Cooper Bulldogs

A motorist was stranded on Farm to Market 1530 near FM 64 around Ben Franklin, Texas in Delta County last Friday.
LD Loftis / Cooper Review

Over a foot of rain soaked areas of East Texas over the weekend starting Friday including Hunt, Hopkins and Delta Counties. Flash flooding created havoc on drivers as many roads were closed. Emergency personnel responded to several high water rescues. Drivers are reminded of the slogan, “Turn around, don’t drown.”

Cooper Bulldogs leading rusher Tristan Jones
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The 2015 Cooper Bulldog Football squad rested last Friday as did most of the district. The Bulldogs will be hosting the Class 3A Division II District 6 opener against the winless Lone Oak Buffaloes.

Homecoming Parade has been moved to Tuesday evening, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Following a home turf victory the Cooper High School Bulldog fans have even more to cheer about coming next week as fun activities are planned.

Originally planned for Monday the Homecoming Parade will now be on Tuesday, Sept. 22 due to the Trustees meeting and Flex Day.

Students and school staff rose to the occasion this week as school is back in session. Cooper Independent School District staff and administration have been hard at work making the transition a pleasant experience for parents and students, alike.

Cooper Bulldogs get started for the 2015 season under the East Texas sun last week.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The Cooper Bulldogs have been hard at work for the upcoming 2015 football scrimmage. Their first scrimmage is set for this Friday, Aug. 14 at Caddo Mills starting at 7 p.m. with JV.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

It is no trick. The Cooper Bulldogs have punched their ticket to postseason grid action. It was only slightly bone-chilling on Halloween Friday as the hometown ’Dogs shutout the visiting Panthers, 20-0.

They could face competitor from Class 3A, Div. II District 5 of Howe Bulldogs or old playoff foe, Leonard Tigers.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Homecoming fans enjoyed the second half in Cooper as the Bulldogs gave them a 30-7 victory to celebrate over the visiting Prairiland Patriots last Friday.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

It is another new school year and another new football season for the Cooper Bulldog team. This year’s team has some big shoes to fill and with 20 seniors stepping up to replace the 14 that graduated, the task doesn’t seem quite as daunting.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

It has begun – football season. The Cooper Bulldog coaching staff welcomed just over 50 players on the perfect 70-degree, sunshine-filled morning.

The Cooper Bulldogs start the 2014 season in District 6-3A, Division II picked first over their competitors the Edgewood Bulldogs, Lone Oak Buffaloes, Alba-Golden Panthers, Paris Chisum Mustangs and Grand Saline Indians in the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine.

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After finishing 13-1 and Regional Champions in this year’s football season, the Cooper Bulldogs laid claim to many accolades in the All-District selections for District 8-2A, Division II.

Darmarcus Robison, a senior at Cooper ISD, was unanimously selected as District 8-2A, Division II’s Most Valuable Player for this year’s gridiron season. Robinson finished his senior season with 2,211 rushing yards (averaging 13.3 yards per carry), 31 (29 rushing) touchdowns and five two-point conversions.

Bulldogs, Tigers advance to regionals

Nov 25, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project

The Cooper Bulldogs look to continue their undefeated season and the Leonard Tigers have a rivalry rematch as two teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.

Cooper (12-0) will travel to Royse City for a game against Scurry-Rosser (12-0) Friday.

Leonard (9-3) will  face S & S Consolidated (12-0) in Allen Saturday.

Cooper and Leonard would face each other in the quarterfinals on Dec. 6 if they each advance past their respective regional matchups.

Bulldogs to face Henrietta in area round

Nov 22, 2013
Cindy Roller / 88.9 KETR

The Cooper Bulldogs have their sights set on the Area Championship Title. Their challenger is the 7-4 Henrietta Bearcats. The black and gold team is located near Wichita Falls and has been coached by Byron West for the past eight years. The Bearcats are led by their 6' 2", 165 lbs senior quarterback Conner Fletcher.

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The Cooper Bulldogs have high hopes, the Rockwall Yellowjackets have a ticket to the historic Cotton Bowl and the Sulphur Springs Wildcats face a tough test as 11 teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.

Cooper (11-0) will travel to Denton for a game against Henrietta (7-4) on Friday.

The only other undefeated team from KETR country is a six-man school: Ladonia Fannindel (11-0), which will face Aquilla (6-5) Friday in Trinidad.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

The Cooper High School team won't be able to sneak up on unsuspecting opponents this year.

Nationally recognized Memorial Stadium in Commerce was the location for Friday's match between the Commerce Tigers and the Cooper Bulldogs. Hear highlights from that match, and catch up on score results from around the region.