Cooper assistant Doty lands head football coaching job at Magnolia

Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

Cooper assistant football coach Sterling Doty has accepted the head football coaching job at Magnolia High School.

'I knew I was innocent,' Cougar football player says after no indictment for sex assault charge

Friday Feb 21, 2014

A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday "no-billed" the charge against Cordell Dashun Dorsey.

Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 5A all-state football team

Saturday Feb 15, 2014

Listing of 5A all-state football team.

Cooper's Dye, Joe make fathers proud on signing day

Wednesday Feb 05, 2014

James Dye and Monte Joe both played college football. Dye was a standout receiver/return specialist at Brigham Young University, while Joe was an all-conference defensive back at McMurry.

Abilene High, Cooper stay west in new district alignments

Monday Feb 03, 2014

Schools are in different districts, but will continue Crosstown Showdown in the third week of the season.

AISD schools prepare for realignment day, future apart

Sunday Feb 02, 2014

For the second time in six years, Abilene High and Cooper are preparing for a University Interscholastic League realignment that breaks up the longstanding rivalries of the Little Southwest Conference.

QB Joe wraps up Cooper career in fitting fashion

Sunday Jan 12, 2014

Lorenzo Joe had a phenomenal season in his last year with the Cooper football team. The Cougars went 8-5 and reached the third round of the playoffs — losing to eventual Class 5A Division II champion Cedar Hill by five points.

All-Big Country football: QB Joe's monster season earns him Class 3A-5A Player of the Year honors

Friday Jan 10, 2014

Cooper quarterback Lorenzo Joe headlines the Class 3A-5A All-Big Country team.

Cooper places six players on all-state team; one AHS player gets nod

Friday Dec 20, 2013

Seven Abilene players, including six from Cooper, were named to the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors’ Class 5A all-state football team, which was released Thursday.

Records, other notable achievements by the 2013 Cooper football team

Thursday Dec 05, 2013

The 2013 Cooper football season, which ended Saturday with a 28-23 loss to Cedar Hill in the Class 5A Division II regional round, contained many memorable games and moments. It also saw a number of changes made to the school’s record book.

UIL cutoff announcement puts end to Abilene, Cooper district rivalry for now

Tuesday Dec 03, 2013

There’s no telling where Abilene High and Cooper might end up when district assignments are announced.

UIL realignment cutoffs (with Abilene, Big Country numbers)

Tuesday Dec 03, 2013

The University Interscholastic League of Texas released its biennial school classification cutoff numbers Monday.

Cooper has season come to end with emotional loss to Cedar Hill

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

STEPHENVILLE — Every season ends in tears. Few in happy tears.

Cooper players show their mettle even in defeat

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

STEPHENVILLE — The Cooper Cougars didn’t see their season end the way they wanted, but it’s hard to argue with the body of work they produced in 2013.

Future Cooper stars got start with youth football title in 2004

Saturday Nov 30, 2013

Lorenzo Joe, Brady Akin, Kyler Shy, Hunter Hawkins and Nick Russell have been collecting victories — and trophies — on the football field together for nearly a decade. In fact, the four won a Super Bowl title together playing in the Big Country Youth Football league in 2004.


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