Coppell Student Media

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Coach’s Box: Dyson running Cowgirls with experiences coaching champions

Coach’s Box: Dyson running Cowgirls with experiences coaching champions

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

March 25, 2020

Coppell softball coach Mike Dyson is in his fifth year of coaching at Coppell High School. Under Dyson, who previously coached at Frisco Centennial and Irving Nimitz, the Cowgirls advanced to playoffs in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.   When did you become the head coach of the Coppell team? Fi...

Faith, family, ferocity: Bases loaded for Ingle

Faith, family, ferocity: Bases loaded for Ingle

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

For Coppell junior shortstop Sydney Ingle, softball means sisterhood.  As a team captain for the Cowgirls and an integral part of the Cowgirls’ dynamic, the most important thing for Ingle about the game is her team. “Having eight other girls who are like your sisters that you get to grow with, es...

Athletes utilizing resources to stay fit without school practice

Athletes utilizing resources to stay fit without school practice

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

March 20, 2020

Following UIL direction, all school practices and use of school facilities (including open gym and open weight room) outside of school hours have been suspended due to concerns about spreading the coronavirus. As Coppell ISD has canceled school through April 3, this leaves athletes without a class pe...

Cowgirls make strong showing in Coppell & Marcus Tournament

Cowgirls make strong showing in Coppell & Marcus Tournament

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Following Cedar Hill’s surge in the fourth inning, the Cowgirls proved resilient, bouncing back to slug their way to a victory. Wrapping up the Coppell & Marcus tournament, the Coppell softball team beat Cedar Hill, 7-5. “After they got the lead, we were all ready to come back in and get some [run...

Cowgirls surge over Waxahachie in first Coppell & Marcus Tournament game

Cowgirls surge over Waxahachie in first Coppell & Marcus Tournament game

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

March 6, 2020

While students sat in their fourth period classes yesterday, the Coppell softball team hosted its first tournament this year and won, 6-3, against Waxahachie in the process. The Coppell & Marcus Tournament is being held at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex from Thursday to Saturday and will br...

Coppell & Marcus tournament prepping softball before district season

Coppell & Marcus tournament prepping softball before district season

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

March 4, 2020

The Coppell softball team is hosting this year’s Coppell & Marcus tournament at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex, which will bring an end to its preseason. The tournament starts tomorrow and leads into Friday and Saturday. Coppell plays Waxahachie on tomorrow at 3 p.m., Aledo on Friday at 3 p.m., Enn...

Softball team return to action against Lebanon Trail

Softball team return to action against Lebanon Trail

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The Cowgirls play Frisco Lebanon Trail tonight at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex at 7 p.m. "I expect my team to come out with a lot of energy, make few errors and set a precedence early on in the game," Coppell junior catcher Dafne Mercado said. The Cowgirls are 3-1 with their only loss being...

Eagles prosper over Cowgirls in close game

Eagles prosper over Cowgirls in close game

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The moment she steps to the bat, she can picture it - dirt skidding up as her cleats touch the edge of home base, the satisfying ping of a well-hit ball and the simple pride in scoring a run against powerhouse Prosper. “I was thinking get on base and slide,” Coppell junior pitcher Michaella Ba...

Cowgirls open home schedule tomorrow against Mansfield

Cowgirls open home schedule tomorrow against Mansfield

Rithik Chennupati, Writer

February 3, 2020

The Cowgirls will be playing their first home game of the 2020 season against Mansfield at the Cowgirl Softball Complex at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the Coppell softball team scrimmaged at Richardson and recorded a victory..  “It was a good start to our season, especially since it was our first game,” Co...

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Rodriguez ends CHS softball career, awaits future at TSU

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019

Though the Coppell High School softball season ended with a 5-2 loss to Keller on April 26 during bi-district playoffs, senior pitcher Nora Rodriguez will continue to pitch once she graduates. With an athletic scholarship to Texas Southern University, she will extend her eight-year pitching career furt...

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Cowgirls lose softball playoffs, season ends against state ranked Keller

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Smiling, the Coppell softball team walked off the field. Its game against top five state-ranked Keller had come to an end. Disappointed in defeat, the Cowgirls still were pleased with a successful season.   At the end, Keller defeated Coppell, 5-2, in the Class 6A Region I bi-district pla...

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

O’Quinn bringing leadership, camaraderie to Coppell softball

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

O’Quinn has been playing softball since she was 7 with Coppell Girls Softball Association (CGSA), which is not unusual for a girl in high school. The difference with O’Quinn is she still plays with some of the girls on her CGSA team.   Senior Ari Figueroa has been with O’Quinn since sixth grade an...