Coppell Student Media

Cowboys’ season comes to close in Rockwall-Heath defeat

Cowboys’ season comes to close in Rockwall-Heath defeat

Nicholas Pranske, Sports Assignment Editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

McKINNEY - After coming off of an exciting bi-district victory, the Coppell boys basketball team came into Class 6A Region II area playoffs with high hopes. However, Rockwall-Heath had its own idea, defeating the Cowboys, 63-34, Friday night.   The Cowboys (26-12) started out fast and gave the...

New formation churning out needed wins for boys soccer

New formation churning out needed wins for boys soccer

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

    The Cowboys boys soccer team has been off with a bang to a great start this season, with a rebound from the disappointing playoffs it had last year.   With an impressive 13-3-2 (W-L-T) overall record, the Cowboys are playing with a zealous passion and high aspirations, and are currently first place in District 9-6A with a ...

Skyline no match for district leading Cowgirls

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

  The District 9-6A leading Coppell girls soccer team had no trouble on Friday night at Buddy Echols Field as it cruised to a 6-0 victory over Skyline, adding another match to the Cowgirls’ undefeated streak.   A great combination of smart choices and long balls from the def...

Cowgirls take Berkner by the horns in commanding triumph

Cowgirls take Berkner by the horns in commanding triumph

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Of course, neither team nor any of the fans knew this at the time, but the game was over just eight minutes in. With about 32 minutes left in the first half, the Coppell girls soccer junior forward Rebecca Watley sent in a pass from the right sideline to sophomore midfielder Allison Scrivner, who put it in...

Combination of figure skating, Lariettes making Kate twice as Strong (with video)

Combination of figure skating, Lariettes making Kate twice as Strong (with video)

Lili Lomas

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

While practicing the arching Biellmann spin, Coppell High School sophomore Kate Strong grasps the blade of one figure skate behind her head as she finds balance on the thin blade of her other skate. This graceful movement symbolizes her life as an athlete as she works to maintain balance between two...

Eyes on the prize: Cowgirls kick off district with an impressive win against Mustangs

Eyes on the prize: Cowgirls kick off district with an impressive win against Mustangs

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

With a solid 5-1 win against the Pearce Mustangs, the Coppell girls soccer team could not have imagined a better start in District 9-6A. A combination of chemistry, great passing, solid defense and well-placed shots in the 4-3-3 formation from the Cowgirls gave them the win that they deserved at Buddy...

CHS swimmers make a splash at district meet (with video)

CHS swimmers make a splash at district meet (with video)

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

From 6:30 to 8:45 AM, the Coppell High School varsity swim team has slaved away at the pool since before school started in August. Finally, their hard work paid off, on Friday at the District 8 swim meet. The regionals swim meet is on Friday, Feb. 2, at 3:00, at the West Side Aquatic Center in Lewisville,...

Cowboys soccer emerge winners from exciting game (with video)

Cowboys soccer emerge winners from exciting game (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

    Coppell boys soccer faced the John Tyler Lions in a thrilling match in the Cowboys’ second home match this season and left Buddy Echols Field with a 2-0 victory.   The game witnessed its first goal in the 40th minute by the Coppell Cowboys, just minutes before halftime...

Cowboys defeat Jesuit Rangers after decisive first quarter

Cowboys defeat Jesuit Rangers after decisive first quarter

Lili Lomas

January 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Though they were facing the No. 20  in the state, the Coppell boys basketball team beat the Jesuit Rangers, 63-55, last night in the Coppell High School Arena.   Coppell never trailed in the game.   Throughout the first quarter, Adger contributed another layup and two three-pointer...

Working overtime

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As regulation ended and the arena began to settle, both teams could be heard planning, strategizing, and thinking up its game plan for overtime.   At the end of the night, however, the Coppell boys basketball team came out victorious in overtime against the Lake Highlands Wildcats, 48-47, ...

Underclassmen shine through, lead Cowboys to victory

Underclassmen shine through, lead Cowboys to victory

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

On a team with nine seniors, being a freshman or sophomore can make it hard to be noticed. However, for Coppell sophomore Quevian Adger and freshman K.J. Liggins, noticeability came easily.   The two guards led the Coppell Cowboys varsity basketball team to a 62-49 victory over Skyline on Tue...

Cowboys ram Berkner out of arena in district action

Cowboys ram Berkner out of arena in district action

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

January 7, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

On Friday night, the Coppell boys basketball team took on the Berkner Rams at the CHS Arena, securing a 81-59 victory.   The Cowboys (17-7) set the standard with a 26-15 lead in the first quarter.   What lead to the early lead were three three-pointers by junior guard Tariq Aman...