Coppell Student Media

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Coppell stings Yellow Jackets, 40-3

Coppell stings Yellow Jackets, 40-3

September 15, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer Storms didn't have any chance to extinguish the red hot Coppell offense, as they easily led a 40-3 rout of the Rockwall Yellow Jackets. Senior quarterback Colby Mahon threw for 153 yards and three touchdowns, two of which fell into the hands of senior wide receiver Cameron...

Coppell starts season with big bang against Longview

Coppell starts season with big bang against Longview

September 1, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer “Coppell’s back, Coppell’s back!” Those were the chants of the Cowboy student section after the Cowboys steamrolled the Lobos from Longview High School, 41-8, in the thirteenth annual Tom Landry Classic. Senior quarterback Colby Mahon completed nine of 11 pa...

Longview first real test for Coppell in 2012 Tom Landry Classic

Longview first real test for Coppell in 2012 Tom Landry Classic

August 31, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer The lights at SMU’s Ford Field will shine brightly on Saturday night as the Coppell Cowboys take the field against a highly ranked opponent, the Longview Lobos. With Longview ranked sixth in the state and 48th in the nation, the Cowboy defense will have their hands full...

Loop looks forward to getting back under lights

Loop looks forward to getting back under lights

August 27, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Sports. It consumes our daily lives as students in a Texas high school, from a top-overall ranked Cowgirl Volleyball team who is desperate for back-to-back 5A state titles to a Cowboy football team who is hungry to show the rest of District 5-5A what they are made of. And those ...

Freshmen Survival Guide

June 1, 2012

John Loop Class of 2014 All right, Freshmen, listen up.You’re probably thinking, Woah! This school is waaayyy bigger than I thought it would be. Trust me, I’ve heard that one before. But don’t worry about it. You’ll get used to it in a hurry. You’ll stop noticing that it’s the epitome...

Reflections of a first year staffer

May 22, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer About this time last year, I was salivating over the fact that I would be writing for the award-winning Coppell High School newspaper. Little did I know what I had gotten myself into. The first two weeks of class were pretty nerve-wracking, considering I had only completed...

2012 football team taking shape during spring practice

Junior center Leighton Light (in red) lines up and prepares for the next snap in spring football practice as Assistant Coach Steven Fex looks on. Photo by Trevor Stiff.

May 4, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer The constant thud resonates from Buddy Echols Field and the sweat drips down the backs of the varsity football players as spring practice begins. After losing a win-and-in game against Keller Central in November, the Cowboys have been hitting harder, running faster and will soon be ready to produce better re...

Grading the Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft Class

May 1, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Jerry Jones surprised every one last Thursday when the Cowboys and the St. Louis Rams swapped picks to allow Jones and company to take LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne at pick number six. Along with their next two days of picks, here is a recap of all of Dallas' draftees. First Round (...

Path to the Draft: Previous Predictions

April 26, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Pick No. 16 - The New York Jets TEAM NEEDS: Wide Receiver, Defensive Lineman, Linebacker, Safety Rex Ryan will probably hold his usual press conference and say the exact same words he has said the last couple of years, something along the lines of "Super Bowl or Bust!...

CLAX seniors ‘stick’ to sport in college

Senior defenders Logan McCullough and Zane Zoda await the ball to come their way as Coppell takes the ball to Ravenwood's end of the field. Photo by Ivy Hess.

April 26, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Lacrosse. A high scoring game of catch and keep away. Mix it in with a couple of head-rocking hits, and you’ve got yourself a pretty fun and physical sport. For Coppell seniors Zane Zoda, Austin Watters and Logan McCullough, lacrosse has been their life since they were very young. “I h...

Cowgirls extinguish Lady Dragons on the diamond, 8-5

April 11, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Dragons aren't so fierce when they don't have any fire to breathe, are they? The Cowgirls were the ones that had the spark to pull out a victory against the hated Southlake Lady Dragons, 8-5. Junior starting pitcher Alyssa Ringhausen braved a rocky start, giving up...