• September 22, 2014

Sports

Dawgs learn how to cope with adversity

Copperas Cove is not simply enduring adversity. The Bulldawgs are embracing it.

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Copperas Cove vs. Round Rock 9-12-2014

NFL’s problems tarnish the joy of the games

For as long as I can remember, Sundays have been sacred.

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Cove volleyball coach Lowery stresses team unity

Cari Lowery does not like coaching players. She wants to lead a team.

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Copperas Cove vs. Ellison Volleyball 9-16-2014

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Friday 09/19/2014
NFL’s problems tarnish the joy of the games
Posted: September 19, 2014

For as long as I can remember, Sundays have been sacred.

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Cove volleyball coach Lowery stresses team unity
Posted: September 19, 2014

Cari Lowery does not like coaching players. She wants to lead a team.

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Friday 09/12/2014
Cove volleyball stays strong despite adversity
Posted: September 12, 2014

Copperas Cove survived early adversity.

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Bulldawgs down but not out with Harris’ injury
Posted: September 12, 2014

Don’t be fooled by last week’s showing.

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Cove looks to regroup amid key loss
Posted: September 12, 2014

Jack Welch knows life must go on.

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Friday 09/05/2014
Cove football off to record-breaking start
Posted: September 05, 2014

In 2013, Copperas Cove gained national exposure after playing A&M Consolidated.

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Copperas Cove’s level of play impresses in football opener
Posted: September 05, 2014

Wow.

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Amber Boyd stepping up for Copperas Cove cross country team
Posted: September 05, 2014

Amber Boyd, a sophomore, is already becoming the leader of Copperas Cove’s cross country team.

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Friday 09/05/2014
Cove volleyball getting a chance to catch its breath
Posted: September 05, 2014

Cari Lowery is fatigued just thinking about it.

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Friday 08/29/2014
McAdams enthused as he enters his second season
Posted: August 29, 2014

Eldridge McAdams likes everything he is seeing.

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Football — glorious football — has returned
Posted: August 29, 2014

Football is finally back.

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Balanced team helps Cove volleyball keep up its hot pace
Posted: August 29, 2014

Copperas Cove is continuing its torrid start to the season.

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Fresh season starts tonight for Bulldawgs
Posted: August 29, 2014

Even coaches get preseason jitters.

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Friday 08/22/2014
Welch doesn’t measure progress by points
Posted: August 22, 2014

The last thing Jack Welch will be looking at is the scoreboard.

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Early adversity necessary for success, Cove coach says
Posted: August 22, 2014

Cari Lowery wants to win, but she understands the importance of losing.

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Manziel just doesn’t realize his level of immaturity
Posted: August 22, 2014

Johnny Manziel just doesn’t get it.

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Smith sees positives for Cove boys tennis team
Posted: August 22, 2014

Copperas Cove senior tennis player Dominic Smith won both his singles and doubles matches Tuesday against Lampasas, helping the boys earn their first sweep of the season, winning each of their nine matches, while the team improved to 8-6 with a 14-5 victory.

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Friday 08/15/2014
Many lessons to be learned from auto racing tragedy
Posted: August 15, 2014

Tragedy fell over the sports world last weekend.

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Cove’s Bechtold, Hays set to compete in scouting showcase
Posted: August 15, 2014

Tim Bechtold and Michael Hays are on the brink of making history. In the process, they are changing a culture.

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Cove volleyball off to a strong start
Posted: August 15, 2014

Cari Lowery could not ask for more.

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Cove football ‘falling into place’
Posted: August 15, 2014

Derris Prater is ready to shine.

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Friday 08/08/2014
Cove volleyball working to fill roster voids
Posted: August 08, 2014

Copperas Cove has a huge void to fill.

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Spurs stay ahead of the curve with historic hire
Posted: August 08, 2014

San Antonio is making history.

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Friday 08/01/2014
Harris fired up for 2014 season
Posted: August 01, 2014

It’s here. Well, it’s almost here.

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Trade deadline offers hope, and destroys fans’ dreams
Posted: August 01, 2014

With NFL training camps in full-swing, we can taste the excitement in the air. My 49ers are going to win the Super Bowl this year — mark it, write it down, take a picture, it’s a foregone conclusion.

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All-Area guard Weis ready in the trenches
Posted: August 01, 2014

Senior Copperas Cove Bulldawg Remington Weis is ready to hit somebody.

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Friday 07/25/2014
McAdams has higher expectations for Cove High cross country team
Posted: July 25, 2014

Entering his second season as the girls cross country head coach at Copperas Cove High School, Eldridge McAdams is upping the ante.

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We can still save Cove youth football
Posted: July 25, 2014

Over the past couple of weeks, Copperas Cove residents have been coming to terms with several necessary budget cuts. After years of spending “next year’s” money, the piper called and asked for his payment.

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Cove’s Stutz competes well in New York event
Posted: July 25, 2014

After finishing in the Elite Eight as an individual in the 2014 Texas State Bowling Tournament, Copperas Cove High School’s Dakota Stutz has set the bar high.

