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...

Securing a scholarship to TCU

Securing a scholarship to TCU

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Hardworking, fast and competitive are some of the many adjectives Coppell High School soccer girls coach Ryan Dunlevy uses to describe sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Kellett.   Kellett, who orally committed to TCU on Oct. 31, plays on the CHS varsity soccer team and Sting club.   ...

Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

His legs hurt from pounding against the water, yet he continued to swim, thrusting his arms to gain a meter more. At that point he was so acquainted with the cool water that it had become his second home. But this was not the case a year and four months ago. When he was about 11, Chang moved...

The lone diver: Koshy brings national experience as sole member of CHS diving

The lone diver: Koshy brings national experience as sole member of CHS diving

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Coppell High School sophomore Ethan Koshy has a section of Coppell sports reserved specifically for him. He is the only diver for the CHS team so he quite literally puts the “diving” in “Coppell Swimming and Diving”.   Not only does he uphold the name of Coppell diving but he repres...

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,...

Cowboys ride fast start en route to victory over Trojans

Cowboys ride fast start en route to victory over Trojans

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Last night, the Coppell Cowboys took on the Trinity Trojans at the CHS Arena, securing a 58-49 victory.   The Cowboys set the tone in the first three minutes of the game with a 12-3 lead, after two three-pointers by junior guard Tariq Aman.   The Cowboys (5-1) were able to keep the...

Vaquero Battle swim meet unites CHS swimmers in fun competition

Vaquero Battle swim meet unites CHS swimmers in fun competition

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Unlike most swim meets for the Coppell High School swim team, the CHS swimmers and their coaches were watching their teammates swim with bright smiles on their faces, rather than tenseness, on Friday at the Coppell YMCA, in the Vaquero Battle swim meet.   This meet, unlike most, was not a competitio...

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Lili Lomas

November 11, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With both teams scoring 36 points within the first two quarters, last night’s basketball game was fast paced and competitive throughout. The Cowboys secured their first win of the 2017-18 season in a close game against the Marcus Marauders, 58-54, at the CHS Arena.   The teams proved to be legitimate competitio...

Swim team fostering friendly competition at Vaquero Battle meet

Swim team fostering friendly competition at Vaquero Battle meet

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

The Vaquero Battle swim meet is intended to foster friendly competition amongst the Coppell High School swimmers and encourage them to get to know each other better, as well as get more practice in swimming.   Today, the CHS swim team is hosting a Vaquero Battle Team Championship at the Cop...

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 ...

Coppell wrestling Montealegre, Jackson, McIntosh gear up for season

Coppell wrestling  Montealegre, Jackson, McIntosh gear up for season

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling has seen some of the largest growth in Coppell High School’s athletic department with around 125 wrestlers in total this year. With all eyes set upon qualifying for state, Coppell wrestlers are eager to get started this month.   The journey to the state is no easy task. Athletes ha...