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Coppell senior middle hitter Madison Gilliland and Coppell junior outside hitter Abby Hendricks block against Prosper at Frisco Heritage High School at the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs on Friday. Coppell lost to Prosper 3-2 and ended its playoff run.

Cowgirls fall to Prosper in bi-district playoffs

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor November 21, 2020

FRISCO - A bright set of coyote eyes painted on the wall and an audience dressed in green or red watched as the lead slowly slipped away from the Cowgirls and the spirit drained slightly from their eyes...

Coppell senior setter Mari Taira hits against Plano West in the CHS Arena on Saturday. Coppell travels to Frisco Heritage to play its Class 6A Region I bi-district playoff against nationally ranked Prosper.

Cowgirls adjusting for bi-district playoff match against Prosper

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor November 19, 2020

Prepared by a tumultuous season of multiple five setters against state-ranked teams and sporadic quarantines and cancellations, Coppell heads to Frisco Heritage High School for its Class 6A Region I bi-district...

Cowgirl volleyball swept Lewisville on Tuesday night at its final home match of the season. Celebrating its Senior Night, the Cowgirls also honored its seniors.

Coppell take final home match over Lewisville on Senior Night

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor November 13, 2020

As the Cowgirls warmed up to begin their match against Lewisville on Tuesday night, volleyball was not the only thing on their mind. An emotional night for the Cowgirls, Coppell swept Lewisville 25-10,...

Coppell right side hitter Abigail Hendricks and her teammates cheer on the Cowgirls during the game in the CHS Arena on Saturday. Plano West defeated Coppell 2-3.

Cowgirls drop close five-setter against state-ranked Plano West

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor November 9, 2020

After Coppell’s three saved set points in a last-minute attempt to claim the match before it went to a fifth set, a kill from Plano West’s famed pin hitters shifted the match in its favor. Heading...

Coppell sophomore Meagan Lee serves against Hebron on Oct. 9 in the CHS Arena. Coppell plays Plano West, ranked second in District 6-6A, tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the CHS Arena.

Cowgirls to play rescheduled match against Plano West

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor November 6, 2020

Still returning from its two-week quarantine, Coppell rescheduled its match against Plano West, seeded second in District 6-6A tomorrow at the CHS Arena at 3 p.m.  Closely following its report on Plano...

Coppell sophomore setter Taylor Young sets against Marcus at the CHS Arena on Tuesday. Young’s skill and encouragement on the court has allowed the team to thrive as players and as friends.

Setting the standard: Young’s encouragement, drive on court helping lead team to victory

Angelina Liu, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

The sound of sneakers on a waxed floor echo throughout the gym. The crowd sits on the edge of their seats, waiting anxiously for the outcome of the match. Bump. Set. Spike. Shouts of joy fill the arena...

Coppell sophomore setter Taylor Young blocks against Marcus on Tuesday at the CHS Arena. Marcus beat Coppell 25-16, 25-13, 22-25, 25-12.

Cowgirls undeterred after 3-1 loss to Marcus

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 28, 2020

Returning to district play after two weeks in quarantine, Coppell took its second loss against Marcus, 25-16, 25-13, 22-25, 25-12, on Tuesday at the CHS Arena. Playing one of its most technically sound...

Coppell senior middle hitter Madison Gilliland spikes against Hebron on Oct. 9 at the CHS Arena. Coppell returns to district play after a two-week quarantine to face Marcus at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow night at the CHS Arena.

Cowgirls resume district play against Marcus

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 26, 2020

After a two-week quarantine, Coppell volleyball will return to once again play Marcus, this time at home on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the CHS Arena. The team staggered its return to practice over the...

Coppell senior middle hitter Madison Gilliland spikes against the Panthers at the CHS Arena on Tuesday. Madison has been in Coppell’s varsity team for four years and will graduate early this December.

A volley of spirit

Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer October 18, 2020

Growing up in a family of athletes, it was almost fate that Coppell senior middle hitter Madison Gilliland got involved in sports. Starting as a budding athlete playing softball in her local Little...

Coppell coach Julie Price takes a picture of the Coppell volleyball team after their win against Hebron on Oct. 9. The Cowgirls are under quarantine until Oct. 23 after identifying a positive COVID-19 test result.

Volleyball season on hold through Oct. 23

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 18, 2020

According to Coppell coach Julie Price and Coppell ISD Athletic Director Kit Pehl, the Coppell volleyball team will be in quarantine until Oct. 23 due to a positive COVID-19 result, per UIL guidelines...

Coppell senior setter Mari Taira sets against Hebron at the CHS Arena last night. Coppell swept Hebron, 25-21, 25-20, 25-16, to bring its district record to 2-2.

Cowgirls sweep Hebron

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 10, 2020

Playing smart, disciplined and according to plan since the beginning of the match, the Cowgirls quickly dominated Hebron in three sets, 25-21, 25-20, 25-16, at the CHS Arena last night. “Our kids...

Coppell junior right side hitter Abigail Hendricks and sophomore outside hitter Reagan Engler celebrate against Prosper Rock Hill in the CHS Arena on Friday. Coppell plays Hebron tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS Arena.

Cowgirls facing long-quarantined Hebron

Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 8, 2020

Heading into tomorrow’s match with a 1-2 District 6-6A record, the Cowgirls will play former powerhouse Hebron, just returning to play after quarantining due to COVID-19 guidelines, at 6:30 p.m. at the...

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