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Rematch looms with Texas’ top team

Rematch looms with Texas' top team

September 26, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor Almost one year ago Friday, Buddy Echols Field was filled with crazed Coppell Cowboys fans, basking in the glory of a thrilling 27-24 overtime defeat of the top-ranked Allen Eagles. Tomorrow night, the Cowboys (3-0) will once again find themselves heading into hostile territor...

Centers tees up Under Armour invite

Centers tees up Under Armour invite

September 10, 2013

Video By Mark Slette Staff Writer Adam Centers UA All American Game Story By John Loop Sports Editor Senior place kicker Adam Centers will don a new jersey this spring, but he will still wear the same white, black and Cowboy red on gameday. Centers was recognized at a short ceremony t...

Bonneau flawless in win over Boyd

Bonneau flawless in win over Boyd

September 6, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor The Skyler Bonneau that the Cowboys had hoped for this season picked the perfect moment to  make an appearance at McKinney's Ron Poe Stadium in Friday night’s victory over the McKinney Boyd Broncos, 49-24. The New Tech junior signal caller shook off last week’s rookie ...

Rakestraw’s Cowboys win one for Kamryn

Photo courtesy Chad Rakestraw

April 20, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - Amidst the celebration and shouts of joy, Coppell head soccer coach Chad Rakestraw found his 2-year old daughter Kamryn, and held her in his arms. Since little Kamryn was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an extremely rare form of cancer that develops in infants and young children, last May, Coppell ...

Coppell ropes in school’s second Class 5A soccer title

The Coppell Cowboys Soccer team celebrates after winning the 5A State Championship in overtime. Photo by Susie Shahsavari

April 20, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - The ball, off the foot of junior forward Chris Madden, curved into the goal with 56 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Coppell Cowboys walked out of Birkelbach Stadium as the newest Class 5A state champions. “It has not really sunk in yet,” Ma...

Soccer takes down another physical opponent

Junior Chis Madden crosses the ball in hopes of getting it to another teammate in Friday's 2-0 victory over Kingwood in Georgetown during the Class 5A semifinal match. Coppell faces Brownsvile Hanna at 6 p.m. Saturday for the Class 5A championship. Photo by Davis DeLoach.

April 19, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - It was like facing Flower Mound Marcus for a second straight week. The physical play used by the Kingwood Mustangs, who were defeated by the Coppell Cowboys on Friday night, 2-0, in the Class 5A semifinals at Birkelbach Stadium, clearly worked to Kingwoo...

Kings of the pitch: Cowboys corral Mustangs, 2-0

Sophomore Austin Michaelis looks forward for an open man to pass to in Friday's 2-0 victory over Kingwood in the Class 5A semifinals in Georgetown. The Cowboys face Brownsville Hanna at 6 p.m. Saturday in the state championship match. Photo by Davis DeLoach.

April 19, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - Celebration ensued on the Cowboy sideline as the final seconds ticked off the scoreboard at Birkelbach Stadium in Coppell's 2-0 win over Kingwood in the Class 5A semifinals on Friday. The win helped Coppell (22-2) advance to the Class 5A championship ...

Lacrosse Notebook: Lambert new face of face-offs

Lacrosse Notebook: Lambert new face of face-offs

March 7, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer As the Coppell Cowboys and the Plano West Wolves lineup to begin the game, junior face-off specialist D.P. Lambert trots out to midfield to win his team the face-off and possession of the ball. "In general, [faceoffs] are huge because they set the tone to start the game," Lambert said. "Whoever gets the first faceoff wins first possession. It is also a huge mome...

Cowboys silence Wolves, earn first district win, 9-3

Cowboys silence Wolves, earn first district win, 9-3

March 7, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer It had fallen completely silent on the sideline of the Plano West Wolves, as they packed up their gear and departed Coppell Middle School West's Leslie Field with a 3-3 record, losing to the Coppell Cowboys 9-3. Junior attackman Nick Hruby led all scorers with four goal...

Jones, DeSoto too much for Cowboys in 69-41 victory

Jones, DeSoto too much for Cowboys in 69-41 victory

February 23, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer DeSoto's Matt Jones proved once again why he is attending Duke University next fall. The senior guard scored 22 points to advance the Eagles to the area round of the 2013 UIL Class 5A basketball state playoffs in a convincing 69-41 win over the Coppell Cowboys. "I...

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

Cowboys take care of business, move on to DeSoto

February 20, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell Cowboys and the DeSoto Eagles are on a collision course once more. These two programs are slated to meet after the Cowboys took care of business on Tuesday night against the Irving MacArthur Cardinals with the score of 52-38. Junior guard Landon Goesling was the high man, leading all scorers with 15 points and 9 assists...

Basketball notebook: Tension builds as playoffs approach

Basketball notebook: Tension builds as playoffs approach

February 11, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The final game is drawing near, but the season may be just beginning for the Coppell Cowboys basketball team. As the team preps for its final game of the regular season against the Flower Mound Jaguars, the District 5-5A standings have leaned in favor of the Cowboys. According...