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

Sophomore Austin Michaelis looks forward for an open man to pass to in Friday's 2-0 victory over Kingwood in the Class 5A semifinals in Georgetown. The Cowboys face Brownsville Hanna at 6 p.m. Saturday in the state championship match. Photo by Davis DeLoach.

April 19, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Coppell vs. Southlake

Coppell vs. Southlake

January 25, 2013

For several years, there has been a longstanding rivalry between Coppell High School and Southlake Carroll. While CHS and Southlake Carroll are no longer in the same district, this rivalry lives on in the hearts and minds of CHS students. This very anticipated game was always one of the best of the...

Shipley, Hawks outshoot Cowboys, 50-47

Shipley, Hawks outshoot Cowboys, 50-47

January 23, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer It did not take senior guard Walter Munnings and the Coppell Cowboys (12-15, 1-3 in district) long to realize how good of a player Hebron senior point guard Ridge Shipley was. "Around this district, [Shipley] is the defensive assignment that we look forward to," Munnings...

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

January 19, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell student section screamed at the top of their lungs as Lewisville senior guard Jaden Wright stepped to the free throw line with the game on the line. The senior's first of two free throws proved to be the difference in a matchup between two District 5-5A foes. The...

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

January 12, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer "We knew in a district game, it would be a battle." These were the words of Coppell Cowboys basketball head coach Kit Pehl after a 50-47 overtime loss to the Flower Mound Marcus Marauders. And a battle it was. The Cowboys battled the entire game, but it ultimately...