Coppell Student Media

Bonneau flawless in win over Boyd

Bonneau flawless in win over Boyd

September 7, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By John Loop Sports Editor The Skyler Bonneau that the Cowboys had hoped for this season picked the perfect moment to  make an appearance at McKinney's Ron Poe Stadium in Friday night’s victory over the McKinney Boyd Broncos, 49-24. The New Tech junior signal caller shook off last week’s rookie ...

Rakestraw’s Cowboys win one for Kamryn

Rakestraw’s Cowboys win one for Kamryn

April 21, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - Amidst the celebration and shouts of joy, Coppell head soccer coach Chad Rakestraw found his 2-year old daughter Kamryn, and held her in his arms. Since little Kamryn was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an extremely rare form of cancer that develops in infants and young children, last May, Coppell ...

Coppell ropes in school’s second Class 5A soccer title

Coppell ropes in school’s second Class 5A soccer title

April 20, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - The ball, off the foot of junior forward Chris Madden, curved into the goal with 56 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Coppell Cowboys walked out of Birkelbach Stadium as the newest Class 5A state champions. “It has not really sunk in yet,” Ma...

Soccer takes down another physical opponent

Soccer takes down another physical opponent

April 19, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - It was like facing Flower Mound Marcus for a second straight week. The physical play used by the Kingwood Mustangs, who were defeated by the Coppell Cowboys on Friday night, 2-0, in the Class 5A semifinals at Birkelbach Stadium, clearly worked to Kingwoo...

Kings of the pitch: Cowboys corral Mustangs, 2-0

Kings of the pitch: Cowboys corral Mustangs, 2-0

April 19, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - Celebration ensued on the Cowboy sideline as the final seconds ticked off the scoreboard at Birkelbach Stadium in Coppell's 2-0 win over Kingwood in the Class 5A semifinals on Friday. The win helped Coppell (22-2) advance to the Class 5A championship ...

Lacrosse Notebook: Lambert new face of face-offs

Lacrosse Notebook: Lambert new face of face-offs

March 7, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer As the Coppell Cowboys and the Plano West Wolves lineup to begin the game, junior face-off specialist D.P. Lambert trots out to midfield to win his team the face-off and possession of the ball. "In general, [faceoffs] are huge because they set the tone to start the game," Lambert said. "Whoever gets the first faceoff wins first possession. It is also a huge mome...

Cowboys silence Wolves, earn first district win, 9-3

Cowboys silence Wolves, earn first district win, 9-3

March 7, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer It had fallen completely silent on the sideline of the Plano West Wolves, as they packed up their gear and departed Coppell Middle School West's Leslie Field with a 3-3 record, losing to the Coppell Cowboys 9-3. Junior attackman Nick Hruby led all scorers with four goal...

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

February 20, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell Cowboys and the DeSoto Eagles are on a collision course once more. These two programs are slated to meet after the Cowboys took care of business on Tuesday night against the Irving MacArthur Cardinals with the score of 52-38. Junior guard Landon Goesling was the high man, leading all scorers with 15 points and 9 assists...

Basketball notebook: Tension builds as playoffs approach

Basketball notebook: Tension builds as playoffs approach

February 11, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer The final game is drawing near, but the season may be just beginning for the Coppell Cowboys basketball team. As the team preps for its final game of the regular season against the Flower Mound Jaguars, the District 5-5A standings have leaned in favor of the Cowboys. According...

Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

February 6, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer The dotted line was signed 12 times this morning at Coppell High School as 12 CHS varsity athletes made their college commitments official. Of the 12, two-thirds were football players. The two biggest signings of the day were D-I commits Cameron Smith (Arizona State)...

Cowboys flawless on Senior Night, down Raiders, 58-43

Cowboys flawless on Senior Night, down Raiders, 58-43

February 2, 2013


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By John Loop Sports Writer After weeks of losing games that came down to the bitter end, the Coppell Cowboys (14-16, 3-4 in District 5-5A) took care of business against the Raiders of Denton Ryan (14-12, 0-7 in District 5-5A) on Senior Night at Coppell High School, 58-43. Cowboy junior guards...

Basketball notebook: Cowboys wrap up first round of district play

Basketball notebook: Cowboys wrap up first round of district play

January 28, 2013


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By John Loop Sport Writer District 5-5A has not at all  been what the Coppell Cowboys were expecting. With a 1-4 record in the new "I-35 Belt" district, head coach Kit Pehl now has to go back to the drawing board to attempt to resurrect the Cowboys before jumping headlong into the second round...