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On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

Coppell High School sophomore quarterback Brady McBride runs through the Hebron defense. Coppell won the game 26-20. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

As of Thursday morning, the Texas High School district realignment has placed Coppell back into a district and region that it is familiar with. For the past two school years District 9-6A has housed the Cowboys and Cowgirls, featuring schools such as Dallas Jesuit, W.T. White and Richardson Berkner. ...

Showtime: Coppell football begins its quest for a state title with playoff opener

Coppell Cowboys junior running back Ryan Hirt runs ball in hand as he makes his way to the end zone during the first quarter on Nov. 10 at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys defeated the Richardson Eagles, 49-14.

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Every game matters now, as the Coppell Cowboys (9-1) look to secure the state championship. The Cowboys play the Rowlett Eagles (6-4) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field in the Class 6A Division l bi-district playoffs.   After last week’s win against the Richardson Eagles, the Cowboys completed the se...

A new leader to a proven team

Photo courtesy the Eagle Angle.

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Since 2012, the Allen Eagles football team has gone a staggering 62-2, but 60 of those wins were under coach Tom Westerberg. This year, new coach Terry Gambill took over one of the top high school coaching jobs in America, where the expectation is to win. After his first two games at the helm, he ha...

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Actions without consequences: the inconsistency of NFL treatment to domestic violence

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Who knew TMZ would actually be capable of putting something useful out into the public? Despite the exploitation of the assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice to wife, then-fiance Janay Palmer in 2014, the video released of Rice hitting Palmer in a Las Vegas elevator gave an up-close...

CHS football gives it their all on, off field with community service project

Photo by Alexandra Dalton.

October 29, 2015

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm   On Tuesday, the Coppell High School football team hosted a blanket drive to benefit the Austin Street Center at Chipotle Mexican Grill on Denton Tap Road.   “I think it is awesome, and it is a great community event,” co-vice pre...

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)...

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...

Athlete’s parents play big part in game of life

Athlete's parents play big part in game of life

October 30, 2012

By Tina Huang Staff Writer The crowd is going wild in the stands, and everything you do incites a reaction. You hear your coach and your parents screaming at you. Everything in that moment seems to drag on. Any mistake you make could mean the whole difference between name recognition and anonymity. Welcome...

Cowboys earn first district win vs. Hebron

The Coppell Cowboys rammed their way through the Hebron Hawks defense en route to a runaway 29-3 Cowboy win, the team’s first as a part of District 5-5A . Photo by Rinu Daniel.

October 13, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer In what could be called a “battle of the backs”, Coppell senior Luke Jenner and junior Gavin McDaniel bruised and rammed their way through the Hebron Hawks defense en route to a runaway 29-3 Cowboy win, the team’s first as a part of District 5-5A . Senior quarterback Colby Mahon struggled to find his receivers in the first half, finishing just 6 of 14 fo...

Photo Gallery: Coppell proves to be Allen’s worst nightmare

Photo Gallery: Coppell proves to be Allen's worst nightmare

September 30, 2012

The Coppell Cowboys remain undefeated after the home football game against the Allen Eagles. After an intense four quarters, the Cowboys scored a touchdown during over time with a final score of 27-24. Photos by Rachel Bush and Rinu Daniel.

Allen sports editor chimes in on big game

Coppell football players take down the Allen Eagle at Friday's pep rally

September 28, 2012

By Alex Nicoll Sports Writer On Thursday, I had the opportunity to talk with Akshay Mirchandani about tonight’s between the Coppell Cowboys and Allen Eagles. Mirchandani is the sports editor for the Eagle Angle newspaper at Allen High School and agreed to answer some questions I had. Q. What...

Coppell’s running backs bulldoze over the Yellow Jackets

Coppell's running backs bulldoze over the Yellow Jackets

September 15, 2012

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Building on the success of last week’s run performance; the Coppell Cowboys once again broke the 200 yard rushing mark in their 40-3 win against the Rockwall Yellow Jackets yesterday. After a slow start last week the Coppell offense was ready to make a statement...