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Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 3/1-3/7

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Boys soccer continues the second round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Plano tonight and Hebron tomorrow at Buddy Echols Field, then traveling to Lewisville on Friday. All boys soccer matches...

Coppell junior point guard Anthony Black shoots against Lake Highlands junior forward Adam Lopez at Loos Sports Complex in Addison on Thursday. Coppell fell to Lake Highlands, 53-50, ending its basketball season.

Late spectacle ends short of victory, killing Cowboys season (With video)

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 26, 2021

DALLAS- The clock read four minutes and the Cowboys were trailing Lake Highlands by 11. The Coppell student section had gone quiet and the parents looked displeased. But three layups from Coppell junior...

Coppell sophomore forward Alejandro Reyes goes in for a 50-50 against Flower Mound senior defender James Chamberlain at Buddy Echols Field last night. The match experienced many lightning delays but the Cowboys eventually dropped the match, 1-0, after play was called five minutes into the second half.

Cowboys drop weather marred match against Flower Mound as title race intensifies

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 26, 2021

The Cowboys entered the half tailing Flower Mound by one and were fired up to come out and play their game. But then the storm came minutes after entering the building.  After waiting out the first...

Coppell senior midfielder Jacob Dashner fights IMG National for possession at the Coppell Middle School North field on Wednesday. Coppell lost, 19-6.

Cowboys overwhelmed by national powerhouse but learned valuable lessons

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It was a breezy Wednesday evening as Coppell boys lacrosse hosted a national powerhouse in IMG National. Students and parents poured into stands, almost completely filling them.  Knowing the competition...

Coppell senior center Tim O’Hearn defends against Allen junior forward Miles Gibson on Saturday in the CHS Arena. The Cowboys play Lake Highlands in the Class 6A area playoffs tomorrow at Loos Sports Complex in Addison, with tipoff at 7 p.m.

Cowboys rematching Lake Highlands in area playoffs

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 24, 2021

Coppell only lost three games this entire season: two in district play, one in preseason. That one loss in preseason was to Lake Highlands. But as fate would have it, the two meet again in the playoffs. Coppell...

Coppell senior attackmen Gavin Osteen, Aidan Stricklin and Dylan Colon as well as senior midfielder Andrew Sullivan listen to senior midfielder Tyler Wendel as he directs offensive strategy against Plano West at Coppell Middle School North on Tuesday. The Cowboys host national powerhouse IMG National this evening at Lesley Field, with faceoff at 5:30 p.m.

Coppell hosting national powerhouse IMG National for true test

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 24, 2021

It was a meeting by chance for the Cowboys to host a national powerhouse so early on in the season. Coppell was supposed to be off resting and IMG National was set to play Dallas Jesuit.  But as fate...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Red and Black on Deck: 2/22-2/28

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 22, 2021

After canceling its last three matches due to inclement weather, boys soccer ends the first round of its District 6-6A and begins the second round of district play by traveling to Plano East tonight, Plano...

Red and Black on Deck is a Sidekick series detailing the next seven days of Coppell varsity sports. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year. Graphic by Samantha Freeman

Red and Black on Deck: 2/1-2/7

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 1, 2021

Boys soccer continues the first round of its District 6-6A campaign by hosting Marcus in the rivalry match at Buddy Echols Field on Tuesday and travels to Hebron on Friday. Both matches begin at 7:30 p.m....

Coppell senior offensive lineman Febechi Nwaiwu and junior wide receiver Anthony Black celebrate Black’s touchdown in the second quarter against Plano West last night at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell defeated Plano West, 31-20, in its annual Homecoming game.

17 unanswered second half points gives Coppell dramatic homecoming victory over Plano West (with video)

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 31, 2020

The lights lay low. The wind plateaued and the chilly backdrop ushered in. The plethora of fans silent as the game drew on, knowing that time was not in their favor. The time on the clock read four minutes...

Coppell senior co-captain Rishita Uppuluri approaches a forehand against Prosper on Monday night at T Bar M Racquet Club in Dallas. Coppell won 10-2, clenching the Class 6A Region I bi-district title and advancing to area later this week.

Tennis triumphs in bi-district match against Prosper

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

On Monday, Coppell tennis defeated Prosper in the first round of the Class 6A Region I playoffs with a score of 10-2. The win means Coppell advances in the playoffs. The match was originally scheduled...

Coppell assistant Blaine Barnett passes during pregame warmups before the Cowboys’ 42-35 victory against Sachse on Oct. 2 at Buddy Echols Field. In addition to coaching football, Barnett teaches special education at Coppell High School.

Coach’s Box: Barnett setting example as father figure for student athletes

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 28, 2020

Blaine Barnett coaches tight ends for the Coppell football team and is a special education teacher at Coppell High School. Barnett graduated from CHS in 1995 and came back to coach as a special teams coordinator...

Coppell senior quarterback Ryan Walker is tackled by Plano defenders at John Clark Field last night. Coppell defeated Plano, 35-33.

A clean slate

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 24, 2020

PLANO - Last night’s game was all but settled in the third quarter when Coppell scored 21 unanswered points and held a 35-13 lead over Plano but one thing stood between them and its first district win:...

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