Coppell Student Media

Cowgirls to face Paschal, primed for new Lady Panthers team

Cowgirls to face Paschal, primed for new Lady Panthers team

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a second place finish in the Midlothian Frostbite Tournament, the Coppell girls soccer team prepares to face Paschal at CHS9 on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.   During the three-day tournament, the Cowgirls (6-1-1) faced Ennis, Gainesville and Mabank, winning 6-0, 6-0 and 4-0 respectively before f...

Coppell upholds district record in comeback win

Coppell upholds district record in comeback win

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

IRVING - Even after three full quarters of being out-rebounded, out-scored and, for the most part, out-played, what it takes for a team to win is to get eight points in the last minute.   On Friday night, the Coppell basketball team did just that against Irving Nimitz, winning, 57-49. &n...

Coppell basketball to play fourth district game against Vikings

Coppell basketball to play fourth district game against Vikings

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys basketball team travels to Irving Nimitz tomorrow for its fourth District 6-6A match up. The Cowboys enter 4-0 in district play, including Tuesday’s thriller against Flower Mound.   Throughout the season, the Cowboys have been particularly patient with the ball on offense. A...

Coppell scratches off third district win against Jaguars

Coppell scratches off third district win against Jaguars

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than 21 seconds left between the Coppell and Flower Mound boys basketball teams, the Jaguars had a three-point lead. But at the end of the game, the Cowboys came out with a win, 61-60.   With 20.7 second seconds remaining, with Coppell fans and players holding their breath, senior ...

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell boys soccer team has had an eventful past couple of years, with both ups and downs. However now equipped with a new generation of players, the team is once again aiming their sights for state.   After winning the prestigious Class 5A in the 2016 season, the Coppell boys soccer t...

Overtime run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall-Heath

Overtime run lifts Cowboys over Rockwall-Heath

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than a second left on the clock, a buzzer-beater by Rockwall-Heath senior guard Kameron Pruitt, the Coppell basketball team was tied heading into overtime last night.   However, the Cowboys were able to take the lead and win, 59-55, at the CHS arena.   During overtime, t...

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Many consider moving once during high school difficult, but Coppell High School junior Richard Bracho had to do it twice - from Venezuela to Kentucky two years ago, then from Kentucky to Coppell in August.   Although he has needed to adapt to a multitude of new surroundings, one thing h...

Up-and-coming talent: Peeks selected as sole freshman on varsity

Up-and-coming talent: Peeks selected as sole freshman on varsity

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Last season, the Coppell girls soccer team consisted of 25 players, of which a majority were underclassmen and only two were seniors.   Though the young team was somewhat inexperienced, it still had a successful season- winning the District 9-6A championship and fighting its way to the Class 6A Region II semifinals. However, th...

Pushing for personal best, Pretorius dives in with determination, discipline

Pushing for personal best, Pretorius dives in with determination, discipline

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell High School junior Johan Pretorius set the Pinkerton Fitness Center pool record for the 100-yard backstroke in Texarkana during the TISCA invitational meet. The next day, he broke that record, beating his previous time.   He was not satisfied when he saw his time of 52.2 seconds. &...

Late scoring pushes Jesuit past Cowboys

Late scoring pushes Jesuit past Cowboys

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

FARMERS BRANCH - The Coppell hockey team was defeated, 4-2, by the Jesuit Rangers last night at the Dr Pepper StarCenter.   Throughout the majority of the first period, neither team was able to put any numbers on the board, but with 3:55 left on the clock, Jesuit scored its first goal of the...

Coppell basketball falls to Dragons in season opener

Coppell basketball falls to Dragons in season opener

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With a buzzer-beater reverse layup by junior guard Brandon Taylor, the Coppell basketball team took a one-point lead going into halftime over Carroll last Friday in its season opener.   However, the Dragons gained the lead back in the second half and won, 70-53, at the CHS arena. &nbs...

Competition, appreciation, humor displayed at CHS swim team’s Vaquero Battle (with video)

Competition, appreciation, humor displayed at CHS swim team’s Vaquero Battle (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell High School’s swim team sent waves throughout both the pool and the crowds during their first intrasquad meet of the season at the Coppell YMCA. Parents and students spent the latter part of their Friday afternoon experiencing the competition, support and enthusiasm displayed by the swimmers. ...