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Coppell girls basketball coach Ryan Murphy has been named new head coach of the Coppell boys basketball team, replacing Clint Schnell who resigned following the 2023-24 season. Murphy led the Cowgirls to the 2023 Class 6A state semifinals.

Murphy takes over Cowboys as new head basketball coach

Namir Awan, Staff Writer May 22, 2024

During a Coppell girls basketball team meeting on Monday, coach Ryan Murphy announced his decision to take on the role of the Coppell boys basketball coach.  “I needed the perfect opportunity,”...

The Coppell girls golf team receives its UIL Class 6A third place trophy. On May 6-7, the Coppell girls golf team competed at the UIL Class 6A Championship in White Wing Golf Club in Georgetown. Photo courtesy Coppell ISD.

Girls golf finish third in state tournament, second highest in program history

Sanghika Pallela, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

Hoping for a top five placement, Coppell girls golf coach Gary Beyer was beyond impressed when the Coppell girls golf team placed in the top three. “The girls played so well on day one and then...

Coppell High School sophomore Alicia Bellendir has played on the CHS golf team for the past two years. Golf has been a part of Bellendir’s life since third grade.

Bellendir driving to win as highly-competitive golfer

Sohana Singh, Staff Photographer May 15, 2024

With a focused mind and body, Coppell sophomore golfer Alicia Bellendir prepares herself to make the first shot.  In a sport such as golf, perfection is near impossible to achieve. Nonetheless, Bellendir...

Coppell track and field senior Emma Williams, senior Sedem Buatsi, junior Angelina Raicu, and sophomore Sophia Williams broke school records for the fifth time this year in the 4x200 relay. Coppell placed sixth at UIL Class 6A state meet at the University of Texas at Austin on May 5.

Coppell encounters setbacks at state, sets record

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

Wind gushes past their ears as sprinters race past each other, their legs gliding on the track as they rush to the finish line. Friday and Saturday were tense for Coppell track and field as they competed...

Coppell junior powerlifter Jakie Fuerte powerlifts 245 pounds in the Coppell High School Field House weight room. Fuerte won the 114-pound state title at the THSWPA state powerlifting meet in Frisco on March 15.

Fuerte stands for strong

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer May 8, 2024

Donning a black trash bag and drenched in sweat, Coppell High School junior Jaqueline Fuerte, affectionately known as Jakie, steps up to be weighed in for her regional powerlifting competition.  Fuerte’s...

Coppell junior Matthew Maldima broke Coppell High School’s 100-meter and 200-meter run record on April 12 at the 2024 5-6A/6-6A Area Championships, setting a new school record of 10.29 and 20.89. Maldima currently holds the second-best wind-legal time in the nation and advanced to state in the 4x100, 100-meter and 200-meter races.

Spikes on, new records set

Wendy Le, Podcast Producer May 6, 2024

In the empty silence before each track meet, Coppell High School junior Matthew Maldima stares blankly into the ground and envisions how his races might turn out. Or rather, him winning.  Followed...

Coppell sophomore Duncan Ross looks to pass against McKinney sophomore Hagen Land on May 4 at Lesley Field for the Class A Super Regionals. Coppell defeated Mckinney, 8-7.

Cowboys comeback in first round

Namir Awan, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

In the Class A Super Regionals, the Coppell boys lacrosse team beat the Mckinney boys lacrosse team 8-7.  How did that come to be? There were eight minutes remaining. Lesley Field. Coppell down two...

Coppell senior Brodie Scott dives to make it back to first base as Prosper first place Jordan Fernandez makes the tag on a pickoff attempt on Friday night during Game 2 of the Class 6A Region I bi-district best-of-three series. Prosper won Games 2, 10-0, and Game 3, 13-1, on Saturday at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex to take the series.

Eagles’ bats soar to series win to end Coppell’s baseball season

Nyah Rama and Namir Awan May 5, 2024

With the bells ringing and the crowd cheering for two and a half hours, the Coppell baseball team was one win away from advancing against the nation’s No. 14-ranked team in the Class 6A Region I bi-district...

Coppell sophomore Ian Nichols makes a save against Lovejoy on Feb. 29. The Coppell boys lacrosse team hosts McKinney at 10:00 a.m. at Lesley Field in the Class A Super Regionals.

Looking to build their streak

Namir Awan, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Pure rubber flying at speeds upwards of 80 miles per hour. Sticks clanging against each other fighting for possession of the ball. Bodies hurling at lightning speeds as they try to catch a glimpse of open...

Senior Aidan McFarlane will attend Stanford University in the fall to run track at the collegiate level. McFarlane has been running track since seventh grade at Coppell Middle School North. Photo courtesy Eric Hill

Hurdling to the finish line: McFarlane chasing dreams to Stanford

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Playing an instrument and playing a sport is a unique combination of interests, both having varied skills. The end of a long day of work for senior track athlete Aidan McFarlane is typically filled...

In the Class 6A Region I Track and Field Meet at UT Arlington on April 12, Coppell had a total of eight state qualifiers and 12 area champions. Along with the numerous qualifiers, many school records were broken.

Coppell races into the record books

Namir Awan, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

  The world slows down as the runners set up on the blocks. Hitting their final warm-up stretches it was time to race. As they get into the blocks, the stadium falls to a hush. The gun goes...

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