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

Coppell High School sophomore quarterback Brady McBride runs through the Hebron defense. Coppell won the game 26-20. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

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 Coppell football team holds up the area trophy following the Cowboys' 29-25 victory over Rockwall. It was Coppell's deepest playoff run in six years.

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 ...

High motor Round Rock team ends playoff run in regional semifinals

Coppell High School senior Ryan Jones shares a hug with assistant football coach Eric De Los Santos after the end of today's game at WISD Stadium. The Coppell Cowboys fell to the Round Rock Dragons with a final score of 49-45 in the regional semifinals.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

November 27, 2016

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

Coppell sophomore quarterback Brady McBride gets airborne en route to the end zone in the first half of Saturday's 29-25 defeat of Rockwall. McBride made plays when it counted to push Coppell into the regional semifinals.

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)

Junior wide receiver Gabe Lemons celebrates a play in the Cowboys' 52-10 victory over Lake Highlands on Oct. 7. The Cowboys advance into the playoffs riding a six game winning streak.

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

The Cowboys line up to run through the helmet prior to their 52-0 blowout of Richardson in the final regular season game. Coppell heads into the playoffs riding a six game win streak.

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

After making crude remarks about women, republican presidential nominee Donald Trump disregarded it as 'locker room talk'. However, this may misrepresent how guys and locker rooms truly are.

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...

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

Senior long snapper Connor Choate, in his second year at the position, has emerged as one of the top in the country. According to Kohls Kicking Camp, Choate is no. 5 in the nation, a five-star recruit.

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

During Friday night's game, Coppell High School sophomore and free safety Jonathan McGill runs the ball down the field as the first quarter comes to a close at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell Cowboys ended the night with a 28-21 victory over L.D. Bell. Photo by Amanda Hair.

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...

New receiving core among showcases of spring game

Coppell High School sophomore and quarterback Brady McBride sprints towards the end zone as the first half on tonight’s spring football game comes to a close at Buddy Echols Field. The red team defeated the black team with a final score of 7-3.

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...

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 5, 2015

Video by Nick Wilson. 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

Photo by Sarah VanderPol.

November 14, 2014

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...