Coppell Student Media

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...

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...

Stricker moving off the field

Stricker moving off the field

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

The late nights, the tape rewinding back showing the ball being kicked into the net by the opponent, the early mornings with clipboard and markers and pages of notes was former Coppell girls soccer coach Chris Stricker’s life for 20 years. But it all changed when, after winning the state championship, h...

Marshall, third-quarter surge propel cowboys to victory

Marshall, third-quarter surge propel cowboys to victory

February 8, 2016

Down 13 points with only about 11 minutes of basketball left to play, the Coppell Cowboys, whose offense had sputtered since the start of the second half, looked to be in dire straits in their final regularly-scheduled game in the old gym. Then, something clicked. Slowly, Coppell chipped away at the ...

Traw helps keep Cowboys on the attack in blowout win over rival

Traw helps keep Cowboys on the attack in blowout win over rival

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 31, 2016

Coppell senior forward Tanner Traw, for the second time on Friday night, ran back towards his celebrating teammates, arms outstretched, a smile on his face and the ball in the back of the net. For the fourth time that game (and the second time for Traw), the Cowboys offense had capitalized on one ...

Heartbreaking loss ends Cowboys’ bid at undefeated district play

Heartbreaking loss ends Cowboys’ bid at undefeated district play

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 28, 2016

After madness in the final 20 seconds of play led to Coppell’s possession down by one point with two seconds remaining, the odds looked as if they could be in the Cowboys’ favor. As close-game finishers all year, the team simply needed to knock down one more shot to stay undefeated in district pla...

Late plays, defensive grit prove too much for Haltom in win

Late plays, defensive grit prove too much for Haltom in win

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 23, 2016

The story for the Cowboys basketball team this entire season has been its ability to win close games. Down the stretch, Coppell (20-3, 6-0 District 7-6A) has been able to make clutch plays throughout this year. The narrative was no different in this one, as several key plays down the game lifted th...

Youth soccer headed in a new direction

Youth soccer headed in a new direction

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Jamie Kimbrell Staff Writer @jaynicole2015   When watching or playing any game of soccer, you see athletes playing hard, using every part of their body to make themselves better, from head to foot. However, as  a result of lawsuits and the increasing number of concussions among youth soc...

Eight Coppell High School seniors put pen to paper on National Signing Day

Eight Coppell High School seniors put pen to paper on National Signing Day

November 11, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Managing Editor @SloaneSamberson   Sports, in general, are a big deal in Texas. Sports at Coppell High School are an especially big deal when it comes to National Signing Day. Today at 7:45 a.m., students, coaches, teachers and parents gathered in the the CHS gym to celebrate...

Three goals, three times the ambition; Echols reaches state, breaks personal, school record

Three goals, three times the ambition; Echols reaches state, breaks personal, school record

May 27, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer @SloaneSamberson   Three goals in mind.   Junior discus thrower Colin Echols had three goals in mind this track and field season.   It is Saturday, May 16, and the University Interscholastic League (UIL) State Track and Field meet a...