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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Nick Taylor signs a contract with Orlando City SC on Jan. 11 to play professionally in the MLS with his parents Sorya and Randal Taylor. Nick graduated from Coppell High School in 2017 and was a part of the Class 6A 2016 state championship soccer team. Photo courtesy Sorya Taylor

One more goal scored

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor May 6, 2022

In the fall of 2004, the Coppell High School boy’s soccer team came home with a state championship title, led by coach John Lawhon. Sitting on artificial turf was a group of 6-year-olds, not yet old...

Coppell girls soccer coach Fleur Benatar leads the team through dribbling drills in CHS Fieldhouse on Jan 27. Benatar is moving to University of Houston to be the womens soccer assistant after one year at Coppell.

Dream opportunity

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Coppell girls soccer coach Fleur Benatar is moving on. The first year Coppell coach led the Coppell girls soccer team to a 15-6-2 overall record, 10-4 in District 6-6A, before bowing out to Allen in...

Coppell freshman forward Jordan Clig walks off the field on Jan. 28 against Plano West at Buddy Echols Field. Clig is one of six freshmen on the varsity team. Photo Courtesy Jordan Clig.

Clig captures the true essence of soccer, playing on varsity as a freshman

Sri Achanta, News Editor April 4, 2022

Sweat trickles down CHS9’s Jordan Clig’s face as she runs towards the ball. With only a few minutes left and the score head to head, she aims, kicks and scores, shooting the winning goal against opponent,...

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...

Coppell senior Finley Tipton scores against Parish on Tuesday at Coppell Middle School North. Coppell defeated Parish,19-5. Photo by Olivia Short.

Girls lacrosse takes down Parish

Olivia Short, Staff Photographer March 30, 2022

Three early scores by the Coppell girls lacrosse team set the tone on Tuesday night as the Cowgirls dominated Dallas Parish Esiscopal, 19-5, at Coppell Middle School North. Parrish was given the...

Cowgirls embrace before making their way off the field after an emotional loss to Allen. The Cowgirls season ended with a 3-2 loss in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

First half hopes crushed in season-ending loss

Torie Peck, Sports Editor March 26, 2022

McKINNEY- The stage was set.  Same place, same stakes, one year later. Last night, the Coppell girls soccer team faced the Allen Eagles in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs at McKinney ISD...

Coppell senior midfielder Pedro Peréz-Pareja steals against Allen junior defender Jackson Donato at McKinney ISD Stadium on Friday. Coppell ended its season after losing, 2-0, to Allen in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

Long way down: Cowboy comeback falls short against Allen

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2022

McKINNEY - Coppell coach James Balcolm, through this momentous season for the Coppell boys soccer team, spoke often about the law of averages: his simple belief that with the number of opportunities...

Coppell senior midfielder Walker Stone dribbles against Plano East on Feb. 12 at Buddy Echols Field against Plano East. The Cowboys play Allen tonight at 8 p.m. at McKinney ISD Stadium.

Cowboy comeback leads to playoffs against Allen

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2022

On Feb. 18, the night the Coppell boys soccer team lost 6-2 to Plano, a realization came to the Cowboys: if they continued to play as they were, their season would end without a shot at making a playoff...

Coppell junior defender Malkam Wallace defends senior middie Logan Hazlewood at practice on Tuesday at Lesley Field. Wallace is a dual sport athlete that portrays commitment and savors bonds with his teammates.

Wallace embodying genuinity, enjoying brotherhood on the field

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 24, 2022

Hustling on the football field during the fall. Defending the Coppell lacrosse team during the spring. As a dual sport athlete, Coppell junior long stick midfielder Malkam Wallace never has a moment...

Coppell freshman midfielder Tabitha Sine drives downfield on Monday against Plano East. The Cowgirls beat the Panthers, 5-1, on Senior Night.

Cowgirls claim eighth consecutive district win on Senior Night

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Within the first 30 seconds of its Senior Night, Coppell senior midfielder MacKenzie Shannon scored a put away the first goal of the match.  This would be the first four senior goals the Coppell girls...

Coppell junior defensive mid Ryder Brock gets past Lewisville freshman forward Sebastian Coronado at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. The Cowboys won, 2-1.

Boys soccer remains in playoff chase with victory over Lewisville

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer March 6, 2022

On Friday, the Coppell boys soccer team defeated Lewisville, 2-1 at Buddy Echols Field. A goal by sophomore forward Gareth Murillo was the difference in ensuring a Coppell win. “The last goal made...

The Coppell girls lacrosse team lost, 12-7, to Frisco in their Tuesday evening game at Coppell Middle School North

Cowgirls take on Keller, hopes to build team strength

Maya Palavali, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

The Coppell girls lacrosse team started its season off with a tight loss after a high scoring beginning.  Today, the Coppell girls lacrosse team hosts Keller at 7 p.m. at Coppell Middle School North. The...

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