Coppell Student Media

Basketball preview: Cowgirls get second shot at redemption in District 5-5A

Basketball preview: Cowgirls get second shot at redemption in District 5-5A

January 21, 2013

By Jena Seidemann Staff Writer Being 1-4 in district, the Cowgirls will face Hebron for the second and last time this season. They will also face Flower Mound, Flower Mound Marcus, Denton Ryan and Lewisville again. The past match up left Coppell 0-1 by a 48-44 loss. During the game, missed free...

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

Cowboys lose another close one to Lewisville

January 19, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer The Coppell student section screamed at the top of their lungs as Lewisville senior guard Jaden Wright stepped to the free throw line with the game on the line. The senior's first of two free throws proved to be the difference in a matchup between two District 5-5A foes. The...

Fight to the finish leaves Cowgirls’ with first district win

Fight to the finish leaves Cowgirls’ with first district win

January 15, 2013

By Jena Seidemann Staff Writer In a confidence boosting and much needed win, Coppell won its first District 5-5A game against the Denton Ryan Lady Raiders 36-32. The first quarter had only a total of eight points, as Coppell was able to hold Denton Ryan to two points. In the remaining poi...

Basketball Notebook: District play in full swing

Basketball Notebook: District play in full swing

January 15, 2013

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer From last week on, the Cowboys basketball team will be playing exclusively teams in their district in order to prepare their spot for the district playoffs and hopefully further than that. The Cowboy's opened up their district play against Flower Mound Marcus where they...

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

Cowboys outlasted by FM Marcus 50-47 in OT, fall to 0-1 in district play

January 12, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer "We knew in a district game, it would be a battle." These were the words of Coppell Cowboys basketball head coach Kit Pehl after a 50-47 overtime loss to the Flower Mound Marcus Marauders. And a battle it was. The Cowboys battled the entire game, but it ultimately...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. FM Marcus Marauders

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. FM Marcus Marauders

January 10, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer "When you lose six college-level players and one NBA pro, no one is going to hold you to that same standard," newly hired Flower Mound Marcus head coach Clay Cody said at the beginning of the 2012-13 basketball season. Yet Cody has gotten past the overall exodus of talent...

Lions stave off Coppell fourth quarter rally, down Cowboys 64-60

Lions stave off Coppell fourth quarter rally, down Cowboys 64-60

January 9, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer It was a valiant effort. But the Coppell Cowboys fell just short of a comeback on Tuesday night against the McKinney Lions. Junior post Simi Socks, who finished with 21 points on the night, battled McKinney senior Raynell Denny up and down the floor the entire game. Denny...

Basketball notebook: Michaelis leads strong group of hot hands

Basketball notebook: Michaelis leads strong group of hot hands

January 8, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer Senior three-point specialist Calvin Michaelis hits another three pointer in the face of the Allen Eagles' defense. Michaelis would finish 4-of-4 from downtown that November night en route to a 61-41 blowout win. Michaelis who is currently second on the team in three-point percentage (48%), trailing only junior point guard Landon Goesling (49%), h...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. McKinney Lions

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. McKinney Lions

January 7, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer Non-district play is down to its final game for the Coppell Cowboys. Looking to gain momentum entering the district gameplay portion of their schedule, Coppell is using their matchup with the McKinney Lions as a final tune-up. The Lions (13-5) are led by 6'5" senior...

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. Plano Wildcats

Hoops Preview: Cowboys vs. Plano Wildcats

January 3, 2013

By John Loop Sports Writer While Coppell High School students have been enjoying their two-week hiatus, the Coppell Cowboys basketball team has not missed a beat since school let out for Christmas break just under two weeks ago. Coppell approaches the end of the break with a 2-3 record (8-10 overall),...

Lady Lions aggressive defense halts Cowgirls

Lady Lions aggressive defense halts Cowgirls

December 18, 2012

The Coppell Cowboy Girls Varsity basketball team was defeated 58-42 at the by the aggressive McKinney Lady Lions.  The loss, in the non-district game, dropped Coppell's record to 7 and 11 for the season. The Lions jumped out to a quick lead which they never relinquished.  The Lions led Coppell 12...

Basketball Notebook: Cowboys looking to make rebound

Basketball Notebook: Cowboys looking to make rebound

December 18, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer After a very tough couple of weeks of basketball, the Coppell varsity team is hoping to bounce back and begin playing more solid basketball. The last two weeks held a very tough schedule for the Boys as they took on two top five programs and a five round tournament before...