Coppell Student Media

McBride returning to sidelines

McBride returning to sidelines

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coppell ISD athletics director and former head football coach Joe McBride officially accepted the head football coach and athletic coordinator position at McKinney Boyd High School.   The news was first reported by Matt Stepp of TexasFootball.com on Friday.   “It just was in ...

Athletes face pressure on, off the field

Athletes face pressure on, off the field

April 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Wake up. Go to school for eight hours. Race home to grab a track uniform for an hour practice. Squeeze in a quick dinner between practices. Endure a five and a half hour club practice. Then it’s back home for hours of homework. Repeat. ...

Update: New athletics director voted in on unanimous decision

Update: New athletics director voted in on unanimous decision

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac The special April 13  Board of Trustees meeting generated quite a deal of  buzz  with the decision to hire the high-profile return of former Coppell head coach Joe McBride as the new athletics director. The session opened with a closed meeting ...

McBride named head football coach at Dripping Springs

McBride named head football coach at Dripping Springs

January 25, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By John Loop Sports Editor UPDATE: Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees officially approved the hiring of Joe McBride on Monday night. Coppell Cowboys football head coach Joe McBride is leaving Coppell High School after five years to become the next head coach at Dripping Springs High School. ...

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

November 16, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell Cowboys took no time at all to set the tone against the Irving Tigers and for the rest of their playoff run. It actually only took 49 seconds. The clock showed 11:11 when senior linebacker Kilian Bresnahan danced into the end zone after picking off Irvi...

Cowboys put Red Raiders down 28-3 on senior night

Cowboys put Red Raiders down 28-3 on senior night

November 4, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Senior running back Gavin McDaniel rushed for over 100 yards, junior tight end Conner Williams caught his first touchdown pass this season and the Cowboys took Senior Night on a score of 28-3 over the Denton Ryan Red Raiders. Compared to other games this year, last Friday night’s win was one of the lowest scoring for the Cow...

Cowboys tame Jaguars, win 45-3

Cowboys tame Jaguars, win 45-3

October 20, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer One score was all it took to put away the Flower Mound Jaguars on Friday night. But in honor of homecoming night, Coppell decided to put on a show for the fans at Buddy Echols field and post a 45-3 score over their opponent. Everything was in sync for the Cowboys Frid...

Allen QB Murray ‘too much’ for Coppell defense

Allen QB Murray ‘too much’ for Coppell defense

September 28, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By John Loop Sports Editor Allen junior quarterback Kyler Murray is even quicker in person. So it would make sense why Murray has fielded offers from The University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M University, and Ohio State University, among others, in his list of potential college suitors. Murray's...

West runs wild, secondary forces turnovers as Coppell dominates Rockwall 68-20

West runs wild, secondary forces turnovers as Coppell dominates Rockwall 68-20

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Coaches and players dream of amassing 500 total yards of offense under the lights on Friday nights. So, when 300 of those precious yards come from one player in particular,  the game tends be very one-sided. Such was the case in the Coppell Cowboys’ defeat of the Rockwall Yellow Jackets, 68-20. Coppell opened the game similar to...

New UIL rules limit full contact practice slate

New UIL rules limit full contact practice slate

May 15, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

By Alex Nicoll Sports Writer As concussions in sports become more prevalent among amateurs, the Universal Interscholastic League (UIL) is taking more cautionary measures to ensure the safety of players. The newest precaution comes at the price of old-fashion contact drills. Gone could the days...

Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

Athletes commit in ink, make college plans permanent

February 6, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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)...

Joe McBride

January 23, 2013


Filed under News

Joe McBride is the Head Coach of the Coppell Cowboys football team. McBride came to Coppell in 2009 and is currently in his fourth season here. He immediately brought with him a winning tradition and standard of excellence. In his first season, McBride guided the Cowboys to an 11-2 record and the third round of t...