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Friday 07/18/2014
With 7-on-7 out of the way, now we’re ready for real football
Posted: July 18, 2014

At long last, the 7-on-7 football season is over.

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Cove’s Dane was ‘born to run’
Posted: July 18, 2014

When you see Kelsey Dane at a distance, you cannot miss her very long legs. When you notice her willowy frame, you are reminded of a gazelle. And, this Copperas Cove track star can run just like one.

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Emeana wins Pitch, Hit & Run championship
Posted: July 18, 2014

Before Mike Trout was named MVP or Derek Jeter stole the show or Yoenis Cespedes repeated as home run champion, Gabriella Emeana ruled MLB’s All-Star Weekend.

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Friday 07/11/2014
RGIII, Tillman shoot USAA commercial in Cove
Posted: July 11, 2014

Before they were NFL stars, Robert Griffin III and Charles “Peanut” Tillman were running sprints, or gassers on the Copperas Cove High School practice field and wearing Bulldawg blue and gold.

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RGIII, Tillman stay in reality, remember where they came from
Posted: July 11, 2014

Copperas Cove is pretty lucky.

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Cove hopes to make the most of its shot at state 7-on-7
Posted: July 11, 2014

Copperas Cove is looking to end a decade-long streak.

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Friday 07/04/2014
Cove track coaches give back with meets for kids
Posted: July 04, 2014

Bulldawg Stadium is a battleground.

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Summer of success
Posted: July 04, 2014

Breyon Jackson has high hopes for Copperas Cove football. The Bulldawgs cornerback enters his senior year as the team’s second-leading returning tackler, recording 89 tackles, including 57 solo, and intercepting a pass during a stellar junior season.

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Outlandish behavior overshadows all the good
Posted: July 04, 2014

Sports are full of buffoonery.

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Friday 06/27/2014
Harris finds favorite target in old friend
Posted: June 27, 2014

Manny Harris and DaVonn Hopkins-Phelps have played football together since they were kids.

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Cheerleading injuries lead national groups to push for athletic equality for the sport
Posted: June 27, 2014

Today’s cheerleader does more than lead the crowd in spirited yells at football games. The activity has become a competitive, year-round sport involving intensive practice sessions, complex acrobatic stunts and mandatory hours of preparation. As a result the number of injuries and their severity has climbed over the past decade.

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Texas high school football: Not for the feint of heart
Posted: June 27, 2014

To play high school football in Texas, kids have to want it.

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Friday 06/20/2014
Bulldawgs regroup to win Lone Star Shootout
Posted: June 20, 2014

Copperas Cove was struggling, and Manny Harris did not care.

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Greatest joy for coaches is the experience of sharing skills
Posted: June 20, 2014

I love sports.

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Copperas Cove football season tickets go on sale Monday
Posted: June 20, 2014

The football season is still months away, but fans can soon begin purchasing tickets.

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Friday 06/13/2014
Cove youth football camps remain popular
Posted: June 13, 2014

Copperas Cove tight ends coach Shay Adams spent the last 14 years of his career with the Bulldawgs, serving as director for the program’s NCAA and NFL Football Camps for 10 years. During the span, he has seen both programs flourish.

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7 area players competing in Victory Bowl
Posted: June 13, 2014

Football-starved fans can finally rejoice.

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Victory Bowl gives athletes an opportunity to cherish
Posted: June 13, 2014

At this time of year, most graduated seniors are done with high school both literally and figuratively.

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Friday 06/06/2014
Five Cove cheer athletes commit to Texas colleges
Posted: June 06, 2014

History was made at Copperas Cove High School this week when five members of the cheerleading team signed letters of intent with five different colleges and universities.

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Cove tennis teams honor athletes at banquet
Posted: June 06, 2014

Caleb Burns made the most of his senior year.

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Summer in Texas means heat and football
Posted: June 06, 2014

It’s here.

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Friday 05/30/2014
Cove honors top players at baseball banquet
Posted: May 30, 2014

During his senior season, Kyle Winstead gave his team a lot.

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Brittain, McAdams, Waller excel in new jobs
Posted: May 30, 2014

Taking over a program is never easy.

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Cove’s Horton aims for third consecutive trip to NCAA Championships
Posted: May 30, 2014

University of Houston junior John Horton knows all about representing the school on the highest level. He’ll go for his third consecutive NCAA Championships appearance when the Cougars open NCAA West Regional competition today in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Friday 05/23/2014
Time to hand out awards and reflect on this year’s great performances
Posted: May 23, 2014

Once again, it is that time.

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Interest in summer basketball camp rising
Posted: May 23, 2014

Billy White Jr. remembers when things were much different.

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Cove’s McAdams all about teaching the game
Posted: May 23, 2014

Eldridge McAdams simply wants to share his knowledge.

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Friday 05/16/2014
Gamble, Doubleday leave their mark on Cove athletics
Posted: May 16, 2014

Brittany Gamble and Elliana Doubleday are leaving with a sense of achievement.

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Signees share common trait of strong work ethic
Posted: May 16, 2014

Jack Welch sees a common thread.

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