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Coppell girls soccer coach Fleur Benatar leads the team through dribbling drills in CHS Fieldhouse on Jan 27. Benatar is moving to University of Houston to be the womens soccer assistant after one year at Coppell.

Dream opportunity

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Coppell girls soccer coach Fleur Benatar is moving on. The first year Coppell coach led the Coppell girls soccer team to a 15-6-2 overall record, 10-4 in District 6-6A, before bowing out to Allen in...

Coppell freshman forward Jordan Clig walks off the field on Jan. 28 against Plano West at Buddy Echols Field. Clig is one of six freshmen on the varsity team. Photo Courtesy Jordan Clig.

Clig captures the true essence of soccer, playing on varsity as a freshman

Sri Achanta, News Editor April 4, 2022

Sweat trickles down CHS9’s Jordan Clig’s face as she runs towards the ball. With only a few minutes left and the score head to head, she aims, kicks and scores, shooting the winning goal against opponent,...

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...

Cowgirls embrace before making their way off the field after an emotional loss to Allen. The Cowgirls season ended with a 3-2 loss in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs.

First half hopes crushed in season-ending loss

Torie Peck, Sports Editor March 26, 2022

McKINNEY- The stage was set.  Same place, same stakes, one year later. Last night, the Coppell girls soccer team faced the Allen Eagles in the Class 6A Region I bi-district playoffs at McKinney ISD...

Coppell freshman midfielder Tabitha Sine drives downfield on Monday against Plano East. The Cowgirls beat the Panthers, 5-1, on Senior Night.

Cowgirls claim eighth consecutive district win on Senior Night

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Within the first 30 seconds of its Senior Night, Coppell senior midfielder MacKenzie Shannon scored a put away the first goal of the match.  This would be the first four senior goals the Coppell girls...

Coppell senior defender Grace Turman and freshmen forward Jordan Clig fight for the ball against Hebron in Tuesdays match at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls won, 2-1, with the first goal in the first six minutes of the first half, and the second goal in the last 10 minutes of the second half.

Cowgirls’ win takes them to the top of district rankings

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor March 2, 2022

After a match chalk full of fouls from both sides, especially during the second half, the Coppell girls soccer team took home a 2-1 victory against Hebron, moving the Cowgirls to the top of the District...

Coppell forward Summer Chen recovers the ball from Plano forward Nathalie Muniz on Feb. 18 at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell girls soccer team hosts first-place Hebron on Tuesday night.

Cowgirls face Hebron tomorrow, seek to take first place

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor February 28, 2022

The Coppell girls soccer team is on a five-match winning streak and sits second in the District 6-6A district standing behind Hebron. This makes its next match all the more important.  Tomorrow, the...

Plano goalkeeper saves a shot during Friday’s match against Plano at Buddy Echols Field. The Coppell girls soccer team defeated Plano, 2-0.

Cowgirls’ freshmen score victory against Plano

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor February 20, 2022

The Coppell girls soccer team had two goals for its match against Plano Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. To score first and then to keep on scoring. And they met that goal as the match ended with the...

Coppell freshman Monica Morales runs after the ball against Plano West at Buddy Echols Field on Jan. 28. Morales is one of six freshmen on the girls varsity soccer team at CHS. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Morales looking onwards to carve out goals

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

In CHS9 student Monica Morales’s backpack, nestled among the notebooks, pencils and iPad typical of a student in Coppell ISD, sit the less common items that mark her as an athlete: extra hair ties,...

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 Claire Yaney listens to soccer coach Fleur Benatar-Whitten after the Cowgirls match against Plano West at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. Yaney is a captain for the Cowgirls, in addition to being a member of student council and a Coppell High School Red Jacket.

Finding footing in soccer, school

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

Coppell High School senior Claire Yaney’s last year in high school has been anything but uneventful. From soccer to clubs to classes, Yaney’s high school years have led to her accomplishments in her...

Coppell junior Saiya Patel passes against Plano West at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. Coppell lost to Plano West, 3-0.

Cowgirls fall to Plano West in district home opener

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor February 1, 2022

In its first home match of their District 6-6A season, the Coppell girls soccer team fell to Plano West, 3-0. The Cowgirls played a high-intensity match and made several shots on goal throughout the...

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