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The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

The biggest takeaways from the 2016 football season

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Columns

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 ...

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 27, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

WACO -- As junior tight end Pierce McFarlane crossed the goal line for a 41-yard touchdown catch with 1:38 remaining, it looked as if junior quarterback Brady McBride and the Coppell football team (10-3) had pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat for a third straight week. However, the high-powe...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

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...

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Cowboys roll into playoffs with throttling of Richardson

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

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...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

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...