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Cowboys to face Rockwall-Heath, look to finish preseason strong

Coppell senior defender Maxwell Winneker watches for an open pass during the scrimmage against Frisco Heritage on Dec. 17 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowboys play Rockwall-Heath tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field for their last preseason match.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Rockwall-Heath will travel to Buddy Echols Field tonight at 7:30 p.m. to play the Cowboys in their last match before the start of the District 6-6A season this Friday. Coppell looks to rebound from a 1-0 loss to McKinney Boyd last week. “For the past couple of games, we have been trying differen...

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...

Cowgirls close in on district championship with 2-1 win over Marcus (with video)

Coppell junior forward Micayla Weathers keeps her feet on the ball to pass it to her teammate on Friday at the Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls defeated the Lady Marauders, 2-1.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

The Coppell’s girls soccer team played a crucial match against rivals Marcus last night at a chilly Buddy Echols Field.   The match stood tied at 1-1 in the final minutes, threatening to bring the Cowgirls’ longstanding 10 match win streak to an end. The Cowgirls started to become...

Cowgirls secure 2-0 win against Hebron in an exciting match

Coppell sophomore Jocelyn Alonzo dribbling the ball across the field against Hebron on Jan. 25 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls won again Hebron 2-0.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019

  Last night, the Coppell girls soccer team faced Hebron at Buddy Echols Field in its second District 6-6A season match and walked off the pitch with a 2-0 win.   Even though the Cowgirls came out with a two-goal lead, the match was a difficult win. Both teams were in-form at t...

Primed for action: Cowboys strap up for a new season

Coppell High School seniors Blake Bartlett, and Jacob Vasquez scrimmage against each other during practice before school on Buddy Echols Field on Dec. 17. The Cowboys soccer teams first game is Dec. 28th against Sam Houston at Buddy Echols Field at 2:00pm

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

The Coppell boys soccer team has had an eventful past couple of years, with both ups and downs. However now equipped with a new generation of players, the team is once again aiming their sights for state.   After winning the prestigious Class 5A in the 2016 season, the Coppell boys soccer t...

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

The Cowgirls kickoff against the Lady Mustangs on Feb. 2 Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls defeated Pearce 5-1 with strong offensive plays from their midfield.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

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...

Coppell wrestling Montealegre, Jackson, McIntosh gear up for season

Coppell High School sophomore Jackson Briscoe wrestles senior Joe Montealegre during practice this morning. Briscoe won third place in state in eighth grade and was also the winning runner-up position in district freshman year.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

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...

A big step forward: Coppell’s Anderson commits to play lacrosse at Stanford

Coppell High School senior Courtney Anderson practices at Andy Brown Park during the  Coppell girls lacrosse practice Thursday Sept. 27. Anderson is committed to play lacrosse at Stanford University next year. Photo by Aubrey Phillips

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Coppell High School senior and varsity girls lacrosse captain Courtney Anderson has created a buzz by recently committing to play lacrosse for prestigious Stanford University.   A key player for Coppell, Anderson received a letter of acceptance from Stanford in early August.   ...

Underrated sport warrants recognition, lacrosse players work harder to play

Underrated sport warrants recognition, lacrosse players work harder to play

Mallorie Munoz, Managing Editor @munoz_mallorie

April 29, 2016

In the south, high school football is widely popular. Ask anyone who has seen NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”. Despite being named National Collegiate Athletic Association’s fastest growing sport, lacrosse has yet to land a TV show, or even a substantial amount of credit at school. As a non-profit, privately fun...

In clash of district leaders, Cowgirls tame Lady Jaguars in a five game match

The Cowgirls are also ranked second in the nation according to Maxpreps rankings. With these stats, the Cowgirls are going into their second round of district play with a high confidence, and a goal that leads them back to the state finals. Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

October 13, 2012

By Alex Nicoll Sports Writer   On Friday, the Coppell Cowgirls volleyball team took on the Flower Mound Lady Jaguars. The Cowgirls came out on top, winning in five games against a solid Flower mound team. Both teams started out strong tonight, neither one giving up much ground. Th...