Coppell Student Media

Growing up on the court, Engler follows mother’s footsteps in volleyball

Growing up on the court, Engler follows mother’s footsteps in volleyball

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Coppell freshman outside hitter Reagan Engler is taking on her first year of varsity volleyball this year. Coached by her mother, Coppell Middle School North coach Abby Martens in seventh and eighth grade, Engler had to learn to separate her relationships as being personal off the court and professional ...

Cowgirls bring down Nimitz in first district match (with video)

Cowgirls bring down Nimitz in first district match (with video)

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

September 14, 2019

The Coppell Volleyball team defeated Irving Nimitz in three consecutive sets, 25-16, 25-17 and 25-17 in the Coppell High School Arena on Friday to open District 6-6A play. Though the Cowgirls’ were down in the second set, they were able to regain their lead against Nimitz to win. “We had poi...

Volleyball opens district against Irving Nimitz (with video)

Volleyball opens district against Irving Nimitz (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Since its preseason commenced, the Cowgirls volleyball team faced off against 29 teams and came out with a 17-12 record. The preseason gave the team valuable time to adjust to its new roster, and came with both high and low points.  Now, the Cowgirls are prepping up to face Irving Nimitz at 6:30 ...

Bailey finds ways to beat heart disease to continue playing sports

Bailey finds ways to beat heart disease to continue playing sports

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer/Photographer

September 10, 2019

Coppell High School senior Kinsey Bailey puts her all into playing the sport of volleyball, but not without a major obstacle. Just more than three years ago, Bailey was diagnosed with inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST), a heart condition which has changed the way she plays volleyball and goes about...

Minyard commits to Boston College on volleyball scholarship

Minyard commits to Boston College on volleyball scholarship

Ryan Dyke

September 5, 2019

Coppell High School senior Peyton Minyard is a middle blocker. Her passion for volleyball started at a young age and she has been playing for six years now, this being her second year playing varsity for CHS. She was offered and accepted a volleyball scholarship to Boston College. How did you pick yo...

Warriors triumph over Cowgirls in fifth set

Warriors triumph over Cowgirls in fifth set

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

August 28, 2019

It was three points that made the difference. The scores of the previous sets became inconsequential in the final minutes of Tuesday’s volleyball match between Coppell and Arlington Martin in the CHS Arena.  The only points that mattered in the end - the last set - were those three points. ...

Cowgirls looking for improvement in non-district matchup against Arlington Martin

Cowgirls looking for improvement in non-district matchup against Arlington Martin

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

August 27, 2019

The Coppell volleyball team plays Arlington Martin tonight at 6:30 in the CHS Arena. After coming off two close matches - one win, one loss - the Cowgirls are looking for another chance to get better. “We don’t want to play someone and just roll over them,” Coppell coach Julie Price said. ...

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

Five straight losses and a 24th place finish at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic left the Coppell volleyball team determined to win.  Tuesday evening, the Cowgirls snapped their losing streak and found their victory against McKinney at the CHS Arena, defeating the Lionettes in three sets, 25-2...

Cowgirls to face McKinney, aiming to break losing streak

Cowgirls to face McKinney, aiming to break losing streak

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 19, 2019

Following the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic last weekend, the Coppell volleyball team returns home to face McKinney at the CHS Arena on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  The Cowgirls (10-7) have lost their past five matches, all coming from the weekend tournament. McKinney is also coming off of a loss to ...

Moving on

Moving on

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

COLLEYVILLE - There are some matches that are completely one-sided - point after point for one team, the other team slowly giving up hope, fans falling asleep in the top row.   This was not one of those matches. This was a evenly matched, tense battle for the title of Class 6A Region 1 bi-d...

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

After fierce fight, state champions prove too much for Cowgirls

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

CARROLLTON - On Friday, the heated match up against Hebron added a loss to Coppell’s volleyball record.   Hebron won 25-23, 25-14 and 25-20. The third set was the loudest, toughest and filled with energy and excitement.   Hebron is the three-time consecutive Class 6A state champions in volleyball under h...

Cowgirls capitalize on second set comeback in district win

Cowgirls capitalize on second set comeback in district win

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

September 30, 2018

After winning the first set, the Coppell volleyball team fell behind MacArthur late in the second set. However, the Cowgirls were able to come back and take the set, soon leading to their 10th consecutive win in three sets, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-6, at the CHS arena.   The Cowgirls (32-8 overall, 7-0 i...