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Cowgirls sweep Tigers in 60-20 win

Coppell senior guard Nicole Obialo attempts to pass around Irving junior guard Bessy Alvarado yesterday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls defeated the Tigers, 60-20.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

In its fifth District 6-6A game of the season, the Coppell girls basketball team defeated Irving, 60-20, on Saturday at the CHS Arena. The Cowgirls were originally scheduled to face the Tigers on Friday night but severe thunderstorms moved the game to Saturday. “Our routine got thrown off p...

Balancing both lives: Nelson looks to pursue basketball, academics at Trinity

Coppell senior Jordan Nelson shields her defender on her way to the basket on Nov. 12 at the Coppell High School Arena against Red Oak. Nelson committed to Trinity University in San Antonio to play basketball next year.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The feeling of dribbling a ball down the court and taking a jump shot from the three-point line just to hear the satisfying sound of the whoosh is a feeling Coppell senior point guard Jordan Nelson knows all too well. Over the summer, Nelson traveled to San Antonio to play in an Amateur Athletic ...

Basketball starts small, turns into passion for Agarwal

Coppell freshman Ryan Agarwal keeps an eye on the ball on Tuesday Jan 22 at CHS arena. The Coppell Cowboys lost to the Lewisville Farmers 71-57.

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

He is the youngest on the team, but at 6 feet 4 inches, one of the tallest.   Coppell High School freshman Ryan Agarwal fits right in with the juniors, seniors and one sophomore on the boys basketball varsity team. In fact, the older players have allowed him a space to get better as an athlete...

Working overtime

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

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, ...

Cowboys tip off season with close win against Marauders

Coppell High School senior guard Parker Rodman looks for an open pass during the first quarter of the game on Nov. 10 at the Coppell High School arena.Coppell Cowboys defeated the Marcus Marauders 58 - 54.

Lili Lomas

November 11, 2017

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...

Solari comes up big in first district win over Jesuit

Senior forward Jackson Solari gets set before a free throw during Coppell's 58-53 victory over Jesuit on Tuesday, December 20. Solari had his best game of the year, scoring 17 and rebounding well.

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor

December 21, 2016

After making his return from an injured hand several weeks ago, Jackson Solari has not played up to his own standards. But on Tuesday night, the senior forward made his return to the floor known in a big way, leading the Coppell Cowboys basketball team (7-7 overall, 1-0 District 9-6A) to a 58-53 victo...

Everybody has a story, this is Shreya’s

Coppell High School freshman Shrey Kottapatti runs down the court for warm up drill last Friday in the big gym. Kottapatti, who transferred to CHS from private Catholic school, The Highlands, and is now part of the Coppell Basketball team and is enjoying life at a bigger school.

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Standing outside of the large, new building, she absorbed the embodiment of Coppell High School. The thought of new teachers, new classrooms and new faces filled her head.   Mind racing and heart pounding, CHS freshman Shreya Kottapalli took a deep breath and opened the doors, taking her fi...

Late plays, defensive grit prove too much for Haltom in win

Coppell High School junior and forward Sam Marshall attempts to dribble around Haltom High School senior Emmanuel Egneti during the first quarter of Friday night’s game in the CHS large gym. Coppell took the win over Haltom with a final score of 50-45, moving to 6-0 in district play.

Marcus Krum, Sports Editor

January 23, 2016

The story for the Cowboys basketball team this entire season has been its ability to win close games. Down the stretch, Coppell (20-3, 6-0 District 7-6A) has been able to make clutch plays throughout this year. The narrative was no different in this one, as several key plays down the game lifted th...

Jarell English brings hard work and strong ideals with transfer

Photo by Sloane Samberson. New boys varsity assistant Jarell English hopes to bring new perspective to the coaching staff.

December 18, 2014

By Alexandra Dalton staff writer @alexdalton04   New to Coppell High School as the varsity assistant coach and world history teacher, Jarell English transfered from Fowler Middle School in Frisco Independent School District. Experienced in basketball, he played under coach Kit Pehl in hi...