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Coppell volleyball coach and girls athletic coordinator Libby Pacheco was named chief operating officer of the Texas High School Coaches Association and Coaches Education Foundation. Pacheco’s last day in Coppell ISD will be Dec. 17. before assuming her new position on Jan. 1.

Pacheco named first COO of state’s coaches association

Torie Peck, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

Coppell volleyball coach and girls athletics coordinator Libby Pacheco is leaving the program at the end of the semester to become chief operating officer of the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA)...

Coppell cross country warms up with a one mile jog on Tuesday at Buddy Echols field. Coppell High School junior Tahir Ali (center) is returning from an injury and perseveres to improve every morning.

Student of the Week: Ali strives to cultivate dedication, support teammates in pursuit of excellence

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Coppell High School junior runner Tahir Ali is a dedicated team player and student athlete. He has been running cross country for four years and is a volunteer at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science...

Eleven athletes across seven different sports signed national letters of intent yesterday at the CHS Arena. Yesterday marked National Signing Day where many athletes sign to their respective schools to play collegiate sports.

11 athletes sign during Fall National Signing Day

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Wednesday morning marked a major step to the start of a collegiate career for 11 of Coppell athletics' fiercest competitors. From seven different sports, all the athletes put their names on paper and...

Coppell junior runner Andrew Mullen competes at the Coppell Invitational on Sept. 11. Mullen finished in seventh place Class 6A State Meet last Saturday at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock.

Mullen places 7th at state cross country meet

Torie Peck, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Having placed seventh at the Class 6A Region I Meet, Coppell junior runner Andrew Mullen advanced to the Class 6A State Meet last Saturday at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock and recorded another seventh...

Coppell senior defensive specialist Meagan Lee bumps alongside teammate senior defensive specialist Haley Holz against Plano East at the CHS Arena on Oct. 12. The Cowgirls season ended on Oct. 29 with a loss to Hebron in a District 6-6A playoff play-in match.

Hebron takes final playoff spot as Cowgirls season comes to an end

Torie Peck, Sports Editor November 8, 2021

The Coppell volleyball team came into it’s season with a new coaching staff. Led by Coppell coach Libby Pacheco, the team adapted to new coaching and game styles.  Needing a win to claim the fourth...

Coppell junior wide receiver Zack Darkoch avoids being tackled by Flower Mound senior cornerback Caleb Green last night at Neil E. Wilson Stadium. The Cowboys fell to the Jaguars, 45-21.

Down the rabbit hole

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer November 6, 2021

FLOWER MOUND- Coming into this week’s game against Flower Mound, all eyes were on a single player - Flower Mound senior quarterback Nick Evers - as well as the matchup between Coppell senior cornerback...

Plano East senior linebacker Kay Oliver tackles Coppell senior running back Dylan Nelson at Buddy Echols Field on Oct. 29. The Cowboys play Flower Mound in a must-win or go home clash at Neil E. Wilson Stadium on Friday, with kickoff at 7 p.m.

Win or go home

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Regardless of the ups-and-downs and regardless of the wins-and-losses, the Coppell football team’s upcoming contest is the most important game the Cowboys play this season. Friday's District 6-6A...

Coppell senior defensive specialist Sude Item warms up before the match against Plano West on Senior Night on Oct. 26 in the CHS Arena. Item has competitively played a variety of sports including gymnastics, volleyball and soccer. Photo by Tracy Tran

From mat to court: Item leaving familiar behind in search of more

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Sude the gymnast.  Training 29 hours in a six-day week, taking private lessons and attending school all within her gym, gymnastics defined Coppell senior Sude Item’s life for almost 12 years.  Like...

Coppell High School senior runner Izzy Ortigoza sets up her stopwatch during cross country practice at Buddy Echols Field on Oct 16. Ortigoza is on the junior varsity cross country team and is a coach at Texas Dreams Gymnastics.

Vaulting from one sport to another

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

With chalk dusted on her hands, beads of sweat dripping down her head and a defiant smile pasted on her face, Coppell senior Izzy Ortigoza flipped her way through most of her childhood on bars and beams.  But...

Plano East senior defensive lineman Cedric Diggs chases Coppell junior quarterback Jack Fishpaw last night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys defeated the Panthers, 27-21.

First half enough for Coppell to get over the line against Plano East

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer October 30, 2021

The story of night was once again Coppell’s lack of execution. Despite scoring 24 straight points in the first half, the second half was a near opposite to the former’s performance.  Despite Plano...

Coppell senior Nia Savova moves for a return after a backhand slice during singles matches at the Coppell Tennis Center on Sept. 20. Tennis lost to Southlake Carroll in the Class 6A Region I semifinals.

Coppell’s season ends with a loss to Carroll

Nick Larry, Staff Photographer October 29, 2021

The Coppell tennis team faced Southlake Carroll in the Class 6A Region I semifinals on Oct. 21 in Abilene, marking the end of Coppell’s season after being defeated, 10-1. “We did the best we could,...

Coppell junior running back Blake Robbins blocks against Lewisville at Max Goldsmith Stadium on Oct. 22. The Cowboys play their home finale against Plano East at Buddy Echols Field on Friday, with kickoff at 7 p.m.

Cowboys return for must-win home finale against Panthers

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

The Coppell football team has lost three consecutive games and are in ‘must-win now’ mode for the rest of the season to make the playoffs. Friday's District 6-6A clash against Plano East at Buddy...

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