Coppell Student Media

BREAKING: Change in opportunity: McGill switches commitment to Stanford

BREAKING: Change in opportunity: McGill switches commitment to Stanford

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Today, Coppell defensive back Jonathan McGill flipped his oral commitment from SMU to Stanford.   Though committed to SMU for several weeks now, McGill reconsidered due to the academic opportunities and elite program Stanford offers.   “It has been one of the hardest things I had t...

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

CARROLLTON - The bench became deathly quiet and a hush fell momentarily over the folks in the stands. Trailing by a point, Hebron lined up for a potential game-winning field goal.   After two timeouts and only 24 seconds left on the clock, the Hebron kicker lines up from 16 yards out. The...

On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes

On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

Across the United States, star high school athletes woke up this morning in anticipation of a life changing signature. Today is the first National Signing Day of 2018 as nationwide, student athletes are signing a binding contract to further their athletic passion on the collegiate level.   Coppell High S...

Cowboys thank friends, family for support as they head into round two of playoffs (with video)

Cowboys thank friends, family for support as they head into round two of playoffs (with video)

Lili Lomas and Amelia Vanyo

November 24, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Bellies still full from Thanksgiving dinner, the Coppell Cowboys take on the Mesquite Horn Jaguars today at Allen Eagle Stadium at 1 p.m. in the Class 6A Division 1 area playoffs.   After their 37-6 victory over the Richardson Eagles last Friday, the Cowboys head into their second playoff game of...

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

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

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

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...

Students share excitement for upcoming Allen game

Students share excitement for upcoming Allen game

Lili Lomas, Sports editor, Digital content editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

With Coppell High School football playing state power Allen High School this Friday, students are preparing for the various aspects of the game from the halftime show to the support in the stands. They share with The Sidekick how they are building up excitement for the game.       Senio...

Second half rally sends Cowboys past Boyd (with video)

Second half rally sends Cowboys past Boyd (with video)

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

  https://vimeo.com/233049843   The Coppell Cowboys beat the McKinney Boyd Broncos, 34-24, Friday night at Buddy Echols Field in a neck and neck showdown up until the end.   Having beaten the Broncos last season 31-21, confidence was expected from the Cowboys. However,...

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Coming off the heels of three consecutive first-round playoff exits, a new regional alignment and the loss of key prolific players on both offense and defense, Coppell football’s 2016 team had a lot of questions to answer as fall approached. But as each week passed, and the wins continued to pile ...

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

WACO -- As junior tight end Pierce McFarlane crossed the goal line for a 41-yard touchdown catch with 1:38 remaining, it looked as if junior quarterback Brady McBride and the Coppell football team (10-3) had pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat for a third straight week. However, the high-powe...

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After rolling into the playoffs with six consecutive district wins, the Coppell football team has seemed to work its way into a great playoff situation. With its first game being played at Buddy Echols field, no matchup with DeSoto (thank goodness) the stars have aligned for this team. But how did it ...

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

RICHARDSON -- Walking off the field for the final regular season game this year, the Coppell football team (8-2 overall, 6-1 District 9-6A) had its playoff fate set. But the momentum it needed heading into next week’s matchup with 9-1 Rowlett is something they hoped to grab. And on Friday, Copp...