Coppell Student Media

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 26, 2016

Call it a vision into the future. A glimpse at what is yet to come. A look ahead at the season ahead. As the Cowboys took the field for the 2016 spring football game on Wednesday at Buddy Echols Field, coaches, fans and players alike got a chance to take a look into the talent on this roster in the up...

Gaither’s masterful outing leads to narrow victory

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 21, 2016

GRAND PRAIRIE - In baseball, timeliness is everything. To some, the oft-debated topic of timely hitting could be seen as simply a facade, a statistic that can be attributed to pure luck. But on Friday night, (whether a true testament of skill or not) Ray Gaither could not have been more timely in a...

King of the hill

King of the hill

Marcus Krum, Sports editor

May 15, 2016

PLANO -  As Coppell coach Kendall Clark took the ball from his hands, a defeated look took the face of senior pitcher Charles King. In the final inning of his no-hit bid, King had walked four batters and allowed a run, prompting Clark to pull him with one out left in the game. But then, somethin...

After jump-start late in game one, Masters, Kodros lift team to sweep of Duncanville

After jump-start late in game one, Masters, Kodros lift team to sweep of Duncanville

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 7, 2016

DUNCANVILLE-- At times, teams loaded with talent need a wakeup call. On Friday night, the Cowboys got one. A four-run inning from Duncanville (7-19) in the bottom of the sixth was able to spark a seventh-inning rally for Coppell (28-1), as they snuck past the Panthers 8-4 in game one of the bi-distr...

Paschall, Gaither lead charge in doubleheader rout, district championship

Paschall, Gaither lead charge in doubleheader rout, district championship

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 28, 2016

With a three run lead in the second inning, Myles Paschall dug into the box, swung and launched a ball well over the left field wall. With his first of two hits on the night, the senior outfielder watched the ball sail into the parking lot, breaking the game open for the Cowboys. It set the tone for th...

High Priest: sophomore’s two goals, stout defense boosts team to regional final

High Priest: sophomore’s two goals, stout defense boosts team to regional final

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 8, 2016

In a game that was tied until midway through the second half, the Cowboys soccer team (21-0-2) stayed true to their game thus far in the playoffs: play incredible defense and score with sophomore forward Wyatt Priest, as they defeat El Paso Socorro (14-10-0) 3-0 to move on to the 6A Region 1 final. ...

Grimmer, defense hold strong as Taylor leads attack to lift team to regional tournament berth

Grimmer, defense hold strong as Taylor leads attack to lift team to regional tournament berth

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

April 6, 2016

FRISCO- For much of the season, junior forward Nick Taylor and the Cowboys’ high-powered attack has stolen the show, piling on goals in Coppell’s 20 wins. But on Tuesday night, facing McKinney Boyd in the Class 6A Region 1 quarterfinals, it was the defense that shined. Led by senior defender ...

In physical matchup, Taylor & Cowboys prevail to advance

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

March 26, 2016

After being tackled from behind in the box with 13 minutes left to play, junior attacker Nick Taylor lined the ball up on the penalty mark. Down 2-1 in the bi-district round of playoffs, the Cowboys (18-0-2 overall, 12-0-0 District 7-6A) needed a goal to stay alive in a season full of hopes of a dee...

Pitching staff throws one hit shutout in victory over Carroll

Pitching staff throws one hit shutout in victory over Carroll

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

March 23, 2016

It was John Kodros’ game. With the wind swirling at the CISD Baseball/Softball complex, the junior starting pitcher threw a gem for the Cowboys, throwing six innings and allowing only a single hit as Coppell (17-0, 3-0 District 7-6A) squeaked out a 1-0 win over rival Southlake Carroll (9-5, 0-1). ...

Taylor records yet another hat trick in rout of Richland

Taylor records yet another hat trick in rout of Richland

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016

A mere 18 minutes into the match, Coppell junior forward Nick Taylor dribbled past the entire Richland defense, reared back, and struck the ball into the back of the net, a sight that has become routine for the Cowboy attack. In this goal, Taylor recorded his fourth hat trick of the season and gave...

Great things come in twos (or threes) for Sidekick’s Krum brothers

Great things come in twos (or threes) for Sidekick’s Krum brothers

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Although physically close since before birth, Coppell High School juniors Joseph and Marcus Krum build their brotherly bond as sports editors of The Sidekick newspaper.   The Krum brothers are part of a set of triplets which includes their sister Anna. All three siblings grew up playing sports, with...

The game that got away: Cowboys lose OT heartbreaker

The game that got away: Cowboys lose OT heartbreaker

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

ARLINGTON - In a gut-wrenching turn of events as the clock wound down in regulation, a buzzer-beating layup to win did not get the roll, and after Coppell simply could not keep up in overtime, Duncanville pulled out the 72-61 Class 6A bi-district victory over the Cowboys at Arlington High School. Wi...