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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...

For Black athletes, segregation laws and racial prejudices have kept them from being able to play with white athletes. Today, people of all races can compete with fewer limitations and with more athletes to look back upon for inspiration.

#BlackHistoryMonth: Breaking the race barrier

Sri Achanta, News Editor March 1, 2022

Jack Johnson. Jesse Owens. Jackie Robinson. All of these athletes worked tremendous amounts to break the same barrier: race. It wasn’t until 1908 that Johnson became the first African-American Heavyweight...

Coppell senior guard Naz Brown grabs a loose ball against McKinney junior guard Jacovey Campbell at Prosper Rock Hill on Tuesday. The Cowboys lost the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against the Lions, 55-43, ending its season.

Timid start creates insurmountable point deficit in bi-district matchup against McKinney

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2022

FRISCO - At one point during the Coppell boys basketball team’s season, wrought with injuries and a shifting starting lineup, it looked to Coppell coach Clint Schnell as though they might not make...

Coppell senior small forward Noel Berhe scores a layup against Plano on Feb. 11 at CHS Arena. The Cowboys play McKinney at Prosper Rock Hill in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs tonight with tipoff at 7 p.m.

Cowboys at full strength to face McKinney in bi-district playoff

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2022

With two of its top-scoring players, senior small forward Ryan Agarwal and senior point guard Naz Brown, out due to injury in the last few weeks, the Coppell boys basketball team’s road to the playoffs...

Coppell small forward Ryan Agarwal shoots a jump shot against Plano Senior High at CHS Arena on Friday. Coppell lost, 52-39.

Cowboys fall to Plano on Senior Night

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

On Friday, the Coppell boys basketball team took on first-place Plano with the chance to clinch a playoff berth. Plano proved to be too much as it led throughout and defeated the Cowboys, 52-39, at...

Coppell senior point guard Devank Rane shoots a layup against Flower Mound Marcus in CHS Arena on Jan. 25. The Cowboys host Plano tomorrow at CHS Arena, with tipoff at 8 p.m., in its last home game of the season.

Cowboys host Plano on Senior night, look to clinch playoff berth

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

The Coppell basketball team hosts Plano tomorrow at Coppell High School Arena, with tipoff at 8 p.m., for its last home game of the season.  “A lot of emotions are going around [the team] right now,”...

University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the 2022-24 reclassification and realignment on Thursday. Coppell’s football, volleyball and basketball teams will remain with Lewisville, Flower Mound, Marcus, Hebron, Plano, Plano West and Plano East for the next two years in District 6-6A.

Familiar foes in Coppell’s 2022-24 district realignment

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

On one of the more nervy days for high school coaches across Texas, Coppell’s nerves stayed relatively the same. The thought of facing new competition and new teams in athletic competition is a daunting...

Coppell senior power forward Eddie Hoehn goes for a rebound against Flower Mound at CHS Arena on Jan. 14. The Cowboys are in the midst of a rebuilding year, giving younger, less experienced athletes the opportunity to further develop.

Next man up

Torie Peck, Sports Editor February 1, 2022

Athletes come and go.  It is one of the more challenging aspects of high school athletics: as athletes grow and take on roles more vital to their teams, the clock for them to graduate keeps ticking. “It’s...

Coppell senior point guard Devank Rane plays defense after a timeout in CHS Arena on Jan. 14. The Cowboys host Flower Mound Marcus at 8:00 p.m. tonight in the CHS Arena.

Cowboys ready with refound confidence facing Marauders

Maya Palavali, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Coming from a 30-point lead in its last game against Plano West, the Coppell boys basketball team hosts Flower Mound Marcus tomorrow in Coppell High School Arena tomorrow, with tipoff at 8 p.m. “Marcus...

Coppell senior guard James Stevens shoots against Plano West at CHS Arena last night. The Cowboys defeated the Wolves, 54-24.

Cowboys cruise to 30-point victory over Wolves

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

Slow starts and inconsistent execution on both ends of the court plagued the Coppell basketball team in its last three games but the Cowboys changed the tone against Plano West. After leading by 11...

Coppell senior point guard Devank Rane walks down the court after a timeout in CHS Arena last night. The Cowboys lost to the Jaguars, 31-26.

A change in play (style)

Torie Peck, Sports Editor January 15, 2022

Frequent watchers of the Coppell boys basketball team can easily recognize its fast, high-scoring play style. For these fans, watching the Cowboys compete in a slow, low-scoring game seems out of the...

Coppell senior guard Noel Behre shoots against Plano East on Tuesday. The Cowboys host Flower Mound tomorrow at CHS Arena, with tipoff at 8 p.m.

Closing the gap

Torie Peck, Sports Editor January 13, 2022

Tuesday marked the first District 6-6A game for the Coppell boys basketball team. The Cowboys, who were missing Coppell senior guard Ryan Agarwal, fell to Plano East, 54-45. “It's not good to start...

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