Coppell Student Media

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Cowboys secure 2nd place with Senior Night victory over Nimitz

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Previously placed third behind Marcus, Coppell celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 victory over Irving Nimitz to finish runner-up to District 6-6A champions Flower Mound due to Marcus’ loss to Lewisville on Friday.   Coppell opens the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs next week ag...

4 Cowgirls receive all-district recognition

4 Cowgirls receive all-district recognition

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell girls basketball team ended the season on a high note, despite the doubts of a younger lineup. Four players received All-District 6-6A recognition performance throughout the season.   Both Coppell High School senior forward Rowan Hassman and junior center Nicole Obialo received ...

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell soccer team was desperate for an equalizer in the final minutes of Tuesday’s critical District 6-6A match at Flower Mound.   After several failed attacking plays, Coppell won a much-needed corner. With nearly all the players inside the penalty box, the corner kick led to...

Seniority rules in victory over Flower Mound

Seniority rules in victory over Flower Mound

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

If fans had shown up just two minutes late, they would have missed most of the action in last night’s girls soccer game. Just 30 seconds into the game, Coppell senior right wing Rebecca Watley launched a goal into Flower Mound’s net to give the Cowgirls an early lead. However, that was soon matched...

Cowboys to play Flower Mound in district championship deciding match

Cowboys to play Flower Mound in district championship deciding match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team, which is currently leading District 6-6A, is set to play Flower Mound, currently in second place, in an away match today at 7:30 p.m. for its second to last district match.   The Cowboys have had quite a rollercoaster of a district season, going from a slow star...

Comeback story: Coppell takes over as district leaders

Comeback story: Coppell takes over as district leaders

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports

    The Coppell boys soccer team played Irving on a chilly Tuesday night at Buddy Echols Field and walked off the field with a 4-0 win.   The two teams had last met on the field on Feb. 5, and resulted in a 2-0 victory for Irving while giving Coppell’s third loss in i...

Cowgirls close in on district championship with 2-1 win over Marcus (with video)

Cowgirls close in on district championship with 2-1 win over Marcus (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell’s girls soccer team played a crucial match against rivals Marcus last night at a chilly Buddy Echols Field.   The match stood tied at 1-1 in the final minutes, threatening to bring the Cowgirls’ longstanding 10 match win streak to an end. The Cowgirls started to become...

Coppell to play rival Marcus in crucial district match

Coppell to play rival Marcus in crucial district match

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

As the District 6-6A boys soccer season comes to a close, the race to clinch the district championship trophy has become a competition between the three leading teams - Marcus, Coppell and Flower Mound.   Coppell plays at Marcus today at 7:30 p.m. Marcus leads District 6-6A at 7-1-2, whil...

Coppell falls to Lake Ridge in area playoffs

Coppell falls to Lake Ridge in area playoffs

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

ARLINGTON - If it were not for Mansfield Lake Ridge sophomore Jalon Lake, the Coppell boys basketball team might have won. The Eagles instead defeated the Cowboys, 72-60, in the Class 6A Region I Area playoffs last night at Arlington High School. Lake finished the game nine-for-11 on 3’s and led the team i...

Coppell basketball flies past Falcons with winning 3-pointer

Coppell basketball flies past Falcons with winning 3-pointer

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With 23.8 seconds left on the clock, Coppell junior guard Adam Moussa launched up a long 3-pointer and the arena went silent. The shot went in, giving the Cowboys a two-point lead. Then, as the clock wound down to zero, the Falcons drew up a play to give an open jump shot from the side of the ba...

Final stretch: Migault, Pretorius reach consolation finals in UIL state championships

Final stretch: Migault, Pretorius reach consolation finals in UIL state championships

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell High School juniors Johan Pretorius and Aurelie Migault traveled to Austin this weekend to compete in the 2019 Class 6A UIL Swimming & Diving State Meet at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Both swimmers made consolation finals, with Pretorius finishing 12th in the 100-yard back...

Minnesota minnow to state shark

Minnesota minnow to state shark

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

To automatically qualify for state championships, a swimmer must finish in the top two places for his/her event in the finals at regionals. Coppell High School junior Aurelie Migault placed fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke.   A few hours later, she learned she had advanced to state anyway....