Coppell Student Media

Cowgirl comeback

Cowgirl comeback

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

One final free throw at the end of the first half by senior Rachel Okereke started the comeback to the Coppell Cowgirls varsity basketball team’s first district win of the season. The Cowgirls defeated the Lake Highlands Lady Wildcats, 40-32, Friday at CHS in their first District 9-6A game of the seaso...

Cowgirls soar past Lady Cardinals

Cowgirls soar past Lady Cardinals

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell Cowgirls  defeated the John Paul II Lady Cardinals, 63-49, at the CHS Arena last night.   Coppell sophomore guard Jordan Nelson led the Cowgirls, who built a 31-19 halftime lead, with 12 points.   “There was plenty of plays that the girls were able to make on the court tonight,...

Fourth quarter breakaway sends Cowgirls to first loss

Fourth quarter breakaway sends Cowgirls to first loss

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In a tight game against the Red Oak Lady Hawks, the Coppell Cowgirls basketball team narrowly lost its first game of the season last night, 54-47, at the CHS Arena.   Due to a late pull away with multiple three-pointers and consistent jump shots, the Lady Hawks came out with the win. &n...

Starting Afresh

Starting Afresh

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After cutting its season short in playoffs against the Sachse Mustangs last year, the Coppell Cowgirls basketball team is ready to start its 2017-2018 season. The Cowgirls will play their first game tonight against the Red Oak Hawks at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS Arena.   The Cowgirls ended last season with a 19-14 ...

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Excitement of playoff berth spoiled by Sachse’s athleticism (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

PLANO-- In its first playoff appearance in 10 years, the Coppell girls basketball team stepped into a raucous Plano West gym on Tuesday night, the energy level higher than any game this season.   And yet, it was not the atmosphere, the nerves of playing in a playoff game for the first time...

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

After 10 years of development, Cowgirls find their place in district playoffs

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

You would think that you would eventually get tired of it.    The 5:45 a.m. wake up call, the conditioning drills, two-a-day practices. You would think that even athletes would want to complain. But when the thing you’ve been working for finally comes to the surface, you have more e...

Last minute turnovers prove too much for Cowgirls in last quarter

Last minute turnovers prove too much for Cowgirls in last quarter

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Cat and Mouse. A game that keeps everyone involved on their toes until one team becomes the victor. The Coppell Cowgirls basketball team kept a steady lead from the start, maneuvering around the Richardson Lady Eagles’ full court press and trick passing.   But nothing turns a game around like turnovers. By late in the ...

Cowgirls roll White from start in blowout win

Cowgirls roll White from start in blowout win

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

  Right from the get-go, the Coppell girls basketball team meant business. On Friday night in the Coppell arena, the Cowgirls scored 10 points in the first two minutes to go up big over W.T. White, where they would eventually win, 62-11.   The scoring opened  for Coppell after senior power forward Abby Meyer made the fi...

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Stellar first quarter gives life in blowout victory

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 21, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Getting behind the Lake Highlands defense, Coppell High School senior guard Abby Johnson caught a pass under the basket and easily finishing with a layup. This shot capped a 14-0 run to start the game for Coppell, giving the Cowgirls a lead they would never look back from, as they would go on to defeat...

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Fouls, free throws put game out of reach in second consecutive loss (with video)

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

(At the beginning of the third quarter, it was the Coppell girls basketball team’s game. The Cowgirls had control of a 14 point lead at home. But nothing turns around a game like turnovers. Playing lights-out basketball, Skyline (5-0, 13-12) flew back into the game and stole one in double overtime, w...

Full court defense proves too much for Cowgirls in final play against Berkner

Full court defense proves too much for Cowgirls in final play against Berkner

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

As the clock came closer and closer to buzzing for the last time, each player did not hesitate to dive for any loose ball, shove for any rebound or run until they were forced out due to exhaustion.   Yet the Cowgirls (13-6) basketball team hosted the Richardson Berkner Lady Rams  (6-9) In the Coppell High School arena...

Back to basics, offensive execution come through for Cowgirls win

Back to basics, offensive execution come through for Cowgirls win

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

Read and repeat. After only three possessions in the first half, the Coppell Cowgirls basketball team soon realized the Forney Lady Jackrabbits' blind spot, and looked for the inside block shot for the rest of the night, taking the victory, 56-29. Despite Forney's full court press, the Cowgirls’ steady pr...