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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 sophomore guard Ella Spiller eyes the South Grand Prairie basket late in the fourth quarter last night at Ranchview. The Warriors defeated the Cowgirls, 56-49, in the Class 6A Region 1 regional quarterfinals.

Cowgirls end historic season in chaotic round three loss to South Grand Prairie

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

IRVING -- All looked well for the Coppell girls basketball team after the first quarter last night. The Cowgirls took a seven-point lead into the second quarter and was riding a wave of confidence...

Coppell junior Jules Lamendola celebrates the Cowgirls’ win against Irving MacArthur at Euless Trinity on Friday. Coppell beat the Cardinals, 53-36, to become the Class 6A Region I Area champions and advance to the Class 6A Region I quarterfinals.

Survive and advance

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2022

EULESS - In this extraordinary season for the Coppell girls basketball team, the Cowgirls accomplished yet another feat on Friday, beating Irving MacArthur, 53-36, at Euless Trinity to become Class...

Coppell senior forward India Howard shoots a contested layup against Allen in a Class 6A Region I bi-district playoff game at Prosper Rock Hill last night. The Cowgirls defeated Allen in dominating fashion, 63-39.

Birthday display: Cowgirls gift Murphy dominant bi-district victory

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

FRISCO -- Yesterday, aka “Murph Day” attributed to the birthday of Coppell coach Ryan Murphy, provided the Coppell girls basketball team a taste of something it has been longing for: sweet, sweet...

Coppell junior guard Jules Lamendola shoots against Plano East at CHS Arena on Feb. 7. The Cowgirls will play their Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs against Allen tonight at Prosper Rock Hill, with tipoff at 7 p.m.

No. 4 Cowgirls to face Allen in bi-district matchup

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Dreams do come true for the Coppell girls basketball team. The Cowgirls have put together one of the most successful seasons of any Cowgirl basketball team in school history, breaking school records and...

Coppell sophomore guard Isabella Spiller makes a pass against Plano East in the CHS Arena on Monday. The Cowgirls won against the Panthers, 46-40.

Cowgirls secure co-district championship

Torie Peck, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

For the first time since its 2010-2011 season, the Coppell girls basketball team are the District 6-6A co-district champions, along with Plano East. The Cowgirls will enter the playoffs at second seed...

Coppell High School senior athletes Alvin Ebosele, Miles Hardy, Alyssa Hall, Haley Wenzel, ElleBelle Zimmerman, Sude Haz Item, Nathan Schrcok and Ryan Sewell signed letters of intent to their schools on Wednesday morning in Coppell High School Arena. Photo courtesy Illene Thomas

Eight Coppell athletes sign letter of intent

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer February 3, 2022

Wednesday morning featured a monumental moment for 8 eight Coppell High School athletes; signing their intent papers to their next step of their life, college. These senior athletes at the Nation Signing...

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...

Howard surpasses 1,000 career points in record-tying win

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor January 26, 2022

With a 30-1 season record to defend and a crowd of middle schoolers, the Coppell girls basketball team played aggressive defense against Flower Mound Marcus and put up several shots early on in the game,...

Coppell assistant Willis Tran talks to junior guards Saiya Patel and Alyssa Potter, sophomore guard Ella Spiller and senior forward India Howard during halftime at CHS Arena on Jan. 18. The Cowgirls host Flower Mound Marcus tonight at CHS Arena, with tipoff at 6:30 p.m. Photo by Olivia Short

Cowgirls pursuing record-breaking season in upcoming game against Marcus

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

The Coppell girls basketball team is back in action tonight in District 6-6A play. The Cowgirls (30-1, 8-1) host Flower Mound Marcus (7-17, 0-9) today in Coppell High School Arena, with tipoff at 6:30...

Coppell senior guard Jules Lamendola drives through the Flower Mound defense during the third quarter in the CHS Arena on Friday. The Cowgirls won 49-40.

Cowgirls bounce back from recent loss in triumph over Jaguars

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer January 15, 2022

The Coppell girl’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season against Plano East, ending its 29 game win streak last Wednesday. But despite this recent loss, the Cowgirls rebounded against...

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