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Survive and advance: Cowboys stave off late rally in area round victory

Coppell High School senior captain and midfielder Bishesh Manandhar celebrates after scoring the final goal of Friday’s match against The Woodlands at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The Cowboys lead by three goals, after the first half and despite three goals from The Woodlands in the second half, held onto their lead to win, 6-3, in the area round of playoffs.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor April 2, 2017

WACO - Trailing by five goals with a little more than 10 minutes to play, it looked as if The Woodlands boys soccer team was going to need magic to pull off the comeback over Coppell. And as if it was...

Despite poor play, Cowboys soccer pick up senior night win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor March 11, 2017

It is not often in sports that a two goal victory is seen as a poor night. But after the Coppell boys soccer team’s 4-2 win over Richardson on Friday night, spirits were not high. Many heads hung low,...

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor February 15, 2017

PLANO-- In its first playoff appearance in 10 years, the Coppell girls basketball team stepped into a raucous Plano West gym on Tuesday night, the energy level higher than any game this season.   And...

Perseverance, dedication to service reflect Blackburn’s military past, character

Coppell High School assistant boys soccer coach David Blackburn was selected to train to be a naval intelligence officer in early 2014. Blackburn has been immersed in the military lifestyle since he was a child, his father being a former Navy officer. Photo by Amanda Hair.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor February 10, 2017

For almost a year, the pain that permeates assistant soccer coach David Blackburn’s shoulder wouldn’t leave. It lingered as a reminder of his past, of his military background, of his time in Naval...

3 military signees, 4 girls soccer players amongst Signing Day festivities

Coppell High School senior Maddie Weber cheers on another signee as they sign their letter of intent a on Monday morning. Weber signed on with Clemson University to continue her soccer career. In the CHS arena, 12 CHS seniors welcomed their friends and family to join them for National Signing Day.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor February 1, 2017

“It just gives me chills, thinking about it.”   To say senior football player Kevin Madigan was excited to sign his letter of intent with Army West Point would be an understatement. But...

Junior’s two goals lead rally in district opener (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 28, 2017

The Coppell boys soccer team is not used to deficits.   In fact, the team only trailed once in last years playoff run, falling behind 2-1 in the bi-district round at Mansfield before coming...

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Junior guard Mary Luckett drives into the lane in Coppell's 60-30 victory over Lake Highlands on Friday night. The Cowgirls got off on a tear to start the game, leading 14-0 midway through the first quarter.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 21, 2017

Getting behind the Lake Highlands defense, Coppell High School senior guard Abby Johnson caught a pass under the basket and easily finishing with a layup. This shot capped a 14-0 run to start the game...

Fourth quarter run, grit prove too much for Pearce in win (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 18, 2017

For three quarters, very little was going the Coppell boys basketball team’s way offensively. The Cowboys struggled to hit shots and turned the ball over far too many times.   But in the...

Cowboys fanatic Richardson met with emotional surprise from calculus students

AP Calculus teacher coach Kirk Richardson shows off the Dallas Cowboys football tickets and cookie cake that his students all gifted him with Thursday morning in his classroom. As a lifelong Cowboys fan, Richardson was surprised when he walked into his classroom and saw the gift awaiting him.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 13, 2017

In his 40-plus years as the ultimate Dallas Cowboys superfan, Coppell High School calculus teacher Kirk Richardson has been to exactly one game, a 24-22 loss at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles in...

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 11, 2017

(At the beginning of the third quarter, it was the Coppell girls basketball team’s game. The Cowgirls had control of a 14 point lead at home. But nothing turns around a game like turnovers. Playing lights-out...

In regional semifinal rematch, Priest, Taylor take control to win tournament final

Coppell junior forward Wyatt Priest (10), senior forward Nick Taylor (11) and senior midfielder Alex Haas (9) celebrate Taylor's goal during the first half of Saturday's game in the Coppell indoor facility.  The Cowboys defeated El Paso Socorro 4-1 to win the North Texas Elite Showcase Tournament.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 8, 2017

  It is beginning to sound like a broken record.   In last year’s Class 6A Region II semifinal match, Wyatt Priest scored twice to lift the Cowboys over El Paso Socorro. And on Saturday,...

State Champions begin title defense with consecutive wins, move to finals of tournament

Senior forward Nick Taylor (11) and senior defender Jacob McEwen embrace after Taylor's goal in the second half of Coppell's 5-0 win over Sam Houston. Taylor recorded a goal and three assists in the Cowboys' two victories.
Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor January 7, 2017

Cowboys start off season with victory despite windy conditions   The last time the Coppell boys soccer team (1-0) took the field, it was in its pure domination of Lake Travis in the 6-1 victory...

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