Coppell Student Media

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

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...

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Hicks blocks Hebron’s attempt to defeat Cowboys in district action

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

CARROLLTON - The bench became deathly quiet and a hush fell momentarily over the folks in the stands. Trailing by a point, Hebron lined up for a potential game-winning field goal.   After two timeouts and only 24 seconds left on the clock, the Hebron kicker lines up from 16 yards out. The...

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Standing on a field, with seven players on each team, the objective of an ultimate frisbee player is to pass it to their other teammates without the interception of their opposing team and make it to the endzone. Even though only seven players are on the field, the effort behind the club requires many m...

Second half rally sends Cowboys past MacArthur

Second half rally sends Cowboys past MacArthur

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Finishing with a 9-yard touchdown run by senior running back Ryan Hirt, the Cowboys varsity football team beat the Cardinals, 28-21, last night at Buddy Echols Field.   In the first quarter, the Cardinals (2-2 overall, 0-1 in District 6-6A) jumped to a 7-0 lead. This was due to a blocked ...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

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...

Cowboys look to fly past Cardinals in homecoming matchup

Cowboys look to fly past Cardinals in homecoming matchup

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

After losing in a shortened game to Allen two weeks ago, the Coppell football team looks to bound back with a win tonight against Irving MacArthur in the homecoming game at Buddy Echols Field.   The Cowboys (2-1) managed only 77 yards of offense in one half against Allen. Coppell coach Mike...

Cowgirls triumph over Flower Mound in thrilling match; Yan makes 1,000th assist

Cowgirls triumph over Flower Mound in thrilling match; Yan makes 1,000th assist

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Coppell fought its way to victory against the Lady Jaguars in Friday’s volleyball match, winning three of the five sets they played, 25-22, 22-25, 28-30, 25-18 and 15-12. The Cowgirls are now the only undefeated team in the district.   The first game began with a series of good offensive and defensi...

Kicking for a purpose

Kicking for a purpose

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

After visiting three-year-old Hannah, a pediatric cancer survivor, at the preschool where his mom teaches, Coppell High School senior Caden Davis knew what he could do to help.   While Hannah has been cancer-free for a few months, there are plenty more victims of the ruthless disease. Dav...

Running in the big leagues

Running in the big leagues

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

In the past four years, the Coppell cross country team has improved its standing significantly in Texas. With a recent district realignment, the team will be facing some of the top teams in the state at its district and regional meets. The challenge this change presents has only motivated the team t...

Cowgirls attempting to tame Lady Jaguars

Cowgirls attempting to tame Lady Jaguars

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Coppell’s volleyball team will face Flower Mound tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Flower Mound High School.   In the past few matches, the Cowgirls (4-0) have been strong both offensively and defensively, and face its toughest challenge as the Lady Jaguars are also unbeaten in District 6-6A. ...

Nguyen brings passion, international experience to Coppell tennis

Nguyen brings passion, international experience to Coppell tennis

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team tennis

While few tennis players get the opportunity to attend the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the chance of hitting with former world’s No. 1 player Andy Roddick is almost unheard of. For Coppell High School senior tennis player Sydney Nguyen, both of these once-in-a-lifetime experiences became her reality....

Olson balances coaching, school life through passion for gymnastics (with video)

Olson balances coaching, school life through passion for gymnastics (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Spreading her passion for gymnastics, Coppell High School senior Sophia Olson coaches children at the same place where her own love was fostered: Texas Dreams Gymnastics in Coppell. A location where she once trained and competed, it now serves as a place where she can extend the same love for gymnas...