Coppell Student Media

Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase tips off

Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase tips off

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Today, Coppell basketball began its hosting of the 2019 Classic Chevrolet Coppell Showcase. This is the first pre-season tournament for both the Cowgirls and Cowboys. This showcase lasts until Saturday with games held in the main gym and the CHS Arena. The Cowboys played their first game this mor...

The Sportlight: Harper emphasizes faith in basketball journey

The Sportlight: Harper emphasizes faith in basketball journey

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell sophomore Emma Harper, a JV girls basketball player, was selected. Follow @BeldonaShreya and @SidekickSports on Twitter.    ...

4 Cowgirls receive all-district recognition

4 Cowgirls receive all-district recognition

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The Coppell girls basketball team ended the season on a high note, despite the doubts of a younger lineup. Four players received All-District 6-6A recognition performance throughout the season.   Both Coppell High School senior forward Rowan Hassman and junior center Nicole Obialo received ...

Love for sport turns into future for Sherrer

Love for sport turns into future for Sherrer

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

The feel of dribbling a ball down the court and hearing the swish after hitting a shot for three is known to many, but to some, it is much bigger.   This feeling is embedded in Coppell sophomore guard Emma Sherrer. From at a young age, basketball has been part of her life, whether it is fi...

Cowgirl comeback

Cowgirl comeback

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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...