Coppell Student Media

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 21, 2016

After making his return from an injured hand several weeks ago, Jackson Solari has not played up to his own standards. But on Tuesday night, the senior forward made his return to the floor known in a big way, leading the Coppell Cowboys basketball team (7-7 overall, 1-0 District 9-6A) to a 58-53 victo...

Moe leads way in successful Santa Slam weekend

Moe leads way in successful Santa Slam weekend

Marcus Krum & Joseph Krum

December 20, 2016

Boys, girls sweep Friday duals to gain momentum for Saturday's tournament By Marcus Krum Executive Sports Editor @marcuskrum Coming into the weekend with an undefeated record this season, Coppell High School junior wrestler KK Moe showed no sign that he would falter in his unblemished record. ...

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Q&A: Daniels displays business expertise as young, successful MLB general manager

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 16, 2016

After becoming baseball’s youngest ever general manager at age 28, Jon Daniels was just getting started. The Texas Rangers executive, now in his 11th year at the position, has been at the helm for the most successful stretch in Rangers’ history, including back-to-back American League championships i...

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

Coming off the heels of three consecutive first-round playoff exits, a new regional alignment and the loss of key prolific players on both offense and defense, Coppell football’s 2016 team had a lot of questions to answer as fall approached. But as each week passed, and the wins continued to pile ...

Offense’s playmaking ability, key defensive stops push Cowboys to regional semis

Offense’s playmaking ability, key defensive stops push Cowboys to regional semis

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 20, 2016

ALLEN -- The play was a disaster from the start.   With just over two minutes remaining, the snap went right between sophomore quarterback Brady McBride’s legs and dribbled off to his left. It was a mad race to the football between McBride and a Rockwall defensive lineman.   But ins...

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Football playoff alignment: how it works, what to expect (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 9, 2016

After rolling into the playoffs with six consecutive district wins, the Coppell football team has seemed to work its way into a great playoff situation. With its first game being played at Buddy Echols field, no matchup with DeSoto (thank goodness) the stars have aligned for this team. But how did it ...

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 5, 2016

RICHARDSON -- Walking off the field for the final regular season game this year, the Coppell football team (8-2 overall, 6-1 District 9-6A) had its playoff fate set. But the momentum it needed heading into next week’s matchup with 9-1 Rowlett is something they hoped to grab. And on Friday, Copp...

Trump’s crude talk misrepresents athletes, locker room settings

Trump’s crude talk misrepresents athletes, locker room settings

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

With the sports world a frenzied cluster of World Series baseball, all levels of football and the dawn of a new basketball season, something else has managed to take the stage, front and center. The volatile, explosive presidential election cycle has managed to steal headlines and television ratings across t...

Tennis continues to dominate, moves to area semifinals

Tennis continues to dominate, moves to area semifinals

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

October 21, 2016

For the first time in nearly a month, the Coppell tennis team faced an opponent outside of the weaker District 9-6A. However, it did not miss a beat. In truly dominating fashion, the Coppell tennis team trounced Rowlett early in the first round of the area playoffs, winning 10-0. In doubles m...

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Kaepernick’s stand comes with unwarranted dishonor

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Edtor

September 16, 2016

Colin Kaepernick has every right to do what he did.   There’s no debating that, from a legal standpoint, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback can sit down, kneel, lay on the ground, or jump up and down with his hands in the air. That is because Kaepernick has freedom of speech, a right giv...

Lone (Five) Star: Choate finds home as one of nation’s top deep snappers

Lone (Five) Star: Choate finds home as one of nation’s top deep snappers

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

September 15, 2016

He is, according to Kohls Kicking Camp, Coppell football’s only five-star recruit. He is the fifth ranked player at his position in the entire nation. Yet Connor Choate does not need the spotlight. Since he first took the field as a varsity player in the fall of 2015, that is never what the senior l...

McGill, timely defense saves narrow OT victory in season opener

McGill, timely defense saves narrow OT victory in season opener

Marcus Krum, Sports Executive Editor

August 27, 2016

No matter which way you look at it, it was not pretty. For some, the first game jitters appeared to be in full effect on Friday night. However, Jonathan McGill was seemed to be immune. The sophomore finished with two interceptions (one in overtime) and the game-winning touchdown catch, as somehow, so...