Coppell Student Media

On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

On the spot: Coppell placed in District 6-6A for 2018-2020

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

As of Thursday morning, the Texas High School district realignment has placed Coppell back into a district and region that it is familiar with. For the past two school years District 9-6A has housed the Cowboys and Cowgirls, featuring schools such as Dallas Jesuit, W.T. White and Richardson Berkner. ...

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...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

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


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...

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


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

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...

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...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

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...

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

May 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

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...

With most Division I commits in recent years, football dominates National Signing Day

With most Division I commits in recent years, football dominates National Signing Day

February 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Video by Nick Wilson. http://vimeo.com/118825534 By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac With an energy that was felt as soon as you walked in the doors this morning, the Coppell High School gym had families buzzing, athletes signing and one happy athletic director. “It just makes...

Football season ends in disappointing 51-35 loss in playoffs

Football season ends in disappointing 51-35 loss in playoffs

November 14, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac ARLINGTON-After an emotional end to their season, one thought crossed the mind of head coach Mike DeWitt. “Honestly, I just want to go to bed, I’m tired,” coach Mike DeWitt said. With an emotional end to their season, the Coppell Cowboys fell to the DeSoto E...