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Herron drives basketball career to collegiate level with UD commitment

Coppell senior guard Anika Herron shoots a 3-pointer against Irving on Jan. 11 in the CHS Arena. Herron committed to play basketball at UD for the 2020-21 school year.

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

The buzz of the clock at the end of the fourth quarter ended her senior high school season but following her commitment to the University of Dallas, it will not be the last time Coppell senior guard Anika Herron hears the sound.  On April 8, the Coppell girls basketball team announced on its Twitter account @CowgirlsBball that Herron would be continuing her ba...

Four Cowgirls make All-District 6-6A team

Coppell junior guard Chloe Hassman dribbles past Flower Mound sophomore forward Sarah Edmondson at the CHS Arena on Feb. 7. Hassman made the All-District 6-6A first team.

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

Four Cowgirls made the 2019-20 All-District 6-6A team. Junior guard Chloe Hassman made the first team, while sophomore forward India Howard, senior guard Kennedi Rogers and senior guard Nicole Obialo were named to the second team. The Cowgirls were selected by district coaches.  ...

The Sportlight: Pandey shooting for varsity position

Sarah Habib, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore JV1 guard Tia Pandey was selected. Follow Sarah (@Sarah.hab1) and @CHSCampusNews on Twitter....

Video: Cowgirls take on Jaguars on Senior Night

Video: Cowgirls take on Jaguars on Senior Night

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 12, 2020

Senior Night ends in dominant Flower Mound victory

Coppell senior guard Megan O’Neil goes up for a layup but is blocked by Flower Mound freshman post Emily Curl last night at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls fell to the Jaguars, 64-30.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 8, 2020

The first two points, scored by Coppell senior forward Trinity Page on free throws, was the only time in which the Coppell girls basketball team led over Flower Mound. From there and beyond, the Jaguars powered past the Cowgirls to take a 64-30 victory last night in the CHS Arena.  Coppell (4-9 in...

LaMendola perseveres through injury, excels as freshman on varsity

Coppell freshman guard Jules LaMendola brings the ball upcourt  in the CHS Arena on Friday against Marcus. LaMendola is on the varsity team and is back on the court after suffering an injury in November. Photo by Neveah Jones.

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

From years of playing for fun in her family’s driveway to playing competitively on the varsity girls' team, basketball is an integral part of Coppell freshman guard Julianna “Jules” LaMendola’s life. LaMendola, who comes from a family of athletes, has had a passion for sports her entire lif...

Cowgirls to battle Cardinals in district game

Coppell junior guard Emma Sherrer defends against Irving Nimitz on Friday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls face Irving MacArthur tonight at 8 p.m.

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

After a victory against Nimitz last Friday, the Coppell girls basketball team plays Irving MacArthur tonight at 8 p.m. in the CHS Arena.  The Cowgirls defeated the Vikings, 79-38, to improve to 3-5 in District 6-6A. First-place MacArthur defeated Coppell, 42-33, on Dec. 13. Coppell is eager for...

Following Teacher Appreciation Night, girls rout Nimitz

Coppell senior guard Megan O’Neil drives against Irving Nimitz guards Jocelyn De la Garza and Britney Gonzalez yesterday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls defeated Nimitz, 79-38.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team closed out the first round of District 6-6A play with a dominating win over Irving Nimitz, 79-38, last night in the CHS Arena.  Preceding tipoff was a brief Teacher Appreciation Night celebration, in which each player chose a teacher to honor. The player and teacher ...

Cowgirls to recognize teachers while taking on Nimitz

Coppell senior guard Nicole Obialo shields against Irving sophomore guard Ra’Nyi Patterson on Saturday in the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls face Irving Nimitz tomorrow in the CHS Arena at 6:30 p.m.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

The Coppell girls basketball team aims to close the gap between its District 6-6A win/loss record tomorrow as it faces Irving Nimitz in the CHS Arena at 6:30 p.m.  An early first quarter lead to Flower Mound on Tuesday was lost, adding another defeat to the record. Now 2-4 in district, the Cowgirls...

Coach’s Box: Hartsburg applying Mavericks experiences to basketball coaching

Coppell assistant girls basketball coach Julieann Hartsburg high fives players during the pregame introduction during their District 6-6A game against Irving. Hartsburg previously worked as the street team coordinator for the Dallas Mavericks.

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

January 15, 2020

Behind the large gym, on the other side of a Coppell-colored door lies a corridor with a small room labeled “Basketball Coaches Office.” This room holds tables, chairs, promotional posters and Coppell assistant girls basketball coach Julieann Hartsburg. With more than 13 years of professional experi...

Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Coppell senior guard Nicole Obialo attempts to pass around Irving junior guard Bessy Alvarado yesterday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls defeated the Tigers, 60-20.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

In its fifth District 6-6A game of the season, the Coppell girls basketball team defeated Irving, 60-20, on Saturday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls were originally scheduled to face the Tigers on Friday night but severe thunderstorms moved the game to Saturday. “Our routine got thrown off p...