, Wolves handle Cowboys, 59-54

December 4, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor If Plano West had put Mickey Mitchell on the court, Coppell would not have been able to keep the game as close as they did. Regardless, Mitchell's absence, due to back spasms, provided a bigger stage for Wolves junior DJ Hogg, who torched the Cowboys with 20 points...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys battle one of nation’s best in Plano West

Hoops Preview: Cowboys battle one of nation’s best in Plano West

December 2, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor A starting lineup stacked with four Division I prospects awaits head coach Kit Pehl and the Coppell Cowboys when they tip off their matchup with the Plano West Wolves at 8 p.m. on Tuesday night. The Wolves (4-2) are fresh off of a five-point loss to Hamilton (Tenn.)...

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

November 16, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell Cowboys took no time at all to set the tone against the Irving Tigers and for the rest of their playoff run. It actually only took 49 seconds. The clock showed 11:11 when senior linebacker Kilian Bresnahan danced into the end zone after picking off Irvi...

Class of 2014 wins in last home game

Class of 2014 wins in last home game

November 3, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor Though the 28-3 win over Denton Ryan all but lifted the Coppell Cowboys to another district championship, many senior athletes saw their last action in front of the packed stands at Buddy Echols Field. Senior safety Chris Adkins paused after the final horn sounded,...

Allen QB Murray ‘too much’ for Coppell defense

Allen QB Murray ‘too much’ for Coppell defense

September 28, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor Allen junior quarterback Kyler Murray is even quicker in person. So it would make sense why Murray has fielded offers from The University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M University, and Ohio State University, among others, in his list of potential college suitors. Murray's...

Rematch looms with Texas’ top team

Rematch looms with Texas’ top team

September 26, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Editor Almost one year ago Friday, Buddy Echols Field was filled with crazed Coppell Cowboys fans, basking in the glory of a thrilling 27-24 overtime defeat of the top-ranked Allen Eagles. Tomorrow night, the Cowboys (3-0) will once again find themselves heading into hostile territor...