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Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

Cowboys close out regular season with 4-1 victory

March 23, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor After clinching their third straight district title in Tuesday's win over Denton Ryan, Coppell (16-1-2, 8-0-1 in 5-5A play) put together a solid performance against Lewisville (9-10-3, 1-7-1) on Friday, defeating the Farmers 4-1. "For us it was about performance," Coppell...

Soccer Preview: Cowboys vs. Lewisville

Senior defenseman Kellen Reid controls the ball in the Cowboys' March 7 matchup against Flower Mound Marcus. Coppell finishes its regular season versus Lewisville on March 21. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

March 20, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor It will be the last hurrah for the Cowboy Soccer class of 2014 of the regular season as the Coppell Cowboys (15-1-2, 7-0-1) take on the Lewisville Fighting Farmers (9-9-3, 1-6-1) Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell clinched their third straight distric...

Cowgirls take down Trinity on the diamond, 7-4

Cowgirls take down Trinity on the diamond, 7-4

February 25, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell Cowgirls (6-6) didn't show their youth at all in Tuesday night's contest against Euless Trinity (6-7), capturing a 7-4 victory over the Lady Trojans. Senior second baseman Lindsay Stivers and freshman Sami Thomas both knocked two runs each to lead the Cowgirls. After...

Cowboys face ‘tall task’ in stopping Trinity’s Turner

Sophomore guard Josh Fink looks to pass to senior forward Chad Kaiser in Coppell's Feb. 7. matchup against Hebron at Coppell High School. The Cowboys will play their bi-district playoff game against Euless Trinity on Tuesday at Southlake Carroll High School at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

February 17, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Standing as tall as Mount Everest on the court, Euless Trinity senior Myles Turner is a demanding presence for the Trojans. The seven-foot shot blocker, who is ranked currently as the No. 2 high school prospect in the nation by recruiting services nationwide, wil...

Third time is a charm: Cowboys capture final playoff berth from Flower Mound

Coppell senior point guard Landon Goesling passes to an open teammate as Flower Mound's Connor Green defends. Goesling and the Cowboys took care of the Jaguars in Friday night's District 5-5A play-in game at Grapevine High School, winning 63-62. Photo by Sarah Slover.

February 15, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The third time was the charm for the Coppell Cowboys (21-12) on Friday night, as they held off Flower Mound in the closing seconds to earn District 5-5A’s final playoff berth in a 63-62 win. Senior point guard Landon Goesling helped the Cowboys with a game-high 23 point...

Cowboys tally first district win over Hebron, 6-2

Cowboys tally first district win over Hebron, 6-2

February 10, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor It was as tough a matchup as expected when the Hebron Hawks (7-2-2) came calling at Buddy Echols Field on Saturday afternoon, but Coppell (8-1-1) was tougher. Senior midfielder Nick Price and junior forward Colten Clark each scored a pair of goals. Juniors Stephen...

Sign the line: Coppell athletics ushers 10 athletes into college ranks

10 Coppell High School athletes signed their letters of intent in the CHS gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Front Row: Blake Mahon, Bryan Berens, Adam Centers, Chris Adkins, Carson Vickroy. Back Row: Bill Weber, Kevin Gray, Collins Okotcha, John Herubin. Photo by John Loop.

February 6, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior Carson Vickroy admits he felt a little out of place as the only cross country and track signee participating in Wednesday's National Signing Day ceremonies. "I did feel small compared to those guys, but I really wasn't intimidated," Vickroy said. "Overall, they...

Cowboys stay on track to playoffs with win over Lewisville

Cowboys stay on track to playoffs with win over Lewisville

February 6, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Landon Goesling came to play Tuesday night. Coppell's senior point guard scored a career-high 27 points to lead the Cowboys (19-11) to a 67-62 victory over the Lewisville Fighting Farmers (18-7). The Cowboys got off to a strong start in the first quarter, outrun...

Thomas makes top football programs “Fear the Tree” on Signing Day

Senior defensive end Solomon Thomas is all smiles after announcing he will be playing college football for Stanford University on live television. Thomas chose Stanford over the University of Arkansas and the University of California-
Los Angeles in the Coppell High School auditorium on National Signing Day. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

February 5, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Coppell Cowboys senior defensive end Solomon Thomas brought out all of the stops in announcing his college choice this morning at Coppell. Thomas, whose choice was televised nationally on ESPNU, pulled out a Cardinal pine tree from under the table, and added a personal touch, a pair of taped glasses to announce his decision to attend Stanford University in the fall...

Cowboy Soccer nets quintet against Patriots, 5-0

Cowboy Soccer nets quintet against Patriots, 5-0

February 1, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior midfielder Justin Todd continued his scoring tear, and Coppell made the most out its final non-district game, taking the wind out of the Jefferson Patriots' sails early and often, winning 5-0. Todd scored two goals, both of which came in the first half. Senior...

Cowboys cannot close out Marcus, fall 48-43

Cowboys cannot close out Marcus, fall 48-43

January 29, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Costly fouls and missed opportunities plagued the Coppell Cowboys (17-11) in the fourth quarter, and the Marcus Marauders (21-3) pulled away in the closing seconds to cruise to a five-point win, 48-43. Marcus senior forward Xavier Adams impressed with a game-high 24...

Cowboys promote defensive coordinator DeWitt to head coach

Cowboys promote defensive coordinator DeWitt to head coach

January 28, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Just over 24 hours after former Coppell football head coach Joe McBride was formally approved by the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees, the Coppell Cowboy football program promoted current defensive coordinator Mike DeWitt to head football coach on Tuesday, per Coppell...