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Boys soccer makes big statement with upset of top-ranked Marcus

Coppell’s bench erupts with celebration as the final whistle is blown at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday against Marcus. Coppell won, 2-1, against Marcus, the No. 1 team in Texas.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The clock had just hit the 10 minute mark and the scoreboard was tied. The Coppell bench was on its feet and the stands behind held the same wary air.  The Cowboys had never needed a goal as bad as now this season. The team was face-to-face with Marcus, the No. 1 team in Class 6A with a near spot...

Coppell looks to end winless streak against MacArthur

Coppell senior forward Tom Vazhekatt looks to tackle Lewisville junior midfielder Brody Webster against Hebron on Jan. 28 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboysplay MacArthur at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The Coppell boys soccer team has had a rough District 6-6A season so far, standing second to last in the district with a record of 1-4-2. In a winless drought six-matches long, the team hopes to turn around its season with a victory over MacArthur at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buddy Echols Field. MacAr...

Club team championship provides valuable experience for Blaas

Coppell senior midfielder Sebastian Blaas shields against Frisco Heritage defenders during the scrimmage on Dec. 17 at Buddy Echols Field. Blaas’s club soccer team, Solar 02B, won the U.S. National Youth Soccer Championship nationals during the summer.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The sweltering summer heat is intense as players sprint across the field, deftly passing the ball between each other. There is a last minute exchange of the ball, gritted teeth in the desperate crowd.  Then - a goal. Coppell senior midfielder Sebastian Blaas has been playing soccer since he was 5. T...

End of the line: Playoff run comes to an end against Grand Prairie

Coppell senior midfielder Jeremy Basso and his teammates react after their match against Grand Prairie at Mustang-Panther Stadium on Tuesday. The Cowboys lost, 3-1, in second round of bi-district playoffs.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

GRAPEVINE- As the sound of the final whistle traveled through the Mustang-Panther Stadium, the Grand Prairie boys soccer team went wild with joy, knowing it is still in the race for the state championship, while Coppell remained silent with its heads down. In a 3-1 defeat to the Gophers, the Cowbo...

Gophers await in area playoffs following emotional win

The Coppell boys soccer team huddles before the Irving Nimitz on March 22 to exchange words of encouragement at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys plays its second Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs match against Grand Prairie at Mustang-Panther Stadium on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Coppell boys soccer team will play its second match of playoff season against Grand Prairie on Tuesday at Mustang-Panther Stadium at 8 p.m.   The Class 6A Region I area matchup is expected to be a competitive one, as Grand Prairie has proven itself to be quite a dangerous team this year.   The Gophers emerged ...

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Coppell senior midfielder Jeremy Basso fights for possession as he dribble up field on Friday at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys defeated Irving Nimitz, 4-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Previously placed third behind Marcus, Coppell celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 victory over Irving Nimitz to finish runner-up to District 6-6A champions Flower Mound due to Marcus’ loss to Lewisville on Friday.   Coppell opens the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs next week ag...

Coppell to play rival Marcus in crucial district match

Coppell junior midfielder Maxwell Winneker plays against Keller Timber Creek at Buddy Echols Field earlier this season. The Cowboys plays Flower Mound Marcus tonight in a critical district match.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

As the District 6-6A boys soccer season comes to a close, the race to clinch the district championship trophy has become a competition between the three leading teams - Marcus, Coppell and Flower Mound.   Coppell plays at Marcus today at 7:30 p.m. Marcus leads District 6-6A at 7-1-2, whil...

Rival Marcus triumphs over Coppell, 3-2

Coppell High school senior defender Dail Kang cuts the ball back while the Cowboys attack. Coppell lost 3-2 to Marcus.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019

In the cool, windy 55 degrees weather at Buddy Echols Field last night, two long-running rivals, Marcus and the Coppell boys soccer team, met on the pitch for the first time this season.   The match proved to be a rollercoaster of a game from the first whistle to the very last, with Marcus...

Cowboys look to finish preseason strong against Falcons

Coppell junior Nathan Hernandez dribbles upfield during a match against McKinney Boyd, at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys will play against Falcons tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

After its 3-2 loss against the McKinney Boyd, the Coppell boys soccer team is looking to end its preseason strong in its last match this Friday against Keller Timber Creek on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field.   The relatively young Coppell team had started this preseason determined to...

Survive and advance: Cowboys stave off late rally in area round victory

Coppell High School senior captain and midfielder Bishesh Manandhar celebrates after scoring the final goal of Friday’s match against The Woodlands at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The Cowboys lead by three goals, after the first half and despite three goals from The Woodlands in the second half, held onto their lead to win, 6-3, in the area round of playoffs.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

April 2, 2017

WACO - Trailing by five goals with a little more than 10 minutes to play, it looked as if The Woodlands boys soccer team was going to need magic to pull off the comeback over Coppell. And as if it was a disappearing act, the Cowboys’ lead slowly dissipated, until it was only two with 12 minutes to...