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Coppell ISD Athletic Director Kit Pehl has initiated several changes in his first three years as athletic director to set the stage for the future of Coppell athletics. Pehl’s vision of a harmonious athletic department as well as a prioritization of winning and growing student athletes has prompted several coaching changes and there remains a continual drive for growth, improvement and excellence within Coppell Athletics.

Out with the old, in with the new

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Carousel. A term that is often used to describe coaching and athletic changes across three levels of athleticism is quite literally what Coppell athletics has been experiencing in its recent history.  Everything...

The hirings of Coppell’s faculty athletics liaison Dr. Roxanne Long, Wichita Falls Hirschi football coach Antonio Wiley and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy (Virginia) coach Robyn Ross were announced today by Coppell ISD. All three hires are highly-qualified and experienced athletic leaders that will mark a new athletic era at Coppell.

Coppell athletics welcome three marquee hires to begin new athletic era

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Friday marked a major change in the Coppell football program and volleyball program, as well as in Coppell athletic administration. Coppell ISD announced today that Wichita Falls Hirschi coach Antonio...

Coppell High School senior athletes Alvin Ebosele, Miles Hardy, Alyssa Hall, Haley Wenzel, ElleBelle Zimmerman, Sude Haz Item, Nathan Schrcok and Ryan Sewell signed letters of intent to their schools on Wednesday morning in Coppell High School Arena. Photo courtesy Illene Thomas

Eight Coppell athletes sign letter of intent

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer February 3, 2022

Wednesday morning featured a monumental moment for 8 eight Coppell High School athletes; signing their intent papers to their next step of their life, college. These senior athletes at the Nation Signing...

University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the 2022-24 reclassification and realignment on Thursday. Coppell’s football, volleyball and basketball teams will remain with Lewisville, Flower Mound, Marcus, Hebron, Plano, Plano West and Plano East for the next two years in District 6-6A.

Familiar foes in Coppell’s 2022-24 district realignment

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

On one of the more nervy days for high school coaches across Texas, Coppell’s nerves stayed relatively the same. The thought of facing new competition and new teams in athletic competition is a daunting...

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)...

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 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 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 senior libero Rebeca Centeno serves against Hebron at the CHS Arena on Friday. The Cowgirls defeated Hebron, winning three out of four sets, 14-25, 27-25, 26-24, 25-15.

Cowgirls dominate in tight four-set match with Hebron

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor October 16, 2021

After a loss at Hebron three weeks ago, the Cowgirls overtook Hebron last night at the Coppell High School Arena in a tight match, taking three out of four sets, 14-25, 27-25, 26-24, 25-15. “This...

The Coppell volleyball team gets into formation against Plano East at the CHS Arena on Friday. Coppell volleyball won against Plano East, 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-13).

Cowgirls Break Losing Streak In Win Over Plano East

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

After three consecutive losses, the Coppell volleyball team was looking to claim a win over Plano East. It crushed the challenge with a swift and assertive win, winning all three sets, 25-23, 25-22, 25-13,...

Coppell Junior defensive specialist Karissa Cameron serves against Plano on Sept. 28. The Cowgirls host Plano West tonight at the Coppell High School Arena, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Cowgirls seek to break losing streak against Plano East

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

The Coppell volleyball team has lost three consecutive matches against Plano West, Flower Mound and Marcus. With a new strategy, the Cowgirls host Plano East tonight at the Coppell High School Arena, with...

Coppell High School senior Helena de Moraes started modeling at just 11 months old and continued to model during her childhood. In addition to her modeling experiences, de Moraes is an athlete as she plays volleyball and pole vaults for Coppell athletics.

De Moraes models drive

Angelina Liu , Visual Media Editor September 30, 2021

Cowgirls on three!  After an echoing break at volleyball practice in the CHS Arena,  Helena de Moraes swaps her court shoes for spikes. She quickly rushes out to Buddy Echols Field to begin track...

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