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Cowboy Soccer battles for second straight title at State tournament

Coppell junior midfielder Drew Brinda dribbles past Mansfield seniors Luis Intriago and Ayo Ogunbire in the Cowboys’ area round match at Irving Schools Stadium on April 3. The Cowboys defeated the Tigers 4-0 and advance to the third round of UIL 5A state playoffs. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 16, 2014

By John Loop Sports Writer After a rousing 2-0 victory over District 5-5A rival Flower Mound Marcus in Region I final match on Saturday, the Coppell Cowboys will make a return trip to Georgetown for the 2014 UIL Class 5A State tournament. Coppell (20-1-2) will travel to Birkelbach Stadium on Wednesday...

Return trip to Georgetown becomes reality for Cowboys

Coppell junior midfielder Drew Brinda positions himself to defend a corner kick from the Marcus Marauders in the teams' Feb. 14 match. Coppell defeated the Marauders 2-0 in the regional final match on Saturday, Apr. 12. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 13, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Coppell will head back to familiar surroundings this week after defeating Flower Mound Marcus 2-0 in the regional final match on Saturday. The Cowboys will play McKinney Boyd in the state semifinals at Birkelbach Stadium in Georgetown on Thursday at 4 p.m. Junior f...

Cowboys defeat Eastwood, take on Marcus in regional final today

Senior forward Justin Todd maneuvers the ball into position for a cross as a Duncanville defender impedes his path to the goal in Coppell's UIL Regional Quarterfinal match against the Panthers on Apr. 8. The Cowboys will face Flower Mound Marcus in the Region I final match on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.  Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 12, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Only three games stand between Cowboy soccer (20-1-2) and a return to the state championship game at Birkelbach Stadium in Georgetown. Unfortunately, Coppell's opponent today, the Flower Mound Marcus Marauders (19-1-4), gave the Cowboys fits in district play. Copp...

Coens, Cowboys shut down Duncanville

Coppell junior forward Colten Clark manuevers the ball around a Duncanville player in Tuesday's regional quarterfinal match at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. Coppell defeated Duncanville 2-0. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 9, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Junior goalkeeper Robbie Coens has made significant strides in the last three matches, despite not seeing the field for the last six months. "Robbie is a very enthusiastic kid back there who has the ability to make very good saves when he needs to," Coppell coach Cha...

Class 5A Region I quarterfinal soccer preview: Cowboys. vs. Duncanville

Class 5A Region I quarterfinal soccer preview: Cowboys. vs. Duncanville

April 7, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor While they are not district rivals, the Duncanville boys soccer team is no stranger to the Coppell Cowboys. "We played them the first game of the year in a scrimmage," senior defender Kellen Reid said. "They're a real good test for us, so if they come out on top, we...

Cowboys roll over Tigers 4-0

Coppell junior midfielder Drew Brinda dribbles past Mansfield seniors Luis Intriago and Ayo Ogunbire in the Cowboys’ area round match at Irving Schools Stadium on April 3. The Cowboys defeated the Tigers 4-0 and advance to the third round of UIL 5A state playoffs. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

April 4, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The road back to Birkelbach Stadium in Georgetown got a little straighter for the defending Class 5A state champions. Coppell (18-1-2) advanced to regional quarterfinal match after defeating the Mansfield Tigers (12-9-1) 4-0. The Cowboys will face the winner of the area...

Cowgirl Soccer gets even with 1-0 win over Mansfield

Cowgirl Soccer gets even with 1-0 win over Mansfield

April 4, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The 4-2 loss suffered in the area round of last year's UIL 5A State playoffs was extra motivation for the Coppell Cowgirls (13-4-6) to care of business against the Mansfield Lady Tigers (22-2-1). The Cowgirls, who advanced to the regional quarterfinal match against Flower...

Coppell begins state run, ready to repeat as champs

Senior Midfielder Neal Tatum dribbling the ball up field. Photo By Shannon Wilkinson

March 27, 2014

By Mark Slette Staff Writer The wait is over. The Coppell boys soccer team can now zero in on defending its Class 5A state title. Coppell (19-1-2), ranked No. 1 in state, begins its title defense against Grapevine (7-3-3) in the Class 5A Region I bi-district playoffs on tonight at 7 p.m. at Grapevine...

Cowboys face ‘tall task’ in stopping Trinity’s Turner

Sophomore guard Josh Fink looks to pass to senior forward Chad Kaiser in Coppell's Feb. 7. matchup against Hebron at Coppell High School. The Cowboys will play their bi-district playoff game against Euless Trinity on Tuesday at Southlake Carroll High School at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

February 17, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Standing as tall as Mount Everest on the court, Euless Trinity senior Myles Turner is a demanding presence for the Trojans. The seven-foot shot blocker, who is ranked currently as the No. 2 high school prospect in the nation by recruiting services nationwide, wil...

Third time is a charm: Cowboys capture final playoff berth from Flower Mound

Coppell senior point guard Landon Goesling passes to an open teammate as Flower Mound's Connor Green defends. Goesling and the Cowboys took care of the Jaguars in Friday night's District 5-5A play-in game at Grapevine High School, winning 63-62. Photo by Sarah Slover.

February 15, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor The third time was the charm for the Coppell Cowboys (21-12) on Friday night, as they held off Flower Mound in the closing seconds to earn District 5-5A’s final playoff berth in a 63-62 win. Senior point guard Landon Goesling helped the Cowboys with a game-high 23 point...

Cowboys tame Tigers, 56-8

The Cowboys take the field before their game against the Irving Tigers at Irving Schools Stadium. Coppell defeated the Tigers, 56-8. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

November 16, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor The Coppell Cowboys took no time at all to set the tone against the Irving Tigers and for the rest of their playoff run. It actually only took 49 seconds. The clock showed 11:11 when senior linebacker Kilian Bresnahan danced into the end zone after picking off Irvi...

Rakestraw’s Cowboys win one for Kamryn

Photo courtesy Chad Rakestraw

April 20, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer GEORGETOWN - Amidst the celebration and shouts of joy, Coppell head soccer coach Chad Rakestraw found his 2-year old daughter Kamryn, and held her in his arms. Since little Kamryn was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an extremely rare form of cancer that develops in infants and young children, last May, Coppell ...